Housekeepers – Affordable Housing (232 views)

Denver, CO
July 3, 2019 2019-09-01
Job Description

The Housekeeper is part of the Housing Management Services division of Archdiocesan Housing, Inc.  The Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning all vacant units and common areas in order to maintain the building in a safe and sanitary condition for the residents and keeping the building within government codes for sanitary standards.

There are 3 locations available in the Denver area: Congress Park, Five Points, and Commerce City.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for keeping all common areas of the building, vacant apartments and office areas in a clean, safe and sanitary condition by meetings scheduled set in conjunction with supervisor.
  • May clean or assist with the exterior parts of the building .
  • Ensure that the inventory of housekeeping supplies is adequately stocked and that appropriate purchase orders are submitted to supervisor as needed.
  • Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend meetings as necessitated by the Site Manager, including, but not limited to, weekly site staff meetings in order to stay current with building projects.
  • Assists with team projects in order to complete building and company projects.
  • Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
  • Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
  • Any other tasks or duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and ability to use common sense.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow labels and instructions on chemical bottles in order to use them safely and properly.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Sufficient education and experience to perform the essential functions listed.
  • Ability to operate all custodial equipment to include, but not limited to a vacuum, a variety of cleaning chemicals, carpet and upholstery shampooer, floor waxer and buffer.
  • Ability to work in a housing complex and be exposed to chemicals and custodial conditions and the outside environment.
  • Ability to perform the physical activities required which may include constant movement, walking, pushing appliances, bending and stretching, lifting and operating equipment.
  • Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Important Notes:

We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.

Drug-free workplace. Pre-Employment Drug Screen is Required

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.