Housekeeper

Housekeeping Walnut Creek, CA


Description

Position at Sequoia Living

SUMMARY:     

 Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks in maintaining residential units, nursing facility, public areas, offices, common areas, or other assigned areas of the community in a sanitary and attractive condition.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs cleaning duties in residential apartments, public areas, and offices as necessary; including cleaning of bathrooms, kitchenettes and other special cleaning assignments.
  • Operates buffing/shampooing equipment for floor care and maintenance.
  • Cleans and inspects windows, furniture and laundry.
  • Delivers laundry, packages and miscellaneous items to residents and departments.
  • Prepares furniture placement, drapes, equipment for special events and social functions.
  • Lifts and carries furniture to accommodate residents and facility needs.  Depending on furniture piece, may move large pieces of furniture with assistance of co-worker.
  • Recognizes and reports concerns regarding residents' physical, mental and/or emotional status to supervisor.
  • Vacuums furniture, floors and drapes in residential apartments, public areas and offices.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 Knowledge and understanding of and ability to comply with work safety practices and guidelines relating to industrial chemicals. Knowledge and understanding of an S.D.S.  Skill to handle all housekeeping equipment, including power and hand tools and ladders. 

 Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal, and written English communication skills..  Tact and n courtesy in dealing with residents under sometimes trying conditions.  Patience and understanding of the aged. 

 Physical skills and ability to perform work that requires continual standing, walking, stooping, bending and lifting up to 75 pounds. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

 No previous experience required.  Entry level position.

Sequoia Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sequoia Living will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.