Gaston College
201 Highway U.S. 321
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: 704-922-6200

Job Location

201 Highway 321 South

Dallas, North Carolina, 28034


$31,200.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 3, 2024
Closes: Sunday, December 1, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Full-Time Regular Staff

Employment Type

Full Time Regular Staff

Minimum Qualifications


  • Previous professional housekeeping work experience, and experience operating cleaning equipment (e.g., vacuums, buffers, and burnishers) preferred.
  • Background check as per the position requirements. 


  • Bending, stooping, and reaching required.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver items weighing up to 40 pounds is required. 
  • Ability to wear non-slip foot wear is required. 
  • Continual walking and occasional climbing of stairs required.
  • May involve exposure to weather, noise, dust, odors, and bloodborne pathogens.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Preferred Qualifications


  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

Position Description




Perform a variety of housekeeping and housekeeping-related duties to ensure assigned are clean, sanitary, comfortable, and orderly.



General Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide a high level of customer service and adhere to college policies, procedures, guidelines, and established safety rules and precautions. Establish and maintain strong working relationships with team members and colleagues and contribute positively and constructively to teamwork and achieving established objectives.
  2. Report any safety hazards and needed repairs including, but not limited to leaking faucets or toilets, loose, or damaged flooring or ceiling tiles, and non-functioning light fixtures.
  3. May assist with housekeeping related duties for special events.
  4. May assist the Housekeeping Coordinator to perform the set-up/tear-down of tables, chairs, equipment, and related items for on-campus and off-campus events and functions, including the Myers Center Multi-Purpose Room. 
  5. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Daily Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Always maintain general housekeeping and cleanliness of all assigned areas. 
  2. Empty wastebaskets and transport other trash and waste to designated disposal areas.
  3. Recycle cardboard as needed.
  4. Clean the building’s entry door glass and windows to remove fingerprints, smudges, spider webs, etc. 
  5. Maintain the building entry areas inside and out and remove trash, debris, spider webs, etc. as needed.
  6. Clean and sanitize restrooms and showers (if applicable) including but not limited to floors, sinks, mirrors, toilets, fixtures, countertops, doors, and door handles.             
  7. Replenishes toiletries and towels.
  8. Clean walk-off mats, windows, and glass doors.
  9. Vacuum carpets and rugs and spot clean floors by sweeping and/or mopping as needed.
  10. Mop corridors and hallway floors, lobbies, and other areas.
  11. Maintain a clean and orderly cleaning supply storage area including inventory.
  12. Operate various cleaning equipment such as vacuums, polishers, and buffers as per training.
  13. Information written on dry erase boards and/or chalkboards may need to remain for classroom and other educational purposes and is not to be erased or cleaned unless specifically requested.  Other aspects such as tray holders are to be cleaned.

Weekly Duties and Responsibilities (at a minimum) 

  1. Dust railings, furniture surfaces, pictures, bookshelves, windowsills, etc.
  2. Clean baseboards and spot-clean walls.
  3. Mop stairs and vacuum carpets.
  4. Clean glass in all interior doors, walls, partitions, and dividers as needed to remove fingerprints, smudges, etc.

 Yearly Duties and Responsibilities (at a minimum) as Applicable and/or assigned.

  1. Clean rugs, draperies, and upholstered furniture.
  2. Shampoo carpets.
  3. Clean all accessible windows inside and out. 

Job Post Contact

Maelle Keener