Part-Time Housekeeper

Downers Grove, Illinois, United States Part-time


Providence Life Services offers a full range of senior services for families who need retirement living, assisted living, rehab, skilled nursing, and more. Providence Life Services is seeking a Part-Time Housekeeper for Saratoga Grove, our senior living community in Downers Grove. This is an excellent career opportunity for individuals who are truly passionate about providing meaningful activities for our residents.


The primary purpose of your job positon is to perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, Director of Housekeeping, and/or Supervisor to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner. 

The hours for the positions is 7am-3pm with rotating weekends. 


Summary of essential job functions

  • Perform specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments.
  • Clean furnishings, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units, etc., in resident rooms, recreational areas, etc., weekly as instructed.
  • Clean, wash, sanitize, and/or polish bathroom fixtures; and ensure that watermarks are removed from fixtures.
  • Clean windows/mirrors in resident rooms, (vacant rooms as assigned) recreational areas, bathrooms, and entrance/exit ways.
  • Clean floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, disinfecting, etc. (NOTE: Ensure that appropriate caution/safety signs are properly set up prior to performing such duties.   
  • Clean carpets, to include vacuuming.
  • Clean walls by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing, etc.   
  • Remove dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions.
  • Discard waste/trash into proper containers and reline trash receptacle with plastic liner.
  • Ensure that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times, as well as before leaving such areas for breaks, meal times, and end of the work day.
  • Perform isolation cleaning procedures in accordance with established infection control procedures.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet.


 Skills necessary

  • High School diploma required.
  • Must be mature and career minded.
  • 1 year experience preferred, not required.