Head Housekeeper




Working for Holiday Retirement

Holiday Retirement helps older people live better, and we accomplish this by following these principles:

  • Older people are vibrant and deserve the best experience.
  • We promote independence and create choice to do your thing.
  • We appreciate and respect our residents, families, associates, and guests.
  • We believe in life-long learning, growth, and staying connected.

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of older people, we’d love to talk to you.

In the role of Head Housekeeper, you will be responsible to maintain Holiday Community interior, including residents’ apartments, in a clean and sanitary fashion and in a courteous and friendly manner.

Head Housekeeper Responsibilities:
  • Provide general housekeeping for both the Community as a whole and individualresident apartments. This includes, but is not limited to: vacuuming, dusting, andcleaning the main entry way, common areas, dining room, hallways, patios, andresident apartments.
  • Resident apartments also include cleaning and defrosting refrigerators (as needed), cleaning and check of heat system filters, etc., changing the bed and linens and making sure adequate linen supplies are in each apartment. Turning mattresses (with assistance) as necessary and emptying waste baskets.
  • Provide deep cleaning of apartments as needed. Pay special attention to the main entry area, with focus on carpets, plants, pictures, railings, windows and light fixtures.
  • Launder all linens by washing and drying in the laundry facilities provided.
  • Follow Holiday’s sanitation and safety procedures. Details regarding the housekeeper’s cleaning responsibilities can be found in the Holiday Retirement Community Care Guidelines.
  • Complete weekly and monthly inventories of cleaning supplies, chemicals, toilet paper, linen and other items.
  • When needed spot check rooms using the housekeeping evaluation checklist with assistance of the general manager.
  • Act as a communication channel between the housekeeping team and assistant general manager.
  • Help support the community leadership team when speaking with staff and residents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Prior related experience in housekeeping 2 years preferred
  • Demonstrated Customer Service orientation
  • Previous team lead experience preferred
  • Effective communication skills in English
  • General knowledge of sanitation and safety practices or ability to quickly learn andretain
  • Ability to perform housekeeping duties following housekeeping sanitation standards
  • Basic Computer skills

Holiday Retirement is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to employing a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. 


Req ID: 78945 


Salary Range
$18,000.00 - 22,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Yorktown, VA 23692, US