• Housekeepers

    Job Type

    The Preservation Society of Newport County seeks part-time Site Technicians to work a flexible schedule up to 25 hrs./wk. with the possibility of up to 40 hrs./wk. in season. Some weekend days required. Occasional special events may require work outside of this time frame.

    • Follow an established schedule to ensure that primary cleaning duties are completed in time for the property to open to the public.
    • Daily operation of the alarm system and lights in preparation for site open and close to the public.
    • Daily glass cleaning and removal of dust on floors, surfaces and furniture.
    • Careful movement of furniture or other historic artifacts when directed and under the supervision of Site Supervisor.
    • Periodic cleaning/buffing floors, may involve use of wax or other chemical compounds, as directed.
    • Opening and closing of windows, as directed and replacement of light bulbs.
    • Collect trash, vacuum as necessary, clean, and monitor and restock bathrooms.
    • Sweep and removal of trash, leaves, and snow from interior and exterior walkways and entrances, may require use of blowing machine for leaf and /or snow removal.
    • May be asked to check conditions of grounds of assigned property and set up and dismantle traffic ropes and signage.
    • Perform other related duties as required or directed.

    The desirable candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent with previous housekeeping experience preferred.
    • Strong self-starter with the ability to work independently, multi-task, and establish priorities.
    • Work from verbal and written instructions, able to read and comprehend simple instructions.
    • Good communication skills and ability to maintain flexible behavior.
    • Follow prescribed safety and health rules, regulations and practices.
    • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    Salary Description

    Interested parties may apply here.

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