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Hall Cleaner

Hall Operations
Reports To:
Senior Manager, Accessibility and Operations
Full Time

Since 1891, New York's Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for excellence in performance, presenting exceptional concerts by the world’s finest artists on its three iconic stages, from orchestral concerts, chamber music, contemporary offerings, and recitals to jazz, world, and popular music. Complementing its performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 800,000 people worldwide, playing a central role in fulfilling Carnegie Hall's commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible.

The purpose of a Hall Cleaner is to ensure that all areas associated to a performance space is performance / event ready. The Hall Cleaners ensure that all facilities for the public are clean and welcoming.

Below is applicable but NOT all-inclusive.

Work Hours: As assigned by Management**

Work Days: As assigned by Management (weekends are a must)

**The day shift is 7am-3pm


  • Reports to work each day and on time
  • Works extra hours when needed
  • Employee should be flexible with at-the-moment changes due to production needs
  • Employee must comply with proper safety policies and procedures as required (i.e. when using cleaning chemicals, reporting incidents, etc).
  • Provides excellent level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • The employee must be able to determine the neatness, accuracy and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Walk and stand
  • Climb
  • Bend forward
  • Kneel down
  • Crawl
  • Reach and grasp
  • Push and pull objects
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, sometimes over shoulder
  • Repetitive bending and lifting of items
  • Repetitive arm movements

Essential Job Functions:

Note: This is not an all-inclusive list. Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Restrooms
  • Cleans and disinfects sinks, countertops, toilets, mirrors, floors, etc. Replenishes bathroom supplies. Polishes metalwork, such as fixtures and fittings.
  • Floors
  • Sweeps, mops, vacuums, floors using brooms, mops and vacuum cleaners. Other floor work may be required such as: scrubbing, waxing and polishing floors.
  • Dust
  • Dusts furniture, equipment, partitions, etc.
  • Trash
  • Empties wastebaskets and recyclables and transports to disposal area.
  • Other Duties
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, and upholstered furniture, using vacuum cleaner. Washes walls and woodwork. Washes windows, door panels, partitions, sills, etc.

Example of Possible Responsibilities:

Upon Arrival

  • Punch-in
  • Sign out a WALKIE-TALKIE
  • Check production schedule to see up-to-date information about what is going on in the Halls

Backstage Detail

  • Street level
  • Orchestra Room 1
  • Restrooms (2 unisex)
  • Elevators L and Z
  • Stage level
  • Orchestra Room 1M
  •  General Room
  • Restroom (2 unisex)
  • Elevators L and Z
  • 4S Dressing Rooms
  • B, C, D, E, F
  • Elevator Z
  • 4th Floor Hallway and Shared Restroom


  • AM Coffee Break – 10-10:15 AM
  • Lunch – 12-12:30 PM


  • On-call for House Management for isolated cleaning / restocking requests
  • If catering was provided backstage, garbage should be removed prior to departure if areas are no longer occupied by artists / staff
  • Ensure that all supply closets have been restocked if stock has been reduced during the course of the day

Carnegie Hall is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  Decisions concerning employment are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications to contribute to meeting Carnegie Hall’s needs, and Carnegie Hall is committed not to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex (including gender identity, gender expression or status of being transgender), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, status as a caregiver, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses or stalking, criminal convictions (except where otherwise permitted by law), arrest record, credit history, pregnancy, age, mental or physical disability, veteran or military status, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Carnegie Hall
Human Resources Department
881 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019–3219

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