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Cleaner (50%), Grade 5 (CSEA-Operational)

The New York State Education Department is seeking candidates for a Cleaner (50%) position in the Office of Facilities and Business Services.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Sweep and mop restroom floors;
  • Clean restroom fixtures and partitions;
  • Maintain restroom supplies;
  • Clean break rooms;
  • Shovel snow if needed; and
  • Perform other cleaning tasks, as required.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Candidates must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor as well as understand and carry out written or oral instructions.

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a permanent, non-competitive appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of work experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. The work schedule for this position includes hours of Monday – Friday (10:00am – 2:00pm) at the Education Building and Education Building Annex.

All SED employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $18,724 ($37,447 pro-rated to 50%) based on annual performance advances.


Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by January 28, 2022 to (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (PIMS-522/01233) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

Grade Level: 
Grade 5
Negotiating Unit: 
$15,091 ($30,181 pro-rated to 50%)
Box #: 
Deadline Date: 
Friday, January 28, 2022
Email Address: 
Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services

Office Information

Office of Human Resources Management
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

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