This position supports the Facilities Services Team in its goal to provide a continuous quality service to the entire campus community. The position encompasses general housekeeping duties in residence halls, academic, athletic and administration buildings. Attention to cleaning and project details is critical to this position. The Housekeeping Team Leader is a working position that is responsible to assist the supervisor in achieving and maintaining the highest level of cleanliness, quality and service.
May be required to work overtime when the need arises. May be asked to work in multiple buildings. Also, during the summer period, shift transfers may be made based on department needs.
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 by appropriate method including sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, stripping, waxing and buffing/shampooing and dry cleaning
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
Report to supervisor or Facilities Services office for any broken, nonfunctional or damaged items
Additional weekend responsibilities are but not limited to:
Housekeeping team leader has full responsibility over staff to achieve their assignments
Assist housekeeping supervisor providing new staff with orientation, training and ongoing education
Supervise a work group of the shift as requested by the housekeeping supervisor
Provide housekeeper performance input to the housekeeping supervisor
Assist housekeeping supervisor in assuring that all housekeeping department policies and procedures are met
Education / Experience:
Must have a high school education or a GED with the ability to understand and display written and oral communication skills. Should have a minimum of 1-3 years of related experience in general housekeeping plus one year housekeeping supervision experience.
Must have a valid New York State driver's license.
Competencies / Skills:
Familiar with the operation and maintenance of all custodial service equipment including vacuum cleaners, auto scrubber, buffer, burnishers, wet vacs, extractors and moving apparatus.
Supervision of Employees:
Responsible to supervise housekeeping staff members
Physical and Mental Demands:
Full shift standing, lifting of minimum 25 pounds and maximum 50 pounds
Exposure to normal and necessary cleaning chemicals and compounds
Sunday night 10p – Friday morning 6:30a
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College 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 College has employees.
The College 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, 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.
Internal Number: 1798
About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.