Provides housekeeping services to assure a clean, sanitary and safe environment in assigned facilities. Responsible for meeting high standards of housekeeping in offices, meeting rooms, public areas, bathrooms and other areas within the facilities. Duties include floor maintenance, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, and snow and ice removal from entranceways and sidewalks. Reports needed equipment and building repair and any unsafe or unusual housekeeping situations. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment and assigned keys. Occasionally assists with the preparation of regularly scheduled events. Designated Emergency Personnel—requires employees to report to work during emergency situations and closings.
The successful candidate must have experience in commercial, institutional, or industrial cleaning and in working with the public. Must have the ability to follow and comprehend instructions and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to walk and stand extensively; climb stairs; safely move or handle up to 35 lbs.; bend, stoop, reach, push/pull, perform repetitive motion, and twist. Must be able to shovel snow, and have the ability to safely and efficiently operate electrically powered and manual cleaning equipment.
Experience working in an educational setting.
Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check:
Essential personnel – facilities related.
Essential personnel – weather related.
Normal work hours are 5 a.m. – 1:30 p.m, but work hours may vary to meet management and customer needs.
How to Apply for this Job:
Interested applicants should complete an online application at http://www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #0122516.
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Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
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Commensurate with Experience
FS - Housekeeping
Location, if not Blacksburg:
M-F 5:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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Virginia Tech - 2 years ago