Van Andel Institute for research is a leading independent biomedical research facility dedicated to determining the epigenetic, genetic, molecular and cellular origins of cancer, Parkinson’s and other diseases, and translating those findings into effective therapies. The Institute is home to more than 400 scientists and support staff that work in on-site laboratories and in collaborative partnerships that span the globe.
Van Andel Institute’s Facilities Department is seeking to hire a full-time Housekeeper. The Mission of the Facilities Department is to create and maintain a “Best in Class” facility that exceeds customer expectations. This is accomplished by providing a clean, comfortable, functional working environment where employees can achieve their professional goals and focus on the work at hand.
As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for ensuring the Institute maintains a neat, clean, safe and sanitary environment. This will include, but is not limited to, the following functions:
- Vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, waxing, buffing floors
- Dusting (ceilings, vents, drapery, cubicles, stairwells etc.) and shampooing furniture
- Empty wastebaskets, recycling, cardboard etc.
- Utilizing various kinds of equipment, tools, cleaning materials and supplies
- Record supply inventory
- Room set up and special event set-up
- Other duties as assigned
DESCRIPTION OF THE IDEAL HOUSEKEEPER:
- A High School Diploma/GED
- General housekeeping experience in an academic, hospital, medical office, or laboratory setting
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
POSITION STATUS AND SALARY
This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The hourly rate for this position will be commensurate with relevant work experience and other qualifications. This position is also eligible for our highly generous compensation package.
4:00am - 12:00pm
HOW TO APPLY: https://bit.ly/32c8OJu
If you possess the qualifications and attributes for this position, we welcome speaking with you and encourage you to apply today!
To apply please submit:
- Online application
- Names and contact information of 3 professional references
This position will be open until filled. If you have any difficulty uploading your application or any questions, please email Megan Doerr at Megan.Doerr@vai.org.
VAI is actively striving to diversify its workforce and strongly encourages qualified individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Van Andel Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer.
About Grand Rapids, MI
Van Andel Research Institute is located in downtown Grand Rapids, MI which is the second largest city in Michigan and the largest city in West Michigan. Grand Rapids offers a remarkable combination of cosmopolitan atmosphere and small-town warmth, known for its philanthropic and sustainability-driven community, and is ranked one of "America's Top 100 Places to Live."
Located on the banks of the Grand River, Grand Rapids offers all the big-city excitement you'd expect from a million-resident metropolis, featuring hundreds of restaurants and nightspots, theatres, museums, sports and concerts. The safe and clean downtown is surrounded by an eclectic mix of walk-able neighborhoods.
With a medical and life sciences industry boom, strong entrepreneurial activity, dedication to green building and living, and innovative employers, Grand Rapids' diverse economy continues to grow, offering endless career opportunities.
This position is located at 333 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI. View the Google Map in full screen.