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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Job Location

Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, NY 11724
United States

Job Description

Position Description
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is currently seeking multiple hardworking individuals to fill the position of Custodian. The tasks of this person would be to perform any combination of light and heavy cleaning duties to maintain Laboratory buildings, private residences, and hotel guest spaces in a clean and orderly manner. Perform porter services to support Laboratory events along with moving furniture and equipment to meet Laboratory goals.


Position Responsibilities
· Clean office and laboratory spaces, conference and meeting rooms, hallways, lobbies, kitchenettes and lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas throughout the Laboratory.

· Supply restrooms and kitchenettes.

· Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies, using vacuum cleaners.

· Clean building floors by sweeping, scrubbing, mopping along with stripping, sealing, finishing, and polishing floors, as required.

· Dust window blinds.

· Dust and polish furniture.

· Clean windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing, as necessary.

· Empty wastebaskets and transport trash and waste to disposal areas.

· Collect Regulated Medical Waste from laboratories and transfer to designated holding rooms; follows procedures as dictated by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.

· Follow procedures for the mixing/use of chemical cleaners along with procedures for the use of power equipment.

· Keep storage areas well-stocked, clean, and tidy.

· Notify supervisor concerning the need for repairs.

· Perform porter duties along with additional tasks as directed by Supervisor, Building Services.
Position Requirements
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience: 1 year experience in a custodial position


Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs
Ability to work on ladders and step stools
A valid driver’s license is required.
Basic cleaning techniques.
Attention to detail.

How to Apply

Supplemental Information
Please apply for this this position via the CSHL website:…
Position Number: 0038

About Our Organization

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities. For more information about CSHL, please visit

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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