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Facilities Custodian at Springer Nature

Posted in Hospitality - Hotel 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.

The Facilities Custodian helps to maintain an environment that is clean, safe and comfortable for our employees and guests. This position supports the Front of House team in providing a consistent standard of customer service – ensuring common areas are kept tidied, and that events and meetings are correctly set-up and set-down during core business hours.


  • Responsible for general upkeep of all pantries and meeting rooms

  • General Cleaning to include but not limited to: daily sweeping, mopping, cleaning counters and appliances, cleaning glass windows and doors, empty garbage bins, load and unload dishwashers

  • Inspect meeting rooms and common areas to ensure they are spotless and prepared for the next event.

  • Perform conference room setup and break-down as needed

  • Inspect Reception area, Wellness/Quiet Rooms and Mothers Room to ensure they are spotless

  • Inspect Bike room to ensure that it is spotless

  • Restock paper towels as needed in all areas including bathrooms

  • Light Maintenance as needed (change light bulbs, tighten hinges, perform minor furniture or fixtures repair s required etc.)

  • Proactively communicate with the rest of the Front of House team and other service providers to ensure a “one-team” ethos.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

  • Work is performed in an office setting.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent education required

  • 2-5 years prior experience in Custodial/Facilities services required

  • Able to stand for prolonged periods

  • Ability to use small hand and power tools

  • Ability to lift 25lbs without assistance

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, both verbal and written

  • Must be customer focused, detail oriented, organized, and professional

  • Ability to multitask, perform follow up with clients, work in a team environment, and self monitor

If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision

- Life and AD&D

- 401(k)

- Flexible Spending Accounts

- Transit Accounts

- Tuition Assistance

- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster:

Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.