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Job Number

Position Title
Substitute Cleaner
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$12.50 per hour
Job Description

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine work requlrlng efficient performance of simple cleaning tasks under general supervision. The work of employees in this class involves only the thorough execution of tasks which follow a well-established routine.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Dusts chairs, tables, desks and other furniture;
Washes windows, walls, woodwork, water closets, tubs and bowls;
Sweeps, mops, and washes floors;
Gathers and disposes of refuse;
Cleans and polishes furniture and brass.
May act as crossing guard to assist elementary age children crossing school streets
Some knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment; ability to
understand and follow simple oral and written directions; ability to get
along well with others; ability to read and write; thoroughness; cleanliness;
good physical condition.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None is required but some experience in building
cleaning work is desirable.


Civil Service Title
Same as job title
Job Qualifications

must meet Yates County Civil Service requirements

These are non competitive positions.  There is no exam for these positions.

Applicants must be a legal resident of Yates County or one of the contiguous counties (Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca or Steuben) at least one month prior to application.  

Application Procedure

Must complete Yates County Civil Service Application. Click on the link below to access the application.


Effective 9/25/2017, Proof of Education is required at the time of application.   Each Exam or Position lists the Minimum Requirements necessary for your application to be approved.  If the Minimum Requirements include the following, you must include the proof listed.

If the Minimum Requirements for the Exam or Position require:

High School Education or GED – Please provide a Diploma, Transcript or Certificate at the time of application.

Associates, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or minimum Credit Hours – Please provide College Transcript at the time of application.

Provide this with each application.  Our office will not copy pages of proof for you from prior applications or provide copies for you to attach to multiple applications; it is your responsibility to provide proof with each application.  Your application will not be accepted for review without the included proof of education.  Please keep Final Submission Dates in mind when applying, to give yourself time to accumulate necessary proof of education, so you don’t miss the final submission date.

Mail or drop off application to

Yates County Personnel
417 Liberty Street Suite 1007
Penn Yan, NY  14527

Job Category
Job Location
District Wide

You cannot apply for this position online. Please see instructions included in the job posting.