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Wage Housekeeping Worker

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Wage Housekeeping Worker
Position Number 2197, 2253
Posting Number S1159
State Role Title Housekeeping and/or Apparel Worker I
Position Type Wage
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Business Services
Department 100254 - Housekeeping E&G
Pay Band 1
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $9.15 - Day Shift / $9.51 - Night Shift
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

James Madison University (JMU) is seeking applications on a continual basis for part-time housekeeping positions for various shifts and in various locations.

Applications will remain active through 03/14/2018 and applicants will be contacted as positions become available. Wage rate for day shift is $9.15/hour and night shift is $9.51/hour.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform regular and special cleaning of assigned areas using manual tools and power equipment such as buffers, vacuums and auto scrubbers. Understand and practice all university safety procedures, particularly as they relate to equipment operation and chemical use. Participate in the university’s trash/recycling program.  


Consistent work history; experience performing a variety of cleaning tasks; ability to stand for extended periods of time; ability to operate buffers, scrubbers and waxers; ability to clean materials containing blood borne pathogens and ability to use strong chemicals to clean.

Condition(s) of Employment

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

These are part-time wage positions working an average of 29 hours per week over the course of a calendar year with no benefits.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 12/14/2017
Beginning Review Date 01/03/2018
Closing Date 03/14/2018
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Starting Date
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • Charlottesville Daily Progress
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Employee Referral
    • Harrisonburg Daily News Record
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • JMU JobLink
    • Job Fair
    • NCAA
    • Northern Virginia Daily
    • Nuevas Raices
    • Other Referral
    • Phone Inquiry
    • Richmond Times Dispatch
    • Roanoke Times
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
    • US Military Pipeline
    • VA Jobs Website
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Walk-in
    • Washington Post
    • Winchester Star
    • Other
  2. * If you selected a source above please type "N/A" in the following box. If you selected "Other" please indicate where you heard about the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you able to use strong chemicals to clean?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * With proper training, would you be able to handle materials containing bloodborne pathogens such vomit?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please indicate which of the following shifts you would prefer: day shift, second shift, night shift (10:30 p.m.-5 a.m.). You may indicate more than one shift.

    (Open Ended Question)