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The Housekeeping Department at Aquinas College is seeking a Housekeeper.  The Housekeeper performs various tasks, procedures, and processes related to the care, cleanliness, and general appearance of Aquinas College and its facilities. 

 Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks/Essential Functions: 

  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms and shower areas, keeping them supplied with toilet paper, paper towel, and hand soap.
  • Empties containers for trash, recycling, and composting.  Replaces liners as needed and keeps receptacles clean.
  • Records weight measurements for trash, recycling, and composted materials.
  • Cleans carpeted areas with a vacuum.
  • Sweeps and wet mops hard floor surfaces in bathrooms, stairwells, and hallways.
  • Dusts and or washes surfaces and fixtures to include furniture, desks, windows and window blinds, chalkboards and whiteboards, lights, railings, walls, doors, and knobs.
  • Monitors and reports building maintenance needs.
  • Strips, shower scrubs and waxes tile floors.
  • Shampoos and extracts carpeting, including removing spots, stains, and spills.
  • Responds to cleaning requests for planned vacations, office moves, space renovations, and project work.
  • Works with students to complete cleaning responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Education Requirements:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED required.
  • A minimum of two years of professional cleaning experience, preferably at an educational institution, required.
  • Ability to work 5:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. required.
  • Ability to periodically work weekend shifts and odd hours, as needed, required Good organizational skills with the ability to manage time effectively required.
  • Environmental consciousness and a sustainability-focused commitment required.
  • An accommodating and friendly customer service attitude required.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

  • Work is done primarily indoors in various temperature conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to noise, fumes/odors, dirt/dust, and chemicals.
  • Periodically works weekend shifts and odd hours. Work shift is 5:00am - 1:30PM.
  • Physical demands are frequent:  Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, bending, climbing, walking, and seeing.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition. Aquinas College provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good. Aquinas College values: Faith, Learning, Service and Community.

 

 


Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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