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Housekeeper, Career Opportunity in Toronto, Ontario

Job description

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 evenings.

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