Housekeeper - Jewish Home
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Company Overview: 
The Jewish Home is part of a non-profit group in the senior living industry. As part of Ovation Communities, we have been serving the people of the Greater Milwaukee area for over 100 years. These services are achieved through a teamwork philosophy that is inspired through effective organizational skills, continuous quality improvement efforts and maintaining a balance between professionalism and the ability to have fun. If you enjoy working for a quality, drug-free facility that will value your work and you believe in compassionate resident care, please consider joining our team! 

Position Summary: 
The housekeeper maintains sanitation of the facility for the health, comfort and safety of residents, staff and visitors. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time. 
  • Following procedure, performs cleaning as scheduled in resident, staff and ancillary areas. 
  • Mopping: mop entire area insuring obstacles have been moved to clean complete surface. 
  • Dusting: all horizontal and vertical surfaces from the ceiling to the floor are dusted and/or polished. 
  • Vacuuming: vacuum carpet, drapes, upholstery and vents insuring all necessary obstacles have been moved to clean and complete surface. 
  • Trash collection: collects and disposes of trash from containers ranging from 7 quarts to 30 gallons. 
  • Restrooms: cleans and disinfects all areas in the restroom, including but not limited to sinks, toilets, urinals, mirrors, fixtures and bathtubs. 
  • Replenish supplies: checks and replaces when depleted and/or according to policy hand soap, paper toweling, liners, linen, hygiene products. 
  • Equipment maintenance: maintains, replaces and stores all equipment. Reports to the Director any malfunctions in equipment. 
  • Cart set up: responsible for maneuvering housekeeping carts, weighing up to 100 pounds throughout the facility; maintains appropriate cleaning supplies on cart. 
  • Discharge cleaning: responsible for deep cleaning resident rooms/apartments inclusive of washing windows, baseboards, inside of drawers, cabinets and closets. 
  • Assists in cleaning up emergency spills observed or upon request. 
  • Attends work as scheduled. 
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.  
Job Requirements: 
  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Sufficient education to demonstrate spoke and written English. 
  • Demonstrates strong communication and relationship building skills with residents, and is able to explain residents' needs to others as needed for resident advocacy. 

EOE - Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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