Floor Technician/Maintenance
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

Job Description

Volunteers of America is looking for a Floor Tech/Maintenance person to join the team at our Westchester Senior Living Campus!

The Floor Tech provides a safe and clean environment for the residents, staff, and visitors to the community.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Cleans windows with and without the use of a ladder or telescopic pole.
• Shampoos carpet with a floor machine.
• Buffs floors with a floor machine.
• Strips and scrubs floors with a floor machine and a wet/dry vacuum.
• Mop floors with the use of a mop wringer and bucket.
• Moves furniture and appliances while using proper body mechanics.
• Hangs drapes with or without the use of a ladder.
• Unloads and stock supplies.
• Transports trash to dumpster.
• Flips and turns mattresses using proper body mechanics.
• Performs high dusting with or without the use of a ladder or telescopic pole.
• Cleans lights with or without the use of a ladder.
• Vacuums drapes with or without the use of a ladder.
• Cleans woodwork.
• Participates in In-service training.
• Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

 

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements and Experience:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred but not required.
• Experience desirable but not necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
o Ability to communicate effectively speaking the primary language of the residents.
o Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Cognitive Demands:
o Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Competencies:
o Must demonstrate an interest in working with a senior population.
o Interacts with guests, residents and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.
o Ability to respond promptly to resident needs.
o Supports organization's goals and values.
o Balances team and individual responsibilities.
o Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
o Ability to perform tasks with frequent interruptions.
o Service Vision, Courtesy, Attention to Detail, Responsiveness and Enthusiasm.

 

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

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