• Housekeeper

    Posted Date 6 days ago(10/11/2018 3:15 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    OPS Campus Environmental Services Area C
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    Shifts May Vary / Rotating weekends (Essential Personnel)


    The Housekeeper is responsible for general cleaning areas in office buildings, resident halls, or other areas and operating laundry machines and training others in laundry operations. This position is classified as essential personnel and may require overtime based on departmental needs.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts

    Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


    Salary: $19,798 annually ($9.52 hourly) 


    • Empties waste baskets, dumps trash, and replaces trash bags.
    • Wipes and cleans furniture, such as desk tops, tables, and other surfaces.
    • Cleans walls, windows, and windowsills.
    • Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums and shampoos rugs, cleans baseboards, dusts furniture and fixtures, washes windows and blinds, and empties trash.
    • Strips and waxes floors, as needed.
    • Cleans bathroom fixtures and stocks bathroom with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
    • Clean areas requiring special cleaning methods, by use of specific cleansers, sterilized equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes. Issues towels and bed linens to members/students.
    • Collects and sends dirty linens and towels to laundry.
    • Loads soiled articles into washing machine, loads chemicals, sets controls, removes and transfers articles to dryer, sets controls, and removes articles when dry.
    • Operates steam press to iron articles and fold articles for delivery.
    • Sorts, counts, loads, and delivers finished items to user.
    • May mend damaged articles by machine or by hand sewing 
    • May perform other duties as assigned. 


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED

    Preferred Qualifications:                                       

    • Two (2) years of professional cleaning experience 

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Never
    Walk: Continuously
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Continuously
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 51 - 99 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Depth perception
    Hazards: Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools


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