Holiday Retirement Housekeeper - Independent & Assisted Living in Austin, Texas

Housekeeper - Independent & Assisted Living


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Vacuum, dust, and clean all common areas, hallways and patios, paying special attention to the main entry area. Specific items to check are carpets, plants, pictures, railings, windows, and light fixtures. Empty large trash containers located in common areas daily.

•Service Residents' apartments, which includes but is not limited to, vacuuming and spot cleaning carpets; dusting; cleaning windows, bathrooms, patios or decks, ceilings, walls, drapes, shelves, light fixtures; cleaning and defrosting refrigerators (as needed); cleaning and checking heat system filters; etc. Change bed and bath linens, ensuring there are adequate linen supplies in each apartment. Turn mattresses (with assistance), if necessary. Empty wastebaskets.

•Deep clean apartments as needed.

•Keep cleaning carts, caddies, small equipment, and vacuum cleaner in clean and sanitary condition.

•Perform preventative maintenance on vacuum and other cleaning equipment.

•Keep all laundry and linen rooms clean and organized.

•Launder all linens (except Residents’ personal linens) by washing and drying in the laundry facilities provided.

•Check food and beverage carts for meal requirements.

•Serve meals to each resident's table following Holiday procedures.

•Bus, clear, wash tables and chairs.

•Deliver trays to and pick up from Residents' rooms, when necessary.

•Be courteous to all Residents. Be attentive and smile while serving and cleaning.

•Work closely as a team with other members of the staff to ensure efficient and safe operation of the Dining Room and Kitchen.

•Follow Holiday sanitation and safety procedures.

•Must demonstrate the ability to support, practice and deliver the “Holiday Touch” 100% of the time.

•Must demonstrate high standards of ethics and personal accountability.

•Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and may be assigned to any other job function in the Holiday Community on a relief basis.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

•Familiarize and abide by all the expectations and standards outlined in the Employee Handbook.

•Perform all work assigned for the agreed-upon wage, accepting no additional payment or non-perishable gifts from Residents, vendors, Management, or others.

•Meet the assigned work-hour requirements of the job. Regular attendance is required.

•Ability to keep all business and operations information confidential.

•Desire and ability to be a team player.

•Communicate effectively in English with Holiday Retirement Associates and Residents.

•Adhere to company and job dress code standards.

•Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

•Normal hospitality environment.

Physical Demands:

•Continuous combination of walking and standing.

Minimum Job Qualifications and Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

E*ducation/Experience: *

•Food Handler or SafeServe certification

•Prior related experience is preferred.

•Ability to read and write English.

•Ability to perform housekeeping duties following housekeeping sanitation standards and current guidelines.

•Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with Residents regarding the care and cleaning of their apartments.

•Ability to understand and communicate food orders given by Residents.

•Ability to follow food-service instructions and serve Residents and their guests in a gracious manner.

Job Type: Full-time


•cleaning: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Ref: 107437