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The Garlands of Barrington Barrington, IL
  • Expired: 9 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

FT & PT available. A FT schedule is 7:45 am - 4:15 pm. This can be flexible if needed.


Be employed for a company where it's more than just a job, but instead it’s a place where you feel like you belong. Provide assistance for clientele that are friendly and cultured, and work with managers who care about you. Be a part of an award winning retirement community aimed to create a positive environment, where we find ways to make every day even a little bit more exciting. We are looking for people who are committed, team players, and people who want to be recognized for their hard work. If that’s you, please apply!

The role of housekeeper consists of providing a clean and pleasant environment for Members in their homes that meet and exceed their expectations, while building trusted and valued relationships with the Members.

Duties of this position include responsibilities such as:

  • Greets all Members and interacts with courtesy, respect, and friendliness.
  • Identifies, tracks, and responds to Members’ cleaning preferences (product use, bed-making, taking towels, and mopping, etc.).
  • Thoroughly cleans all rooms in each residential unit to meet and exceed the expectations of the Members.
  • Assists in cleaning of public areas (e.g., sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and cleaning public bathrooms) as time allows upon completion of residential cleaning.
  • Works collaboratively with all Team Members in deep cleaning and other assigned projects and takes whatever action is necessary to provide the highest level of service to all Members of The Garlands.
  • Assists in laundry as needed.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
  • Responds swiftly to any Member requests or complaints.
  • Treats everyone with dignity and respect, and can establish a trusting relationship while maintaining confidences.

Requirements for this position:

  • Basic background in housekeeping, about 1 - 2 years of experience is minimum.
  • Room cleaning experience preferred but not required.
  • Healthcare experience preferred but not required.
  • Communication skills - conversational English required.

Physical Requirements:

•Must be able to push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs

•Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs

•Must be able to stand, stoop and walk continuously

•Must be able to move arms and hands from side to side and up and down to clean furniture, counters, and toilets, etc.

•Must be able to shift mop from side to side

Uniforms are provided.

The Garlands of Barrington

Why Work Here?

Friendly and interesting clientele, team member appreciation events, family-like work culture, and even underground parking!

Do you believe in the power of teamwork...value the opportunity to make a difference... and have a zest for making a positive impact on the lives of your customers? Inspire your amazing at The Garlands. Be part of a team where creating joy is the ultimate goal, where an award-winning reputation is more than a feather in the cap – it is a privilege and responsibility to uphold, and where appreciation for a job well done is truly recognized and rewarded. The Garlands members are among the most fascinating people you’ll meet, and, as a Garlands employee, it is your job to get to know them better. If you have the inclination, here you’ll have the time, in fact it is your responsibility, to develop relationships, make connections and truly learn some fascinating stories as you discover what makes our members tick. The Garlands is the proud recipient of The International Council on Active Aging’s (ICAA) Innovator Award for excellence in health, wellness and active aging programs. This award honors cutting-edge wellness programs and lifestyle offerings that inspire healthier, more vital aging for adults over 50.


1000 Garlands Lane Barrington, IL 60010
Barrington, IL