Part-Time Cleaners

The Town of Niskayuna is currently looking to hire two part-time Cleaners.

Minimum hiring requirements are graduation from High School or possession of a High School Equivalency Diploma; or three months of building cleaning experience; or successful completion of a job training or job readiness program.

Contact Town Comptroller Beth Greenwood or (518)386-4506

From Civil Service Job Description:

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is routine work requiring the efficient performance of a variety of cleaning tasks. The work involves execution of these tasks through a well-established routine.  Direct supervision is received from a higher-level supervisor.  The incumbent does related work as required.


  • Dusts chairs, tables desks and other furniture;
  • Washes windows, walls, woodwork, toilets and sinks;
  • Sweeps, mops, vacuums and waxes floors with various equipment designed for those purposes;
  • Gathers and disposes of refuse;
  • Cleans and polishes furniture;
  • Performs a variety of routine errands and cleaning tasks;
  • Performs a variety of related duties as required;
  • May use a district motor vehicle as assigned.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Working knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment; ability to follow oral and written direction; ability to get along well with others.

Type of license or certificate required: A valid New York State Driver’s License may be required at the discretion of the appointing authority.