Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSEPerform janitorial and detailed cleaning duties required to maintain the general appearance and cleanliness inside and out of assigned areas in buildings.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSClean public areas, rooms, apartments and offices . Clean and wax furniture and fixtures; clean mirrors and restrooms; sweep and dust floors and stairways, wet mop small areas to clean spilled liquid and/or food; Wash walls, clean windows and sills, dust/clean blinds and wall coverings, clean vents, receptacles and light switches. Clean vacant apartments/rooms thoroughly, including but not limited to appliances (interior and exterior), furniture, and bathrooms.Operate carpet shampooing, upholstery cleaning, mechanical cleaning and scrubbing equipment required to effectively perform duties. Strip, wax and buff floors; clean public sinks, tubs and toilets daily; vacuum assigned areas; and, move and arrange furnishings as required.Remove trash and refuse from rooms and buildings. Empty contents of waste baskets into large container and transport large mounts of refuse to dumpster or compactor. Operate compactor as necessary.Inspect and clean grounds immediately surrounding buildings.Immediately report any mechanical defects in and around buildings (including light outages), and all operating equipment.Participate and complete ongoing staff development initiatives.Participate in emergency on-call duties as necessary.All Housekeepers are considered to be "Essential Personnel," and are required to report during a university emergency closure period.Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school graduate or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Ability to perform math required to mix cleaning agents.Ability to transport, use and maintain the full range of custodial supplies and equipment including mops, brooms, vacuums, buffers, scrubbers, etc.Ability to access cleaning surfaces, which may be at any height or angle from ground level to ceiling.Ability to operate department vehicles.Present and maintain a valid Michigan operator's license.Prior cleaning experience preferred.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is d...edicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.