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Housekeeper Part-Time Moss Art

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Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Executive VP & Provost
Department: Center for the Arts at VT
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Housekeeping, Other

Job Description

Housekeepers maintain cleanliness of the Moss Arts Center building and grounds and assure an aesthetically pleasing, clean, sanitary, and safe environment in a variety of spaces including lobbies, theater and other public event areas, performance support areas, restrooms, offices, and classrooms. They provide routine and urgent need services before, during, and after events and work a varying schedule, mostly evenings and weekends.

Duties include floor cleaning, dusting, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, window cleaning, gathering and removing trash, and leaf blowing. Housekeepers are expected to safely and responsibly operate powered and manual equipment, follow health and safety procedures, monitor supplies and inventory, and report needed building repairs, damages, and unsafe conditions.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of commercial/industrial cleaning methods and safety, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to work a varying schedule.

Preferred Qualifications


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Salary Information

$15/hr minimum

Review Date

Applications reviewed as received.

Additional Information


The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.


About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Toni Cartee at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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