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Housekeeper - WVU - Evening/Night Shift

West Virginia University
Job Location:
Facilities Management


Looking to move forward in your career? West Virginia University is hiring Housekeepers for the Evening/Night Shifts! With a variety of locations, working in the Facilities Management department at WVU will give you the flexibility you need.

Applying to this position today allows you to be considered for multiple Evening/Night Shift Housekeeper openings available at WVU.  Please be sure to answer the prescreening questions when submitting your application so that we can filter your application to the correct supervisory teams/ locations based on your employment preferences. 

Housekeepers (Campus Service Workers- CSWs) provide a variety of maintenance and support services to the University community by maintaining buildings and grounds across campus. They are front-line employees who enhance the atmosphere of WVU, using every opportunity to provide a pleasant, positive, and high-quality learning environment.

To make this mission as simple and successful as possible, CSWs have access to state-of-the art equipment, from electrostatic sprayers to lightweight vacuums and scrubbers. The Facilities team uses science-based procedures, tools, and products to clean for health and reduce the spread of germs and disease.

In order to be successful in a Housekeeper (CSW) position, you will; 

  • Clean and maintain interior appearance of all buildings, including floors, carpets, furniture, walls, bathrooms, kitchens and more. 
  • Clean and maintain exterior appearance of all buildings, including removing leaves and debris, cleaning gutters, removing snow and ice, spreading salt, washing graffiti and more. 
  • Operate various machinery, including walk-behind and riding scrubbers, high-speed burnishers, and hand and power tools. 
  • Properly mix and dilute commercial strength disinfectants, detergents and solutions, calculating the appropriate amount to use. 
  • Relocate offices and classrooms by lifting and loading/unloading furniture, file cabinets, boxes, etc. using hand trucks, dollies and other equipment. 
  • Assist in set-up and tear-down of equipment for special events. 
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks, including collecting trash and recycling, replenishing supplies, locking/unlocking doors, assisting other workers and responding to various requests. 
  • Remain current in safety requirements and attend periodic training sessions. 

The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses two units that are integral to the University's success. Our units employ talented and skilled workers whose jobs include maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus. 

Work Hours: Evening/Night Shift

Work Schedule:  Full Time, Part Time, and Temporary employment available

Work Location:  Varies based on needs

Work Days:  Varies based on needs of department

Pay Grade:  7 (Starting at $14 an hour)

WVU provides competitive wages for its employees and takes related experience and education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.  We also offer full time employees a comprehensive benefits package, 12 paid holidays and generous paid time off, as well as many other discounts and services. Learn more about available benefits for full time employees at  (Some part time positions may also qualify for benefits.  Temporary roles are not benefits-eligible).

WVU also partners with Mountain Line Transit Authority to offer free transportation to and from work for WVU employees.

Please note:  This is a pool requisition so your application will be considered for all current Evening/Night Shift Housekeeper (CSW) openings.  If you are selected to move forward in the hiring process, your application will be moved to a specific location opening.




High school diploma, GED or equivalent


  • 0-6 months directly related experience


  • Physical coordination and demands include:
    • Hand/eye coordination
    • Ability to withstand long periods of standing, walking, climbing, stooping and bending daily
    • Ability to move furniture and unload supplies daily
    • Ability to work from ladders and confined spaces as needed
    • Ability to lift items weighing up to 75 pounds as needed

About WVU

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.  

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley - the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position. 

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.


Job Posting: Jul 2, 2024

Posting Classification: Classified

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Benefits Eligible: Yes

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