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Custodian Driver - CDL

Job ID: 1841
Business Unit: Metro-North Railroad
Location: , United States
Regular/Temporary:
Department: HUD/HAR Station Appearance
Date Posted: Aug 21, 2023

Description

POSTING NO.

 

JOB TITLE:

Custodian Driver

DEPT/DIV:

Stations

WORK LOCATION:

Various

FULL/PART TIME

FULL

DEADLINE:

 

 

Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting prior to the Application Deadline.

 

Opening

MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal.  We provide service to over 86.5 million customers, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut.  A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is one of the busiest commuter railroads in the nation.  MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe and reliable commute, excellent customer service and rewarding opportunities to its employees.

Responsibilities

A CUSTODIAN DRIVER performs general cleaning and porter tasks in assigned areas, including public access areas, employee welfare facilities and stations.

THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Sweep, mop and wax floors manually or with aid of equipment.
  • Clean restrooms, ticket offices, windows, exits and entrances, tunnels, platforms, waiting rooms, shelters, elevators, overpasses and underpasses, and other areas as assigned.
  • Empty trash receptacles.
  • Monitor assigned areas for cleanliness and other issues.
  • Report station defects and possible safety concerns.
  • Post public notices and check public address systems for functionality.
  • Complete daily assignment logs and run sheets in order to document work performed and stations cleaned.
  • Mail pick-up and delivery.
  • Power wash station floors, underpasses, overpasses, etc.
  • Perform custodial tasks with minimal disturbance to customers.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Monitor facility to ensure restroom is maintained, fully stocked and clean.
  • Operate and maintain equipment.
  • Report any defects or issues related to equipment to direct supervisor.
  • Operate motor vehicle to travel to assigned areas and transport trash
  • Perform snow removal (i.e. shovel, etc.) in order to access areas such as storage or supply spaces
  • Attend required trainings associated with performing custodial responsibilities (i.e. blood-borne pathogen training, etc.)
  • Perform other custodial duties as assigned

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC)
  • Valid Driver’s License or equivalent 
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License (with no air brake restrictions) 
  • At least six months continuous experience operating Class B CDL vehicles within the last two years

PREFERRED:

  • Previous commercial cleaning experience
  • Prior manual labor experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Written comprehension; ability to communicate and understand instruction; must be safety conscious

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must wear prescribed uniform
  • Proper personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Must pass qualification assessment prior to completion of probationary period
  • For Relief/Extra Custodian – Must possess a valid Driver’s License and Class B Commercial Drive

Rate of Pay

The starting rate for this position is $26.10/hr (70% of the full rate). The annual wage progression scale is as follows:  Year 1=70% > Year 2=70% > Year 3=75% > Year 4=80% > Year 5=85% > Year 6=85% > Year 7=90% > Year 8=100%. The 100% full rate of pay is $37.28/hr.

This rate has been established by the TCU collective bargaining unit and is non-negotiable.

MNR Health Insurance & Vacation

As a full-time employee, you are eligible for the following health and welfare benefits.

Our benefits program provides flexibility, protection, and value through:

  • Health care benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Welfare Benefits, including basic and optional life, dependent life, basic and optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, including a Health Care Account and Dependent Care Account
  • Retirement benefits, including a retirement plan, 401(k) and 457 savings plans

Seniority

New employees will establish seniority in the Transportation Communications International Union (TCU), the union representing Custodians, in accordance with the union's current collective bargaining agreement.

Members of TCU are subject to an initiation fee and monthly membership dues.

Assignments

Must be able to work any and all shifts as well as any and all locations.

Other Information

This is a federally regulated position subject to both pre-employment and continuous random toxicological screening.

As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $105,472.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.

Employees driving company vehicles must complete defensive driver training once every three years for current MNR drivers; or within 180 days of hire or transfer for an employee entering an authorized driving position. 

Selection Criteria

Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable, successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing. Failure to pass any step within the hiring process will result in the disqualification of your application.

Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North employees must be in active service to be eligible for consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside of their present craft are required to have worked in your current union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and performance assessments.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If interested, please apply online at www.mta.info

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

 

How to Apply

MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED.  METRO-NORTH NO LONGER ACCEPTS HARD COPIES OF RESUMES.

Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the 'APPLY NOW' button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page.

If you have previously applied online for other positions, enter your Username and Password.  If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a Username and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.

When applying for positions, please ensure that you attach a resume during the application process and that you receive a confirmation e-mail that your application was accepted.  If you do not receive an email confirmation, your application may not have been received and will not be able to be considered after the deadline date.  If you encounter problems, please call the BSC Customer Management Center at (646) 376-0123 Monday through Friday (except MTA-HQ holidays), 8:30am - 5:00pm.

EMPLOYEES WHO DO NOT APPLY ONLINE VIA THE INTRANET MAY BE DISQUALIFIED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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