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 for the cleanliness of an assigned area, office(s), dining facility or resident space within a residential college managed by the Residential Life Center.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Daily responsibilities include the cleaning of areas within assignment such as entryways, entry lounges, restrooms, stairwells, hallways, floor lounges, study rooms, laundry areas, student suite (bathrooms), student suite (vacuuming suite living room), and detail projects within residential areas as assigned. During the summer months, daily assignment and buildings worked in change frequently as the need arises.
Daily communication with housekeeping supervisor is crucial to relay any issues concerning an assignment, student related concern, a building or furniture issue, or the need for supplies and equipment.
Report all maintenance issues that are observed within the resident areas by calling the Residential Life Center or Facilities customer service; report any suspicious person to Campus Police; follow the rules and regulations of Washington University in St. Louis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. This position is required to work evening hours of approximately 5:30pm-6am, four shifts on-four shifts off.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Residential College Housekeeping. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Some housekeeping experience.
The hiring range for this position is $13.80 - $15.45 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.
High School diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Two years housekeeping experience.
Valid driver’s license.
Sufficient communication skills, written and verbal and able to communicate clearly in English on the telephone.
Self-motivated person that can take direction however works independently and strives to achieve very high personal and departmental standards.
Able to receive constructive criticism written and verbal.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Must be physically fit and capable of lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs to waist level.
Frequently bends, kneels and squats throughout the day.
Position requires candidates to be on their feet most of the day.
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