Don’t just live life….love life!
Who wants to go to a boring job? At Lifespace, we get paid to create memories for our residents!
We are not limited by our job title. We are one team united by our passion for service with a dash of fun. No matter the stage in your career, this is your opportunity to be empowered to create your own lasting impression.
Lifespace Communities would like to introduce the opportunity to become a Custodian at Deerfield, a CCRC community located in Urbandale Iowa. The shift that we are currently seeking is (Saturdays and Sundays 6a - 12p ).
The Custodian is responsible for maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in assigned areas which will be observed through the economical use of supplies, proper routine care and applicable use of equipment. The Custodian performs cleaning duties adhering to approved department cleaning procedures.
A few other details about the role:
- Execute, according to department schedule and cleaning procedures, service, clean and supply assigned areas.
- Execute the removal of hazardous and/or infectious waste while adhering to approved infection control procedures.
- Empty wastebaskets and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
- Clean floors, common walk ways and other community areas.
- Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
- Administer cleaning products. Spot clean between washings and disinfect when necessary.
- Report any concerns of structural or equipment wear, defects or malfunctioning.
- Respond to emergency housekeeping accidents, removing carpeting and water extraction in the case of flooding.
- Initiate request for supplies and equipment as well as confirm chemicals are labeled and stored correctly.
- As assigned, perform deep cleaning of carpets and refinishing of floors.
- Assist other departments with cleaning and other janitorial assignments.
- Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
- Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living Lifespace, person directed care and successful aging philosophies and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion, dedication, teamwork and quality.
- Team member will support, actively participate and act in accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service pillars of Living Lifespace.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.
And here’s what you need to apply:
- No educational requirement. Must have ability to perform basic arithmetic, understand measurements and follow written and oral instructions.
- No experience required. A willingness to learn is needed.
- Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with residents, vendors and team members.
Lifespace has enjoyed over 40 years of success and this is just the beginning. With new opportunities, continued growth, and the support from your Lifespace family get ready to ignite your life and experience Living Lifespace.
Lifespace Communities, Inc headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is the nation's tenth largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities. The organization has annual revenue of over $250 million and employs over 2,800 team members. Lifespace Communities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Through more than 40 years of existence, Lifespace has remained true to its founding ideal: to help create exceptional, financially sound communities where people could enjoy a more rewarding and secure retirement. The organization is committed to excellence and innovation in creating communities that celebrate the lives of seniors. Lifespace serves over 5,000 residents.
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