Housekeeper in Newton, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Come join a great team and make a lasting impression with our residents. We are growing and would like you to join our team.

Call to RSVP or to arrange for an interview day/time: 617-544-3454 157 Herrick Road Newton, MA 02459

Come join us on Wednesdays for walk-in Wednesdays and have an interview on the spot. Walk-in Wednesdays are from 10 AM to 6 PM.

Parking IS available at Adelaide! We are alois close to the Green Line.

Directions From The Newton Centre Green Line To Adelaide

  • Head southeast toward Braeland Ave
  • Turn right onto Braeland Ave
  • Turn left onto Herrick Rd
  • Turn right to stay on Herrick Rd
  • Adelaide will be on your right

The Housekeeper is responsible for keeping the community clean and safe for residents, staff and visitors, as well as laundering towels, bed linens, and resident personal laundry. S/he will also be responsible for cleaning resident apartments

Responsibilities:

• Communicates effectively with supervisor
• Maintains a clean laundry room in an orderly manner and 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 bathtubs, 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 elevators, halls, landings, stairs, 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
• Washes and dries all laundry, including resident’s personal laundry using cleaning products appropriate to the type of wash.
• Folds linen and returns to appropriate location

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

• Washer/dryer (commercial or residential).
• Wet/dry vacuum.
• Housekeeping and laundry carts.
• Chemical cleaning supplies.
• Iron
• Scrubbers
• Window squeegee
• Gloves
• Buckets on wheels
• Trigger pray 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

BENEFITS

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