Brookdale Senior Living


  • Brookdale Senior Living
  • Vernon Hills, IL 60061
  • 4 days ago


Job Description

$300 Sign-On Bonus!!! $150 at 30 days, $150 at 90 days

* Full-Time Shift available - Mondays - Fridays 3 pm - 11pm or Sunday - Tuesdays 7am - 3 pm and Wednesday/Thursday 3 pm - 11 pm

Discount on Meals

* Work with a tenured management team with over 100 years of experience combined.

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!

You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.

Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status.

Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:

Tuition Reimbursement

Pet Insurance

Adoption Reimbursement Benefits

Variety of Associate Discounts

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

Under close supervision, is responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of all public areas in the community, including lobbies, halls, stairwells, activities rooms, dining rooms, elevators, etc. to present the community in a positive and impressive manner for residents and guests.

Interacts with residents and guests in a friendly and courteous manner, providing assistance and directions, as requested.

Cleans public area floors to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc.

Properly sets up appropriate caution and safety signs to ensure safety of residents and visitors; removes signs as appropriate.

Cleans carpets including vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and disinfecting.

Removes dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions.

Handles hazardous cleaning supplies according to proper procedures and ensures accurate labeling.

Cleans public restrooms including washing, sanitizing, and/or polishing bathroom fixtures.

Ensures water marks are removed from fixtures.

Logs cleaning activities as required by procedures.

Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

Monitors cleaning supplies and reports inventory to supervisor.

Reports any equipment irregularities to supervisor.

Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.

Responds appropriately to resident emergencies by calling or contacting appropriate internal and external parties, according to established protocol.

May also assist with disaster management efforts and activities during evacuations (i.e. fires, hurricanes, etc.)

Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).

Prior experience in cleaning or housekeeping preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements - None

Management/Decision Making

Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment.

Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

Knowledge and SkillsHas a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions.

Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties.

Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions.

Ability to respect the privacy of residents and to refrain from discussing their personnel situations and problems with other residents, particularly as it may relate to their health.

Must be willing to communicate with residents of various levels of functioning and various types of personalities.

Ability to complete cleaning tasks in a timely, effective and efficient manner.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions * Standing

Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors



Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.

Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

Reach with hands and arms

Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

Climb or balance

Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Talk or hear

Exposure to latex

Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds

Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens

Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment


Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour



Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance


8 hour shift

Evening shift

COVID-19 considerations:All staff must wear a mask.

All visitors answer questions upon entry, have their temperature taken, and are also required to wear a mask.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Vernon Hills, IL 60061: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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