Lead Housekeeper- Fulltime Mon-Fri in Boston, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for talented individual to join an amazing team in Evans Park, Newton, MA as a working Housekeeping Supervisor.   This great Full Time opportunity is Monday- Friday.

Want to make your mark? Join Benchmark, a new type of senior living company.

At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. 

Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

In this position you oversee and work along side a team of Housekeepers. A Housekeeper at Benchmark is responsible for keeping the community clean and safe for residents, staff and visitors, as well as laundering towels, bed linens, and resident personal laundry. S/he will also be responsible for cleaning resident apartments.

Responsibilities:

• Communicates effectively with supervisor
• Maintains a clean laundry room in an orderly manner and stores chemicals in accordance with product or supervisor instruction
• Follows standards and practices for the use of specific chemicals and is familiar with emergency procedures if chemicals are misused
• Understands the practices surrounding proper handling of bio hazardous waste
• Thoroughly cleans all assigned resident apartments as scheduled by supervisor
• Cleans bathrooms completely: swabs toilet bowl, cleanses sinks and bathtubs, wipes counter-tops, cleans mirrors, and sterilizes floors
• Vacuums all exposed areas completely, including edges
• Empties and rinses (if necessary) wastebaskets
• Cleans kitchen area completely: wipes counters and under objects, mops kitchen floor
• Washes inside of windows as needed
• Dusts flat surfaces that are uncluttered and demonstrates care of residents' belongings
• Cleans all common areas according to standards and practices including elevators, halls, landings, stairs, resident activity areas, lobbies, and model units and cleans other flat surfaces as scheduled or requested by supervisor
• Checks and touches up vacant units according to assigned schedule
• Maintains housekeeping and laundry carts in a clean and orderly manner
• Maintains the cleanliness of public restrooms
• Washes and dries all laundry, including resident’s personal laundry using cleaning products appropriate to the type of wash.
• Folds linen and returns to appropriate location

Public Relations / Marketing

• Represents the community with a positive attitude and pride when interacting with potential residents and families
• Develops and practices the “30-second commercial" and uses it to greet visitors
• Understands the practices surrounding proper handling of bio hazardous waste

Job Requirements

Equipment Requirements

• Washer/dryer (commercial or residential).
• Wet/dry vacuum.
• Housekeeping and laundry carts.
• Chemical cleaning supplies.
• Iron
• Scrubbers
• Window squeegee
• Gloves
• Buckets on wheels
• Trigger pray bottles
• Dust pans, brooms and mops.
• Sprayers
• Scrub brush; scouring pads.
• Demonstrates appropriate physical stamina to assist or lift residents when needed and in emergencies

BENEFITS

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!