Building Custodian (Part-time)

Operations · Brooklyn, New York
Department Operations
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $15/hr

About BRIC: 

BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for their community, BRIC ignites learning in people of all ages and centralizes diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC is building Brooklyn’s creative future.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our staff and their families, our artists, performers and media makers, our partners, our patrons, and the communities we serve. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.

About the Building Custodian (Part-time) Role: 

BRIC seeks a part-time Building Custodian to ensure a safe, attractive, comfortable, and clean environment at BRIC House. Custodial staff are currently performing elevated cleaning procedures due to COVID-19. 

What You’ll Do in the Role:

The part-time Building Custodian will be responsible for the following in addition to any other project as assigned by their manager, the Custodial Manager.

  • Clean all building areas, including floors, furniture, bathrooms, windows and performance spaces.
  • Sweep, shovel and wash outdoor perimeters.
  • Empty trash and recycling, and properly set out for collection by NYC Sanitation.
  • Move furniture and custodial equipment as requested.
  • Perform custodial duties at special events.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Custodial Manager. 

You’ll Bring these Skills and Strengths to the Role:

  • Mission & Values Alignment: A passion for BRIC’s support of the arts in Brooklyn and a deep commitment to building community, igniting learning and making change through the arts and creativity.
  • Experience & Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent and at least 3 years of related work experience.
    • Requires prolonged standing up to 3 hours, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, bending, turning and reaching.
    • Requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials weighing up to 50lbs.
    • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors year-round.
    • Must be able to work in and around dust and odors. 
  • Communication: An emotionally intelligent, values - and results-driven team player who can collaborate across departments and at all levels of the organization. An excellent communicator who prioritizes customer service.
  • Commitment to Equity & Inclusion: Brings experience operationalizing equity within this role.

Other Things to Know:

  • Compensation: The hourly rate for this position is $15/hr.
  • Status and location: This is a part-time position with variable hours. Evening and weekend hours are likely required. This role is based in our Brooklyn office. 
  • Mission & Values: BRIC is committed to building Brooklyn's creative future. We advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. We present bold work that reflects diverse audiences and speaks to the world. We ignite learning in people of all ages. We unite Brooklyn through art and creativity to build community and make change.

BRIC is an Equal Opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot be used as a basis for an employment decision. 

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