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Housekeeper I (Part-time)

California Lutheran University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Housekeeper I (Part-time)

Position Category: Staff (Non-Exempt)
FLSA: Non-exempt
FTE: 0.5
Location: Thousand Oaks

University Background:

Basic Function:
Under the direction of the Housekeeping Supervisor and Lead Housekeeper, this position will be a Housekeeper I among the custodial staff that maintains 750,000 square feet of office space, classrooms, labs, conference room, residential housing, cafeterias, and athletic venues. Demonstrate a high level of team work, commitment and support to the Facility Department in providing an efficient and professional customer-oriented service in the development of the physical and spatial campus environment

Representative Duties:
Clean residential halls, classrooms, offices, hallways, lobbies, rest rooms, showers, stairways and miscellaneous university areas or surfaces using CLU’s standard procedures and processes. E
Dust mop and vacuum all types of floor surface materials; remove marks, spills, tape, paint, gum or other various materials stuck to surfaces by using the proper chemicals for each floor and each waste materials; wet mop in public areas, white boards and rail, and hallways; clean and exchange erasers; dispose of contaminated water in designated drains and flushing drains.
Knowledge of Green Seal cleaning products and some solvent-based chemicals used in cleaning procedures.
Cleans hard floors using dust and wet mops, brooms, and various floor machines. Strips, waxes and burnishes hard surface flooring. E
Examines carpet for stains and utilizes necessary processes and chemicals to remove spots. Cleans carpets using an extraction method. E
Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, sills, doors, etc. E
Dusts and moves furniture weighing 60 lbs. or less. E
Empty recycling or trash bins and carry each to their designated disposal area. E
Clean, sanitize and replenish supplies in restrooms. E
Examine/inspect areas to determine other cleaning duties needed. Inspect area for necessary repairs and generate word order requests to resolve issues. E
Select chemicals and proper dilution ratios according to manufactures specifications for various applications; apply according to CLU’s defined processes and procedures, tools, cleaning materials, equipment and chemicals; use appropriate PPE (gloves, safety glasses and masks) for all assigned tasks. Set or release necessary alarms, out of service settings for security and safety operations.
Present an acceptable, uniformed appearance and relate positively to students, faculty, staff and campus visitors. E
Use custodial equipment such as carts, trucks, auto scrubber, buffer, high-speed rotary machines, extractors, sweeper, blower, pressure washer, ladder and miscellaneous standard cleaning equipment. E
Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor and as needed on main campus site. E

Knowledge Of:
Custodial cleaning methods for floor care, restroom, lounges, hallways, offices, cafeterias, athletic spaces and conference rooms.
Proper methods and products to clean various interior surfaces materials.
Methods and equipment used to maintain hard surface floors and carpets/mats.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Knowledge of how to use commercial cleaning products

Ability To:
Make adjustments to their work schedule for summer or special programs on campus. Availability to work various shifts; including Saturdays, Sundays and overtime.
Perform all necessary tasks related to maintaining a university’s interior.
Work independently with little direction.
Maintain strict confidentiality.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Follow regulations, policies and procedures.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions in English. Communicate in English

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination equivalent to: Six months of experience or training in housekeeping, cleaning, or custodial duties.

Preferred Qualifications:

Licenses and Other Requirements:
Valid California driver’s license and safe driving record
Basic English skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and math skills related to the performance of this job.
Work flexible hours & shifts as needed including weekends.

Physical Abilities:

Working Environment:
Campus setting; exposure to wet conditions; mild fumes; airborne particles & dust; the noise level in the work environment is consistent with custodial equipment levels; training on processes, chemical use and safe practices will be provided.

Posting Number: Staff002832020
Number of Vacancies: 3
Desired Start Date: 05/03/2021
Position End Date:
Open Date: 06/23/2021
Close Date: 10/24/2021
Open Until Filled: No

Application Procedure/Special Instructions:

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California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.

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