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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123394
Title: Housekeeper
Functional Title: Housekeeper
Category Status: 22-Nonexempt, Contingent 2
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 100
Unit: VPSA-SU-Facilities
Hiring Range Minimum: $25,160.00
Hiring Range Maximum: $27,676.00
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Housekeeper Workdays:
Sundays – 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 11:00AM to 7:30PM
Off: Friday & Saturday

1. Cleans assigned areas by washing furnishings, windows, tile, fixtures, equipment and floors. Vacuums, dusts and polishes specified areas and/or furnishings. Sanitizes and disinfects bathroom areas.
2. Gathers and transports trash from assigned areas to appropriate disposal location.
3. Inspects physical condition of assigned areas; reports maintenance needs to appropriate personnel regarding repairs, replacements, furnishings and relocation of equipment.
4. Requests cleaning materials and supplies from designated areas; mixes cleaning solutions according to specifications, loads and transports service cart with required materials and supplies to designated work areas.
5. Operates standard cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, buffers, and mops.

Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to read, write, and perform arithmetic calculations; to operate assigned tools and housekeeping equipment; to work with chemicals and cleaning solutions; to understand and follow directions; to lift and transport supplies and refuse; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.

Preferences:

At least two years of housekeeping experience. Knowledge of using environmentally safe products and green cleaning.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 09/08/2017
Closing Date: 09/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
Physical Demands

Job requires physical labor: must be able to mop floors; reach high and low spaces for cleaning; remain standing for extended periods of time.
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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