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City Custodial Assistant

Building Operations & Maintenance with NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $32,260 - $36,915 per year

Work Location Manhattan

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 17, 2023

Description Description

Multiple Positions Available —

DCAS’s mission is to make city government work for all New Yorkers. From managing New York City’s most iconic courthouses and municipal buildings, to purchasing over $1 billion annually in goods and services for more than 80 City agencies — what we do ensures that all agencies can deliver on their mission. Our reach touches every facet of city government and is instrumental to the successful day-to-day operations of the City of New York. Our commitment to equity, effectiveness, and sustainability guides our work providing City agencies with the critical resources and support needed to succeed, including:

  • Recruiting, hiring, and training City employees.
  • Managing 55 public buildings.
  • Acquiring, selling, and leasing City property.
  • Purchasing over $1 billion in goods and services for City agencies.
  • Overseeing the greenest municipal vehicle fleet in the country.
  • Leading the City’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions from government operations.

When you work at DCAS, you’re not just working for one agency, but in service of them all. It’s an opportunity to provide impactful support, quality customer service, and help protect the future of New York City for generations to come. Visit our website at to learn more about the work we do.

The duties and responsibilities of a City Custodial Assistant, but are not limited to:

  • Responsibilities:
    The duties and responsibilities for a City Custodial Assistant include, but are not limited to:
  • Under close supervision, performs work of ordinary difficulty in cleaning public buildings and their immediate grounds, performs related light labor duties.
  • Sweeps, damp mops, and wet mops office floors, toilets, corridor, lobbies and other assigned floor areas.
  • Cleans wash basins and other toilet room facilities.
  • Washes walls by hand with a brush or by using an electric machine.
  • Scrubs stairs and stair landings.
  • Empties waste baskets and disposes of refuse.
  • Vacuums rugs and carpets.
  • Dusts, removes and cleans venetian blinds.
  • Performs shoulder high and high dusting of walls.

Requirements Requirements

There are no formal educational or experience requirements.

There are certain medical and physical requirements.

Application Instructions Application Instructions

Multiple Positions are hiring: