Housekeeper job vacancy in The Summit Retirement Community (Hockessin, DE 19707)

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Company name : The Summit Retirement Community
Location : Hockessin, DE 19707
Position : Housekeeper

Description :
Performs housekeeping and laundry functions throughout the community in order to create a safe, secure, and inviting environment for residents, families and team members.
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
· Performs cleaning duties according to schedule (daily, weekly, monthly) in assigned areas such as apartment homes, common areas, lounges and offices.
· Sweeps, dusts, dust mops, and wet mops all floors and stairways; spot cleans and vacuums floors, rugs, carpets and runners. Rotates runners in hallways and entryways.
· Cleans, sanitizes, and polishes both lavatory, shower and sink fixtures and facilities; stocks dispensers as necessary.
· Dusts, washes, sponge mops, sanitizes and hand shampoos furniture; dusts desk and floor lamps, cleans and polishes glass surfaces, woodwork, walls, and windowsills.
· Scrubs bath and shower room tiles, wood work, window frames and sills.
· Maintains equipment and materials needed to perform work in a clean and orderly condition.
· Collects trash and refuse from work areas and places in designated pick-up areas.
· Responsible for collecting, cleaning and redistributing the community laundry.
· Responsible for maintaining the commercial laundry in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition.
· Ensures cleaning chemicals are kept stored and locked when not in use.
· Ensures any cords, carts, equipment and other hazards are kept out of the way at all times, not blocking exits and in compliance with fire codes.
· Reports any needed repairs and supply and equipment needs to the Lead Housekeeper.
· Other duties as assigned.
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, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Educational Requirements and Experience:
· High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
· Previous housekeeping experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Language Ability:
Ability to communicate effectively speaking the primary language of the residents.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
· Cognitive Demands:
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.
Interacts with guests, residents and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.
Ability to respond promptly to resident needs.
o Supports organization’s goals and values.
o Balances team and individual responsibilities.
Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
Ability to perform tasks with frequent interruptions.
Ability to handle multiple priorities.
Competent in organizational, time management skills.
Ability to work semi-independently without direct supervision
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $14.00 – $14.50 per hour
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
8 hour shift
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
Hockessin, DE: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Cleaning: 1 year (Preferred)
Driver’s License (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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