Housekeeping Aide
Job Details
Woodland Pond, Inc - New Paltz, NY

Position Summary

The Housekeeper is responsible for providing and maintaining a clean and sanitary environment to Woodland Pond standards to provide residents with a homelike quality of life



  • Cleans and organizes all assigned areas, including but not limited to, resident rooms/apartments, bathrooms, common areas, hallways, nurses stations, utility rooms, dining rooms, shower rooms, public bathrooms and offices (*CF)

  • Disinfects and sterilizes equipment daily

  • Empties waste baskets, transports trash and waste to proper disposal areas (*CF)

  • Detail cleans the following, but not limited to, furniture, fixtures, ceilings, walls, windows, floors

  • Reports any repairs needed immediately to supervisor or proper department such as: leaky faucets or toilets, loose tiles, broken windows, missing nuts or screws, beds needing repair, etc.

  • Maintains all safety precautions in housekeeping procedures (*CF)

  • Assists with the training and orientation of new housekeeping staff

  • Completes all required training and in-services

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Maintains high standards for work areas, attitude and appearance

  • Understands that honesty and ethics are essential in the performance of duties

  • Willing to learn and grow

  • Demonstrates maturity in judgment and behaviors

  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and/or holidays

  • Maintains predictable and reliable attendance, wearing the appropriate uniform as assigned


  1. High school graduate or HSE preferred

  2. Prior relevant experience preferred

  3. Basic computer skills required

  4. Able to write legibly, takes oral and written instruction well

  5. Able to complete basic math calculations accurately

  6. Has demonstrated knowledge of appropriate skills for communicating with individuals of all ages, especially the elderly or geriatric population