Housekeeper
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

Job Description

Westchester Senior Living is a premier living and health care campus providing a variety of options and a continuity of care for our community including delightfully spacious, sensibly planned assisted-living apartments allowing as much independence and activity as a person is able in a lovely garden setting. Tivoli Manor also sits on the campus and provides the much needed service of Memory Support Assisted Living.

We are seeking a housekeeper for our skilled nursing facility.  The ideal candidate to join our team is compassionate and reliable.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes: medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, voluntary life insurance, voluntary short term disability, flexible spending account, and a 403(b).

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: 

  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.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:   

  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

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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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