Title House Keeper/Custodial
DepartmentGeneral Services
Job TypeFull Time – 40hrs week
LocationGeneral Services
ShiftDay shift
Post Date2019-11-05
Job Description

Position Overview: Responsible for handling special projects as assigned for the entire Community.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Handling of Special Projects for the Community:

 Clean all bathrooms including counters, mirrors, sinks, restrooms, and fixtures in apartments and common areas.

  1. Vacuum carpeted areas and mop tile floors.
  2. Spot clean walls and windows.
  3. Dust furniture and empty trashcans.
  4. Clean baseboards, pictures, lights, and HVAC vents.
  5. Honor any additional housekeeping request made by residents during the allotted time.
  6. Guest room cleaning and linen washing after visitor overnight stays in guest apartments.
  7. Assist with activity room set-ups including moving furniture.
  8. Perform any additional housekeeping tasks as necessary.
  9. Match paperwork, i.e., invoices and packing slips to purchase orders and deliver Housekeeping supplies.
  10. Pick-up and delivery of supplies as needed to various departments and residents.
  11. Review donations from apartments and deliver the donations to the Treasure Sale rooms.
  12. Handle and distribute all inbound UPS and FedEx packages.
  13. Additionally, perform any duty requested by Management to ensure efficient and effective operation of the Community.
  14. Move/rearrange office furniture and equipment.
  15. On-call for housekeeping emergencies and fill in for absent housekeeping employees
  16. Resident mattress flipping and re-arranging resident furniture
  17. Storing resident property in storage areas.

 Technical Aspects

  1. Have a working knowledge of housekeeping equipment
    1. Wet-Vac
    2. Vacuum cleaner
    3. Mop/wringer
    4. Porta-Pac Vacuum Cleaner
    5. All carpet cleaning extraction equipment
    6. High speed burnishing
    7. Rotary floor machines
    8. Flood pumper
    9. Carpet Cleaning machines including Carpet rakes
    10. Truck mount
  2. Must have knowledge of floor care procedures
    1. High speed spray buffing
    2. High speed burnishing
    3. Deep scrub ad finish re-coat
    4. Full strip
    5. Finish application
  3. Must stay abreast of all chemicals
    1. Must attend all in-services
    2. Must be able to properly use all chemicals
    3. Must follow all safety precautions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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.

Self-motivated, able to function under pressure, people and team-oriented, patience, flexible, good common sense, good communication skills, and a strong desire to learn.

Education and/or Experience:  Previous experience in carpet care and floor finishing techniques preferred but not required.  Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions.


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