Housekeeper (First Shift)
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of housekeeping duties focusing on proper floor cleaning in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment; and perform related work as required. This is a full time, first shift position and includes benefits.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures;
Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, and/or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers;
Performs duties in and around campus facilities; implements setup and takedown for a wide variety of campus and community events; works closely with employees and the public to meet the custodial needs of the area; and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations;
Strip, clean and buff floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets on an as needed basis;
Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.;
Wash walls and equipment; use equipment in accordance with OSHA and other Institutional safety procedures when required in work assignments;
Lock and unlock assigned buildings: secure building when facilities are not in use checking for unlocked doors, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights, etc.;
Follow instructions regarding the use of cleaning materials and supplies in accordance with OSHA and Institutional Safety Protocols;
Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an as needed basis;
Wash accessible interior and exterior windows and clean associated blinds on an as needed basis;
Handle trash and other recycling materials in accordance with proper disposal procedures;
Maintains regular and punctual attendance; and
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Applicant must be reliable and have a stable work history. Background check required as a condition of employment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment;
Knowledge of various methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of chemicals according to state and federal regulations; handling and disposing of hazardous materials with care;
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal;
Confident in handling ambiguity and fluid situations and have an abundance of common sense and pragmatism;
Ability to work with individuals at all levels in the organization and throw equal enthusiasm behind the more routine, hands-on activities, as well as those requiring a higher profile;
Organizational skills; must be accurate and attentive to detail;
Ability to maintain an established work schedule; assess and prioritize multiple tasks and demands;
Interpersonal skills to include tact and diplomacy;
Organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through;
Maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships;
Ability to learn quickly;
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed;
Flexibility to accept other duties needed/assigned for the department needs;
Ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations;
Ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of LECOM; and
Ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in a respectful and cooperative manner.
Education and experience equivalent to:
Education: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
Experience: One (1) year of custodial experience. Housekeeper in a school setting with knowledge of cleaning products and use of floor, carpet cleaning equipment preferred.
Salary Range: $11.00 - $14.00 per hour
Application Deadline: 09/30/2022
LECOM offers competitive work conditions, wages, and benefits.