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Housekeeping Lead

Harbor Retirement Associates Vero Beach Full-Time
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•Ensures the cleanliness of all Common Areas including the lobby, guest restrooms and hallways. Vacuums all carpeted areas and upholstered furniture
•Ensures the sanitization of handrails and door knobs throughout the common areas
•Oversees the organization and operation of laundry room
•Ensure that the housekeeping cart and other supplies and equipment are in a safe area as to prevent any injuries to residents, associates, or visitors
•Ensure that hazardous cleaning products are properly stored and labeled
•Ensures the proper disposal of soiled clothing or linens in accordance with infection control standards
•Establishes and maintains good relationships with residents and family members
•Ensures compliance with OSHA, MSDS, and the HRA policies and procedures
•Supervises all housekeeping staff, ensuring adequate staffing
•Oversees and implements the training of all housekeeping staff in accordance with Federal, State and local regulations
•Works with the Director of Maintenance to maintain a housekeeping inventory within budget
•Performs other duties as required due to absences or short staff
•Practices proper body mechanics when lifting and following safety guidelines
•Follows company guidelines for uniforms and name badges
•Uses company provided equipment properly as intended

HRA Specific:
•Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servant leadership
•Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens
•Attends required community meetings and participates Life Enrichment activities when able
•Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University when applicable
•Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on a regular, predictable basis
•Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent, if applicable
•All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents

•Able to read, write, speak and understand the English language and able to communicate effectively. Bilingual a plus
•Knowledge of OSHA Standards and safety procedures preferred
•Understand the steps for fire evacuation

•Must have a high school education or GED equivalent

•Minimum one-year experience in a country club-type environment, senior community or healthcare environment preferred
•Minimum one-year supervisory or management experience preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position:
•Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, push, climb and/or balance, stoop or kneel up to eight hours a day
•Frequently support up to 70 pounds
•Frequently lift/carry up to 50 pounds
•Subject to infectious diseases, substances, odors, etc. throughout the work day.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Harbor Retirement Associates (“HRA”) is a vertically integrated regional senior living operations and development company, focused primarily on Assisted Living and Memory Care communities, but also engaged in the development and operations of Independent Living and Skilled Nursing communities.

HRA operates 36 communities in 10 states and is continuously expanding. HRA manages over $150 million in revenue and approximately $1 billion in assets while employing 2,500+ associates.

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