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Housekeeper / Athletics

Housekeeping, Other

Blacksburg

Housekeeper / Athletics

  • 522734
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Athletic Department
  • Housekeeping
  • Other
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Virginia Tech Department of Athletics embraces the core value of diverse and inclusive communities and respects the educational benefits of diverse ideas, peoples, and cultures in order to contribute to the equitable inclusion and just engagement of the world’s communities. Guided by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), the Virginia Tech Department of Athletics is committed to fostering a culture that accepts, affirms, and values all individuals and their unique contributions to the department, university, and broader community. We are committed to attracting and retaining student-athletes, coaches, and staff from diverse backgrounds while also fostering an inclusive educational and work environment free from any discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Reporting to the Manager / Athletics Housekeeping, the Housekeeper / Athletics provides housekeeping services to assure a clean, sanitary and safe environment in the Athletics Department's facilities and venues. Responsible for meeting high standards of housekeeping in offices, locker rooms, meeting rooms, public areas, bathrooms, housekeeping areas, and other assigned areas within the facilities and venues. Duties include floor maintenance, cleaning, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, and snow and ice removal from entrance ways and sidewalks. Reports needed equipment and building repair and any unsafe or unusual housekeeping situations. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment and assigned keys. Occasionally assists with the preparation of regularly scheduled events. This position is designated Emergency Personnel, and requires employees to report to work during emergency situations, closings, and per supervisor's instructions.

Required Qualifications

Ability to comprehend and follow instructions, and properly use or learn to use cleaning chemicals and agents, including dilution and dispensing systems.
Must be able to walk and stand extensively.
Climb stairs and step ladders.
Safely move or handle up to 35 lbs.
Bend, stoop, reach (including reaching above the head to dust), push/pull, perform repetitive motion, twist, and shovel snow.
Must be able to safely and efficiently operate electrically powered and manual cleaning equipment.
Must be willing and able to learn the use of heavy floor care equipment.
This position is designated Emergency Personnel, and requires employees to report to work during emergency situations, closings, and per supervisor's instructions.
Commitment to diversity.
Excellent customer service and communication skills for interaction with employees, students, visitors, and spectators.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and experience with various cleaning methods.
Housekeeping/cleaning experience in an institutional, or commercial cleaning environment (such as hospitality (hotel/motel), commercial cleaning company, manufacturing, health care facilities, etc.)
Housekeeping/cleaning experience working in an educational environment (such as universities/college, school systems, etc.)
Pressure washing experience.
Ability to perform general maintenance on a golf cart (refill gas, check and refill oil, measure and adjust tire pressure, etc.).
Previous experience operating professional cleaning equipment.

Pay Band

1

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$34,000 per year

Review Date

1/22/23

Additional Information

Position is also eligible for overtime opportunities. Starting salary will be based on experience.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

 

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Stuart Cochran at stuart@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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