Housekeeper in Watertown, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 10/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living is growing, and we are excited to welcome our 59th community; Adelaide of Newton Centre. Our beautiful state of the art, all memory care community is opening this summer!  We will be conveniently located steps away from the Newton Centre T stop on the green line.

We can't open without Housekeepers to keep our beautiful, new community sparkling!

We invite you to join us for Walk In Wednesday hiring event! "Walk In" for an interview and tour any time between the hours of 10 AM until 500 PM. RSVP's are welcome but not required.

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

Parking IS available at Adelaide!

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

 Responsibilities of the Housekeeper include...

• 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!