PT Trash Collector/Cleaner (2 positions)

Facilities Services

Part Time - Benefit Eligible

Grade M01

Monday Friday, 5 am - 10 am

25 hrs per wk, 52 wks per yr


Responsibilities include collecting and disposing of trash and recycling daily, and as needed, will assist with cleaning and maintaining dormitories, buildings and other related areas. Duties include: emptying office and building trash containers, washing windows, cleaning showers, bathrooms, and public areas using wet/dry mop, vacuum cleaner, cleaning cloths and cleaning solutions. Cleaning, stripping, and waxing tile, floors etc. Cleaning, shampooing and extracting carpeting. Keeping equipment in working order by making simple adjustments such as installing new vacuum bags, mop heads, etc. Moving equipment from location to location as necessary. Removing snow and debris from entrances, porches, etc. Assists with special event set-ups (tables, chairs, etc.). Follows safety instructions/procedures relating to clothing, gloves, goggles, masks and use of cleaning chemicals. Performs other related duties as required.


Must have valid NYS Drivers license. Must also be able to lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.), stand, bend and stoop for extended periods of time, and be able to read, write and understand written and verbal instructions. During emergency situations will be required to work in the event of a personnel shortage.


Please apply via email, U.S. Mail, fax or in person:

Human Resources
Req. # 7295
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529

Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

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