The custodian is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of Hermitage Hall buildings. Cleans offices, staff bathrooms, administrative and any other area where needed. Supervises and instructs residents in the proper method and degree of cleaning, inspects and insures cleanliness of units and common areas. May supervise the resident work crew in the cleaning of the common areas of the building and grounds as well as special projects. Must be able to work in a team with other housekeeping employees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following
Sweeps and mops floors in applicable offices and hallways.
Strips, waxes, buffs, and mop floors.
Cleans bathrooms, bedrooms, offices, and other areas.
Maintain outside and inside ground areas.
Work with, and instruct residents in work-crew to be team players.
Supply and collection of linen and towels for residents.
Stocks and issues chemicals, paper towels and other sanitation supplies.
Is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of the building.
Report to POM or Maintenance Technicians of any safety issues encounter during the shift.
Complete minor maintenance repairs such as replacing light bulbs and/or unclogging toilets.
Move, hang, and repair bulletin boards, pictures, etc.
Utilizing residents in work-crew, assist by moving furniture and equipment.
Inspects and reports on cleanliness and sanitation of the building.
Available for on-call or emergency duty.
Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Demonstrates knowledge of state licensing regulations, contractual requirements, CARF standards, HIPAA policy, ordinances, laws and other regulations required of his/her position and acts consistently and in obedience to same.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. An individual must be able to perform their duties in a positive work mode and serve as a positive role model and influence for youth and peers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following outline describes the required qualifications, knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to perform the essential functions of this job and includes a description of the working environment:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or G.E.D. Minimum of two years cleaning experience in a commercial or industrial setting. Knowledge of CARF and state licensing regulations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Valid State Driver's License
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and policy/procedure manuals.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in unforeseen situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb ladders; stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; see, talk and hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distant, and peripheral vision, color and depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
This position does require use of "Handle With Care" restraint procedures.
Due to the nature of our work environment, our schedule various from Sunday to Saturday. Our current schedules are as follow:
Sunday to Thursday from 7 AM to 3:30 PM
Monday to Friday from 6 AM to 2:30 PM
Tuesday to Saturday
Tuesday to Friday from 3 PM to 11:30 PM
Saturday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Schedule would be assign by the POM at the time of hire.
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 may be exposed to clients who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and sexually explicit phrases, make insulting remarks or threats regarding appearance, age, sex, or race, exhibit defiance, dishonesty, and assaultive or self-destructive behaviors. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to chemicals and the occasional risk of electrical shock. The employee may be exposed to assault and bloodborne pathogens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimal local travel is required as deemed by supervisor.