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Company: Channing House
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT USChanning House is a leading not-for-profit Life Care Community in Palo Alto, founded in 1960. We believe that older adults thrive in a vibrant setting that supports active, engaged and healthy living. We provide a sustainable, innovative community that promotes this lifestyle, while embracing respect and dignity for all who live and work here. Our team of 170 staff members, from Front-Line to Leadership, drive the mission of Channing House, providing services to the 265 highly engaged residents who call Channing House their home.POSITION SUMMARYThe Housekeeper performs daily cleaning tasks in residents' rooms and common areas. Together with the entire team at Channing House, your role contributes to promoting a healthy and vibrant home for our residents. KEY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position will be responsible for, but not limited to the following essential duties and responsibilities: Housekeeping Responsibilities - 100% of job duties

  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas in order to meet health standards
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions according to specifications
  • Use wheeled carts to transport linens, restroom supplies and cleaning supplies
  • Empty wastebaskets and transport other trash and waste to disposal area
  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies using vacuum cleaners
  • Dusts and polish furniture and equipment
  • Mop and sanitize floors in rooms and offices
  • Sort, count and mark and store clean linens; transport soiled linen to central collection location
  • Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean and tidy
  • Prepare rooms for meetings; arrange decor and furniture for social and business functions
  • Request Facilities repair services.
  • Observe precautions required to protect Channing House and guest property; report damaged, theft and found articles to supervisor
  • Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and recommends repairs as needed
  • Assist in cleaning of spills when observed or upon request
  • Sort clothing and other articles, load washing machines, iron and fold dried items
  • Replenishes supplies such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies and bathroom items
  • Spot clean walls and windows
  • Perform vacant apartment cleaning as assigned
  • Polish silver accessories and metalwork such as fixtures and fittingsJOB REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, a person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Years of Related Professional Experience:
    • 1 year relevant work experienceEducational/Position Requirements:
      • No educational requirementsComputer/Software/Technical Applications:
        • Ability to use a computer
        • Knowledge of Timekeeping systemLanguages:
          • Ability to speak and comprehend English the primary language used in the workplace; ability to speak and/or comprehend other languages utilized by clients is a plus.Channing House Diversity Statement:Channing House is an equal opportunity employer. Channing House is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on actual or perceived race (including traits historically associated with race, such as natural hair, hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles), color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, immigration status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, reproductive health decision making, disability (including sensory disability and use of a service animal by a person with a disability), HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C status, a legally protected medical condition, genetic information or data credit history, genetic information, status as a victim or domestic or sexual violence (including harassment, sexual assault, or stalking), expunged juvenile record, arrest or conviction records (except as legally required), use or non-use of lawful products off of Company premises during non-working hours, performance of duty in a uniformed service military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state and/or federal law. Channing House also prohibits discrimination, harassment, disrespectful, or unprofessional conduct based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.


Keywords: Channing House, Palo Alto , Housekeeper, Hospitality & Tourism , Palo Alto, California

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