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.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Seasonal weekend work may require flexible day off scheduling and extended work hours may be required from time to time.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Off-Campus Housing (QHC). This position is for the Danforth Campus. This position will be working in scattered site ‘off-campus’ buildings.
This position is responsible the cleanliness of assigned areas in off-campus housing.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clean off-campus, occupied and vacant, residential and commercial units, including building common areas, hallways, stairs, landings, laundry rooms, including dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, wiping down flat surfaces, cleaning glass, taking out trash and replacing liners. Ensure that all safety measures are being followed.
Report any building or residential unit maintenance concerns that are observed in any areas of responsibility to housekeeping supervisor.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be physically fit and capable of lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs. to waist level.
Ability to be on feet most of the day.
Some housekeeping experience.
Ability to use an auto scrubber floor cleaner.
Ability to work independently cleaning residential/commercial properties.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification or two years of housekeeping experience.
Valid driver’s license.
Working knowledge of general cleaning equipment.
Ability to read and understand labels and operating instructions on equipment and chemical containers.
Ability to work well with others.
Ability to provide a superior level of service to residents and demonstrate good judgement.
Ability to practice safety procedures at all times.
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.
Applicant Special Instructions:
This position has some exposure to dust/allergens, and use of various cleaning agents/chemicals. The individual must be physically fit and capable of lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs to waist level. The position involves frequently bending, kneeling and squating throughout the day, as well as the individual to be on their feet most of the 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.