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CUSTODIAN/HOUSEKEEPER
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Daily Tasks
Housekeepers clean and maintain offices, patient rooms, conference rooms and laboratories. The job requires standing and walking and moderate lifting. There will be some work at elevated levels such as hanging curtains and high dusting from ladders.
Skills/Talents
Ability to adapt to a changing environment, ability to follow written and verbal directions, organizational skills, ability to work independently, ability to work in a team atmosphere, ability to work at elevated levels.
Work Setting
Hospital and clinical buildings.
Work Hours
Varied hours, including shifts during the weekday, nights and weekends.
Education
On-the-job training.
Qualifications
Must be 18 years of age to apply. Must be able to read, write and understand English. Must be willing to stand and walk the entire work schedule, including moderate lifting (up to 25 pounds), pushing (up to 85 pounds), and pulling (up to 65 pounds).
Recommended High School Classes
business, construction trades, health education, industrial arts, English, science, math and second language
Minnesota Median Salary
$11.88/hour ($24,805/yr)
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Custodian/Housekeeper
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