Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church



February 22, 2013


Saint Meinrad Archabbey has a full-time opening for a Housekeeper. The typical week will be 40 hours, 8 hours per day. Typical hours will be 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  This schedule is subject to adjustment and will include some evening and/or weekend work in an effort to accommodate our arriving and departing guests.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The fundamental responsibility of a housekeeper is to keep Saint Meinrad Archabbey property in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Clean offices, health service clinic, conference rooms, lounges, classrooms, restrooms, guest rooms, dining rooms, etc.
  • Clean all hallways, lobbies, entrances, courtyards, sidewalks, dining rooms, elevators, stairways, windows, window sills, and doors.
  • Clean carpets, furniture, etc. using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
  • Empty inside wastebaskets and recycling receptacles, as well as outside trash barrels.
  • Restock linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies.
  • Clean and wax floors using brooms, mops, and/or power scrubbing and waxing machines.
  • Clean and check all HVAC vents.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary.
  • Move and arrange furniture, and turn mattresses.
  • Perform other work as requested. May work in other areas within Physical Facilities.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must be able to work independently and have an ability to relate well with others.
  • Medium physical requirements (i.e. light lifting, pushing, pulling) and constant standing/walking.
  • Initiative and a quality focus are essential characteristics for this position.
  • Requires reading, writing, and basic math skills.
  • Ability to operate housekeeping mechanical cleaning equipment (scrubbers, burnishers, shampooers, etc.).
  • Must have valid driver's license.

Application Instructions

  • Apply online.
  • Apply in person at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Human Resources office, M-F 7-3.
  • Email a resume to
  • Mail a resume to Human Resources at 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, IN 47577.
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