CAW - Housekeeper - Residences

Revision Date: October 2001
Classification: Housekeeper - Residences
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


Under close supervision from the Residence Supervisor (Housekeepers), the Housekeeper-Residences performs a variety of cleaning duties at the University residences.


  • Makes beds, changes bed linen, cleans students' rooms.
  • Vacuums utility rooms, lounges, telephone booths, and upholstered furniture.
  • Polishes mirrors, light switches, door plates.
  • Scour sinks, washes counters, floors, leatherette chairs, etc.
  • Empties and washes garbage cans, ashtrays, etc.
  • Dusts doors and windows in lounge, bookshelves, radiators and lamps.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • Education to an acceptable level.


  • Acceptable related experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of cleaning routines.
  • Ability to get along well with staff and students.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.

"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students. 

Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period.  Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."

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