Airport Custodial Worker I

The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority is seeking applications for future opportunities as an Airport Custodial Worker I in our Terminal/Landside Operations division, starting at $18.59 per hour, with night shift differential available. We are seeking individuals who want to make a difference through their dedication to keeping a clean airport for the benefit of the traveling public and airport visitors.  Must be able to do shift work due 24/7 airport operations. 

Job Description

  • Performs routine manual work involving building cleaning and general labor tasks.  All work is reviewed and specific instructions are given on each new assignment by a superior. This position involves no supervision. 
  • Scrubs, mops, waxes, sweeps, and polishes floors.
  • Utilizes manual cleaning tools and mechanized cleaning equipment, such as vacuum cleaners and mechanized floor cleaners.
  • Dusts and polishes furniture.
  • Washes windows, blinds, woodwork, toilets, washrooms, and fixtures.
  • Periodically cleans and washes various high areas such as ceiling light fixtures and room ventilation apparatus.
  • Moves desks, chairs and other furniture and equipment from place to place as directed and prepared building facilities for organizational activities and special events.
  • Collects and disposes of paper and rubbish.
  • May operate and clean refuse incineration equipment.
  • Refills soap, toilet tissue and paper towel containers.
  • Loads and unloads delivery trucks, transports supplies to proper areas, assists in the handling of bulky or heavy articles.
  • Washes outside windows, polices outside property to keep free from trash and refuse.
  • Clears snow and salts walkways, driveways and parking areas.
  • Does related work as required.

  • Working knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment commonly used in custodial work.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions.
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of this position.

*Any offer of employment would be contingent on passing a security clearance background check and pre-employment drug test.

Minimum Qualifications

None. Previous cleaning/custodial experience is preferred.


The Authority offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, including medical/dental/vision, night shift differential, paid time off, and membership in the New York State Local and Employee Retirement System. 

   SRAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to developing a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the people and region we serve, and encourages people from all backgrounds to apply.