Department: General Services

Housekeeper (Float Position)

Housekeeper (Float Position)

About the Housekeeper Role

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) is looking for a Housekeeper that will be responsible for maintaining the overall general housekeeping of the hospital.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Sanitize clinic spaces, restrooms, and replace bathroom supplies
  • Dust, mop, and wipe daily staircases and hallways
  • Trash and medical waste disposal
  • Move furniture (i.e. tables, chairs, file cabinets) up to 50lbs
  • Provide support for inclement weather duties, including providing umbrella bags, setting up slip protection mats, and shoveling / salting the perimeter of building
  • Set up for events


  • High School/GED
  • Janitorial Service Certificate of Education is a plus
  • Ability to read and understand signs and labels written in English
  • Some similar experience preferred
  • Ability to be flexible and able to perform more than one task at a time
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to operate tools and equipment used in janitorial work
  • Must have knowledge of proper use and care of mechanical cleaning equipment
  • Knowledge of OSHA and Safety requirements

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition assistance
  • 50% discount on veterinary care
  • Continuing education funds with rollover options
  • 403b matching
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • You may be eligible for The Public Loan Service Forgiveness Program as we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit employer

AMC’s Commitment to Lifelong Learning

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is located in Manhattan, near a multitude of leading research and teaching hospitals. AMC’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital, with 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services. Our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way veterinary care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning, teaching, and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement and growth.

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to fully renovate the hospital, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.


  • Full Time; must be able to work a float schedule


  • $15.30 per hour – $18.80 per hour with additional float pay