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Housekeeper - copy in Louisville, KY at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Title: Housekeeper - copy

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Housekeeper - copy.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Housekeeper - copy you will: 

Performs work involving the skills of two or more maintenance occupations to keep equipment or a structure of an establishment in good
repair. Performs preventative, routine, and emergency maintenance on all homes/facilities/offices, vehicles, and related equipment
to ensure safe and sanitary operations in compliance with safety codes and OSHA regulations.

  • Performs light plumbing on toilets, sinks, shower/tubs, and other as needed
  • Respond to possible emergency repair requests on evenings and weekends
  • Change furnace filters on a regular basis (at least every 2 months)
  • Check and maintain water temperatures in homes every month
  • Complete general carpentry duties
  • Complete minor electrical repairs
  • Contact appropriate supervisor(s), Protective services, and law enforcement (if necessary) immediately related to suspected
    abuse or neglect of the persons served
  • Record and report medical and safety issues. Respond to medical and safety issues to ensure proper treatment. Contact
    appropriate supervisor(s) and ensure documentation is complete
  • Implement universal precautions pertaining to personal care, first aid, and communicable diseases
  • Report vehicle needs to supervisor
  • Maintain interior and exterior cleanliness of the truck
  • Document on mileage and fuel records
  • Other duties as assigned 

Position Requirements

  • Minimum age requirement is 18 years.
  • Must have working knowledge of painting, electrical, AC/Heating, refrigeration, auto mechanics, yard work techniques and related tools.
  • Working knowledge of repair procedures for walls, flooring, windows, doors, and other hardware.
  • High School Diploma or GED, as applicable per program requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license from state of residence, as applicable per program requirements.

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

1512 Crums Lane Ste 218 , Louisville, KY 40216 USA