Housekeeping Aide

Housekeeping Aide Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Housekeeping Aide to join our team.


  • Collect regulated and non-regulated medical waste from work assignment areas and deposit in designated pickup areas;
  • Dust, damp wipe, and polish furniture, telephone, TV sets, etc;
  • Sweeping and mopping floors;
  • Clean sinks, toilets, showers, tubs, mirrors, wall & floor vents, and wall mounted light fixtures;
  • Any other related duties as assigned;
  • Scrub, strip and apply finishing products (wax) to floors using floor scrubbing machine and low speed floor machines;
  • Spray, buff floors with low and high speed floor machines;
  • Able to lift 0 – 40lbs frequently;
  • Must be able to handle/interact with all chemicals used (i.e. bleach, wax, disinfectant, etc.);
  • Able to clean using repetitive motions, reach above shoulders, stoop and bend at the knees;
  • Capable of pushing and pulling a maid cart, linen cart, or various equipment (over 100lbs) on tile and carpeted floors continuously throughout a shift;
  • Must have communication skills in English (reading, writing, and speaking);
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and even hours as needed per assigned area;
  • Requires ability to work independently;
  • Cultural Factors.


  • Experience in institutional housekeeping or maintenance is helpful;
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language is preferred;
  • Experience in the use of floor-care equipment is helpful.