Housekeeper, Floor Technician - Nights

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 22, 2023
Oct 03, 2023
Full Time
Housekeeper, Floor Technician - Nights Facilities Management is committed to providing a safe, functional, and clean community experience at George Mason University. Our team of resourceful professionals focus on drive and innovation across various trades and we are excited to have you join us. Mason Facilities promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace, and challenges our team members to evolve their professional skills and grow in their careers. We ensure a quality, physical environment supporting the mission of Mason.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Housekeeper, Floor Technician, performs floor cleaning and general custodial services as directed on the campus. You will be vital to the success of George Mason's mission by maintaining clean, sanitary, comfortable, and tidy spaces on campus.Floor technician work including:Moving furniture before and after cleaning;Vacuuming, dust mopping, sweeping, and wet mopping;Operate floor sweepers, automatic scrubbers, high and low speed machines, shop vacuums, carpet extractors, and more;Stripping and waxing floors;Carpet extraction and spot cleaning;Floor scrubbing, polishing, and buffing. Top scrubbing and finishing;Measuring, labeling, and operating chemicals and dispending units correctly;Cleaning, maintaining, and storing equipment and PPE proficiently;Keeping an inventory of floor areas, and scheduling cleaning and maintenance duties;Additional general cleaning, including windows;Communicates to Lead Housekeeper the need for additional cleaning supplies to maintain the appropriate level in respective housekeeping closets;Establishes and maintains a positive and operative working relationship with members of the department and the campus community;Effectively performs in a service environment;Follows all State, University, and departmental policies, procedures, and practices; andPerforms other related duties as assigned.Shift:Sunday - Thursday, 9:30pm - 6:00amRequired Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent;Some experience (generally one year of related work), or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired;Experience in the use of mechanical floor and carpet cleaning equipment;Ability to read, understand and abide by all safety policies and procedures;Ability to read and follow cleaning instructions and schedules;Ability to practice effective oral communication skills with students, faculty and staff;Ability to work independently, without close supervision;Ability to remain calm during stress periods; andValid drivers license; must currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Great benefits:Generous paid time off, including paid sick leave;Health/dental/vision benefits;Tuition exemption and professional development;Commuter Choice Transit Benefit;Virginia Retirement System Hybrid Plan; andPatriot Perks discounts to restaurants, events, and more!

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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