Housekeeper - Murdoch Center

State of North Carolina Oxford, NC
Description of Work

Murdoch Developmental Center is a 24/7 state residential facility located in Butner, NC, near the Research Triangle area. Murdoch serves individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). Murdoch is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive and functional abilities. To be considered for employment, applicants must be in good standing with the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry.

This is a continuous job posting for multiple vacancies.

The primary purpose of this Housekeeper position is to perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current Federal, State, and Local standards, guidelines/regulations governing Murdoch Developmental Center and as may be instructed by the Director of Environmental Services and/or the Housekeeping Supervisor to ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.

This position's work is performed under close supervision, guided by a daily schedule for general assignments and special project work. Work performance is reviewed by quality checks and frequent consultation with supervisory personnel.

Murdoch is currently recruiting for a variety of full-time permanent and full-time time-limited positions.

Employees working in a time-limited appointment will receive full benefits including but not limited to: health care, sick and vacation leave, contribution to retirement and much more. Time Limited appointment types can last up to 3 years.

Work Schedules:

1st Shift: 6:30am–3:00pm

2nd Shift: 2:30pm–11:00pm

* some weekends required for special projects*

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Applicants must have the following demonstrated abilities as demonstrated through past work experience:

* To perform medium physical work routinely

* To perform a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of dayrooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways and offices (including dusting, sweeping and mopping) as well as window cleaning when needed

* To perform medium to heavy duty physical effort as needed; extending arms over head, lifting mop buckets and pushing heavy carts

* To vacuum, apply floor finishes, buff floors and strip floors

* To remove trash from receptacles in all areas including up to 55 gallon containers

* To operating heavy cleaning equipment

* To follow written instructions in English

* Ability to move or slide heavy furniture up to 200 lbs

* To climb ladders to clean ceiling lights and vents as needed

* To replenish paper supplies and soap as needed

* To shovel snow from walkways when needed

* To follow written instructions in English

* To work independently and as a team member

* To deal tactfully with co-workers, staff and individuals

Management Preferences:

* High School Graduate or GED

* One year relevant work experience

* Knowledge working in a healthcare facility

* Valid NC Driver's License

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Education and/or experience in housekeeping work that is directly related to the job.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

ALL employees of Murdoch Center are designated as ESSENTIAL for adverse weather and emergency events.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Please make sure you complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Processing applications will take an average of 6 – 8 weeks due to the high volume of applications received. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the most qualified applicants. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application.

All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks.

All employees are required to adhere to the Facility's Vaccination Policy.

All Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities are a tobacco free environment. The use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campus.

For technical issues with your applications, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact Juliette Clemmons, HR Recruiter at 919-575-1017.