Housekeeper (1st Shift)

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 17011 University Title Trades Worker 1 University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Housekeeper (1st Shift) Position Number 583510 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Student Commons Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

Perform as a member of the University Student Commons & Activities ( USC &A) housekeeping staff, performing regular shift cleaning and special projects as may be assigned. Ensure each day that the University Student Commons ( USC &A) and surrounding outside areas are maintained in clean condition in compliance with USC &A Housekeeping Performance Standards (“Standards”) and the highest industry standards through individual work and contributing efforts as part of the overall housekeeping team.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Significant housekeeping experience. Knowledge of standard housekeeping procedures and skills in the use of floor machines, extractors, shampooers, carpet vacuum cleaners and other housekeeping equipment. Ability to work within established guidelines (independently and as part of a team). Ability to read, hear and follow spoken/written directions, instructions and schedules and fill out reports with written descriptions of work completion. Ability to lift and carry at least 75 pounds routinely. Ability to kneel, stoop, bend over, climb, and walk for extended periods as required to perform work assignments. Ability to work in a diverse environment. The Custodian represents the department with the University community and its visitors. He/she is expected to behave in a professional manner, keep informed of departmental and University policies, regulations and guides pertaining to employment obligations including complying with attendance and clock in and out on time; work with other University Facilities staff as part of a team, be flexible with schedule to accommodate emergency situations such as staffing shortages and snow removal. Duties include, but are not limited to snow and ice removal, clean up associated with water or fire damage and special event support. The Custodian’s work constitutes a direct service of the department to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work. The incumbent is expected to clean up to 28,000-35,000 square feet of cleanable space per eight hour work day, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Preferred Hiring Standards

A high school diploma or high school equivalency preferred. One year of custodial work experience is preferred. Requires a basic knowledge of English including the ability to read, write and speak English with understanding in order to read and understand product label instructions and university policies and procedures. Must be able to relate custodial and maintenance problems clearly to supervisor and/or the Work Management Center. Will be required to complete a training program in building cleaning.

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Anticipated Hiring Range $20,000 - 24,200 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm Job Open Date 10/06/2020 Posting will close on or before 10/30/2020 Open Until Filled No Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume

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