Job Description

Housekeeper - Sopris Lodge

Sopris Lodge, 295 Rio Grande Ave., Carbondale, Colorado, United States of America Req #5811
Monday, March 13, 2023
WellAge is an established and recognized leader driving high-quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "WellAge" means "aging well," inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

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Housekeeping ALF - Housekeeper

The Housekeeper will perform the day-to-day activities of the housekeeping department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing the community. The person in this position will ensure the community is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner. The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current and existing federal and state regulations and established company policy and procedures.


Cleaning Duties:              

  • Clean/polish furnishing, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units, etc., in resident apartments and recreational areas daily as instructed

  • Clean, wash, sanitize, and/or polish bathroom fixtures

  • Clean windows/mirrors in resident rooms, recreational areas, bathrooms, and entrance/exit ways

  • Clean floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc. 

  • Clean carpets, to include vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and disinfecting,

  • Clean walls and ceiling by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing, etc.

  • Remove dirt, dust, grease, film, etc. from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions

  • Clean hallways, stairways, and elevators

  • Discard waste/trash into proper containers and reline trash receptacles with plastic liner

  • Clean work/supply carts, equipment, etc. as necessary and directed

  • Perform terminal cleaning procedures, as instructed, when a resident is discharged, and/or transferred

  • Assure that work/cleaning procedures schedules are followed as closely as practical

Housekeeping Duties:              

  • Seek new methods and principles and incorporate them into housekeeping practices

  • Maintain appearance of housekeeping areas in a safe, clean, and comfortable manner

  • Perform assigned day-to-day housekeeping functions

  • Perform specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments and established housekeeping procedures

  • Assure that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, comfortable and attractive manner

  • Assure that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are properly stored at all times, including before leaving such areas for breaks, meal times, and end of the work day

  • Assure that an adequate inventory or housekeeping supplies are maintained

  • Report burned out light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, apartment call lights, etc., to the supervisor as soon as practical

  • Keep work/assignment areas free of hazardous objects, such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc.

Quality Standard Duties:             

  • Ensures established infection control practices are maintained when performing housekeeping measures

  • Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and using equipment and supplies

  • Report all hazardous conditions or equipment

  • Follow established fire-safety policies and procedures

  • Report all accidents/incidents to the supervisor

  • Maintain the confidentiality of resident-care information

Department Duties:               

  • Assist others in lifting heavy equipment, supplies, etc., as directed or requested

  • Honor resident’s personal property 

  • Turn in all found articles to the supervisor

  • Attend departmental and staff meetings

  • Attend and participate in in-service education classes and on-the-job training programs

  • All other duties as requested



Ability to organize and prioritize the workload  

Work efficiently and effectively 

Relationship Building

Demonstrates friendliness and enthusiasm

Demonstrates resourcefulness

Demonstrates honesty 

Have empathy, a caring attitude and sincere interest in others

Work well with people including staff, residents, families

Ability to foster teamwork


Communicates clearly and effectively 

Strategic Thinking

Have an imagination and creative skills


Properly use supplies and maintain equipment; follow written and oral instructions concerning the mixture of cleaning compounds, liquids, cleaning instruction, etc. Understands proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)


  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)   


  • One-year experience in a senior living community or hospitality company (preferred)


  • Frequent walking per shift

  • Frequent standing per shift while cleaning 

  • Lifting 1-20# frequently, 21-35# occasionally, 36-70# rarely

  • Pushing 1-20# frequently, 21-35# occasionally, 36-70# rarely

  • Pulling 1-20# frequently, 21-35# occasionally, 36-70# rarely

  • Bending, reaching, squatting, and kneeling, crawling and climbing

  • Use of large and small housekeeping equipment


Resident rooms, common areas and throughout community


  • Reports to Maintenance Director

  • Department-Housekeeping

  • Standards-Health Department Standards
  • COVID Vaccine or Qualifying Exemption Required

WellAge is an Equal Opportunity Employer  
Wellage is an equal opportunity employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00

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