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Miss Hall's School
492 Holmes Road
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Fax:413-395-7051
Website:misshalls.org

Company Description:
Founded in 1898, Miss Hall’s School was one of the first all-girls boarding schools established in New England. Today the School is a nationally recognized, boarding and day independent secondary school that combines an exceptional college-preparatory curriculum with two acclaimed leadership programs, Horizons and the Girls’ Leadership Project. Both programs are central to our belief that, in addition to outstanding academic preparation, girls need additional skills that allow them to step confidently into college and beyond, when they will be expected to communicate effectively and authentically, voice opinions with resolve and respect, and be comfortable having influence, leading change, and contributing boldly and creatively to the common good.

Job Title:
Custodian / Housekeeper
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeOther
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Required
2+
Required
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in performing custodial and housekeeping work - Preference: Required
Description:
Position Description - Mid-night to 8:00AM Shift
The primary role of the Custodian / Housekeeper is to perform general cleaning and housekeeping services as well as support the Department of Campus Services operationally as needed. Primary responsibilities include the detailed cleaning of campus facilities and residential properties. The position may also support the facilities services team as needed by assisting with setups, snow removal, exterior grounds support, and other duties as assigned. Custodians / Housekeepers should expect to work a schedule that may include nights, weekends, and holidays and is based upon the needs of the department.
Responsibilities
Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures
Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers, replace light bulbs, launder cleaning rags, dust mops, and linens
Vacuum and shampoo carpets
Use and maintain assigned equipment, tools, and supplies with the ability to make minor repairs when necessary
Wash walls and equipment, wash interior and exterior windows; use ladders when required in work assignments
Lock and unlock buildings, secure buildings when facilities are not in use, checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized access and shut off lights when buildings are not occupied
Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies
Strip, clean, buff, and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors
Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and exterior stairs
Assist with set-up of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
Function as an effective member of the Custodial team with an emphasis on consistent and punctual attendance
Accommodate the School’s need to alter the schedule and duties of this position as needed to include deep cleaning or special project needs during breaks or when the needs of the School have changed
Maintain an active presence and participate fully in campus life by attending School events, serving on committees and participating in recreational activities when possible
Requirements:
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
High school diploma or GED with a minimum of five years of experience preferred
Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in performing custodial and housekeeping work
Demonstrated ability to work independently with good time management skills to perform tasks without close supervision
Demonstrated collaborative, collegial and responsible work habits
Electronic media literacy and basic written communication skills
Superior verbal communication skills and demonstrated experience interacting effectively and respectfully with diverse constituencies
Demonstrated customer service skills and a sense of pride in the service being provided to the community
Integrity and discretion
Commitment to equity and inclusion and the ability to work within a diverse community
Commitment to the MHS Mission and Core Values
Must be flexible in order to ensure effective coverage as needed during times of absence and special events
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a record of safe driving behavior

Physical Requirements of the Job
Must be able to function effectively while engaged in work of a moderately active nature often and strenuous physical labor on an occasional basis
Must be able to stand for the duration of a standard shift
Must have the ability to hear alarms, radio transmissions, telephones, cries for help, and running water
Must have the ability to work in an environment with some adverse conditions including dirt, dust, pollen, odors, \wetness, noise, machinery vibrations, or pathogenic substances. May be required to handle hazardous materials in the workplace and will be required to wear personal protective equipment when performing certain assigned tasks
Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 pounds, climb flights of stairs and ladders, and operate, maneuver, and control the actions of a variety of tools and machinery used in performing essential functions

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