Job Description

Autumn Heights, 3131 S Federal Blvd, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #831
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Floor Technician

The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist with maintaining a clean, safe, and comfortable manner following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.    Primarily, you will be responsible for daily floor cleaning throughout the entire community.  You are entrusted to follow established policies and procedures to ensure a sanitary and compliant environment.  


  • Responsible for weekly buffing and stripping/waxing of rooms in order to have a clean and polished environment for residents; this includes moving furniture items from rooms

  • Minor repairs on cove base or tiles in room that are in disrepair.

  • Develop preventative maintenance program.

  • Auto scrub hallways and dining rooms in community, in addition to detail cleaning of corners and edges broken down by hallways/locations.

  • Minor maintenance to include replacing light bulbs, cleaning overhead light fixtures, painting, and other minor repairs assigned.

  • Prepare vacant units, as needed, for new residents ensuring that the unit meets the company’s standards and checklist.

  • Ensure that assigned work areas are maintained in a safe and attractive manner.

  • Sweep/Mop the floors

  • Vacuum

  • Follow proper techniques when mixing chemicals, disinfectants, and solutions used for cleaning.  

  • Notify supervisor of any needed supplies, budget requests, and requests for time off and/or additional educational needs of position.

  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of community areas

  • Must perform regular inspections of resident rooms/units for sanitation, order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties

  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.


Relationship Building

Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm

Build relationships with all types of people

High energy and upbeat

Ability to foster teamwork

Client oriented


Ability to organize and prioritize 

Detail oriented and follow through

Self-starter and independent worker

Strategic Thinking

Solve problems effectively

Creative in coming up with options and solutions for efficiency


Ability to communicate clearly and effectively



  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or GED

  • Must have knowledge and prior use of burnusher, auto scrubber, side by side scrubber/water extraction

  • Must have knowledge of application of wax products, strippers, cleaners, and other chemicals

  • On-the-job training provided.


  • How long it usually takes to completely perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, ability, work experience and/or education: up to 3 months


  • Works in all areas of the facility

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions

  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances

  •  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc

  • Communicates with the maintenance personnel, nursing staff, and other department supervisors

  • Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary

  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)

  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs

  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants 

  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

  • Maintains a liaison with other department directors to adequately plan for food services/activities

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals 


  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility

  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a mental and physical examination

  • Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met

  • Moves intermittently during working hours (walking 60%, standing 40%, climbing 10%).

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 35 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet

  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations


  • Classification: non-exempt


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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