Homemaker

What if you couldn't vacuum, clean your bathroom, or carry your own groceries? Wash your own dishes? Many elders and disabled people cannot do these things and they need the help of caring employees of Arapahoe County.
This position performs a variety of duties to assist senior and disabled citizens in their homes by providing housecleaning, laundry, and shopping services.
The goal of the Homemaker program is to assist Arapahoe County residents in maintaining their independence in a safe and healthy environment.
Apply today to this rewarding opportunity and serve as a resource that will help citizens remain in their homes longer. The services you provide will result in a strengthened community.
Duties:
The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.
Performs a variety of duties to assist senior and disabled citizens in their homes by providing housecleaning, laundry, and shopping services.
Performs a variety of housecleaning duties for clients to include: cleaning of bathroom, kitchen floors, stove and refrigerator, vacuuming rugs, dusting furniture and appliances, laundry, and changing bed linen.
Shops for groceries for client as needed.
Perform errands for client as needed.
Completes Homemaker report to include specific services rendered.
Keeps log of time worked and mileage used.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Requirements:
_EDUCATION:_
No specific requirement.
_EXPERIENCE:_
Experience working with senior and disabled citizens is helpful.
OR
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that satisfy the requirements of the job.
_NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:_
Pre-employment testing includes an acceptable current motor vehicle check, background check, physical capabilities examination and drug screen.
Must possess or have the ability to obtain, a Class "R" Colorado driver's license within two weeks of appointment. A good driving record is required. Must have a personal vehicle available for work related transportation. Possession of a Colorado Class "R" driver's license or the ability to obtain one within two weeks of appointment. Must have adequate motor vehicle insurance.
Must have a mobile telephone.
_REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:_
Familiarity with the issues and problems related to senior and disabled citizens.
Knowledge of housekeeping procedures.
Skill in the use of housekeeping materials and tools.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, fellow workers and serviced citizens.
Supplemental Information:
_SUPERVISION RECEIVED:_
Supervision is received from Program Coordinator.
_SUPERVISION EXERCISED:_
None.
_COMPLEXITY/RESPONSIBILITY:_
Work is characterized by the performance of simple tasks to accomplish goals.
_SCOPE OF INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:_
Considerable contact with senior and disabled citizens.
_WORK ENVIRONMENT:_
Work is performed in the homes of serviced clients.
_PHYSICAL DEMANDS:_ :
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
Remains sitting 20% of the time and stands or walks 80% of the time while performing service work.
Frequently lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries up to 25 lbs. when moving vacuum and performing duties.
Occasionally climbs, kneels, and handles objects while performing various services.
Frequently stoops, crouches, or reaches while performing services.
Frequently involved in interpersonal auditory and oral interaction.
Utilizes full scope of visual capacity in order to operate cleaning equipment and vehicle.
Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling performance of duties and operation of equipment.
Physical capacity to safely operate an automobile.
Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.
Frequently : Activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.
Constantly : Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
Job Title: Homemaker
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 12/14/16 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $13.90 Hourly $1,112.00 Biweekly $28,912.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Arapahoe County, 1690 West Littleton Boulevard, Littleton, CO 80120, Colorado 826b91c279cc4abc8d908c61bac06f74

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