Housekeeper

Gaston College   Dallas, NC   Full-time     Housekeeping / Janitorial
Posted on May 31, 2024
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Salary $31,200.00 Annually
Location  Dallas, NC
Job Type Full-Time Regular Staff
Job Number 2022-00574
Division Facilities and Plant Operations
Department Housekeeping
Opening Date 05/30/2024
 

SUMMARY

OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

Perform a variety of housekeeping and housekeeping-related duties to ensure assigned are clean, sanitary, comfortable, and orderly.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide a high level of customer service and adhere to college policies, procedures, guidelines, and established safety rules and precautions. Establish and maintain strong working relationships with team members and colleagues and contribute positively and constructively to teamwork and achieving established objectives.
  2. Report any safety hazards and needed repairs including, but not limited to leaking faucets or toilets, loose, or damaged flooring or ceiling tiles, and non-functioning light fixtures.
  3. May assist with housekeeping related duties for special events.
  4. May assist the Housekeeping Coordinator to perform the set-up/tear-down of tables, chairs, equipment, and related items for on-campus and off-campus events and functions, including the Myers Center Multi-Purpose Room. 
  5. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Daily Duties and Responsibilities 
  1. Always maintain general housekeeping and cleanliness of all assigned areas. 
  2. Empty wastebaskets and transport other trash and waste to designated disposal areas.
  3. Recycle cardboard as needed.
  4. Clean the building’s entry door glass and windows to remove fingerprints, smudges, spider webs, etc. 
  5. Maintain the building entry areas inside and out and remove trash, debris, spider webs, etc. as needed.
  6. Clean and sanitize restrooms and showers (if applicable) including but not limited to floors, sinks, mirrors, toilets, fixtures, countertops, doors, and door handles.             
  7. Replenishes toiletries and towels.
  8. Clean walk-off mats, windows, and glass doors.
  9. Vacuum carpets and rugs and spot clean floors by sweeping and/or mopping as needed.
  10. Mop corridors and hallway floors, lobbies, and other areas.
  11. Maintain a clean and orderly cleaning supply storage area including inventory.
  12. Operate various cleaning equipment such as vacuums, polishers, and buffers as per training.
  13. Information written on dry erase boards and/or chalkboards may need to remain for classroom and other educational purposes and is not to be erased or cleaned unless specifically requested.  Other aspects such as tray holders are to be cleaned.

Weekly Duties and Responsibilities (at a minimum) 
  1. Dust railings, furniture surfaces, pictures, bookshelves, windowsills, etc.
  2. Clean baseboards and spot-clean walls.
  3. Mop stairs and vacuum carpets.
  4. Clean glass in all interior doors, walls, partitions, and dividers as needed to remove fingerprints, smudges, etc.

 Yearly Duties and Responsibilities (at a minimum) as Applicable and/or assigned.
  1. Clean rugs, draperies, and upholstered furniture.
  2. Shampoo carpets.
  3. Clean all accessible windows inside and out. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous professional housekeeping work experience, and experience operating cleaning equipment (e.g., vacuums, buffers, and burnishers) preferred.
  • Background check as per the position requirements. 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Bending, stooping, and reaching required.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver items weighing up to 40 pounds is required. 
  • Ability to wear non-slip foot wear is required. 
  • Continual walking and occasional climbing of stairs required.
  • May involve exposure to weather, noise, dust, odors, and bloodborne pathogens.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

BENEFITS

Gaston College provides a comprehensive, affordable insurance and benefits program.  We are continuously investigating new benefit offerings that are responsive to the needs of our regular** employees. 

  • State Health Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional Supplemental Insurances
  • NC State Retirement Plan
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans
  • Disability Benefits, Long- and Short-Term
  • Longevity Pay
  • State Employees' Credit Union Eligibility
  • Leave (Vacation, Sick, FMLA, Civil and Military, Child/Student Involvement, Education, and Voluntary Shared)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Advancement Compensation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Benefits Overview Booklet
**Please note:  Temporary (part-time) employees do not earn benefits.