• Housekeeper

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/7/2018 3:01 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Environmental Services
  • Overview

    Skyline is an upscale retirement community located in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood.   We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, teamwork, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.


    We are currently hiring for a Full-time housekeeper.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm.

    Positions Details

    SUMMARY: Accountable and responsible for the overall cleanliness of the apartments and facility to the satisfaction of residents and administration. Performs housekeeping and sanitation duties in Health Center and other areas in the facility as assigned.



    • Accepts housekeeping assignments made by the supervisor for work in resident apartments and around the building.
    • Cleans bathrooms, fixtures, and floors; cleans kitchens, fixtures, appliances, floors, and refrigerators - defrosts refrigerators as necessary.  Cleans and vacuums carpets and floors; performs spot cleaning as necessary.  Cleans counter tops, table tops, and dusts.
      Cleans public/common areas as assigned.
    • Assists in laundry area if assigned.
    • Keeps housekeeping closet and cart neat, clean, and filled with supplies.  Keeps cleaning solution bottles properly filled and labeled. 
    • Informs supervisor of needed supplies/ materials/equipment repairs.
    • Cleans and maintains equipment; and returns to proper place at the end of each shift.  Reports any needed repairs.
    • Reports all resident’s special instructions and requests to supervisor and responds appropriately.
    • Responds to emergencies.  Reports any safety hazards observed in the building to supervisor immediately.
    • Observes all policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • Must be at least 18 years of age with some ability to read, write, and speak English effectively.  Must be able to follow spoken instruction/directions, with some previous employment desirable.  Must relate well with senior residents and work successfully with other employees and departments.  Must have a high degree of personal hygiene.  Flexibility in work hours and overtime necessary.  Must have the ability to work independently.



    Vacuums, mop, mop bucket, small ladder or step stool, dusters, rags, and various cleaning chemicals.





    Exposure to various cleaning chemicals, noise, dust, fumes, and possible wet & humid conditions.



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