Riddle Village, a lifecare retirement community, is seeking a housekeeper for our Environmental Services Department. This position is full-time and requires working an every other weekend rotation.
About Riddle Village and Our Employees:
Riddle Village offers the best value among life care communities in the Delaware Valley. The community was developed to meet the retirement and healthcare needs of active, independent adults age 62 and better. Should it ever be needed, Riddle Village's lifecare protection plan provides access to the Community's health care services onsite, offering both assisted living and skilled nursing. In addition, Riddle Village offers all of the social, recreational, educational and cultural activities a resident could want in a vital, thriving community. The Community is proud to provide our residents with several dining venue options, offering fine dining, buffet, pub-style, and cafe services.
Considering all of the services and amenities available to our residents, it is easy to understand why Riddle Village is considered retirement living at its finest. But none of this would be possible without our exceptional, dedicated associates.
Riddle Village's culture has a simple philosophy, "Smile and say hello, everything else will follow". Everywhere you turn in the community, you are greeted with a warm smile and a welcoming hello. With over 300 dedicated associates, there is always someone offering our residents a helping hand, a caring ear to listen, or just a friendly smile to let you know that we are all part of the team and together we will continue to make Riddle Village the best community possible. If you are enthusiastic about working with the elderly and you are looking to be part of an incredible team and pleasant work environment, then Riddle Village may be the place for you!
About the Housekeeper Position:
The housekeeper hired for this open position should be customer-service oriented with excellent communication and organizational skills. She/he should be able to get along easily with others and have the ability to build a rapport with customers. This person should also be able to work independently with minimal supervision. In return, Riddle Village offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment.
Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor and Environmental Services Director, the housekeeper's primary responsibilities are to clean and service apartments, baths, and offices throughout the community. Primary responsibilities include:
Cleaning and servicing apartments, baths and offices.
Cleaning, mopping sweeping floors, dusting and damp wiping window sills.
Scouring and polishing bathtubs, sinks, mirrors and similar equipment.
Dusting furniture and equipment.
Cleaning and polishing chrome, glass panels in doors and partitions.
Spot cleaning walls.
Arranging furniture in public areas in an orderly fashion.
Replenishing supplies (soap, paper towels, toilet paper, etc).
Disinfect toilets with proper germicidal.
Keep housekeeping closets and storage closets in good order by cleaning area and arrangements of supplies and equipment.
Sweeping and wet mopping floors.
Responsible for cleanliness and servicing of the assigned area, care of cleaning equipment by following the Housekeeping Department's cleaning procedures/ Efficient expenditures of soaps, waxes, polishes, and similar supplies along with neat personal appearance.
Performs a variety of related housekeeping duties as assigned by management or as may be required to meet emergency or other specific situations.
The ideal candidate must have a genuine interest in geriatric care and must believe in and uphold the philosophy and rules of the community. She/he must be willing to perform routine, repetitive tasks on a continuous basis and perform tasks with due consideration for residents in the vicinity. The ideal candidate must take initiative and use good judgment in order to be able to maintain her/his assigned area in a clean and orderly condition. In addition, the ideal candidate must be able to meet the following criteria:
Must be at least 18 years old
Must have the ability to work with and cooperate well with other employees.
Must know how to use common housecleaning devices such as vacuums, mops, waxes, polishes, scouring pads and dusting techniques to keep the assigned area clean and well serviced.
Must be able to Stand, walk-in limited area, climb stairs, turn, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull and handle cleaning, dusting and scrubbing.
Must be able to carry equipment, regularly lifting up to 44 pounds.
Must be able to demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
Must be able to demonstrate sound communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
Must be able to speak the English language, and follow oral and written directions in this language
Must be able to keep up in a fast-paced environment
Must have at least 1-year professional experience in a housekeeping role
Must be able to work every other weekend