Housekeeping, Full-Time

Posted: November 27, 2016 | Location: Bay Lake Community in Virginia Beach, VA

Bay Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care Community has a full-time position available for a Housekeeping Porter. Job duties include maintaining cleanliness throughout the entire community and assisting with apartment turnovers as assigned. 

Reports to and is supervised by the Housekeeping Supervisor. 


  • Empties trash from designated trash rooms, offices and break lounge.
  • Restocks all janitorial closets and keeps them neat and organized.

  • Cleans equipment and places equipment in the proper storage area.

  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.

  • Sweeps and damp mops vinyl flooring throughout the community.

  • Vacuums all common areas and offices as directed.

  • Spray buffs tile flooring throughout the entire community.

  • Strips and waxes floors as directed by supervisor.

  • Cleans up trash around building, flower beds, ash trays, sidewalks, etc.

  • Cleans glass on all exterior doors daily.

  • Keeps public and staff restrooms clean and neat. Checks and refills soap and hand towel dispensers as necessary.

  • Changes community fixture light bulbs as required.

  • Checks resident laundry areas daily - cleans lint traps in dryers, reports to supervisor any malfunctioning equipment.

  • Assists with apartment turnovers as directed by supervisor.

  • Moves community / resident furniture as needed for cleaning.

  • Shampoos and vacuums community carpets as directed by supervisor.

  • Follows OSHA safety standards in preparing and using chemicals properly.

  • Attends all required in-services and staff meetings.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Maintains a courteous and respectful manner toward residents.


  • Must be in good physical and mental health capable of handling the duties and responsibilities of the job.

  • Must be polite and considerate of others.

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to exert up to 75 lbs. of force occasionally and exert up to 50 lbs. of force frequently to lift, carry push or otherwise move objects. 

  • Must be able to work in cold and hot temperatures.

  • Prior janitorial or related experience needed.

  • Must be able and willing to accept supervision, training and direction.

  • Must have customer service skills. 

We offer a competitive rate of pay based upon level of experience with an added differential for weekend hours. Full time employees are eligible to participate in our dental insurance, paid time off, and 401k plan. Please apply online or in person between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, at 4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455. No phone calls please. 

Bay Lake Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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