Custodian - Bedford Green House

Title:                      Custodian

Location:             Bedford Green House, Bronx NY

Program Overview:

Bedford Green House is a new state-of-the-art supportive/affordable housing complex providing homes and services to more than 300 New Yorkers.  Phase I is a building designed to LEED Gold Standards and is scheduled to open in the Bronx in December 2019. Bedford Green House will provide onsite social services including primary care for adults and families and women’s health services, family reunification services, occupational therapy, and more. Funded in part by the NYC Dept. of Health and Hygiene and Human Resources Administration, Bedford Green House supports and encourages a healthy lifestyle with an abundance of resources for the community at large. BGH features sustainable landscaped green roof, rooftop greenhouse, aquaponics growing system, horticultural therapy classes with year-round gardening, planned healthy cooking workshops, community playground, and backyard with recreational and exercise equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Custodian include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Per an assigned schedule performs janitorial duties and cleans, sweeps, uses a buffing machine, mops, polishes and disinfects the floors

  • Completes Work Order request for minor repairs in the tenants’ apartments in a timely manner while providing the Building Manager with detailed information regarding the tasks performed

  • Assist in preparing apartments for new residents and with the moving in/out processes

  • Performs refuge duties including dumpster and compactor maintenance, sorting metal, carrying garbage bags to the curb and preparing items for the building’s recyclable plan

  • Work in the exterior of the building, sweeping and cleaning the sidewalks, and performing snow removal and de-icing functions when necessary

  • Assist in checking and, as needed, replacing the batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide devises to ensure that all are functioning properly

  • Maintains a proper level of supplies and materials for areas assigned to ensure the timely and efficient completion of required tasks.

  • Accepts and moves deliveries into storage areas



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • A minimum of six months of experience doing repair and maintenance work.

  • An ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.


To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: to