Part-Time/Full-Time Housekeeper

Location: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Work Hours: Non-Exempt Hourly - Up to 40 hours per week (Weekend Hours Required)

Reports To: Director, Facilities


Looking for a Housekeeper to perform cleaning in building interior. Typical tasks performed include a combination of the following responsibilities and essential duties: 

  • Sweeps, vacuums, mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors and woodwork using industrial vacuum cleaners and scrubbing and buffing machines.
  • Dusts and polishes light fixtures sometimes using ladders.
  • Moves cabinets, boxes, furniture, crates and equipment to clean areas.
  • May remove stains from such surfaces as rugs, walls, and floors using chemicals and cleaning solutions.
  • Empties trash and transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Washes windows, door panels, and sills.
  • Clean and sanitize water fountains.
  • Scrubs toilets, urinals and sinks.
  • Replenishes bathroom supplies.
  • Receives written work orders or verbal instructions from supervisor.
  • Assists other departments with moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies.
  • Back-up housekeeping and facilities manager as needed. 

Helpful Attributes: An outstanding attitude of customer service, professionalism and teamwork;   Able to follow instructions and respond to management direction; reliable and responsible traits; commit to working extra hours if necessary. Good work ethic, attendance and punctuality a must. 


Qualifications and experience: Previous housekeeping experience is preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Physical Functions: This is a physically demanding job.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Interested candidates should forward an Application or resume and salary requirements to:

The Dayton Society of Natural History
Manager, Human Resources
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton, OH 45414
or email

The Dayton Society of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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