Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Position is responsible to maintain hard floors and staircases throughout the South Forty Center and Ursa’s as assigned. Position is responsible for housekeeping in heavily used areas during the evening and midnight shifts.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
During summer months, Act as support for the floor maintenance crew within buildings managed by the Residential Life Center when attendance is low. Duties include, but are not limited to, scrubbing waxed floors, stripping waxed floors and applying wax to cleaned floors throughout all suites and apartment that were occupied during the academic year.
Monitor public areas on both sides of the residential campus in areas students and residents use very frequently during the evening and midnight shifts.
Dust mop, damp mop, tile floors and stairwells within the off-campus LOFT area, as well as assist with emergency response duties, throughout all residential buildings and dining areas managed by the Residential Life Center.
Perform or assist with table and chair setups for staff and student programs throughout the “premier” spaces on the residential sides of campus.
Monitor outdoor tables, chairs, trash and recycling at the frequently used areas throughout the residential area.
Communicate daily with the evening housekeeping supervisor to correct any issues concerning an assignment, a building, or problem with supplies and equipment.
Report all maintenance issues to management related to equipment used during this shift; report any suspicious person to Campus Police; follow the rules and regulations of Washington University in St. Louis; maintain a valid driver’s license at all times in the event you will need to drive the Residential Life Center owned truck.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Understanding of how to lift properly, bend properly, and support back muscles.
Sufficient written and verbal communication skills.
Self-motivated person that can take direction, however works independently and strives to achieve very high personal and departmental standards.
Ability to maintain water-filled batteries for the vehicle (golf cart type) that is used to perform the tasks of this position.
Ability to safely drive the required vehicle in accordance of the University rules and regulations.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Residential College Housekeeping. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $12.65 - $14.16 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
This position requires frequent standing and walking.
Candidate must be physically fit and capable of lifting up to 75 pounds to waist level when needed, and up to 50 pounds to shoulder level or at least to a five foot height frequently throughout a typical day.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.