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TheKensingtonSM The Kensington Sierra Madre


The Porter is responsible for providing support to housekeepers with trash removal, and distribution of supplies and carries out heavy cleaning projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Carries out special project cleaning as assigned including but not limited to carpet shampooing, floor scrubbing, wall washing, furniture touch up and cleaning, upholstery cleaning, and power washing of sidewalks and parking areas.
  2. Participate in bi-annual deep cleaning of resident suites including but not limited to cleaning under and behind furniture, cleaning of blinds, carpet cleaning, spot cleaning of walls, and cleaning of closet areas.
  3. Complete work request for items that require repair in resident suites and common areas.
  4. Cleans common areas as assigned including corridors, restrooms, offices, break rooms, lounges and storage areas.
  5. Maintains equipment and work areas in organized, clean, and like new condition.
  6. Attends training courses and participates in other professional development activities as required.
  7. Report any suspicion or evidence of elder abuse, mistreatment or neglect as outlined in Personnel Policies.

Knowledge and Skill:

  1. Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
  2. Ability to work effectively within a team based environment.
  3. Knowledge of how to use common cleaning chemicals and equipment


  1. Must be able to communicate with people of all ages, while maintaining an energetic and positive attitude.
  2. Experience in a similar position is preferred.
  3. Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
  4. Be in good health, and physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks. Good physical health shall be verified by a health screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior to or (7) days after employment.
  5. Demonstrates freedom from pulmonary tuberculosis by a health screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior to or (7) days after employment.
  6. Must be criminally cleared by DOJ and FBI via the Live-Scan process prior to initial presence in the facility.

Mental and Physical Requirements:

  1. Requires ability to stand for extended periods of time and walk short and long distances.
  2. Must be able to lift and/or carry objects in excess of 25 pounds.
  3. Requires significant amount of bending at the waist.
  4. Requires reaching above, below, and at shoulder length.
  5. Ability to remain calm and positive in stressful situations.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the team member occupying this position.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities and aptitude to perform each duty proficiently.

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