Housekeeping Specialist | Durham Convention Center - Spectra (Durham · NC)

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Overview:
The Housekeeping Specialist is responsible for the routine cleanliness of the facility and in addition, will assist in set-up, show care and clean-up of events. 
 
The Durham Convention Center is owned by the City and County of Durham and operated by Spectra Venue Management. Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together we transform events into experiences. These experiences create excitement, make memories and create economic impact for the City of Durham. Come Join Us!  
Responsibilities:
  • Confer daily with Supervisor to review and receive assignments
  • Be a key player in keeping facilities clean and beautiful
  • Regularly check restroom cleanliness and supplies
  • Perform daily cleaning tasks from checklists and sign off tasks as they are completed
  • Note and report any building components in need of repair
  • Daily inspection of areas of responsibility
  • Assist other department personnel as deemed necessary
  • Carry a radio to communicate needs of events with other personnel
  • Clean and set rooms in accordance with Operation’s procedures
  • Adequately perform post-event cleanup and trash removal
  • Operate an assortment of equipment including: buffers/burnishers, rider sweepers/scrubbers, walk-behind scrubbers, lifts, blowers, vacuums, snow removal equipment and others as needed
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED preferred
  • Must be constantly aware of changing events, such as staff or supply shortages
  • Able to work from general instructions and specifications, with minimal supervision
  • Able to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities
  • Able to respond calmly to public concerns; must be accountable and responsible
  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift, bend, kneel, twist and stretch
  • Able to lift and move equipment up to 50 lbs.