Housekeeping Staff II
Biltmore - Asheville, NC

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Housekeeping II will be assisting with maintaining an overall, immaculate appearance of all historic structures and surrounding guest facilities including restrooms and other public spaces. Duties will consist of vacuuming; stripping and refinishing wood; and general care and cleaning of guest areas, items in the collections, and exhibition spaces. Staff will also perform other duties as assigned by Manager and/or Supervisor from time to time.

· High school diploma (or GED). Relevant training or certifications in commercial cleaning or a related field preferred.

· At least one (1) year of related experience in a janitorial, custodial, or commercial cleaning field. The ideal candidate will have had similar experience working in a historic building or setting.

· Working knowledge of modern cleaning methods and equipment. The preferred candidate will have general knowledge of restoration, conservation and preservation methods and practices.

· Experience working with commercial cleaning solutions and chemicals and knowledgeable about the safe application. Must be able to read and understand material safety data sheets (MSDS).

· Demonstrated commitment to quality and providing world class service.

· Ability to operate mechanical cleaning equipment.

· Willingness to follow oral/written instructions; establish and maintain working relationship with supervisors and co-workers.

· Ability to act/re-act to emergency situations calmly. An independent thinker with ability to solve problems – self-motivated .

· Team player and with a willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed. The ideal candidate will proactively anticipate and troubleshoot issues.

· Valid driver’s license and must be at least 19 years of age.

Physical Requirements:

· Manual dexterity and ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate/heavy physical strength.

· Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds frequently.

· Must be able to stoop, bend, reach overhead, kneel, and reach underneath and below.

· Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time.

· Ability to climb stairs and ladders as needed.

· Ability to work exposed to dust, dirt and noxious odors. Should also be able to work indoors and outside with changes in temperature and environmental conditions.

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The Biltmore Company doesn't need to build more. It oversees the Biltmore Estate, which includes the 250-room home (the largest...