Housekeeper/Cook

Archdiocese Of Washington Silver Spring , MD 20901

Posted 3 months ago

Position Summary

The Housekeeper is responsible for supporting the Pastor and parish by maintaining a clean, sanitary, comfortable, tidy environment and prepare, cook and serve dinner to the clergy at the rectory.

Housekeeping Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sweep, scrub, mop and polish floors

  • Vacuum clean carpets, rugs and draperies

  • Dust and polish furniture and fittings

  • Empty and clean trash containers

  • Dispose of trash in a sanitary manner

  • Clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers

  • Make up beds and change linens as required

  • Tidy up rooms for rectory

  • Sort, wash, load and unload laundry for both the Pastor, any assigned priests and the Sacristy

  • Iron and press clothing and linens

  • Sort, fold and put away clean laundry

  • Operate mechanized cleaning equipment

  • Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition

  • Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements

  • Wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards

  • Clean appliances

Cooking Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare a weekly menu

  • Shop for groceries, kitchen and laundry needs

  • Prepare dinner a balanced meal to be served at 5 PM

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, techniques and methods

  • Knowledge of cleaning sensitive materials

  • Working knowledge of operating cleaning equipment

Required Education and Experience

  • A practicing Catholic who supports the teachings of the Catholic Church is preferred.
  • 2 or more years of experience in housekeeping and cooking preferred.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach, kneel and bend. The employee frequently is required to lift, push and pull required load (usually about 30lbs).

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