Housekeeper
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

Job Description

One Full-Time and One Part-time opening available. 10 hour shift. 4 days a week for full time and 2 days a week for part time. 

 

PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS:  Will interact directly with residents and all levels of staff.

 

OBJECTIVE:  The Housekeeper is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of all facility areas. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. Performs defined cleaning procedures, using various chemicals and cleaning agents, supplies and equipment, including:
  2. Dusting/polishing and arranging furniture or equipment.
  3. Mopping and polishing floors.
  4. Vacuuming carpets and draperies.
  5. Scouring and sanitizing sinks, toilets, tubs and shower areas.
  6. Polishing plumbing fixtures.
  7. Cleaning mirrors, lighting fixtures, doors, carpets and furniture.
  8. Washing or spot cleaning walls.
  9. Removing stains and debris from floors, carpets and furniture.
  10. Removing, transporting and disposing of trash.
  11. Replenishes paper products, hand soap products and wastebasket liners as needed during routine cleaning procedures.
  12. Maintains housekeeping cart and utility closets in sanitary and orderly condition.
  13. Replenishes cart supplies at end of shift in preparation for next day’s use.
  14. Informs supervisor of supply or equipment needs.
  15. Keeps storage areas locked with supplies properly stored according to established procedures.
  16. Stores all germicides, pesticides and other toxic substances clearly labeled and locked away when not in use.
  17. Follows established reporting procedures for the following:
  18. Any damaged or loose fixtures, flooring or tiling requiring replacement or repair.
  19. Any unsafe or malfunctioning equipment.
  20. Any conditions conducive to breeding insects, rodents or other vermin.
  21. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.
  22. Performs other duties or special assignments as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor/ Environmental Services Director.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. Previous institutional housekeeping/cleaning experience preferred.
  2. Ability to understand and follow procedures, work assignments, instructions, warnings and labels.
  3. Adequate strength, endurance and coordination to meet the strenuous physical demands of such responsibilities as dusting, mopping, vacuuming and scrubbing.
  4. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
  5. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Fremont, OH
  • Job Type: Facilities
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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