Lincoln Center - New York, NY /
House Management /
/ On-site
Hourly rate per CBA: $23.59

Cleaners are a key member of the Building Services staff of the Metropolitan Opera. Building Services is responsible for ensuring a clean environment for all Met Opera employees and patrons.

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Completing a daily routine of assigned cleaning duties including but not limited to mopping, vacuuming, dusting and removing trash in office spaces, restrooms, public areas, stairwells and hallways.
    • Restocking supplies in office spaces, storage rooms, etc.
    • Notifying supervisors of any instances of disrepair observed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Skills & Qualifications:

    • Prior experience cleaning/maintenance in commercial or retail space.
    • Knowledge of commercial cleaning equipment (floor buffers, industrial vacuums, power washers, etc.) and supplies/solvents is a plus.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Ability to stand, walk, bend, reach, lift, carry and/or perform repetitive motions for entirety of the workday.
    • Must have a strong work ethic and be punctual and reliable.
    • Professional appearance and good communication skills.
    • Ability to take direction and work in a team-oriented environment is essential.

Physical Demands

    • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends as assigned. Split days off are possible. Overtime hours or shifts are usually available.
    • This is a Union position.
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