Stone Ridge is seeking a Housekeeper to begin as soon as possible.
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten in Bethesda, Maryland. With over 700 students, and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
At the Direction of the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Housekeeper performs all of the daily tasks required for a Housekeeping Employee (e.g. washing and disinfecting all restrooms; dusting furniture, fixtures, etc.), as well as, a variety of seasonal and specific housekeeping tasks and responsibilities in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. The Housekeeper must have the ability to use a variety of power cleaning equipment including: floor machines, walk behind and backpack vacuums, wet-vacuums, stripping and buffing machines, carpet shampoo, and extraction machines. Likewise, s/he uses a variety of light-duty custodial equipment including but not limited to mops, brooms, dusters, etc. and a variety of chemical cleaners (e.g. floor stripper, floor finish, toilet bowl and bathroom cleaners, general disinfectants, all purpose cleaners, etc.). The Housekeeper must have knowledge of the proper use of spill control materials. The position of Housekeeper requires prolonged standing; walking, bending and stooping; lifting and carrying equipment and objects on level surfaces; traversing ladders and/or stairways, etc.
This position is classified as an Essential Position for the school and is sometimes required to work when the school is closed. The Housekeeper must be a highly motivated individual, with strong organization and communication skills, and a positive attitude. A candidate must possess a minimum of 3 years cleaning experience, preferably in a commercial or residential setting. S/he must be able to perform duties independently, with minimum supervision, and must demonstrate good follow through to the completion of task. S/he is comfortable and adept in working on teams and is detail oriented. S/he has a demonstrated track record for good judgement, reliability and punctuality, and professionalism.
It is valuable, but not required, for a candidate to have the ability to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish, and to supervise and instruct employees under the direction of the Facilities Manager and Director of Facilities.
Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application via the Stone Ridge website. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Mr. Andrew Harrington, Director of Facilities, all in PDF format.
About Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the International Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Early Childhood Program. With over 660 students and rooted in the five Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
Equal employment and advancement opportunities are offered to all current faculty and staff as well as potential recruits. Stone Ridge seeks to hire diverse employees with the experience, skills, and personality to help the School thrive in the Sacred Heart tradition. Stone Ridge does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion*, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class protected by law. *The School reserves the right to use religion as a hiring criterion for selected positions, due to the mission and nature of our School as a faith-based institution, as permitted by law.