Housekeeper
KW Property Management
 Miami, FL

Requisition Number: HOUSE01013

Duties and Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Clean hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, common rooms (party room, children’s play room, fitness center) and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
  • Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
  • Carry toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts.
  • Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Remove debris from driveways, garages, and swimming pool areas.
  • Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary.
  • Report any and all maintenance items that include, but is not limited to, burned out lights, leaks, broken equipment to the Building Maintenance Department.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
  • Dust window blinds.
  • Observe all State, Federal and Company safety standards/precautions while performing task in order to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Observe precautions required to protect Residents, guests and property, and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
  • Prepare rooms for meetings, and arrange decorations, and furniture for social or business functions.
  • Observe all State, Federal and Company safety standards/precautions while performing task in order to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Properly utilize new equipment and follow safety procedures prior to using this equipment.
  • Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required.


Work Environment
The housekeeper performs their work in a residential environment. While primarily responsible for the cleaning of common areas and waiting areas, they will need to have the ability to work around chemical cleaning solutions.

Position requires occasional exposure to the outdoor climate and weather conditions.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk and climb stairs, climb ladders, crawl in small and tight spaces; stoop and/or kneel; lift and/or move and/or carry up to 20 pounds in the work environment.
  • Ability to push cleaning equipment up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to handle, finger, grasp and feel objects and equipment.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to repeat various motions with the wrists, hands and fingers.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Non-exempt position (hourly) and the schedule will be determine at each property/location to suit the business needs of the community. This schedule may change to accommodate the business needs of the property.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience working in the role of housekeeper, janitor, or porter for a residential building.
  • At least one year experience in managing and supervising a housekeeping department.
  • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products and how to properly use them.
  • Ability to use standard cleaning equipment within a residential building; vacuum cleaner, floor polisher, cleaning cart, etc.
  • Must have the ability to react and address all emergency situations in a timely manner.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.