Housekeeper

Location
Frankfort, Kentucky
Posted
Oct 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

TITLE: Housekeeper DEPARTMENT: Facilities  REPORTS TO: Facilities Supervisor    EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time                                              EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt                           PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF JOB: Housekeepers serve a critical function to the University in that they are primarily responsible for keeping the University clean so that it is an attractive place for students, staff, faculty, donors, and other visitors.  SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Our housekeepers maintain building interiors, ensuring cleanliness, orderliness and attractive conditions are maintained in assigned areas according to set tasks and frequencies.    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (ex: duties that are essential to performing the job with or without an accommodation) • 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. • Gathers and transports refuse from assigned areas to appropriate disposal locations. • Inspects physical condition of assigned areas; submits requests to appropriate personnel regarding repairs, replacements, furnishings and relocation of equipment. • 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. • Operates standard cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, buffers and mops.   OTHER DUTIES: (ex: tasks that may be necessary, but are not the main reason(s) the job was created)   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:     • Flexibility to work alone or on a team • General knowledge of common cleaning practices and standards; exposure to common cleaning chemicals on daily basis • Ability to prioritize, manage time, and coordinate multiple assignments • Ability to read and understand work orders and instructions for proper use of equipment and equipment and chemical solutions • Good interpersonal skills for interaction with students, staff, and faculty • Comfortable working in environments where the temperature may be cold or hot.   PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (examples provided below)   • Ability to continuously stand or walk • Staff may be required to move furniture and equipment.  • Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and life frequently • Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently and 10-20 pounds on a routine basis • Physical ability to complete work assignments that may require climbing, stooping, crouching, reaching, kneeling, crawling, pushing and pulling

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