Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Housekeeper, Athletics

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 28, 2019

Job Description

Provides housekeeping services to assure a clean, sanitary, and safe environment in the Athletics Department's facilities.
Responsible for meeting high standards of housekeeping in offices, locker rooms, meeting rooms, public areas, bathrooms, and other assigned areas within the facilities.
Provides services to assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled athletics events.
Emergency Personnel position requiring employees to report to work during emergency situations and closings.

Required Qualifications

Excellent customer service and communication skills; knowledge of commercial/industrial cleaning methods; ability to follow verbal and written instructions; walk extensively; climb stairs and step ladders; safely move or handle up to 35 pounds and to push/pull up to 50 pounds; shovel snow; safely and efficiently operate electrically powered and manual cleaning equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference given for experience in institutional or commercial cleaning; experience using buffing/waxing machines.


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience.

Review Date

September 10, 2019

Additional Information


The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check and will exemplify Virginia Tech Athletics' core values of integrity, service, honor, excellence, and strong together.

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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 veteran 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.

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