Housekeeper/Floor Maintenance (Two Positions Available)

Housekeeper/Floor Maintenance (Two Positions Available)


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, November 21, 2022
Closes: Monday, March 6, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, January 30, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications


  • Housekeeping experience required.
  • Fingerprinting may be required upon hire.
  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) certification may be required.  In addition to the standard background check, this position may require having a clear fingerprint-based criminal records search through the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI).


  • Continuous walking and occasional climbing of stairs required.
  • Bending, stooping, and reaching, with the ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull items weighing up to 75 pounds required.
  • Must be able to tolerate exposure to elements such as weather, noise, dust, and odors.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED/HSE preferred.
  • Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) preferred.
  • Knowledge of operating various mechanized (industrial type) floor cleaning equipment such as vacuums, buffers, burnishers, extractors, and other machines for floor care and maintenance preferred.

Position Description


OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Review of applications will begin 12/2/22

Perform various floor maintenance functions in accordance with standard techniques and procedures.  Perform a variety of housekeeping duties to provide clean, sanitary, comfortable, orderly, and satisfying surroundings for students, faculty, staff, and the public.




  1. Follow safety precautions at all times.
  2. Strip and wax floors.
  3. Operate various mechanized floor cleaning equipment such as vacuums, polishers, extractors, and buffers.
  4. Will handle and use a variety of cleaning solutions and solvents.
  5. Assist in moving furniture and classroom equipment as needed.
  6. Assist with event room set-ups.
  7. Clean all assigned areas to ensure cleanliness standards are met. 
  8. May perform tasks that involve exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
  9. Keep restrooms, storage areas, carts, and other assigned areas well stocked, clean, and tidy at all times.
  10. Report any needed repairs immediately such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tiles, broken window panes, and missing nuts, bolts, or screws.
  11. Perform other related duties as assigned.

At least once a day: 

  1. Empty wastebaskets and transport other trash and waste to designated disposal areas.
  2. Clean and sanitize restrooms (e.g., floors, sinks, mirrors, commodes, and other fixtures).
  3. Clean walk-off mats, windows, and glass doors.
  4. Clean dry erase boards, chalkboards, and tray holders (unless instructed otherwise).
  5. Vacuum carpets and spot clean floors by sweeping and/or mopping as needed.
  6. Mop corridor floors, lobbies, and other areas.
  7. Continuously monitor floors, rooms, and other areas for litter, spills, water, etc. to keep clean and fresh.

At least once a week: 

  1. Damp dust railings, furniture surfaces, pictures, bookshelves, window sills, etc.
  2. Clean baseboards.
  3. Mop stairs.
  4. Vacuum carpets.
  5. Spot clean walls.

At least once a year: 

  1. Clean rugs, draperies, and upholstered furniture as assigned.
  2. Shampoo carpets as assigned.
  3. Wash windows as assigned.

Job Post Contact

Maelle Keener