The Housekeeper performs a variety of housekeeping duties to ensure the residence is maintained in a safe, clean and sanitary condition.
The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to :
Cleans and disinfects all common areas including dining room, bathrooms, lounges, activity areas, offices, hallways, stairways and other areas as directed;
Cleans and disinfects resident suites including telephone, furniture, kitchen and washroom fixtures, walls, ceilings, lights, vents, mirrors and windows;
Dusts furniture and equipment;
Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floors, using brooms, mops and / or powered scrubbing and waxing machine;
Vacuums and cleans / shampoos carpeted areas;
Performs cleaning duties according to established procedures;
Empties and cleans all waste containers and transports garbage to designated area;
Makes up beds and changes linen as required;
Straightens and rearranges furnishings as directed;
Maintains utility and store rooms in a tidy and sanitary condition;
Reports any damaged or unusable furniture and fixtures;
Performs laundry duties as required (sorting, washing, drying, ironing, folding and delivering clean linen and clothing);
Attends in-service education sessions, staff meetings, workshops, etc. as required;
Performs other related duties as required.
The ideal candidates will possess :
Previous housekeeping experience is preferred but not mandatory;
Completion of secondary school education or equivalent;
First Aid & CPR Certificate preferred;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Good listening skills and the ability to follow instructions;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Excellent time management skills;
Effective communication skills (both written and verbal);
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job.
Candidates must be available to work days and weekends.