Job Description

Parkview, 3105 W Arkansas Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #902
Thursday, November 5, 2020

Housekeeping Supervisor

The Housekeeping Supervisor will supervise, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate departmental employees. The person in this role will purchase stock and distribute supplies and equipment and perform duties of personnel in each department. They will ensure the community is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner, ensure that resident and community laundry is properly washed, dried, weighed, and handled.

The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.


Laundry/Housekeeping Service Duties:

  • Supervise day-to-day housekeeping/laundry functions of assigned personnel

  • Coordinate daily housekeeping/laundry services with care department when performing routine cleaning assignments in resident-living and/or common areas

  • Assure that all resident and community laundry is properly washed, dried, folded, hung and stored

  • Have a working knowledge of commercial and domestic washers, dryers, and extractors and train and orient assigned personnel in the proper techniques and use of the equipment

  • Understand functions of various soaps, bleaches, softeners, and other chemicals and train and orient assigned personnel in the proper techniques and use of these substances

  • Recognize various fabrics and know proper laundry procedures and train and orient assigned personnel to handle the various fabrics accordingly

  • Maintain professional confidentiality

  • Assure that refuse is disposed of daily in accordance with the established sanitation procedures

  • Assure that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, comfortable, and attractive manner

  • Assure that equipment is cleaned, properly stored, and all equipment and supply needs are recommended to the Maintenance Director

  • Assure that an adequate supply of housekeeping/laundry supplies are maintained

  • Conduct daily inspections of assigned work areas to assure cleanliness and sanitary conditions are maintained promoting process improvement and developing standards

Team Management Duties:

  • Assign personnel to specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments and ensure that schedules are followed

  • Review and evaluate the work performance of assigned personnel

  • Assist in developing procedures for performing daily housekeeping/laundry tasks

  • Interpret departmental policies and procedures to new housekeeping/laundry personnel

  • Assist in the orientation and training of housekeeping/laundry department personnel

  • Train and orient assigned personnel in the proper techniques of mixing chemicals, cleaning, disinfectants, solutions, cleaning methods, use of equipment, etc., at directed

  • Provide leadership

  • Promotes and implements human resource values by planning and managing human resources programs; directing staff

  • Human Resources management, retaining employees and hiring

  • Management proficiency and managing profitability

Policy and Procedure Duties:

  • Assure that personnel are performing assigned tasks in accordance with established housekeeping/laundry procedures

  • Assure that housekeeping/laundry personnel follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and using equipment’s and supplies

  • Assure that established infection control practices are maintained when performing housekeeping/laundry procedures

  • Coordinate routine/terminal isolation procedures with nursing services

  • Assure that fire protection and prevention programs are maintained by department personnel in accordance with the fire-safety policies and procedures

Administrative Duties:

  • Attend departmental and staff meetings

  • Submit accident/incident reports

  • Perform administrative requirements

  • Report all hazardous conditions and/or equipment to the executive director

  • Maintain confidentiality of resident care information

  • Assure that the residents’ personal property rights are maintained by assigned personnel

  • All other duties as requested



Enjoys multi-tasking

Ability to organize and prioritize the workload  

Work efficiently and effectively 

Ability to exercise judgment and display understanding

Relationship Building 

A caring attitude with sincere concern for the elderly

Build relationships with people of all types

Work well with people including staff, residents, families


Effective communicator 

Able to effective feedback to others


Ability to use cleaning supplies and equipment; ability to use laundry supplies and equipment; aware of housekeeping and laundry policies and procedures.


  • High School Diploma or GED 


  • Experience in senior living or hospitality industry preferred


  • Frequent sitting per shift

  • Frequent standing per shift

  • Frequent walking per shift

  • Lifting and carrying 1-10# continuously, 11-35# frequently, 36-50# occasionally 

  • Reaching, grasping, and fine manipulation continuously 

  • Bending frequently

  • Squatting occasionally

  • Kneeling, crawling, climbing occasionally


  • Laundry, resident rooms, and throughout the community


  • Reports to Maintenance Director

  • Department-Housekeeping/Laundry

  • Area of Supervision- Housekeeping and Laundry

  • Classification- Non-Exempt

  • Adhere to all health and safety standards


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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