Edenwald Senior Living
Edenwald Senior Living, a premier continuing care retirement community located in the suburbs of Towson, Maryland (across from Towson Town Mall) is searching for a full time Housekeeper. This is your chance to join an organization that promotes teamwork, excellence, leadership, and diversity, equity and inclusion. We offer excellent benefits including health insurance with CareFirst Blue Cross, dental, vision, paid short term disability, paid life insurance, generous PTO and sick leave, free safe parking, employee meal discount in our cafe, referral bonus program, stellar employee recognition programs, eight paid holidays including Juneteenth and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and a generous holiday staff appreciation bonus!
You can join our 401(k) plan after only 60 days of employment, and we’ll match your contribution dollar for dollar up to 5% of your salary which is the highest match for senior living communities in our area. Last but not least, we offer a $6,000 in scholarship to attend the school of your choice to accomplish your career goals. We even also offer assistance to pay off your student loan! After three years of service, you’re eligible to apply for a college scholarship for your spouse, your children and even your grandchildren!
If you’re ready to make a change and join an organization with a dedicated team of environmental service professionals, then today is the day to apply to Edenwald!
Perform daily work activities of the Housekeeping/Laundry Department to assure that the Edenwald Retirement community is maintained in a clean, safe and comfortable manner; assure that an adequate supply of clean linen is available to the community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Sort, count, wash, fold, mark, carry and deliver linens, clothing and sheer draperies; make beds
Move small furniture, take down/hang draperies and cubicle curtains, and roll small carpets.
Clean rooms, apartments, dining rooms, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators, offices and stairways.
Sweep, vacuum, mop and scrub floor surfaces.
Clean rugs, carpets, and upholstered furniture by vacuum, bonnet or extraction cleaning methods.
Dust furniture and wash walls, ceilings and woodwork; wash windows, door panels and sills.
Empty and wash waste baskets, and transport trash/waste to appropriate disposal areas.
Scrub sinks, tubs, shower stalls and toilets; replenish bathroom supplies.
Assure that assigned work areas are routinely maintained in a clean, safe comfortable and attractive manner, and that cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical.
Maintain a spirit of cooperation with co-workers and supervisors, residents and their families, and other department directors/managers to provide continuity of services to residents in a friendly, homelike environment.
Maintain open communication with the Director and Assistant Director of Housekeeping/Laundry to assure all residents having special needs, or in need of assessment, are identified in a timely manner.
Report all hazardous conditions, hazardous equipment, and accidents/incidents to the Director, Assistant Director or Supervisor of Housekeeping/Laundry, no matter how minor they may be.
Assure that established infection control and universal precaution practices are maintained when performing housekeeping/laundry procedures.
Follow established fire safety policies and procedures.
Dispose of refuse daily in accordance with established sanitation procedures.
Keep work areas free of hazardous objects, such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc.
Assure that all housekeeping and laundry equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift. Clean work/supply carts, equipment, etc., as necessary or as directed.
Assure that an adequate supply of laundry/linen supplies are maintained properly to meet the daily
needs of the residents.
Honor and respect all residents’ personal and property rights.
Complete each task with customer service in mind.
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Some housekeeping/laundry experience is preferred. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to effectually solve problems/issues in a variety of situations.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
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 must have physical stamina and mobility including the ability to climb, reach, kneel, bend and grasp with both hands, as well as, the ability to lift, push and pull required load (up to 50 lbs.). The employee must also have the physical ability to stand and/or walk continuously. The employee must demonstrate attention to detail, which includes having unimpaired vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particle, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Edenwald Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $15.00 – $17.32 per hour
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
8 hour shift
COVID-19 considerations:The COVID-19 vaccine is mandatory as well as the booster vaccine.
Ability to commute/relocate:
Towson, MD 21286: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Cleaning: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location