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Housekeeping/Sanitation Team Member

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Whole Foods Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 months ago

Performs all duties to maintaining general cleanliness and safety on the floor, in seating areas, restrooms, and back offices.

All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and Team Members at all times. All positions must be performed in accordance with team and store Standard Operating Procedures. Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to perform the duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions. Team Leaders are required to spend significant time on the floor, engaging with customers, and pitching in to help whenever and wherever needed. All positions must strive to support WFM core values and goals, promote national, regional, and store programs and initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations.Job Responsibilities

  • Provides excellent maintenance service.

  • Performs all duties on the daily and weekly maintenance lists.

  • Supports all teams with cleaning projects.

  • Performs minor repairs and improvements.

  • Participates in ordering supplied required for store maintenance.

  • Helps with cleaning emergencies.

  • Helps maintain the store's landscaping and parking lot.

  • Performs continual cleaning of all store departments.

  • Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.

  • Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership.

Job Skills

  • Ability to handle unpleasant tasks with a positive attitude.

  • Demonstrates concern for the overall appearance of the store.

  • Knowledge of WFM culture, quality standards, core values, and products.

  • Demonstrates a passion for cleanliness

  • Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.

  • Ability to follow instructions and established procedures.

  • Ability to maintain professional and appropriate conduct.

  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.

  • Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.

  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.

  • Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals


  • No prior retail experience required.

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

  • In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.

  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.

  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.

  • Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.

  • Exposure to temperatures: <32 degrees="" fahrenheit="" (freezing),="" 32-40="" degrees="" fahrenheit="" (refrigerators),="">90 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.

Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful performance in their current position before being considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not guarantee a promotion.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

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Housekeeping/Sanitation Team Member

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Whole Foods