Public Area Attendant
Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
Relationships and integrity are the heart of our culture. They help
us create a welcoming and inclusive community among our residents,
associates and patients that feels like family. They guide us to be
open in our communication with each other, and enable us to make
the right decisions for the people who have entrusted us with their
care. Our relationships and integrity work together to create a
positive impact in the lives of the people we touch.
The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of
our associates, so you'll receive a competitive compensation and
benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile.
The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. You'll earn more
than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career
through professional development, as well as ongoing programs
catered to your overall health and wellness - physical, mental,
emotional, and financial. Most of all, we believe you can find
purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger
If you want to work in an environment where you can become your
best possible self, join us!
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and
military spouses are encouraged to apply.
We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients,
we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is
through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited
Full-time and part-time associate benefits:
* 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
* Benefit plan package
* Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
* Associate Compassion Fund
* Associate Discounts
* Identity theft protection
* Pet savings and insurance plans
* Voluntary benefits available
Full-time associate benefits:
* Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision,
flexible spending account, health savings account and more.
* Paid Time Off
* Adoption Benefit
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and
* Voluntary STD and LTD
Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all
associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to
limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held
religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.
Under close supervision, is responsible for the upkeep and
cleanliness of all public areas in the community, including
lobbies, halls, stairwells, activities rooms, dining rooms,
elevators, etc. to present the community in a positive and
impressive manner for residents and guests. Interacts with
residents and guests in a friendly and courteous manner, providing
assistance and directions, as requested.
Cleans public area floors to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet
mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc. Properly
sets up appropriate caution and safety signs to ensure safety of
residents and visitors; removes signs as appropriate. Cleans
carpets including vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and
disinfecting. Removes dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces
using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions. Handles hazardous
cleaning supplies according to proper procedures and ensures
accurate labeling. Cleans public restrooms including washing,
sanitizing, and/or polishing bathroom fixtures. Ensures water marks
are removed from fixtures. Logs cleaning activities as required by
procedures. Maintains a clean and orderly work area. Monitors
cleaning supplies and reports inventory to supervisor. Reports any
equipment irregularities to supervisor. Strives to maintain a safe
working environment through the prevention of accidents, the
preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working
practices. Responds appropriately to resident emergencies by
calling or contacting appropriate internal and external parties,
according to established protocol. May also assist with disaster
management efforts and activities during evacuations (i.e. fires,
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities
for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent
a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should
perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or General Education
Diploma (GED). Prior experience in cleaning or housekeeping
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsNone
Management/Decision MakingMakes standard and routine decisions
based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment.
Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by
reporting them to a supervisor.
Knowledge and SkillsHas a basic level of a skill and can follow
written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to
complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic
knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions.
Ability to respect the privacy of residents and to refrain from
discussing their personnel situations and problems with other
residents, particularly as it may relate to their health. Must be
willing to communicate with residents of various levels of
functioning and various types of personalities. Ability to complete
cleaning tasks in a timely, effective and efficient manner.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
* Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
* Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure
* Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
* Reach with hands and arms
* Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
* Climb or balance
* Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
* Talk or hear
* Exposure to latex
* Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
* Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
* Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or
* Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free
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