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

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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.

DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY: None


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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.


SENSORY/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

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.

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

Smell
• 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.


PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR REQUIREMENTS:

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.


ENVIRONMENTAL/OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES:

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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