Porter - Cooper Square


Porter - Cooper Square

Status: DC 1707 Union/Full-Time/Non-Exempt
Reports to: Project Director or designee
Date Posted: 12-Apr-2018
Job Type: Full Time


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleans, dusts, mops, washes or waxes floors.  Washes windows and fixtures within the building or on the grounds of the facility.  Shampoos, sweeps or vacuums floors, empties ash trays, wastepaper baskets and collects rubbish.  Places into garbage bags or bundles with twine for placement in designated collection area for removal.  Dusts desks, chairs, window sills, pictures on walls, tops of file cabinets and other office furniture and equipment.  Cleans and disinfects all staff kitchens and lavatories.  Restocks paper dispensers as needed.
  • Removes marks from walls, washes and waxes all floor tile and composition flooring. Cleans all inside windows and glass partitions--inside and out--and all accessible exterior windows.  Cleans all glass desk and conference table tops.
  • Performs rough painting, seals leaks and replaces broken window panes.  Repairs defective light switches, installs extension cords, replaces washers, cleans out clogged plumbing lines.  Performs minor plumbing repairs.
  • Repairs doors, broken furniture, replaces loose tiles, plasters cracks and holes and replaces worn out parts of simple machines and equipment.  Cleans and wipes equipment located in mechanical rooms.
  • Sets up rooms for lunch programs, classes or meetings.
  • In food programs, cleans kitchen equipment, counter surfaces, utensils, stoves and sinks.  Mops floors.  Unpacks and stores food stuffs. 
  • Opens building, and closes at end of day--checking offices and floors and shutting off lights.  Secures building(s)/office(s)/senior center.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School graduate preferred
  • Ability to read, speak and follow directions in English
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting, moving or carry packages, furniture or office equipment 
  • Must be able to work night and/or weekends as assigned.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, climb a ladder, and bend.
  • Valid drivers' license helpful.


JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment

JASA is a challenging and rewarding place in which to work. Professional employment possibilities are available to those who have the requisite skills, experience, and commitment to our essential mission.  JASA offers a comprehensive benefits package to its full-time and regular part-time employees. 
Compensation Package:
Major Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance; 403b Tax-Deferred Savings Plan; Flexible Spending Account; Pre-Tax Transit; and a Generous Leave policy.
Time Off: 2 Weeks’ Vacation; 12 Sick Days; 8 Legal Holidays and several Jewish Holidays per year
Ability to Move up the Ladder - JASA employees who express interest in posted vacancies will be given first preference for interviews for vacant positions.
Annual Salary: $23,660.00/yr

To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: jobs@jasa.org. Indicate Porter - Cooper Square - Manhattan in subject line.


Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018

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