housekeeping associate – part-time

DEPARTMENT

Housekeeping

REPORTS TO

Housekeeping Manager, Housekeeping Coordinator

TYPE OF POSITION

Part-time

HOURS

Thursday & Friday 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 6:30 pm.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

A Vocational School Certificate in Housekeeping is desired.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

General cleaning of interior and exterior of the building.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

  • Maintains the general cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the building including, but not limited to sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, washing windows, emptying trashes and cleaning restrooms.
  • Assists in the daily laundering of guest linens and towels.
  • Cleans empty and dirty rooms when needed.
  • Leads volunteers and contracted temporary workers.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Applies lessons learned in Trauma Informed Care trainings into daily interactions with guests.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

COMPETENCIES

Personal skills – Self motivated and trustworthy.

Interpersonal Skills – Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.  Has the ability to establish rapport and interact effectively with a wide variety of people including staff, clients and service providers.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.  Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.  Follows instructions, responds to management direction;

Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.  Writes clearly and informatively.  Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.  Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.

Adaptability – Is able to adapt to changes in the work environment.  Manages competing demands.  Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.  Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Stress Management – Possesses the capacity to maintain personal control and a balanced approach to stressful conditions.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Basic computer skills required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year experience in Housekeeping field.
  • Experience working in residential properties desired.
  • Physical ability for high mobility.
  • Experience working as part of a team.
  • Experience working with people from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families and/or individuals experiencing homelessness preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must lift and/or move 50 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

People Serving People is an EEO employer fully committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting the most qualified individual without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We are dedicated to providing and maintaining an inclusive work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity. Individuals who have experienced homelessness are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Please mail or email cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
614 3rd Street South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

employment@peopleservingpeople.org