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Job Opportunity: Custodian (SC-13)

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain and perform general custodial duties in buildings under the jurisdiction of the Suffolk County Sheriff.

Supervision Received

Work under the direction of the Custodial Supervisor.

Supervision Exercised


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain general cleanliness and order of assigned areas, including but not limited to:

    • Floor maintenance
      Sweep and mop all floors in hallways, restrooms, locker rooms, and other designated areas daily;
      Strip, wax and machine buff all tiled areas by schedule or as needed;
      Vacuum rugs daily;
    • Trash removal
      Empty and re-line trash receptacles in restrooms, dining areas, private offices, cubicles, locker rooms and other designated areas;
      Collect paper from recycling bins and deposit in central location for pick-up;
    • Staff Restrooms
      Clean and disinfect toilets, sinks, urinals, showers, counters, walls, doors and floors;
      Restock toilet paper, paper towels, liquid soap, and air freshener as needed;
      Clean and polish mirrors
    • Staff Locker Rooms
      Clean and disinfect toilets, sinks, urinals, showers, counters, walls, doors and floors;
      Dust tops of lockers on regular basis;
      Wash locker doors on occasional basis;
      Clean and polish mirrors
    • Staff Dining Room
      Wash tables on daily basis
      Clean chairs as needed
    • Private Offices, Control Centers, and Conference Rooms
      Dust furniture weekly
      Vacuum rugs weekly
    • Miscellaneous
      Move small furniture or equipment as needed to complete assigned tasks;
      Wash and polish windows as directed;
      Perform other duties as the Sheriff may assign from time to time.

  2. Know and comply with all security procedures
  3. Cooperate with other staff


Prior custodial experience preferable, but not required;

Essential Functions

  1. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. often and up to 50 lbs. occasionally;
  2. Ability to periodically bend, squat or kneel to perform assigned tasks;
  3. Ability to physically handle machine buffer, mops, buckets and brooms.

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