Part-Time Housekeeper
The Amsterdam at Harborside - Port Washington, NY

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POSITION SUMMARY

Performs housekeeping duties throughout the community in accordance with established guidelines as required in community policy and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Performs cleaning duties according to schedule (daily, weekly, monthly) in assigned areas such as apartment homes, common areas, lounges and offices.
Sweeps, dusts, dust mops, and wet mops all floors and stairways; spot cleans and vacuums floors, rugs, carpets and runners. Rotates runners in hallways and entryways.
Collects trash and refuse from work areas and places in designated pick-up areas.
Cleans, sanitizes, and polishes both lavatory, shower and sink fixtures and facilities; stocks dispensers as necessary.
Dusts, washes, sponge mops, sanitizes and hand shampoos furniture; dusts desk and floor lamps, cleans and polishes glass surfaces, woodwork, walls, and windowsills.
Scrubs bath and shower room tiles, wood work, window frames and sills.
Maintains equipment and materials needed to perform work in a clean and orderly condition.
Reports any needed repairs to the Housekeeping Supervisor.
Reports supply and equipment needs to Housekeeping Supervisor for replenishing.
Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

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, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Educational Requirements and Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
Previous housekeeping experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Language Ability:
Ability to communicate effectively speaking the primary language of the residents.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Cognitive Demands:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Competencies:
Must demonstrate an interest in working with a senior population.
Interacts with guests, residents and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.
Ability to respond promptly to resident needs.
Supports organization's goals and values.
Balances team and individual responsibilities.
Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
Ability to perform tasks with frequent interruptions.

ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTABILITY

Works primarily indoors in a climate controlled setting.
Team Members may be exposed to blood and/or body fluids with potential exposure to hazardous materials and infectious diseases.
Possible exposure to unpleasant odors.
Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS Manual.
Continuous exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable and irrational.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and re,ch with hands and arms. The Team Member is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Team Member is occasionally required to sit. The Team Member must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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