The Housekeeper is responsible for ensuring that a clean and sanitary environment is maintained throughout the building.
JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures the cleaning and maintenance of a specific area of the facility as assigned by the Director of Plant Operations.
Ensures learning the cleaning and maintenance of the other areas of the facility.
Demonstrates knowledge of cleaning chemicals and the proper use for each chemical.
Ensures that chemicals are properly labeled.
Ensures that cleaning cart is properly cleaned.
Ensures that chemical are properly locked up and secured.
Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling in order to meet the staffing needs of the department.
Responsible for disposal of trash, waste, and other disposable materials.
Requires working in damp, dusty and dirty areas. Must clean up human waste and other body fluids, as required.
Empty trash containers daily.
Wet mop floors in all residents’ rooms and bathrooms daily. Damp mop all corridor floors, lobby, dining areas and others daily.
Ensures the proper use of all designated housekeeping equipment, i.e., vacuum cleaners, carpet machine.
Cleans carpet or rug areas to include vacuuming, detailing edges, and shampooing.
Changes curtains and drapes as needed.
Assist in moving furniture and equipment
Cleans lights, vents, walls, and windows.
Assists with general cleaning duties, which may include but not limited to resident rooms, offices, public areas, waiting rooms, etc.
Utilizes appropriate body mechanics in the moving and lifting of supplies and equipment.
Utilizes appropriate precautions in the use of all chemical to minimize potential for exposure of self and the environment.
Cleans and properly stores equipment and supplies at the end of the shift.
Communicates effectively verbally and in writing to fulfill position and responsibilities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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At least one year experience in housekeeping or laundry preferred.
High school diploma or GED preferred