Open Until Filled

Job Code: 37-2011 Salary: $15.02 - $19.26

Status: Non-exempt, Full Time Permanent Location: Various Buildings

Department: Maintenance Reports to: Shift Supervisor

Telecommute: No Fleet: Yes

Summary: Report to the Custodian Supervisor, the custodian is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment for all Tribal offices and public areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Duties are to clean offices, and other areas, vacuum rugs, sweeping and mopping of floors, low dusting of office furniture, clean windows, window ledges and chair mats. Check and clean light lens for insects.
  • High dusting of cabinets, bookcases, door, window frames and other fixtures.
    Wipe down walls throughout the buildings.
  • Clean all bathrooms (sweep and mop all floors, clean sinks, toilets, mirrors and all hard surfaces). Empty all trash. Maintain a clean and sanitary area on a daily basis. Also includes minor plumbing problems (unplugging toilets sink, etc.).
  • Remove all spots and spill from floors as noticed. Floor Care; includes sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, stripping, waxing, buffing and burnishing floors. Clean carpets with carpet shampooer.
  • Attend job-related training sessions as required.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and keep orderly custodial closet.
  • Assist staff with moving office furniture; set up / clean up after Tribal meetings, functions and events. Must be able to lift up too 50lbs.
  • Maintain keys for offices in a secure area.
  • Maintain a professional and customer friendly attitude while at work.
  • Assist with snow clearing and salting at entrances and sidewalks as needed.

SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS: There are no supervisor requirements for this position.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill. And / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.

Education and / or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and
  • One to three months, related experience and / or training.

Must have a valid driver’s license and must follow the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Vehicle Fleet Policy.

The successful candidate must pass a test for illegal substances prior to being confirmed.

The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check prior to employment.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, and supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses). Applicants that are eligible for native preference must include Tribal Identification Card, Status Card or letter to be eligible for Native Preference. All submissions can be emailed to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as a PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job-related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


All positions require the successful candidate to pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes. Depending on the position there maybe multiple background checks.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used for Emergency Hire individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.


Effective July 3, 2023, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe no longer requires the COVID-19 Vaccination for any positions within the organization, to include Health Services.