This position will serve as the Camp Maintenance/Custodian for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County. Under the general supervision of the 4-H Camp Wabasso Director, the Camp Maintenance/Custodian has the primary responsibility for cleaning and maintaining the Association's grounds and physical facilities at 4-H Camp Wabasso, and will provide support to the 4-H Camp Wabasso Director to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers, participants, and the public. It is the role of this position to follow daily, weekly and monthly cleaning and maintenance schedules for the grounds and physical facilities at 4-H Camp Wabasso including, but not limited to: office areas, kitchen and dining hall, bunk houses, bath houses, educational classrooms, storage areas, entrances, etc. The Camp Maintenance/Custodian is also responsible for mowing; snow removal; repairs; minor carpentry and construction projects; maintenance of equipment; set-up and breakdown for meetings and/or events; and coordinating facility needs with the 4-H Camp Wabasso Director, Association Executive Director and/or designated staff. Will assist the Association 4-H Camp Wabasso Director in ensuring OSHA/PESHA safety regulations are followed. The Camp Maintenance/Custodian is also responsible for assisting the 4-H Camp Wabasso Director and the Executive Director in maintaining facilities and the water system while camp is open in order to meet New York State Department of Health (DOH) requirements. This position will also provide back-up routine custodial duties (i.e. clean, dust, polish, vacuum, mop, sweep, etc.) and maintenance work at the local Association office, as needed. This position will represent Cornell Cooperative Extension and 4-H Camp Wabasso to the general public, community leaders and government officials in a professional manner. Will appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public.
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All applicants must apply online by close of day on May 13, 2021 to be considered for this position. All applicants must submit a complete application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.
All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.
Please contact Jane Pearson, Association HR Coordinator at 315-788-8450 with questions.
This position is a full-time non-exempt position, 35-40 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $18-$20 per hour, commensurate with experience. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, and NYS retirement.
Associate's Degree or Equivalent Education (High School Diploma/GED and one (1) year transferrable program/functional experience).
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Valid NYS Driver's License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Ability to operate facility equipment, such as a lawn mower, snow blower, etc.
Ability to read and understand directions as printed on cleaning compounds and chemicals.
Ability to climb ladders and perform custodial/facilities work from heights above floor levels.
Ability to do heavy lifting, shovel snow, and carry supplies and equipment.
Knowledge of cleaning, maintenance, and repair methods, materials, and techniques.
Knowledge of building mechanicals and plumbing operations.
Demonstrated ability to provide cleaning, maintenance, and repair work.
Demonstrated ability to identify and address safety concerns in the work place.
Demonstrated ability to work independently to initiate, organize, and implement established goals.
Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to work and relate effectively with co-workers, customers, volunteers and community leaders.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work within strict timelines.
Direction - 5%
Assist in preparing seasonal work plans.
Assist with developing building and equipment maintenance schedules.
Assist with creation of emergency preparedness plans.
Assist with developing written plans and records for facility, equipment, and grounds including, but not limited to: maintenance records, fire extinguisher and heating system, annual maintenance, winterization of buildings and equipment.
Management - 10%
Assist with managing building equipment and maintenance schedules.
Assist with maintenance of emergency preparedness plans.
Assist with aligning resources to identify contractors and outside vendors for identified needs.
Assist Association Lead Executive Director to ensure a healthy and safe site is maintained for programs by ensuring established policies and procedures are followed.
Meet with local NYS Department of Health Inspector during annual facilities inspection, to assist the Association Lead Executive Director in ensuring all policies and procedures are in place and are appropriately being adhered to.
Coordination/Operation - 80%
Perform general maintenance and custodial duties as directed. Duties include, but are not limited to: basic repairs and carpentry, tending to grounds, painting, cleaning, sealing, etc.
Assist in updating and maintaining the health and safety plan as it pertains to facility operations.
Conduct annual pre-camp health and safety inspection with Association Lead Executive Director to assess maintenance needs prior to camping season.
Assist with maintaining written plans and records for facility, equipment, and grounds including, but not limited to: maintenance records, fire extinguisher and heating system, annual maintenance, winterization of buildings and equipment.
Facilitate routine ordering of cleaning supplies, building materials, maintenance items, etc. to ensure adequate supplies and materials are available to conduct grounds keeping and custodial tasks.
In collaboration with Association Lead Executive Director, keep an inventory of all supplies and equipment.
Comply with established health and safety regulations and guidelines including OSHA/PESHA regulations.
Assist Association Lead Executive Director with the maintenance of facilities and water system to comply with NYS DOH requirements.
Safely operate all vehicles and other job related equipment.
Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.
Record use and storage of all chemicals and cleaners utilized in MSDS record book as required.
In collaboration with Association Lead Executive Director, maintain all equipment operating manuals and maintenance records.
In collaboration with Association Lead Executive Director, schedule contractors, volunteers, or other resources to address facility, maintenance, and storage needs.
Clean and maintain all grounds and facility areas (i.e. office areas, kitchen and dining hall, bunk houses, bath houses, educational classrooms, storage areas, entrances, etc.) removing all garbage, trash, and recyclables; cleaning and maintaining appliances and equipment such as refrigerators, stoves, hot water heaters, furnaces, lawn mowers, tractors, floor scrubbers, etc.
Set-up and tear down for meetings and/or events.
Assist with arranging for and performing deliveries and errands.
Remove snow and ice from walks, roofs, driveways, and parking lot as needed.
Maintain lawn and landscaping as needed.
Collaborate with Association Lead Executive Director and/or designated staff to ensure buildings and grounds are prepared for educational programming.
Consult rental and usage calendar daily for information regarding buildings and grounds use.
Make arrangements for buildings to be opened and closed per rental/storage needs and schedule.
Serve as the contact for buildings and grounds issues and emergencies outside typical office hours.
Check facilities after use by renters and report damage to the Association Lead Executive Director.
Replenish soap, towels, and paper in appropriate dispensers.
Maintain security of buildings and grounds and custodial equipment.
Provide back-up routine custodial duties (i.e. clean, dust, polish, vacuum, mop, sweep, etc.) and maintenance work at the local Association office, as needed.
This position may require the transport program materials, resources and/or supplies in performing position responsibilities.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
In cooperation with Supervisor, Issue Leader and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County policies and procedures.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
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Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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