Housekeeping Services Worker
Salary: $12.07-$14.73 hourly / $2,099-$2,562 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, cleans assigned areas of a
health care facility, including clinics, laboratories, and
administrative offices; and performs minor building maintenance and
repairs; and performs related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Sweeps, scrubs, and mops floors; strips, waxes, buffs, and seals
floors using heavy floor care machines; and vacuums, spot cleans,
and shampoos carpets.
2. Cleans walls, windows, mirrors, pictures, mini-blinds, bookcases,
computer screens, and water fountains; washes, dusts, and polishes
furniture, woodwork, shelves, and metal work; cleans rest rooms and
replenishes rest room supplies; and collects and empties waste
receptacles, including those containing biohazardous materials.
3. Cleans, maintains, and repairs housekeeping equipment and
4. Performs minor building maintenance repairs, including replacing
light bulbs, hanging pictures, and mounting cabinets to walls;
repairs office furniture; and refers work requiring major
maintenance or repair to appropriate sources.
5. Arranges furniture in clinics, conference rooms, and
administrative offices; moves and transports furniture and office
equipment within and between clinics, administrative facilities, and
storage facilities; and moves, transports, and properly disposes of
6. Opens facilities in the morning and turns out lights and locks
doors and windows at the end of the work day.
7. Directs the activities of work-service staff.
1. Some commercial cleaning and minor building maintenance
2. equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
that would provide the required knowledge and abilities.
Possession of valid California Class C Driver's License is required.
Knowledge of: current cleaning methods, materials, and equipment,
including cleaning solutions, mops, buckets, wet and dry vacuum
cleaners, ladders, and floor care machines; tools used in minor
building maintenance and repair; and cleaning and maintenance safety
Ability to: operate heavy floor care scrubbing machines; prepare
cleaning materials and solutions, including choosing proper tools
and cleaning agents; work in contact with strong cleaning and
disinfecting solutions; add and subtract small numbers; speak
English sufficiently to communicate with supervisor and fellow
employees; understand and follow oral directions in English; read
signs, labels, work schedules, and instructions; follow safety
precautions and procedures; plan and complete assigned duties within
allotted time frames; and work independently and well with others.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Many of the essential functions of this
class are characterized by demanding physical work requiring such
physical activities as standing, pushing, pulling, stooping,
kneeling, crouching, and reaching. Moving, handling, and
transporting heavy furniture, equipment, and files is also required.