Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church



August 07, 2018


Saint Meinrad Archabbey has a full-time opening for a Housekeeper. The typical work week will be 40 hours, 8 hours per day. Typical hours will be 6 a.m. until 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

  • Clean offices, health service clinic and infirmary, conference rooms, lounges, classrooms, restrooms, guest rooms, dining rooms, certain monastery areas, etc.

  • Clean all hallways, lobbies, entrances, courtyards, sidewalks, 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.

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, basic math skills, and ability to learn basic computer software navigation.

  • Ability to operate housekeeping mechanical cleaning equipment (scrubbers, burnishers, shampooers, etc.).

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

Application Instructions

Apply online or in the Human Resources office, just south of the Archabbey Gift Shop (M-F 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.). Resumes may be emailed to

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