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Housekeeper

Pittsfield, MA 01201

Posted: 07/22/24 Job Category: Hospitality Job Number: 8417 Pay Rate: 17.00

Job Description

Full Time, Temporary through the end of the school year. 
Hours: 7am-3pm

Reporting directly to the Facilities Manager, the primary role of the Housekeeper/Custodian is to perform general cleaning and housekeeping services, as well as support the Campus Services operationally as needed.  Primary responsibilities include the detailed cleaning of campus facilities and residential properties. The position may also support the Facilities Services team as needed by assisting with setups, snow removal, exterior grounds support, and other duties as assigned.
The campus is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages applicants who are committed to bringing a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens to their work.


Responsibilities
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms, using established practices and procedures
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash container:, replace light bulbs; launder cleaning rags, dust mops, and linens
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets
  • Use and maintain assigned equipment, tools, and, supplies with the ability to make minor repairs when necessary
  • Wash walls and equipment, wash interior and exterior windows; use ladders when required in work assignments
  • Lock and unlock buildings, secure buildings when facilities are not in use, check for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized access, and shut off lights when buildings are not occupied
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies
  • Strip, clean, buff, and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors
  • Perform cleaning and related activities, such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and exterior stairs
  • Assist with set-up of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
  • Function as an effective member of the Housekeeping team, with an emphasis on consistent and punctual attendance
  • Interact with students, colleagues, consultants, and members of the public in a courteous and respectful manner
  • Accommodate the School’s need to alter the schedule and duties of this position as needed to include deep cleaning or special project needs during breaks or when the needs of the School have changed

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED, with a minimum of three years of experience preferred
  • Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in performing custodial and housekeeping work
  • An ability to work independently, with good time-management skills, and to perform tasks without close supervision
  • Demonstrated collaborative, collegial, and responsible work habits
  • Computer literate, to ensure competent use of email communication
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A sense of pride in the service being provided to the community
  • Understand and appreciate a diverse student population

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Liz Goclowski
Staffing Manager

Since being with MOLARI, I have been encouraged and given opportunities to grow in many ways, starting in Reception and moving into the role of Recruiter, I’ve always been given opportunities to develop new skills and join groups focused on building leadership skills, both personally and within the community. Working for a company that has such strong values and ties to its community helps me be involved and engaged with what people want and need in our area. This level of involvement really helps me connect with our applicant community and our clients. It allows me to help build a bridge between our employers and candidates.

Liz recruits and screens applicants; once hired, she orients new employees. Liz works closely with Employment Services team members to place the right MOLARI employees with clients throughout the Berkshires.

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