Custodian in Bedford, NH at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 5/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Arbors of Bedford, a premier memory care community in Bedford, NH is looking to hire a full time Custodian. 

Tuesday- Saturday 8AM-4:30PM

The Custodian is responsible for keeping the community clean and safe for residents, staff and visitors. S/he will also be responsible for cleaning resident apartments and common areas.


• Communicates effectively with supervisor
• Stores chemicals in accordance with product or supervisor instruction
• Follows standards and practices for the use of specific chemicals and is familiar with emergency procedures if chemicals are misused
• Understands the practices surrounding proper handling of bio hazardous waste
• Thoroughly cleans all assigned resident apartments as scheduled by supervisor
• Cleans bathrooms completely: swabs toilet bowl, cleanses sinks and showers, wipes counter-tops, cleans mirrors, and sterilizes floors
• Vacuums all exposed areas completely, including edges
• Empties and rinses (if necessary) wastebaskets
• Cleans kitchen area completely: wipes counters and under objects, mops kitchen floor
• Washes inside of windows as needed
• Dusts flat surfaces that are uncluttered and demonstrates care of residents' belongings
• Cleans all common areas according to standards and practices including halls, resident activity areas, lobbies, and model units and cleans other flat surfaces as scheduled or requested by supervisor
• Checks and touches up vacant units according to assigned schedule
• Maintains housekeeping and laundry carts in a clean and orderly manner
• Maintains the cleanliness of public restrooms

• Moving furniture as directed by supervisor
• Minor onsite painting
• Minor plumbing, such as toilet and sink repairs

Public Relations / Marketing

• Represents the community with a positive attitude and pride when interacting with potential residents and families
• Develops and practices the “30-second commercial" and uses it to greet visitors
• Understands the practices surrounding proper handling of bio hazardous waste

Job Requirements

Equipment Requirements

• Wet/dry vacuum.
• Housekeeping and laundry carts.
• Chemical cleaning supplies.
• Scrubbers
• Window squeegee
• Carpet extractors, upholstery cleaners
• Buckets on wheels
• Trigger spray bottles
• Dust pans, brooms and mops.
• Sprayers
• Scrub brush; scouring pads.
• Demonstrates appropriate physical stamina to assist or lift residents when needed and in emergencies


We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!

COVID-19 considerations:

Due to our desire to keep our staff and residents safe, we provide any required PPE (gloves, gowns, surgical/N-95 masks, and face shields) to all staff.