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 40 hours per week.
Position is responsible to assure housekeepers have the supplies they have requested by delivering the supplies to the housekeeper’s area/building.� Additionally, this position is responsible for the carting of recycling and trash placed outside by the housekeepers to the proper recycling/trash containers/compactors.� Position requires the ability to move and arrange furniture from the residential colleges to the large trash containers.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Pick up and cart residential college recycling/trash that was removed from the building by the housekeeper to the recycling/trash containers.
Monitor and empty approximately 40 outdoor recycling/trash receptacles in residential area on the south side of campus as needed.
Deliver housekeeping supplies to the residential colleges that housekeepers have requested.
Arrange outdoor tables and chairs at numerous locations throughout the residential area.
Communicate daily with the housekeeping supervisor to correct any issues concerning an assignment, a building, or problem with supplies and equipment.� Communicate clearly over walkie-talkies.
Report all maintenance issues to management related to golf carts used to transport supplies and recycling/trash items; report any suspicious person to Campus Police; follow the rules and regulations of Washington University in St. Louis; maintain a valid driver’s license at all times in the event you will need to drive the Residential Life Center owned truck.
During summer months, deliver clean linens to residential colleges and pick up dirty linen from residential colleges for summer conferences.� As required, due to low attendance, continue floor maintenance started by the evening utility housekeeper(s) within buildings managed by the Residential Life Center. Work with other utility housekeepers repairing and replacing furniture.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Previous custodial or housekeeping experience.
Understanding of how to lift and bend properly, while supporting your back muscles.
Sufficient written and verbal communication skills.
Self-motivated individual that can take direction, however works independently and strives to achieve very high personal and departmental standards.
Ability to maintain water-filled batteries for the vehicle (golf cart type) that is used to perform the tasks of this position.
Position may be required to safely drive university vehicle in accordance of the University rules and regulations.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Candidate must be physically fit and capable of lifting up to 75 pounds to waist level when needed, and a shared weight up to 50 pounds to chest level when transporting the equipment.
This position includes exposure to dust, dirt, grease or other disagreeable elements, and typical standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The individual must be able to operate floor maintenance equipment and may be required to operate a motor vehicle.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Residential Housekeeping. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $13.80 - $16.53 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.
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