Deerfield - Housekeeper - Full Time Days

 Urbandale, IA


Deerfield is looking for a full time housekeeper, starting pay 15.80+/hour with excellent benefits!

The overall purpose of this job is to maintain overall cleanliness of buildings including work areas, individual apartments, and common areas. The responsibilities of this job include cleaning floors, fixtures, windows, and structures; doing laundry; stocking inventory; collecting trash; and performing light maintenance repairs such as painting, preventative maintenance, and changing light bulbs. Certain duties can be specific to the Community in which the Housekeeper works. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.



Key Areas


Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job


Housekeeping and Laundry

  • Cleans resident apartments including windows, light fixtures, floors, etc. by means of dusting, polishing, scrubbing, vacuuming, spot removal, changing linens, etc.
  • Cleans common areas including bathrooms, locker rooms, lobbies, hallways, salon, stairwells, elevators, exits, etc.
  • Handles deep cleaning as scheduled.
  • Washes windows according to schedule.
  • Empties trash.
  • Washes, folds, and stores laundry.


  • Stocks cleaning cart.
  • Stocks supplies for common areas.

Special Tasks

(Community Specific –Trinity)


May perform the following duties in certain Communities:

  • May complete light repairs such as painting, preventative maintenance, changing light bulbs, adjusting thermostats, and changing furnace filters.
  • May maintain carpets by shampooing on a regular basis.
  • May maintain hard surface floors by stripping and waxing on a regular basis.


  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.



  • High School Diploma/GED is preferred.


  • One (1) year of housekeeping experience is required.

Other Requirements-

  • Valid driver’s license may be required

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge of basic cleaning procedures and products used to most efficiently clean specific areas.
  • Knowledge of how to use cleaning equipment.
  • Skills in identifying and removing stains.
  • Skills in using floor cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to be physically active throughout entire shift.
  • Ability to manage time wisely.
  • Ability to use hand tools such as mops and brooms.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.

May require the following skills and abilities in certain Communities:

  • Skills in basic plumbing and painting procedures.
  • Skills in operating basic power tools.
  • Ability to operate power equipment.
  • Ability to operate basic cleaning equipment such as vaccum, mops, and brooms.


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