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Location: New York, NY
Post Date: 12/18/2014
Division: Facilities/Operations

Job Description:

The Housekeeper cleans and prepares apartments by meeting established standards of cleanliness and established standards of uniform furniture and amenity arrangement. This individual must be detail oriented and highly organized, with the ability to multi-task.

Skills Required:

  • Possess basic knowledge of general cleaning principles, use of cleaning products and operation of standard cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to read written instructions and computer print-outs.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal/written instructions in English and communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexibility with work schedule as dictated by business and operational demands.
  • Frequently to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb stepstools/ladders and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
  • Must be able to be standing/mobile for at least 8 hours per day.
  • Fast paced strides are required.
  • Must be able to seize, grasp turn and hold objects with hands.
  • Must be able to hear and speak clearly to communicate with supervisors and associates.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with supervisors and other associates.
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
  • Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency preferred.
  • Employee Benefits

    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays
    • Competitive Salaries
    • Health & Wellness Benefits
    • Simple IRA plan with employer match program
    • Life insurance and other voluntary benefits
    • Awards, bonus, and incentive potential
    • Career Progression

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