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Niagara County Community College Laborer in Sanborn, New York

Position Information

Position Title Laborer

Position Category Civil Service

Position Status 12 Month

FLSA Non-Exempt

Advertised Salary $16.23 per hour

Department Custodial

Working Hours 40 hours per week, M-F day shift

General Description

SUNY Niagara is seeking a dedicated and able Laborer to join our Operations team. As a Laborer, you will play a vital role in maintaining the appearance of our college campus, ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for our students, faculty, and staff.

As a laborer you will perform a variety of routine cleaning duties under supervision to prepare buildings, classrooms and offices for daily operations. Good listening skills and ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions is essential. Successful applicant will have positive attitude and strong customer service skills. Campus activities depend heavily on the functions of this position, reliable attendance is important.

The responsibilities of this position involves performing unskilled and semi-skilled manual work. Under direct supervision, the incumbent performs routine work requiring physical strength, endurance and a willingness to perform heavy work. Does related work as required.

This position will provide a steady and consistent 40 hour work week with overtime opportunities.

SUNY Niagara provides phenomenal benefits for our employees. These benefits are part of a total compensation package comprised of more than just a salary which includes participation in the NYS Retirement System. At SUNY Niagara you will have access to benefits that not only cover you and your family’s health but also your well-being as we understand the importance of allowing our employees to have a healthy work life balance by providing our employees with very generous paid time off such as vacation, personal and sick days, including campus wide shutdown periods in the Winter and Spring and four-day workweeks in the summer. Please visit to view our benefit offerings.

Typical Work Activities

  1. Cleans and services buildings by sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and waxing floors in offices, halls, classrooms, restrooms, locker rooms, corridors, stairwells and other common areas,

  2. Cleans lighting fixtures, replaces light bulbs, and washes windows, moves furniture, equipment, washes walls, wipes furniture, dusts, cleans black and white boards in classrooms and other cleaning duties.

  3. Assists with outside work such as sweeping walks, shoveling snow, trash pickup and salting adjacent to buildings

  4. Cleans and performs minor maintenance on trucks, tractors, assigned vehicles and tools;

  5. Picks up and disposes trash or soiled linen;

  6. Assists with the loading and unloading of trucks related to special event material and supplies

    Essential Functions

Working knowledge of the maintenance and repair of buildings, fixtures and equipment; ability to make a variety of simple repairs and adjustments to buildings and equipment; ability to perform unskilled maintenance on motorized equipment; ability to lift heavy weights; willingness to perform routine manual work; willingness to work under all weather conditions; physical endurance; physical condition commensurate with the requirements of the position.

Required Qualifications

There are no educational or experience requirements. Applicant must have reliable transportation.

Desirable Qualifications


About SUNY Niagara

SUNY Niagara is a thriving educational institution located between the picturesque landscapes of Niagara Falls and the vibrant city of Buffalo, NY. Our college serves a diverse student population and is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment. With a commitment to academic excellence and student success, SUNY Niagara offers a supportive and collaborative environment for both faculty and staff.

SUNY Niagara is an accredited institution of higher education that offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates that are supported by outstanding student services. The top 4 majors of our students are Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, and Criminal Justice. In 2023, SUNY Niagara ranked #1 in graduation rate among community colleges in New York State!

SUNY Niagara provides a variety of cultural, athletic, social, and international experiences, as well as community education, small business, and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life of valued stakeholders. The college operates through a collegial model of shared governance and transparency and is accountable for meeting the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.

SUNY Niagara has two locations in western New York consisting of 287 acres and 11 buildings. The Sanborn, campus is minutes from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and the Canadian border and is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. The Sanborn campus offers a traditional college experience with world-class academics, knowledgeable faculty members, state-of-the-art classrooms, NJCAA athletics, and on-campus housing. We continue to invest in our facilities with the addition of the Learning Commons Center, which has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. We also modernized our campus dining commons, providing quality meal options in a sleek, comfortable, collaborative environment.

The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute ( NFCI ) is located in the heart of one of the world’s biggest tourist destinations, Niagara Falls. Fully outfitted with modern labs and tools for students to use as they train in both classic and trendy techniques, NFCI is home to Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, and Hospitality programs. The college also operates Savor, a fine dining restaurant, and La Patisserie, a European-style pastry café, at NFCI .

Our college nurtures and empowers its students and employees in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. SUNY Niagara welcomes applicants who want to join a leading regional institution that provides a dynamic, educational environment, responds to students’ current and emerging needs, and strengthens its community. At SUNY Niagara we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution by recognizing, accepting, and celebrating differences within our campus and surrounding communities. Therefore, we desire and pursue candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

EEO Statement

SUNY Niagara does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S146P

Open Date 10/26/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions Summary

Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:

• cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications

• resume

• names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

    Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation