housekeeping | Housekeeper in Santa Cruz, CA


  • Dignity Health
  • $29,883.33 - 47,990.00 / Year *
  • 117a Gault St
  • Santa Cruz, CA 95063
  • Full-Time
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**Overview** Dominican Oaks is a beautiful 206-apartment retirement community located in a quiet, wooded setting behind Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital where we have served our community for over 25 years. Residents live a quality lifestyle and remain independent while receiving the unique benefits of congregate living. Here at Dominican Oaks, you'll find us caring, friendly and supportive, ready to listen and respond. Find out for yourself why our residents all say, \"Dominican Oaks is a wonderful place to call home.\" **Responsibilities** **SUMMARY** Performs various housekeeping duties to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive conditions of the facility by performing the following duties. The person in this position is expected to know and support the mission and values of Dominican Oaks and to apply the Dominican Oaks philosophy while performing daily job tasks. + Assembles materials and supplies and transports to work area. + Performs general cleaning of resident apartments which includes vacuuming, polishing, scrubbing, sweeping, wiping, dusting, mopping and changing or making beds. + Cleans assigned areas by washing furnishings and equipment and mopping floors with special cleaning solutions and disinfectants to prevent the spread of disease. + Uses damp, disinfectant-treated cloths and vacuum cleaner to dust window sills, blinds, floors, furniture, and equipment in an orderly fashion. + Scours and polishes sinks, tubs, mirrors, and similar equipment. + Requests help in moving heavy furniture and in turning mattresses. + Gathers and disposes of trash, washes wastebaskets and large refuse containers, and relines with plastic bags. + May be called upon to wash outside windows and screens. + Picks up laundry from resident apartments + Maintains overall cleanliness of facility's interior. + Reports any unusual problems, occurrences, safety hazards or concerns regarding residents, staff and the facility. + Participates in all training programs and completes all required documentation. + Assumes responsibilities of lead housekeeper when the lead housekeeper is not available. + Assists with turnover of apartments. + Performs additional related duties as assigned. **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. **Qualifications** 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. + 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 residents and other employees. + Ability to read, write, speak and understand English + Ability to demonstrate basic math skills. + Ability to demonstrate good judgment and problem solving skills. **Connect With Us!** Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity? to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness. Equal Opportunity Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at **(415) ###-####** and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Dignity Health participates in E-verify. **Job ID** _2019-72161_ **Employment Type** _Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental_ **Department** _Environmental Services_ **Hours / Pay Period** _.01_ **Facility** _Dominican Oaks_ **Shift** _Varied_ **Location** _SANTA CRUZ_ **State/Province** _CA_ **Standard Hours** _Standard shift is M-F - 7:30 am - 4 pm ; Occasional weekend work could be required for special events or projects_

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.