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Housekeeper I
Job Code:2021-09-034
Department:Tsali Care
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum10.10
Salary Midpoint11.87
Position Closes:

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Primary Function    

Performs general and specialized cleaning tasks within the Tsali Care Center facilities to maintain established sanitation standards, OSHA guidelines, and to safely meet the residents' needs in compliance with Federal, state and local requirements.


Job Description

  • Performs daily routine cleaning tasks, in accordance with facility policy, which may include trash removal, dusting, wet mopping, dust mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, cleaning spills, etc.
  • Follows material safety data sheets.
  • Operates housekeeping equipment safely.
  • Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and fixtures.
  • Collects and bags soiled linen in storage closet.
  • Restocks restrooms with soap, towels, tissue, etc.
  • Checks and maintains assigned area daily to ensure it is neat, orderly, and clean.
  • Responds to special requests for housekeeping services.
  • Completes record of work and quality assurance checklist as needed.
  • Launders and dries mops and buffer pads daily.
  • Performs non-routine cleaning procedures such as washing windows, scrubbing, shampooing carpets, and washing walls and trash receptacles.
  • Rotates through laundry as needed.
  • Moves and rearranges furniture as requested.
  • Follows established guidelines and OSHA protocol in the disposal of biohazard waste.
  • Notifies supervisor of unusual circumstances, equipment repairs or replacements, etc.
  • Maintains a neat and orderly housekeeping office and storage area.
  • Works as scheduled on weekends and holidays.
  • Performs all duties according to established safety guidelines and tribal policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Up to one month in the position would be required to become proficient in most phases of the job.