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Job ID: 135018

Housekeeper
North Carolina A & T State University


Date Posted Dec. 13, 2019
Title Housekeeper
University North Carolina A & T State University
Greensboro, NC, United States
Department Housekeeping Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
 
 

Minimum Experience/Education
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Special certification may be required for some of these positions.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
A high school diploma or GED
1- 2 years janitorial experience
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Required License or Certification
N/A

Position Overview
Primary Purpose of Position
To perform all duties as assigned including – Make sure all areas of the assigned building(s) (interior/exterior) are clean, neat, tidy and sanitary. General responsibilities include vacuum, dust, mop, wax and buff floors, clean windows and blinds, move furniture, sanitize restrooms, collect and sort recyclables, and perform special cleaning projects. Perform various cleaning tasks such as replenish paper supplies and soap in toilets, clean woodwork and baseboards, shift furniture to clean area, make minor repairs and report other repairs (replace light bulbs and fluorescent tubes, etc.), shovel snow from walks and drive as assigned. This position operates motorized cleaning equipment (vacuum cleaners, wet vacs, buffers, scrub machines, etc.) and performs preventive maintenance on cleaning equipment to ensure operable. Position must be skilled to strip wax, buff and care for tile and terrazzo floors. Apply workplace safety techniques while completing daily duties which may include mixing and use of chemicals. The applicant must be physically able to assist in setting-up tables and chairs as needed. The incumbent performs related duties as required to maintain a healthy environment. Performs work and completes duties with others in a courteous manner. Work is performed under the supervision of a Zone Manager.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Physical Plant is responsible for providing services relative to buildings and grounds maintenance, utilities, transportation, trash removal, central receiving, recycling, disposition of surplus property and moving and hauling. In addition, the Physical Plant’s expanding responsibilities include providing support services for the instruction and research programs to achieve the University’s mission, goals and objectives. Maintain, improve and expand all campus buildings, campus image and educational opportunities for all people. More specifically, the functions involve energy conservation, building renovation/repair, occupational safety and health, landscape design, event planning, vehicle and equipment maintenance/repair, motor pool and housekeeping services to 44 academic buildings, 14 residence halls and seven farm buildings. Moreover, the Housekeeping Department provides housekeeping and custodial services to 44 academic buildings, and supervises housekeeping contractor for 14 residence halls.

Work Hours 3:30 pm – 12::00 am Mon.-Fri.; essential position required to report for emergencies (adverse weather – flooding, ice and snow removal, flooding)
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Required Competency Knowledge – Technical
Duties
Cleans the interior and exterior of buildings using the appropriate cleaning solutions. Operates standard commercial housekeeping machinery and services equipment to keep it functioning properly and efficiently.

Perform DAILY housekeeping tasks:
- Sweep, dust mop or vacuum all floors, damp mop to remove spots and spills. Remove scuff and skid marks
- Empty trashcans and ash urns
- Replace burned out light bulbs and fluorescent tubes
- Clean and sanitize restrooms:
- Sweep, dust mop and spot mop floors
- Clean sinks, mirrors, paper towel and soap dispensers
- Empty sanitary napkin dispensers
- Check and refill paper towel, soap and tissue dispensers; recheck and re-supply before leaving each day
- Sweep stairs and landings and dust railings
- Clean glass surfaces
- Clean 15 feet outward around building entrance ways (to include snow removal and salt application)
- Spot wash walls to remove graffiti
- Polish stainless steel surfaces
- Report any repair work that employee can detect
- Clean water fountains
- RECYCLE: Inspect trash for recyclables; sort and place in appropriate containers, avoiding contamination; take to designated location inside/outside of building for pickup by sanitation truck operator

Perform WEEKLY Housekeeping tasks:
- Clean janitor’s closet and equipment
- Dust vents and venetian blinds
- Dust all office areas, conference rooms, to include file cabinets, desks, tables, and bookcases
- Clean tables, chairs and dust upholstered furniture, including underneath pillows and cushions
- Dust window sills to the screens
- Dust all fixtures to include moldings, picture frames and other wall hangings
- Check inventory level and order supplies as needed thru the Zone Manager

Perform PROJECT WORK scheduled by supervisor:
- Strip, wax and buff floors
- Shampoo carpet
- Wash venetian blinds, windows and light fixtures
- Clean tile and grout in restrooms
- Remove graffiti from all surfaces
- Work special events
- Work overtime and in other buildings as requested. Perform all duties as assigned.


 
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