Housekeeping Assistant - Pennswood Village

Housekeeping Assistant

Pennswood Village
Newtown, PA

HOURS Full Time, 80 hours bi-weekly, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Competitive salary. Health, dental, RX, life insurance, short term disability, and generous paid time off package offered after 60 days. Other benefits include a retirement plan w/matching contributions, free use of our indoor pools and gym, and discounted meals in our Cafe.  
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
SHIFT Days  
LOCATION Pennswood Village  

The Housekeeping Assistant is responsible for daily scheduled cleaning according to program guidelines, Federal, State and local regulations. Willing to perform routine, repetitive tasks on a continuous basis. Maintain a safe and sanitary environment in assigned areas according to established procedures. Maintain assigned equipment in safe working condition. Responsible for safe and economical use of chemicals, materials and supplies. Follow the guidelines of the Right to Know Act referencing hazardous chemicals. Report unsafe or unsanitary conditions observed anywhere in the Community including the need for carpet shampooing and maintenance repairs. Thoroughly clean assigned areas which may include but are not limited to: vacuuming, sweeping, trash removal, dusting, cleaning floors, baseboards, walls, windows, and glass, making beds, distributing and collecting linens, spotting carpets. Attentive to changes in a resident's physical, emotional or social behavior. Changes to be reported to a supervisor or a nurse. Maintain adequate daily supplies on housekeeping cart. Stock supplies in apartments and/or patient rooms, i.e., towels, toilet paper, paper towels, gloves. Demonstrate knowledge of fire safety procedures and assists with evacuation of residents in the event of a fire or other emergency.



High school diploma or equivalent. 


Institutional experience preferred, however, if no previous experience, the willingness to learn.

Ability to follow oral or written instructions

Proven ability to interact well with all types of individuals.

Ability to work independently and maintain a professional demeanor.


Ability to bend, stretch, climb, kneel, reach, stoop and lift 20 lbs, push/pull furniture and a housekeeping cart weighing up to 65 lbs, stand 95% of the work day and work on hands and knees.

Ability to perform repetitive tasks.

Must be able to work with a variety of cleaning chemicals and work in an area where an animal resides, i.e., cats, dogs, birds, etc.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Pennswood Village is a nationally respected Senior Living Community (CCRC) for people 65 and over. Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Bucks County, PA, Pennswood is a dynamic community designed for individuals who want a lifestyle with independent services and health care choices on one site.

Our campus is rich with opportunities for physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual growth with ongoing activities and educational programs. Nearby historic Newtown offers fine shops and restaurants. Philadelphia, Princeton and New York City are within easy access.

Our attractive 311 garden apartments come in a variety of sizes from studio through two-bedroom with den. They include all the amenities you would expect, dining options, as well as weekly housekeeping and maintenance.

Our employees at Pennswood Village are our most important resource and we continuously endeavor to be an employer of choice. Pennswood employees appreciate the lively community environment. They enjoy the interaction with residents and fellow employees.

We value a high-quality work experience for staff by encouraging and supporting our employees in continuing their personal and professional education. Our Quaker values show us our lives together are enriched through diversity - we welcome women and men of all races, colors, religions, national origins, and sexual orientations.

Interested parties may apply online. Click here.