Housekeeper - Temporary

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Housekeeper - Temporary


Cont Ed Aux Oper - Hotel

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is hiring motivated, dependable, and team-orientated individuals for jobs that advance the University of Georgia’s mission of public service and outreach. The Georgia Center, located on campus across from Stegeman Coliseum, is the campus hub for the development and administration of non-credit professional and continuing education courses as well as home of the only on-campus hotel, the UGA Hotel and Conference Center.

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Additional Schedule Information:

Up to 40 hours per week based on business needs. Must be able to work any day of the week, including weekends and holidays. Normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm and Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5:30pm but may change for football and special events. May be required to work when the University is closed.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

*This is a temporary position that will last less than 12 months and is not eligible for benefits. Temporary employees will be considered for full-time positions when they are available.

The University of Georgia is a nonsmoking campus.

Communication about this position will be handled through email. Please check your email for information and interview requests.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).


Clean rooms and make beds in hotel
- Clean rooms and make beds to meet inspection guidelines using proper cleaning products, tools, and equipment.
- Report all maintenance issues in a timely manner.
- Maintain accurate records of work performed and time spent.
- Respond appropriately to guests’ requests.

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Maintain cart with cleaning supplies and linens
- Stock cart with the correct number of linens, terry, amenities, and other necessary supplies.
- At the end of the day, remove trash, dirty linens, lost and found items and put in proper places.
- At the end of the work day, restock the cart.

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Assist in cleaning other areas of hotel
- Support housekeeping by working as houseperson, laundry worker, or in public areas an requested.

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Participate in training sessions and departmental meetings
- Attend training sessions and departmental meetings.
- Provide input and feedback to improve departmental policies and procedures.

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Classification Title:

Temporary Service/Maintenance





Position Summary:

This position provides cleaning services primarily in guest rooms in the hotel. The housekeeper is responsible for responding to all guest’s requests appropriately, identifying maintenance issues needing attention in the areas they are responsible for, and maintaining accurate records of work performed and time spent. This position may also work in other areas maintained by the housekeeping department (public areas, laundry, offices.)

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

Hotel experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

• Dependable, responsible, honest, strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability work independently and as part of a team.
• Work under time constraints and in a fast-paced environment.

Physical Demands:

Typically clean 16 hotel rooms per day. Lift or move at least 30 lbs. Push, pull, or roll a 75 pound cart. Bend, lift, kneel and work with hands. Stand on feet and walk for long periods of time.
See dust, hair, lint and dirt. Smell odors to identify the source to clean. Attention to detail in cleaning and room presentation.

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Is driving a requirement of this position?:


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):





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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 5/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time