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Housekeeper Cleaner

Job Summary:

The Housekeeper/Cleaner will clean, sanitize, and maintain private residences and commercial buildings.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Performs general cleaning and sanitizing tasks and services throughout assigned property.
  • Uses cleaning cart to transport cleaning supplies.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms.
  • Cleans and disinfects kitchen and dining areas.
  • Washes dishes, utensils, glasses, pots, and pans.
  • Wipes and dusts surfaces in rooms and cleans mirrors.
  • Vacuums and cleans floors, rugs, furniture, and drapes.
  • Removes linens, towels, bedspreads, and blankets.
  • Places and neatly tucks clean sheets and blankets on beds and replaces pillowcases.
  • Stocks towels, washcloths, and hand towels in bathrooms.
  • Picks up and empties trash containers.
  • Loads washers and dryers and folds sheets and towels in laundry room as needed.
  • In commercial property, notifies maintenance if something is not working properly.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented and thorough.
  • Ability to remain discreet and respect the privacy of residents, tenants, and/or guests.
  • Sufficient ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English to complete work efficiently, effectively, and courteously.

Education and Experience:

  • Education sufficient to read, write, and speak as needed for the job.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking and frequently pulling, pushing, and bending.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds at times.


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