Student Housing provides a home to over 8,000 UC Davis undergraduate and graduate students. Over 5,000 students reside in the residence halls, most of them in their first year at the university. Almost 1,000 students live in apartments as part of the Student Housing transfer student housing program, and more than 2,000 students live in one of several campus apartments, enjoying the diversity and campus proximity these communities provide.
Hyatt Place is located on the University of California Davis campus and provides accommodations for thousands of visitors to the University as well as the surrounding community.
To learn more about Student Housing, including our philosophy, to review our Statement of Ethics, our Strategic Plan, our history, or to contact or locate our Administration Building, refer to the Student Housing website at www.housing.ucdavis.edu
Under the daily supervision of third-party hotel management, responsible for being primary owner of all in-house cleaning and housekeeping. Clean bathtub, toilet, sink, walls, mirrors, tiles, counters, and floor surfaces using cloths, mops, sponges, brushes, and/or cleaning agents by extending arms over head, bending and stooping. Utilize required chemicals to perform cleaning tasks; following all established chemical safety procedures and guidelines. Strip and make beds, changing bed linens, which may require lifting bedspreads weighing a maximum of 50 lbs. Responsible for depositing dirtied linens into proper receptacle. Dust all furniture, pictures, drawers, window ledges, and shelves thoroughly. Push and pull vacuum throughout hotel; including but not limited to guest rooms, meeting rooms, hallways, etc. Empty interior trash bins, cleaning and replacing as necessary. Replenish amenities, linens, and supplies in guest rooms. Restock all in-room guest supplies; including but not limited to soaps, shampoos, coffee, tea, etc. Mop, clean and disinfect restrooms and showers; ensuring attention to detail in areas including but not limited to grout, tile, drains, etc. Maintain full housekeeping cart; ensure stock levels at beginning and end of shift. Push/pull housekeeping cart to necessary locations, requiring up to 40lbs of force. Interact with internal & external customers by demonstrating professionalism, enthusiasm, integrity & a welcoming attitude including greeting customers, interacting in a pleasant manner, anticipating customer needs, & displaying a positive demeanor. Communicate all maintenance concerns to appropriate parties. Communicate all custodial supply needs. Report all potential sanitation and safety hazards. Contact front desk and/or supervisor when guest assistance is requested/required. Responsible for meeting/exceeding hotel expectations regarding personal hygiene, dress, grooming. Responsible for electronic and physical key control; checking in and out keys, remain in possession of keys exclusively on-site, communicate lost keys immediately. Ensure guest room security by following required procedures; including but not limited to propping open doors, controlling access to room by redirecting potential occupants to front desk, announcing self-prior to room entry. Ensure completion of University-required trainings; electronic and classroom-based.
$18.24/hr. - $23.61/hr.
No. of Positions
Partial Year Career
Percentage of Time
Part time 50%
Variable Schedule, variable hours
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Lift furniture/equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
Push and/or pull equipment weighing up to 100 lbs.
Extend arms over head to perform cleaning tasks.
Stoop, bend, walk and stand for uninterrupted periods of time.
This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services, at no charge to the applicant.
Work in confined spaces.
Wear and maintain approved safety equipment such as gloves and eye protection.
Work variable shifts: days/hours (weekends, holidays, overtime).
Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Experience working professionally as a hospitality housekeeper in a highly fast-paced, customer-focused environment.
Experience stripping and making beds in a hotel/hospitality environment.
Experience cleaning full-size bathrooms.
Experience communicating in English, both orally and in written form, to understand and carry out instructions and interact effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and guests.
Experience with customer service in a hotel environment.
Experience with housekeeping in a hotel environment.
Experience working with Hyatt brand standards.
Knowledge of University policies and practices.
Knowledge of various chemicals required in professional housekeeping service.
Knowledge of the UC Davis Principles of Community.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.