Housekeeper- 3rd Shift
Finance & Administration/Facilities Department


OVERVIEW:
To clean and perform routine maintenance of campus buildings, including residence halls, classrooms, and administrative offices; to coordinate/carry out a specialized custodial/maintenance function; and/or to serve as a team leader for a small crew of custodial staff.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Clean floors: vacuum, sweep, dust mop, wash, strip, wax, buff. Shampoo carpets.
  • Wash windows, walls, chalkboards, trash cans.
  • Dust furniture, fixtures, woodwork.
  • Collect and empty trash receptacles and pick up litter in and around buildings.
  • Clean, sanitize and stock bathrooms; change and clean shower curtains.
  • Replace light bulbs.
  • Move furniture.
  • Coordinate and carry out a specialized custodial/maintenance function, such as stripping and refinishing floors, athletic facility maintenance, and the like.
  • Serve as a team leader for a small crew of custodial staff: train new employees; issue daily work assignments; monitor work in progress and check completed work; assist staff with problems or unusual situations; handle minor personnel problems; report significant personnel problems to supervisor.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school education desirable. General knowledge and skills related to institutional housekeeping and maintenance work, with some relevant commercial/institutional cleaning experience.
  • Ability to perform tasks in specific sequences.
  • Physical ability to do heavy custodial work and operate cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to understand and follow written instructions, chemical labels and warnings.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and to deal courteously with students, faculty and staff
  • The ability and willingness to support the mission of the University, in all daily activities.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested individuals are invited to apply. And, while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter stating pay expectations, resume and the names of 3 professional references to jobs@rivier.edu or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. No agencies please. EOE

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