Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
If employee is assigned to work in a designated security sensitive area, employee is required to undergo an extensive background check under the administration of the ASU Police Department and complete a Security Awareness Training as required.
Floor Maintenance which consists of, at a minimum, daily sweeping, wet mopping, periodic spray-buffing and high-speed burnishing, scheduled stripping and refinishing of resilient floors.
Restroom Sanitation which consists of, at a minimum, daily sweeping, mopping, cleaning mirrors, spot cleaning walls and stall partitions, applying disinfectant cleaners. Check and refill towel, soap, deodorant and tissue containers. Periodic scrubbing of all surfaces with hard brushes and floor scrubber. Scrubbing of fixture surfaces with hand pad and bowl cleaners.
Dusting, polishing and spot cleaning which consists of, at a minimum, daily cleaning of all furniture including desks, chairs, bookshelves, filing cabinets, window sills and ledges, stair railings, etc. Cleaning of walls, boards, light fixtures, air handling units, blinds, ceilings and interior/exterior glass.
Vacuuming and spot cleaning of carpeted floors which include determining chemical and/or cleaner to be used for particular spots/spills.
Trash and debris which consists of, at a minimum, removal of trash, recycling and other foreign matter from trash containers and building surfaces. Replacement of trash can liners as needed. Removal of trash, snow and other debris from entrances, steps, and sidewalks.
Chemicals, Supplies, and Equipment involve the proper use of various types of chemicals including detergents, disinfectants, finishes, etc., associated with housekeeping duties. Must understand and follow manufacturer's label instructions on application, dilution rates, protective gear, safety precautions and proper storage of all chemicals used. Must understand and institute set routines and procedures established for chemical use. Keep housekeeping closets clean with supplies stored neatly and in an accessible order. Supply inventory must be maintained at a proper level for availability. Must understand and institute set guidelines of equipment to ensure the right type of equipment or machine is used for required work.
Security consists of responsibility for keys that give access to assigned areas. Unlocking and locking of building doors at designated (scheduled) times is required.
Valid driver's license and knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate ASU vehicle, as needed.
- Cleaning experience in an industrial setting.
- Microfiber and green cleaning experience.
- Ability to work within team and individual settings.
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
- Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work.
- Ability to attain any certifications required in some areas.
Department: Environmental Services - 410600