Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a Housekeeper. This position is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing College buildings, including cleaning floors, walls and windows; cleaning and sanitizing bathrooms; stripping and waxing floors; dusting; and other cleaning duties as assigned.
At least three months cleaning experience in a professional environment is required, as well as a general knowledge of institutional cleaning methods is required. Additional requirements include knowledge of various cleaning agents and devices and their proper use; and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
UVa Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least 3 months cleaning experience in a professional environment, to include floor care and bathroom sanitizing.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to be trained on cleaning equipment and supplies; ability to perform a variety of cleaning and limited project tasks; able to understand and follow detailed oral and/or written instructions; must be physically able to perform tasks assigned; must be able to work independently and be able to work as part of a team; the ability to understand and follow basic verbal and written instructions provided, accomplished through on-the-job training and hands-on demonstration; and a general knowledge of institutional cleaning methods, as well as knowledge of various cleaning agents and devices, and their proper use.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.