The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City is one of the premier Science, research, and cultural institutions in the country. The AMNH is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures. The AMNH seeks Museum Attendant Guards to join their Custodial Services team.
Museum Attendant Guard, Custodial Services duties may include the following:
Heavy cleaning after construction work; scrubbing floors with machines, removing old wax from floors, re-waxing and buffing; shoveling snow from steps, walks and driveways; cleaning outside yards, plazas, walks, driveways, stairways, etc.
Clean public or nonpublic areas including exhibition halls, offices, laboratories, restrooms, workrooms, shops, stairways, corridors, etc. Cleaning procedures include but are not limited to emptying waste receptacles, sweeping, mopping, dusting, wiping glass, washing toilets, urinals and wash basins.
Replenishing paper towel, toilet paper and soap or any other cleaning related task that needs to be completed.
Report any damage to exhibits, unsafe conditions, loose floor tiles, torn window shades, etc., also any unusual occurrences such as minor accidents, and other cases requiring additional help or authority.
It is possible, although rare, that Custodial Services Museum Attendant Guards may be assigned to complete the job duties of Museum Attendant Guards in Security and Safety.
Ability to perform tasks requiring physical strength and high manual dexterity sufficient for duties above. This includes the ability to remain on feet for periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, walk, and run; must be able to exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects or persons.
Possess and maintain valid Security Guard Registration from New York State.