Great Lakes Management

  • Housekeeper at University Village

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 2 days ago(6/19/2018 10:56 AM)
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  • Overview

    University Village is a busy, energy-filled campus on the U of M.  We are seeking a part-time housekeeper that will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of our campus and ensuring that visitors, residents and families have a positive impression.  Additional duties include cleaning of common areas, project cleaning and seasonal cleaning duties as assigned.  


    • Provide consistent & quality work 
    • Maintain a clean and orderly work area 
    • Follow job routines and instructions according to the assigned housekeeping schedule
    • Maintain inventory for daily needs & notify supervisor of supply issueseping all common areas neat and clean
    • Follow the daily schedule to ensure all tasks are accomplished in a timely manner.


              Cleaning duties includes but not limited to:

    • Vacuuming hallways, elevators and furniture
    • Washing inside glass doors and windows
    • Sweeping and/or mopping floors             
    • Cleaning and stocking supplies in restroom   
    • Dusting           
    • Rubbish/trash removal               
    • Washing / polishing woodwork and baseboards
    • Seasonal duties as assigned




    • Minimum 1 year  housekeeping/cleaning experience
    • Able to make responsible choices and decisions, and act in the resident’s best interest.
    • Ability to motivate oneself and work independently
    • Ability to be flexible and to work with other staff and residents
    • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals
    • Good work ethic
    • Maintains confidentiality
    • Able to read, write, spell, do basic math, speak and understand English.

    Physical Requirements (based on essential responsibilities)

    Must be able to frequently perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below:

    • Bend and squat to the floor to pick up debris, trash containers, and to use cleaning tools and products, etc.
    • See objects within 35 feet to monitor work areas, i.e., determine areas that are in need of cleaning
    • Able to interpret colors to read warnings, labels, wires, etc.


    Must be able to continuously perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below:

    • Move, push, pull and/or lift objects weighing 10 to 25 pounds.
    • Use hands and arms for simple grasping, pushing and pulling to sweep, mop, use containers of cleaning solution/chemicals, etc.
    • Perform tasks requiring actions of muscles or groups of muscles to walk, stoop, bend, lift, and to carry objects
    • Walk and/or stand for prolonged periods of time
    • Speak clearly and make self understood in face-to-face interactions
    • See objects closely to read directions, instructions, chemical warnings, etc.
    • Hear normal sounds and voices with some background noise to receive verbal instructions, answer telephones, communicate with others, etc.



    Works indoors in a climate-controlled environment majority of the time.


    Working Hours

    Shifts are generally assigned but the employee must have the ability to work various shifts, weekends, holidays, evenings and/or overnights.  This position will be on a rotating schedule which includes weekends.


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