Environmental Services
2008 Clarendale of Algonquin
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• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
• Three to six months experience in housekeeping or janitorial position required

• Proficiency in the English language enabling the employee to read, write, comprehend and communicate simple instructions, correspondence, memos, etc.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
• Ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Willingness to be available for any/all emergencies regarding the community.
• Doctor’s statement verifying free from communicable disease, if applicable in your state.


Tools, equipment, machines may be used on the job:
• Vacuum cleaner, broom and other general household cleaning tools
Physical activities of the position:
• Lifts and carries up to 50 lbs. occasionally
• Pushes and pulls up to 100 lbs. with assistance occasionally
• Walking, standing, pushing, stooping, bending and stretching frequently
• Must be able to climb and descend ladders and stairs.
Physical requirements of the job:
• Medium work – exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally to move objects.


This list is not to be inclusive, rather exemplary of times of sensory/cognitive activities involved in performance of job functions.

Recognition/vision and mental processing
• Routinely process written information as in policies and procedures, posted notices, instruction materials, regulations, etc.
• Routinely observe resident actions, gestures, and facial expressions.

• Routinely recognize auditory call signals, telephone rings, soft voices of elderly, verbal communication within the workplace.

• Routinely observe odors relevant to resident personal care condition and those unpleasant in the environment.

Verbal communication
• Routinely engage in interactions highly dependent upon clear, audible verbal communication, often in circumstances where hearing impairments can easily lead to misunderstanding.


This list is not to be inclusive, rather exemplary of times of emotional and behavioral activities involved in performance of job functions.

• Routinely interact with individuals (residents, family members, staff, etc.) who may be discourteous, tactless, demanding, verbally and/or physically threatening or abusive, angry or hostile, emotionally vulnerable or mentally ill, vulgar, mean-natured.
• Routinely called upon to control own emotions and behaviors so as to protect residents’ rights and to respond professionally with respect and dignity.


This list is not to be inclusive, rather exemplary of times of environmental/occupational exposures involved in performance of job functions.

• Individual must be able to use protective equipment and take proper precautions and emergency measures.
• Individual is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
• The worker is subject to noise, vibration, hazards, oils, and other environmental conditions.
• Exposure to a variety of chemicals and dust daily.

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