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This position is located in Wilson, North Carolina.

The Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf (ENCSD) is a state school serving the 54 easternmost counties that provides a specialized learning environment for deaf and hard of hearing students, kindergarten through 12th grade, following a typical school calendar. The ENCSD offers students an academic setting with standards-based instruction, low classroom ratios, career and vocational skills development, current technology, and an overall accessible environment for learning through American Sign Language. A boarding program is available for enrolled students residing outside of Wilson County. The ENCSD seeks to promote both intentional and experiential learning to provide continued advancement in student academic achievement and social/emotional well-being.

This is a 10-month position that works 1st shift at Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf located in Wilson, NC and follows the School Academic Calendar.

The School is actively recruiting for a Housekeeper. The primary purpose of this position is to maintain cleanliness in areas assigned by the supervisor according to health and safety regulations.

Housekeepers on campus perform a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of dormitories, offices, and other campus buildings. Duties may include physically strenuous activities such as moving furniture, operating heavy cleaning equipment, and delivering large quantities of housekeeping supplies. Work is performed under close supervision, guided by a daily schedule for general assignments and specific instructions for special assignments.

Examples of duties may include sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floor surfaces. Housekeepers may also be assigned duties such as waxing and buffing wood and tile floors, maintaining bathroom areas in a sanitary state and replenishing paper supplies and soap as necessary, cleaning windows, walls, woodwork, and light fixtures, emptying trash receptacles, and moving furniture when assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

  • Previous experience in housekeeping is required.


The state of North Carolina offers excellent comprehensive benefits. Employees can participate in health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, and the NCFlex program (numerous high-quality, low-cost benefits on a pre-tax basis). Employees also receive paid vacation, sick, personal observance and community service leave. In addition, paid parental leave is available to eligible employees.

Some highlights include:

  • Retirement Plan
  • Twelve (12) holidays/year
  • Fourteen (14) vacation days/year which increase as length of service increases and accumulate year-to-year
  • Twelve (12) sick days/year which are cumulative indefinitely
  • Longevity pay based on length of service
  • 401K, 457, and 403(b) plans

Learn more about employee perks/benefits:

Management Preferences:

  • 1-year experience working as a housekeeper in a school or industrial setting
  • The ability to communicate using American Sign Language or a willingness to learn.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Education and/or experience in housekeeping work that is directly related to the job.