Housekeeper

Volunteers Of America Anoka , MN 55303

Posted 2 weeks ago

Performs defined cleaning procedures, using various chemicals and cleaning agents, supplies and equipment, including:

  • Dusting/polishing and arranging furniture or equipment.

  • Mopping and polishing floors.

  • Vacuuming carpets and draperies.

  • Scouring and sanitizing sinks, toilets, tubs and shower areas.

  • Polishing plumbing fixtures.

  • Cleaning mirrors, lighting fixtures, doors, carpets and furniture.

  • Washing or spot cleaning walls.

  • Removing stains and debris from floors, carpets and furniture.

  • Removing, transporting and disposing of trash.

  • Replenishes paper products, hand soap products and wastebasket liners as needed during routine cleaning procedures.

  • Maintains housekeeping cart and utility closets in sanitary and orderly condition.

  • Replenishes cart supplies at end of shift in preparation for next day's use.

  • Informs supervisor of supply or equipment needs.

  • Keeps storage areas locked with supplies properly stored according to established procedures.

  • Stores all germicides, pesticides and other toxic substances clearly labeled and locked away when not in use.

  • Follows established reporting procedures for the following:

  • Any damaged or loose fixtures, flooring or tiling requiring replacement or repair.

  • Any unsafe or malfunctioning equipment.

  • Any conditions conducive to breeding insects, rodents or other vermin.

  • Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.

  • Performs other duties or special assignments as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor/ Environmental Services Director.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: 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, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Previous institutional housekeeping/cleaning experience preferred.

  • Ability to understand and follow procedures, work assignments, instructions, warnings and labels.

  • Adequate strength, endurance and coordination to meet the strenuous physical demands of such responsibilities as dusting, mopping, vacuuming and scrubbing.

  • Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.

  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled


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