Housekeeping Assistant

Location: 
Cooper
Status: 
Full-Time

SUMMARY
Performs housekeeping tasks to assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the equipment, grounds and building.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assumes responsibility for general cleaning and janitorial duties of assigned area within the facility.
  • Cleans trash, debris and snow from entrances/sidewalks. 
  • Assists in the control of sanitation.
  • Assists in checking the facility for safety hazards.  Documents and notifies Director of safety deficiencies, incidents/accidents, damaged equipment, repair and supply needs.
  • Routinely monitors high-risk locations and follows mandated reporting requirements related to abuse.
  • May perform minor maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Interacts and communications with members, guests, and participants to build relationships, assist with equipment and facility requests/concerns, and provide information.
  • Interacts with members, guests and program participants to perform member/guest functions, including but not limited to listening and responding to their equipment and facility requests/concerns, building relationships and helping members/connect with one another or appropriate departments depending on their needs.
  • Assists Property Director with training new part-time staff and updating existing part-time staff on procedural changes as needed.
  • Assists volunteers in understanding and completing assigned responsibilities as needed.
  • Receives and carries out instructions.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance. 
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to talk, see and hear.
  • Ability to operate equipment, tools and machinery as needed to complete duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to exhibit initiative and flexibility in a changing environment.
  • Ability to work with all levels of YMCA staff, members and program participants and establish effective working relationships.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of the YMCA and its purpose, mission and values.  Demonstrates this understanding through behavior and actions that support the purpose, mission and values.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma and previous custodial experience.