HOUSEKEEPER

Job Specifications

 

Class Code: FC3
Analyst: JD
Date Originated: 7/75 
Dates Revised: 5/83 

DEFINITION

Under general supervision, to inventory, sort, store and issue clothing, bedding, linens, and household cleaning supplies; to mend clothing bedding and linens; to launder clothing and linens; to perform various household cleaning tasks; and to do other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This single position class works in juvenile hall. The incumbent keeps track of linens and supplies, mends clothing and performs light housekeeping duties. This class is distinguished from the class of custodian in that the latter class is responsible for the performance of janitorial duties.

TYPICAL TASKS

Prepares heavy clothing, blankets, sheets and towels for transportation to commercial laundry; sorts, counts, checks, and stores clothing and linens; stores and issues personal hygiene and disposable household supplies; maintains inventory on clothing, household supplies and linens; marks clothing; keeps storeroom in order; operates sewing machine to mend clothing, bedding and linens; launders clothing, towels and tennis shoes; washes toilets, sinks, showers and windows; cleans and sanitizes pillows, blankets and mattresses; directs juveniles in housekeeping tasks such as mopping floors, washing walls, and collecting and sorting linen, bedding and clothing.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge:

Ability to:

Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities listed above is qualifying.