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Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science and Technology; and Professional Studies. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit yhc.edu.
 

Adjunct Instructor – Dual Enrollment Mathematics Courses

Young Harris College invites applications for a part time, non-tenure track position to begin in August 2021. Duties will primarily include teaching the MATH 2000 Elementary Statistics, though at a later date we may have need for someone to teach (online) other mathematics courses. Young Harris Early College is the YHC dual-enrollment program whereby high school students take college courses to receive transferable college credits while still earning credit toward high school graduation. These Early College courses will be taught in the Union County High School dedicated dual enrollment classroom in Blairsville, GA.

The successful candidate will have earned at least a Master’s degree in Mathematics or closely related field. A strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required, as well as a comfort in using technology. Reasonable student enrollment per course and competitive pay (per course). Sample course syllabi will be provided by YHC faculty.

Candidates should apply electronically at https://www.yhc.edu/human-resources/employment. Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three professional references. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3500861

EOE M/F/D/V

Adjunct Instructor - Sociology Courses at Jefferson City High School, Jefferson, Ga.

Young Harris College invites applications for part time, non-tenure track positions to begin in August 2021. Duties will primarily include teaching the SOCI 1120 Introduction to Sociology course for Young Harris Early. Young Harris Early College is the YHC dual-enrollment program whereby high school students take college courses to receive transferable college credits while still earning credit toward high school graduation These Early College courses will be taught in the Jefferson City High School classroom.

The successful candidate will have earned at least a Master’s degree in Sociology or closely related field. A strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate curriculum is required, as well as a comfort in using technology. Reasonable student enrollment per course and competitive pay (per course). Sample course syllabi will be provided by YHC faculty.

Candidates should apply electronically. Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three professional references. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3451715

EOE M/F/D/V

Assistant Professor of Education (Tenure Track)

The Department of Education at Young Harris College seeks a tenure-track faculty member as a collaborative addition for the Teacher Preparation Program. Candidates should be deeply committed to undergraduate/graduate education, have a mission to prepare exceptional educators, and have proof of scholarly undertakings, and there is an expectation of evidence of professional and community involvement/service. The Department is interested in candidates who can positively impact the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service.

The candidate must be able to teach methods courses for graduate and undergraduates in elementary reading, middle grades social studies, and/or secondary math, life science, or history as well as introductory courses in Foundations of Education, field studies seminars, supervise clinical experience candidates, and other related educational courses. Other duties will include mentoring undergraduate students, providing service to the department, division, and college, participating in research and other scholarly activities.

 

Qualifications and General Responsibilities:

  • Includes the preparation of course syllabi and classes, the preparation and grading of examinations, classroom instruction (teaching face-to-face and/or online or remote, and other technology-based instruction), as needed, to meet enrollment goals
  • Observe office hours for purposes of student conference; meet with students as requested/needed and by appointment
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary, middle, and or secondary teaching methods and one or more of the following additional areas: literacy, mathematics, or social science education
  • Participation in activities (usually through committee work) designed to advance the mission, goals, and quality of the College, Division, and Department (Teacher Preparation Program) programs
  • Provide service to the Education profession, the YHC Teacher Preparation Program, Young Harris College, and work with school and community partners to advance initiatives
  • Attendance is expected at Department, Division, and general College meetings
  • Participation in all faculty and administrative meetings, commencement ceremonies, and other meetings/events as required
  • Maintain current knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic discipline
  • Participate in professional activity within the faculty member's field of specialization, or otherwise directed towards the Department/College's mission
  • Supervise field experiences of teacher education candidates
  • Serve as student advisor
  • Contribute to assessment processes for making continuous improvements at the course, program, and institutional levels.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive work culture and climate by interacting and communicating in a manner to foster teamwork and by providing leadership as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Conduct scholarship that supports the aims of the Teacher Preparation Program
  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. in the teacher education field (e.g., elementary, middle grades, or secondary literacy, mathematics, or social science education).
  • A minimum of two years of successful teaching experience in K-12 schools
  • Experience in the development of instructional materials

 

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in assessment especially as it relates to accreditation
  • Recruitment and retention of students
  • Research and Publication within the candidate’s field of expertise that support the goals of the TPP
  • Experience working with technology used in public schools
  • Current Teaching License
  • Experience Teaching in K-12 schools
  • Experience teaching in higher education is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of instructional technology
  • Knowledge related to technology integration across the curriculum
  • Comprehensive knowledge of public school practices and current initiatives for school reform
  • Strong writing and communication skills

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For priority consideration, please apply by April 24, 2021 and include the following:

  • Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V
  • Candidates should apply electronically.  Required application documents: letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of reference.  Transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.

 

Please submit the following application materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three Professional References
  • Transcript(s) from each degree-granting institution
  • Current Teaching License if available

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3554746

EOE M/F/D/V

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Young Harris College, a Methodist affiliated liberal arts institution located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, invites applications for a full-time faculty position with a specialization in (Graphic Design) to begin August 2021. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should possess a strong background in graphic arts and digital art making. Teaching assignment includes introductory courses in Digital Art, Typography, Illustration, Video Design, Branding, Advertising Principles, Professional Practices and opportunities to teach in additional areas of expertise complimenting current art or design curriculum.

Responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching in the art department, advising of art majors, program development, administrative duties relative to the digital arts program/lab, a commitment to excellence in teaching, participation in department, college, and professional service and scholarly engagement in the discipline. Master’s degree required and three years teaching experience at the college level preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach a variety of courses in the undergraduate graphic design major curriculum at all levels and potentially arts-related courses within the art major curriculum.
  • Share in the ongoing development and implementation of department and college activities and projects, including student and curriculum assessment, new curriculum development, and student recruitment.
  • Engage in research, scholarship, and other professional activities.
  • Mentor students through academic advising, research projects, and internship opportunities.
  • Participate in service to the college, including participation in faculty governance and committee work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A completed M.F.A. or MDes in Graphic Design, or Visual Communication Design preferred.
  • Three years of teaching experience in graphic design at the university or college level.
  • Professional practice experience in the field of design with emphasis in preferred teaching areas.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who can collaborate with colleagues in department and across campus.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3431515

EOE M/F/D/V

Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Studies Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,000 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences—and plans to increase enrollment to 1,200 over the next few years. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 200-bed, LEED Silver-certified residence hall, Georgia’s first higher education facility north of Atlanta to achieve this certification, a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center, the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification, and a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2012-2013 list of Colleges of Distinction.

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Studies, beginning August 1, 2021. The preferred candidate will have an earned doctorate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Community Recreation, Sport Management, or related field. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate, liberal arts curriculum. Successful candidates will have an interest or willingness to teach in the following areas: Health and Wellness; Contemporary Issues in Sport, Recreation, and Human Performance; Program Risk Management; Facility, Area, and Event Management; Community Recreation; and/or Tourism Industry. The Assistant Professor of Sport & Recreation Studies will become part of the newly established Department of Outdoor, Sport, & Recreation studies and will have an opportunity to provide insight and direction to the newly associated major. Strong written and oral communications skills are essential in addition to demonstration of scholarly activity in relevant fields of study. Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3317930.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3317930

EOE M/F/D/V

Director of Residence Life

Young Harris College seeks an innovative administrator to provide management of a housing and residential life program for over 1000 students. The Director for Residence Life will partner with multiple constituents to enhance the academic mission of the institution and create a learning environment that addresses the holistic growth of students. The successful Director will approach his/her work from an educational perspective, exhibit exemplary communication skills and contribute to the development of a larger vision of the division and College.

This essential position will begin June 1st, 2021. This is a full time, live-on position.

Job Summary

The Director for Residence Life is responsible for the overall management of a housing and residence life program for 1080 students, including, but not limited to, all processes related to housing and management of residence halls for students, implementing an educational program plan for residence halls, personnel management, and budget development and oversight. The Director will recruit, select, train, and supervise a team of professional residence life coordinators and Resident Assistants. The Director lives on campus and manages the RA staff and functionality of one or more residence halls. The Director will serve in an on-call rotation and is considered an essential employee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all operations related to the management of a multi-building, residential system for undergraduate students
  • Develop and implement a programming plan to address the needs and interests of college students on a residential campus
  • Create and implement a process to recruit, hire, train, and supervise Resident Assistant staff
  • Develop and manage an appropriate budget for residence life
  • Hold students accountable for college policy and behavioral guidelines
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Provide support to students, mediate disputes, and make appropriate referrals related to emotional, psychological, behavioral, and interpersonal conflicts and concerns
  • Build professional competencies by participating in on-going training and development
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to facilitate academic programs in the residence halls
  • Collaborate with Athletic Administration
  • Assist the Director of Conferences as needed with summer programs
  • Participate in campus wide committees
  • Assist in the facilitation of campus-wide programs, such as Homecoming, Family Weekend and Visitation Days
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 3 professional staff members. Responsible for RA program overall and some direct RA supervision. The professional staff will supervise remaining RAs. The Director carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the College's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints; resolving problems and assessing outcomes.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or other related field; minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous professional residence life experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Five or more years’ experience in higher education administration and experience working in a small college environment is highly desirable. Preference for an individual who has served at the director or equivalent level.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation. In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3500878

EOE M/F/D/V

Instructor of Music Education

Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences—and plans to increase enrollment to 1,200 over the next few years. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 200-bed, LEED Silver-certified residence hall, Georgia’s first higher education facility north of Atlanta to achieve this certification, a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center, the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification, and a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2012-2013 list of Colleges of Distinction. 

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time position in instrumental music education to begin August 2021.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the applicant.   Teaching responsibilities include supporting the music education degree curriculum through music education methods courses, ensemble direction, and other duties consistent with the candidate's background and interests as well as the needs of the Department of Music.  The successful candidate is expected to provide leadership in recruiting students to the music program and to maintain active and collaborative relationships with public school and community band programs throughout the state of Georgia.  Sustained involvement in professional growth beyond the College is expected, as is participation in faculty committees and governance.  Qualifications include a master’s degree in music or music education and a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts undergraduate environment.   

Applications should include a cover letter, CV and one letter of recommendation.  In addition, transcripts should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Dr. Edwin Calloway, Chair, Department of Music, Human Resources Office, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check. 

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3431393 

EOE M/F/D/V 

Residence Life Coordinator

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) will recruit, select, train and supervise a team of 10–16 student resident assistants (RAs) and maintain direct responsibility for 300–400 students. RLCs are required to live on campus and manage the day-to-day functionality of one or more residence halls including assignments, opening/closing of buildings, enforcing policy and responding to campus emergencies. Residence Life Coordinators serve in an on-call rotation. RLCs partner with multiple constituents to enhance the academic mission of the institution and create a learning environment that addresses the holistic growth of students. Successful RLCs will approach their work from an educational perspective, exhibit exemplary communication skills and contribute to the development of a larger vision of the division and College.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Residence Life)

  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise resident assistant staff, including conducting weekly staff and individual meetings.
  • Responsible for all operations related to the management of one or more residence halls (maintenance issues, keys, check-in/check-out procedures, housing assignments, damage billings, etc.)
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to develop and implement educational, social and recreational programming based on measurable learning outcomes.
  • Conduct hall meetings on a regular basis.
  • Participate in the 24-hour per day on-call emergency management and crisis response rotation.
  • Counsel students, mediate disputes and make appropriate referrals related to emotional, psychological, behavioral and interpersonal conflicts and concerns.
  • Build professional competencies by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Assist in the facilitation of summer programs.
  • Participate in campus-wide committees.
  • Adjudicate student conduct issues as needed.
  • Assist in the facilitation of campus-wide programs (e.g., new student orientation, Admissions' visitation days, spring formal, Commencement, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Greek Life)

  • Serve as a staff advisor to the fraternity and sorority community.
  • Co-advise the Inter-Greek Council (IGC).
  • Co-coordinate recruitment/intake for all social fraternity and sorority organizations.
  • Co-coordinate fraternity and sorority events such as Greek Week and new member education.
  • Act as a liaison to chapter advisors, national headquarters and national councils.
  • Coordinate and oversee the adherence of College rules and regulations by all chapters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 10–16 student RAs. Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, addressing complaints, resolving problems and assessing outcomes.

Education and/or Experience

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training post-bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PREFERRED: Master's degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • RLC must be able to conduct rounds of campus during both day and nighttime hours and observe behavior, identify individuals, provide descriptions of individuals and observe behavior in a crowd.
  • RLC must be able to move furniture and stoop or bend to see under beds and climb or balance to access closets.
  • RLC must be able to haul materials and supplies for program and other activities.
  • Infrequently, RLC must handle or be exposed to bodily fluids.
  • RLC must occasionally function effectively during late night and/or early morning hours with little or no sleep.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. 

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3267661

EOE M/F/D/V


SODEXO EMPLOYMENT

Groundskeeper

The Groundskeeper will landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Work typically consists of a variety of tasks; examples include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, edging, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, irrigation, sweeping of parking lots and sidewalks, snow and ice management, and sports field setup and maintenance. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Mows lawns and trims grass around walks, flower beds, trees and walls.
  • Prunes shrubs and trees, at the direction of the immediate Supervisor, to shape and improve growth.
  • Removes fallen or damaged leaves, branches, and twigs using mowers, tractors and other hand and power tools.
  • Lays out and maintains flower beds, mulch beds, or other decorative vegetation.
  • Maintains and sharpens tools and makes minor repairs on equipment, as needed.
  • Plants, fertilizes, waters and uses weed and insect control products at the direction of the immediate Supervisor to maintain grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.
  • Removes snow and ice from walks, roads and driveways, utilizing hand tools, machines or vehicles.
  • Spreads salt, picks up litter, rakes, removes debris from hard surfaces. .
  • Cleans drainage ditches and culverts, including, but not limited to the filling of potholes and the sweeping of accumulated debris along curb lines.
  • Maintains driveways and parking lots.
  • Repairs fences, gates, walls, irrigation systems, walks and outbuildings using carpentry, masonry and painting tools.
  • May perform marking and maintenance of sports fields.
  • Performs routine cleaning and maintenance on gardening and grounds equipment.
  • May operate trucks and assorted power equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
  • May participate in the setup and tear-down of event furniture, such as tables, chairs and tents.
  • May participate in the movement of furniture, supplies and material.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  
  • Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.  
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and/or client operating hours.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • 1 to 2 years of related work experience.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Ability to present self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers and client representatives.  
  • Ability to use all relevant electronic and communication devices.
  • Adapts procedures, processes, tools equipment and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position.
  • Ability to effectively communicate policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by fellow employees.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

License/Qualifications:

  • Possess valid driver’s license if assigned to drive a vehicle.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends, and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to heat/cold.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.

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Housekeeping

The Environmental Svc Attnd may work in any location on client premises. This individual cleans and keeps in an orderly condition facilities or locations in the areas of commercial, health care, schools, universities or other establishments. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities, client requirements and applicable industry standards.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Cleans offices, patients’/residents’ rooms, dorms, classrooms, schools, common areas, lavatories, halls, food service areas and any other areas that may require attention.
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, polishes floors and vacuums hallways, stairs and office space.
  • May perform hard-surface floor scrubbing, stripping and refinishing, as well as carpet spotting and extraction, which require the use of mechanical equipment.
  • May participate in the maintenance of wood floors, such as in gymnasiums or dance studios, to include cleaning, screening, stripping, sanding and refinishing.
  • Cleans light fixtures, ceilings and vents, walls, mattresses, furniture, windows and window coverings.
  • Will be required to properly and safely use cleaning chemicals per manufacturer and Sodexo standards.
  • Empties trash and garbage containers.
  • Replenishes supplies and materials.
  • May change sheets and replenish linens.
  • May perform routine equipment maintenance and make minor repairs.
  • May drive a golf cart or other vehicles.
  • Moves furniture and sets-up tables and chairs.
  • Notifies supervisor concerning any need for any maintenance repairs or additions observed.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  
  • Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.  
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May participate in snow and ice management duties, including the operation of snow removal equipment
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Knowledge of proper and safe use of applicable custodial equipment.
  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Appropriate maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and/or client operating hours.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • No previous experience required.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Ability to learn and use established techniques for the efficient and compliant completion of duties.
  • Ability to present self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers and client representatives.  
  • Ability to provide clear directions and respond accordingly to employees.
  • Must have basic phone and computer skills (email, texting, etc.).
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Adequate/reasonable oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well alone and in a team.
  • Ability to use all relevant electronic and communication devices.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

License/Qualifications

  • Possess a valid driver’s license if required to drive a vehicle
  • Certifications: Blood Borne Pathogen Training.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.
  • Will be exposed to various cleaning chemicals.

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