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Housekeeping Assistant

Department:  Maintenance
Reports To: Assistant to the Director of Plant and Operations

Position Summary:

Perform diversified housekeeping and cleaning duties within assigned dormitories, common areas and college facilities.  Ensure the established housekeeping and safety standards are achieved.

Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

  • Clean, sanitize and restock bathrooms including: paper, dispensers, etc.;
  • Empty trash, dust and polish furniture, counters, shelves and other surface areas using appropriate cleaning, polishing solutions;
  • Vacuum and mop floors, stairs, carpets etc.
  • Set-up and realign chairs as necessary to restore room to original state;
  • Inspect and spot wash windows and walls as needed.
  • Identify need for repairs or maintenance beyond housekeeping efforts, escalate need to supervisor;
  • Perform deep cleaning of all public buildings during the summer months;
  • Follow proper cleaning procedures in a timely, thorough and safe manner;
  • Follow guidelines regarding the safe and proper use and disposal of cleaning chemicals, rags and trash;
  • Receive and report to requests from faculty, staff and students for maintenance services that extend beyond general housekeeping duties;
  • Identify and report any apparent damage, malicious destruction of college property and equipment to supervisor.
  • Maintain general information in the required Data base or electronic Documents

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Position Requirements:

  • Ability to conduct two-way oral communication effectively;
  • 3 months of related housekeeping or general maintenance experience;
  • Ability to read and interpret written and oral instruction, directions and labels;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and concern for the timely completion of assigned duties;
  • Ability to interact professionally and appropriately with demographically diverse population.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
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