Housekeeper, 2nd Shift

University of New England
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Position Type Professional Staff

Faculty Track Position Title Housekeeper, 2nd Shift Employment Status Full Time Months 12 Campus Portland, ME Description

To clean and perform routine maintenance of campus buildings, including residence halls, classrooms, and administrative offices.


• Clean floors. This includes vacuuming, sweeping, dust moping, washing, striping, waxing, and buffing. • Shampoo carpets. • Wash windows, walls, chalkboards, trash cans. • Dust furniture, fixtures, woodwork. • Collect and empty trash receptacles and pick up litter in and around buildings. • Remove biological waste. • Clean, sanitize and stock bathrooms; change and clean shower curtains. • Replace light bulbs. • Operate basic equipment, including low speed buffers, burnishing machines, extractors, auto scrubbing machines, and wet vacuums. • Move furniture. • Do routine maintenance of electrical, heating and ventilating vents and fixtures. • Assist in snow removal. • Understands and complies wit MSDS and HAZCOM procedures and policies as part of UNE's comprehensive OSHA compliance program • Understand and comply with OSHA's Bloodborn Pathogen Standard ( 29 CFR 1910.1030) and Chapter 8 of the University of New England Safety Manual. • Understand and comply with OSHA requirements (29 CFR Part 1910) for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as defined by the University Chemical Hygiene Officers, the Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHSC), the supervisor and Chapter 17 of the University of New England Safety Manual. • Understands and complies with University of New England's Safety Manual. • Perform related duties as necessary. Secondary • Assist in training and overseeing the work of helpers assigned by supervisor.


High school education desirable. General knowledge and skills related to routine housekeeping and maintenance work, with commercial/institutional cleaning experience desirable. • Ability to perform tasks in specific sequences. • Physical ability to do heavy custodial work and operate cleaning equipment. • Ability to understand and follow written instructions, chemical labels and warnings. • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and to deal courteously with students, faculty and staff.

EEO Statement Summary

Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors will not be permitted to have an adverse influence upon decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.

COVID Vaccination Statement (PLEASE NOTE)

In order to protect the health and safety of the UNE community, UNE requires all students enrolled in classes on our campuses and all on-campus employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of employment. The University allows for religious and medical exemptions to the policy. If you believe you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption to the vaccine policy you may seek the exemption through Human Resources after receiving this conditional offer of employment. Please note that no person to whom the policy applies will be finally employed or permitted to work if they are not vaccinated unless they request an exemption and are granted one.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2022PS0094P

Open Date 02/07/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

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