Housekeeping

Title: Housekeeping

FLSA Classification: Hourly Non-Exempt

Department: Guest Services

Reports to: Guest Services Supervisor

Overall responsibility:  Performs a variety of housekeeping services to maintain a clean, safe, and sanitary environment for our guests and staff.  Visually inspects rooms and property to assist in identifying maintenance items needed.  Provides excellence on a daily basis in keeping and maintaining cleanliness throughout the property.  Housekeeping staff will support general operations by cleaning all OI facilities and maintaining quality standards. This position is an essential employee.

Key areas of responsibilities: Cleans all Option Institute facilities including participant-housing, classrooms, offices, teaching areas, dining facilities, etc.

Son-Rise Building cleaning tasks include*:

Remove all trash and recyclables, replace bags and clean containers 

Clean mirrors, windows in the playroom and bathroom plus the one way mirror

Wipe down and disinfect all playroom furniture

Pick up toys, place on toy shelf, wash and disinfect

Remove crumbled paper, tissues, trash and wipe food area thoroughly on toy shelf

Replenish supplies if needed (i.e. paper towels / tissues)

Disinfect toilet, sink, and tub with bathroom cleaner

Vacuum entire unit

Perform other duties as needed

 

Guest Accommodations cleaning tasks include*:

Remove all trash and recyclables, replace bags and clean containers 

Clean bathroom, tubs, toilets, walls and floor

Replenish bathroom supplies

Clean bedrooms to include dusting window sills, furniture and lamps

Make beds and vacuum

Clean kitchen counters, dishes, refrigerator, microwave, walls, sink and floor

Dust, vacuum and sweep common areas plus clean windows

Perform other duties as needed

 

Office cleaning tasks include*:

Remove all trash and recyclables, replace bags and clean containers 

Replenish paper products and cleaning supplies as needed

Clean Bathroom to include toilets, walls and floor

Clean kitchen counters, walls, sink and floor

Dust, vacuum and sweep common areas plus clean windows

Perform other duties as needed

 

Classroom cleaning tasks include:

Remove all trash and recyclables, replace bags and clean containers 

Dust, vacuum and sweep common areas plus clean windows

Dust cobwebs, window sills and light fixtures

Maintain and clean back jacks, using lint brush as needed, and remove if broken or bent

Wash blankets and fold

Setup and reset classroom per seating charts by class

Performs other duties as needed

 

Entrance and Outside Area cleaning tasks include*:

Sweep porch and steps plus clear away any and all cobwebs

Wipe down and wash windows on entrance doors

Wipe down shoe shelves with a damp cloth 

Sweep and mop entrance floor

Vacuum door mats

Dust all pictures and remove all cobwebs

Performs other duties as needed

 

Dining Facilities cleaning tasks include*:

Disinfect and wipe down all tables 

Disinfect and wipe down chairs

Vacuum entire room to include corners and along wall

Dust window sills and piano area to include cobwebs

Wipe down food line and sweep floor and mop if needed

Wipe down drink area

Performs other duties as needed

 

Seasonal Property Related Tasks*:

Winter Season – Perform shoveling and other snow or ice removal tasks

                                  Work overtime as directed to clear pathways, driveways, decks, etc…

Summer Season – Mucking the pond (required by State of Massachusetts)

 

*This list of tasks is not all inclusive.  Please see checklists for each area for a complete list of duties.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year cleaning experience
  • Weekend work is required during in person programs

EOE. To apply please email resume to hr@option.org.

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