College Park, Maryland
Our salary is $13-$15 an hour with health, PTO and 401K benefits.
Jul 15, 2019
Aug 13, 2019
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time


The Housekeeper is responsible for the overall cleanliness and sanitation of the interior and exterior of the building(s) and grounds in a student apartment community. Duties include but are not limited to cleaning, scrubbing, washing, sweeping, dusting, and removal of debris. Projecting a customer focused and professional image through interaction with all internal and external customers is essential.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cleans halls, stairways, public restrooms, offices, lounges, elevators, trash rooms, corridors, and all common areas.
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE), as needed.
  • Cleans resident units as needed.
  • Sweeps, scrubs, and mop all lobbies, trash rooms, recycle rooms, and hallways.
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, elevators, and blinds.
  • Dusts furniture.
  • Washes walls, ceiling, light fixtures, and woodwork.
  • Washes windows, door panels, and sills.
  • Empties wastebaskets.
  • Replenishes bathroom supplies.
  • Picks up debris and recyclables inside building(s), near building(s) entry and grounds.
  • Completes all items on Weekly Housekeeping Checklist.
  • Ensures that all green policies are followed including use of chemicals as directed.
  • Collects recyclables daily.
  • Participates in the on-call BFOD (Bodily Fluid On Duty) rotation.
  • Participates in the on-call Snow Removal rotation.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and has basic computer skills.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; keeps emotions under control.

Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; asks for and offers help when needed.

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