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St. Bonaventure University Facilities Attendant in St. Bonaventure, New York

Facilities Attendant

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Facilities Attendant


$14.50 Hourly


St. Bonaventure, NY

Job Type

Full Time


Finance & Administration

Job Number




Grade Minimum


  • Description

  • Benefits


Performs all cleaning duties necessary on the interior and exterior of all assigned buildings. Performs basic, routine maintenance as required. Assignments may include but are not limited to residential, administrative, academic, and recreational buildings.

Examples of Duties

Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; replace light bulbs.

Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedure. Restocks paper and soap supplies. Lock doors after cleaning areas.

Provide snow shoveling at building entrances and ensure the entrances are clean, safe and well maintained.

Expanded comprehensive duties during summer and/or vacation schedules. Bed making and changing with motel style set-up. Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events.

Maintain acceptable work habits, punctuality, and regularity of attendance to arrive at and leave work on time, observe break and lunch periods.


  • Ability to understand and maintain knowledge of proper and safe use of custodial equipment, chemicals, tools and procedures related to building and personal safety.

  • Able to comprehend English as well as perform basic mathematical computations.

  • Ability to identify, correct and report safety hazards such as broken locks, windows, and lights; icy or slippery walkways and stairways; and other physical hazards.

  • Skill to follow-through in carrying out assignments, prioritizing workload to meet daily schedule as assigned; shifting quickly between several tasks without loss of continuity.

  • Ability to effectively communicate general information to University constituency, relaying complex or adverse information with tact and diplomacy, accepting and rendering constructive criticism in a professional manner.

  • Ability to provide ‘on-call’ coverage as requested.

Typical Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency preferred

Valid driver’s license preferred


Ability to lift, push or pull objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Work involves exposure to chemical, mechanical or electrical hazards, unusual elements, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises, which requires the incumbent to follow safety precautions.

    Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis without sponsorship.

St. Bonaventure University is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits program designed to attract and retain high-quality Faculty and Staff. To view an overview of the benefits offered at SBU, click the link below: (


St. Bonaventure University (NY)


3261 West State Road St. Bonaventure, New York, 14778