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Phone: 610-526-5261

Human Resources
101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

Mapping Address:
140 Morris Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

Fax: 610-526-7478
(Recruitment, General)
Fax: 610-526-7850
(Director, Benefits, HRIS)

POSITION TITLE: Utility Housekeeper

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Responsible for the custodial/cleaning care of Bryn Mawr College halls and buildings in accordance with prescribed methods, procedures, and in keeping with known safety regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clean various areas in Residence Halls:

            1) Common areas: (i.e. living rooms, lounges, foyers, entrance ways, etc.)

                        * dust and polish furniture

                        * dust/wipe down window sills and woodwork

                        * dust mop/damp mop floors and/or vacuum carpets

                        * dust/wipe lamps, and mirrors

                        * empty trash containers

            2) Tea Pantry/Kitchen

                        * wash drain boards, counter tops, sinks, refrigerator, stoves and microwaves

                        * sweep and/or damp mop floor

                        * empty trash containers

                        * wipe woodwork/cabinets

            3) Laundry room

                        * wipe washing machines and dryers

                        * sweep and damp mop floor

                        * wash sink basin and counter area

                        * dust/wipe window sills

                        * empty trash containers

            4) Restrooms

                        * clean sinks, counters, pipe work beneath sinks, and mirrors

                        * clean toilets, stall walls and doors

                        * clean (scrub) bathtubs, shower stalls, and tile work.

                        * clean/replace shower curtain or clean shower stall door

                        * sweep and wet mop floor

                        * empty trash containers, restock soap, paper products, dust vents

            5) Miscellaneous

                        * dust woodwork, banister, baseboards, door frames as needed

                        * wash windows (interior)

                        * clean glass inserts in doors

                        * vacuum/sweep stairs

                        * vacuum corridors

* Clean areas in Administrative Offices

            1) Offices

                        * dust furniture

                        * vacuum carpets/dust/damp mop floors

                        * empty trash containers

                        * dust/wipe window sills

                        * dust fire extinguishers and woodwork

            2) Restrooms

                        * clean sinks, counters, pipes beneath sinks, and mirrors

                        * clean toilets, stall walls and doors

                        * sweep and wet mop floor, restock soap, paper products

                        * dust vents and polish fixtures

                        * replenish papers goods and soap

                        * empty trash containers

            3) Corridors/Stairways

                        * vacuum carpets and/or dust mop floor and steps

                        * dust door frames, woodwork, window sills and baseboards

                        * empty trash containers

* Clean Academic Buildings

            1) Offices

                        * dust furniture

                        * vacuum carpets and/or dust/damp mop floor

                        * empty trash containers

                        * dust/wipe window sills

                        * dust fire extinguishers and woodwork

            2) Classrooms

                        * clean chalkboards, replenish chalk supply, clean erasers

                        * dust/wipe down chairs and desks

                        * dust/damp mop floors and/or vacuum carpets

                        * empty trash containers

            3) Labs

                        * same as classroom

            4) Restrooms

                        * clean sinks, counters, pipe work beneath sinks and mirrors

                        * clean toilet, stalls, walls and doors

                        * sweep and wet mop floor

                        * empty trash containers

                        * restock soap/paper products, dust vents and polish fixtures

 

  • Summer Programs

            * make beds and clean (dust furniture, vacuum) dorm room

            * count and fold linen

            * re-arrange furniture

            * assemble and move furniture

 

  • Miscellaneous

            * wash walls

            * extract carpets

            * strip, refinish and buff floors

            * discard trash

            * move furniture

            * change light bulbs

            * remove snow and ice from building entrances

            * cut and install shades

            * drive college vehicles

* Other job related duties as assigned or directed

 


SCOPE AND COMPLEXITY:

Duties may require routine contact with students/staff which should be handled in a courteous professional manner.

* Frequent physical effort involving lifting of heavy weights, stooping, standing and kneeling for extended periods of time

* Work is highly routine and repetitive.  Work instructions are given in oral and written form.

* Must exercise proper key control

SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

* Ability to read and follow instructions

* Working knowledge of safety regulations and precautions regarding use and storage of cleaning chemicals.

* Ability to walk, stand, bend or stoop for long periods of time.

* Ability to climb ladders.

* Good manual dexterity.

* Ability to frequently walk up and down stairs.

* Ability to work with all types of cleaning chemicals

* Ability to see clearly.

* Ability to work in extreme temperatures both hot and cold.

* Ability to put forth frequent physical effort to lift heavy objects.

* Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds.

* Valid driver's license.