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Housekeeper I: Multiple Shifts

St. John Fisher College
United States, New York, Rochester
3690 East Avenue (Show on map)
June 09, 2024
Position Details
Posting Summary

Position Title Housekeeper I: Multiple Shifts
St. John Fisher University is an independent, liberal arts institution that provides a transformative education to approximately 3,800 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students each year. Across its five Schools, Fisher offers nearly 40 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing; 11 pre-professional programs; and master's and doctoral programs in business, nursing, education, pharmacy, and public health. The University's residential campus boasts a robust living and learning community and a successful intercollegiate athletics program. Fisher is a community where all are welcome, regardless of religious or cultural background.

The University continues to honor its founders, the Congregation of St. Basil, by embracing their motto, "Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge." We are located in Pittsford, N.Y., seven miles outside of the city of Rochester. The campus is situated on 164 park-like acres-a beautiful setting for a warm, friendly campus community.
Job Responsibilities
This position supports campus-wide housekeeping activities and assists other Facilities services groups achieving the department's mission to provide proactive, professional and cost effective and customer oriented services.
Housekeeper I position encompasses general housekeeping duties in residence halls, academic, athletic and administration buildings. Attention to cleaning details is critical to this position.
The responsibilities of this position are but not limited to:

  • Empty and spot clean waste receptacles including replacement of liners.
  • Empty recycling containers as required.
  • Clean and maintain floors / carpets, walls and stairwells in assigned areas using appropriate chemicals and equipment. Methods include but not limited to; sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, wiping, scrubbing and mopping.
  • Spot clean carpets as required
  • Dust, clean and polish building surfaces, shelves, HVAC vents, cabinets and furniture.
  • Clean chalk/marker boards.
  • Return classroom furniture and other furniture such as lounges to proper position.
  • Clean, polish and disinfect bathroom fixtures including toilets, showers, water fountains, partitions, walls, floors and replenish bathroom supplies.
  • Wash interior and exterior windows.
  • Properly maintain housekeeping closets and cleaning equipment.
  • Complete reports and supply request forms
  • Assist set-up and / or teardown of events and activities
  • Report to supervisor or Facility Services office for any broken, nonfunctional, or damaged items.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education / Experience

  • High school education or a GED and one year of institutional housekeeping experience preferred.
  • Ability to understand and display written and oral communication skills.

Competencies / Skills

  • Housekeeping skills in institutional cleaning is desired. On the job training is provided.
  • Must be able to understand / follow basic safety precautions involved in the use of cleaning chemicals, operation of motorized equipment, and personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to understand and follow a work schedule and complete assigned tasks in the time allotted.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English.

Supervision of Employees
Work Environment

  • University campus buildings including residence halls, academic buildings, athletic facilities, administrative and library.
  • May be asked to cover other areas in the event of a co-workers absence, work additional hours or on weekends if needed to meet service requirements. Overtime may be required
  • Pre-approval for vacation is required.

Equipment to be Used

  • Vacuum cleaners, mop, broom, wet-vacs, and moving apparatus.
  • The use of vinyl gloves and contact with standard cleaning solutions is required

Work Hours
Multiple shifts available
Special Conditions for Eligibility
Minimum Number of References Requested
EEO Statement
It is the policy of St. John Fisher University to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the University has employees.

The University does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email (titleix@sjfc.edu), in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).
Work Location 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618
FLSA Non-Exempt
Salary / Hourly Range 16.50/hr
The salary range for this role is set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, qualifications, experience, and education. The above hiring range is one component of the University's competitive Total Rewards package which can be viewed here
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00579P
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What shift(s) are you available to work? Please select all that apply.

    • Sunday-Thursday 10:00pm-6:30am
    • Saturday-Wednesday 7:00am-3:30pm
    • Thursday-Monday 7:00am-3:30pm
    • Friday-Tuesday 7:00am-3:30pm
    • Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm
    • Wednesday-Sunday 7:00am-3:30pm

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents

Optional Documents

  1. Resume

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