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These positions are not available to Virginia Tech students. VT students should contact the Center for the Arts directly to inquire about available student positions.
The Moss Arts Center Housekeeping Assistant Wage Pool opens/closes each January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter for your application to remain active.
Housekeeping workers maintain cleanliness of the Moss Arts Center building and grounds and assure an aesthetically pleasing, clean, sanitary, and safe environment in a variety of spaces including lobbies, theater and other public event areas, performance support areas, restrooms, offices, classrooms, and research studios. They provide routine and urgent-need services before, during, and after events and must commit to an irregular shift schedule.
- Previous housekeeping work experience. - Experience providing excellent customer service and positive interpersonal interaction with a variety of clientele. - Ability and willingness to work an irregular schedule that may include evenings, mornings, weekends, and weekdays to accommodate event schedules. -Ability to perform daily activities requiring continual physical exertion, including climbing stairs, safely moving and handling up to 50 lbs, bending, stooping, reaching (including above the head), pushing/pulling, performing repetitive motions, twisting, shoveling snow, walking and standing extensively. - Ability and willingness to work outside in all weather conditions.
- Experience safely and efficiently operating electrically powered and manual cleaning equipment. - Housekeeping experience working at a university or college, or experience in an institutional or commercial cleaning environment such as hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, or similar.
Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
Percent Employment: Part-time
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