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American House Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at American House Senior Living Communities.  We employ hardworking, compassionate, and friendly individuals with a passion for working with seniors that we are proud to call members of our community.

American House hires employees for the following departments:  Culinary, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Life Enrichment, and Office Management.  We do not employ any personnel for medical care positions as those services are provided by an on-site third party provider.

At this time, American House is looking to fill the positions below.  Please click on the position you desire to find more specific job details and means to apply:

Office Support, Southgate

Southgate

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Executive Director, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the overall management/integrity of the building during weekends and as scheduled.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents
  • Respond and address to any resident concerns which arise during shift
  • Responsible for carrying out any emergency procedures required during shift
  • Responsible to be knowledgeable and successful using the BILD sales system
  • Responsible for running or overseeing weekend activities
  • Notifies Executive Director of emergency situations
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair and reports to Assistant Director
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Experience in sales preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Desire to advance within the company

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions.  Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High degree of interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Considerable initiative, judgment, and leadership skills
  • Telephone skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills
  • Computer skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                                               

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

To apply, please click here

Dining Room Server, Southgate

Southgate

 SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

To apply, please click here

Housekeeper, Southland

Southland

 SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Housekeeping Supervisor primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, insuring that the facility and resident apartments are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Engage in prospective resident visits
  • Cleans resident apartment, including but not limited to, vacuuming, mopping, disinfecting, dusting, emptying trash, making beds and linen service where applicable.
  • Responsible for personal laundry service where applicable.
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of entire building.
  • Monitor public restrooms throughout the day for cleanliness and adequate supplies.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance where applicable.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair and reports to Assistant Director.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

To apply, please click here

Dietary Server, Livonia

Livonia

 SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

To apply, please click here

Assistant Cook, Livonia

Livonia

Summary:  Under the direction of the Culinary Director, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, Assisting the Culinary Director in the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Assists the Culinary Director with proper orientation and training of new staff.

·         Verifying staff are in proper uniforms daily.

·         Responsible for knowing all information in the employee-handbook.

  • Responsible for maintaining proper/hygienic food handling techniques and the overall sanitation requirements of a food service area and the personnel.
  • Responsible for walking through the dining room during meals communicating with residents regarding satisfaction.
  • Responsible for setting up food and supplies for special events in coordination with the building Executive Director and Lifestyle Director.
  • Responsible for maintaining sanitary conditions in dining room areas.
  • Responsible for overseeing the proper use of all dietary equipment.
  • Responsible for carrying out any emergency procedures required during shift.
  • Notes and reports areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Engage in prospective resident visits.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance where applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned by Culinary Director or Executive Director.
  • All Assistant Cooks must obtain Serve Safe Certification within 120 days.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

To apply, please click here

Dining Room Server, Troy

Troy

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

To apply, please click here

Assistant Executive Director, North

Housekeeper, Elmwood

Elmwood

cSUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Housekeeping Supervisor primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, insuring that the facility and resident apartments are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Engage in prospective resident visits
  • Cleans resident apartment, including but not limited to, vacuuming, mopping, disinfecting, dusting, emptying trash, making beds and linen service where applicable.
  • Responsible for personal laundry service where applicable.
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of entire building.
  • Monitor public restrooms throughout the day for cleanliness and adequate supplies.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance where applicable.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair and reports to Assistant Director.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

To apply, please click here

Transportation Driver, Elmwood

Dining Room Server, Elmwood

Elmwood

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

To apply, please click here

Dining Room Server, Westland Joy

Westland Joy

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

To apply, please click here

Dining Room Server, Lakeside

Lakeside

 SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


To apply, please click here

Life Enrichment Director

Lakeside

 Job Description: Lifestyle Director


SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Executive Director and Corporate Lifestyle Coordinator, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the overall responsibility of enriching the lives of our residents.  If position is Assistant Lifestyle Director, job responsibilities and direction will be under the Lifestyle Director.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents
  • Engage in prospective resident visits
  • Perform welcome orientation with new residents
  • Programs for the month should be based on the Whole Person Wellness Model and should incorporate at least 2 of the 6 experiences (Intellectual, Social, Emotional, Vocational, Spiritual, and Physical) from the model.
  • Prepares monthly lifestyle newsletter using current program/software
  • Use of iPad to enrich the lives of our residents
  • Proficiency with software applications/programs/tools used by American House for Lifestyle Director position.
  • Responsible for department petty cash and/or credit card, keeping a record of all cash receipts, expenditures and balancing on a monthly basis 
  • Responsible for communicating with weekend manager for all pertinent information and schedule of weekend activities
  • Represent American House professionally in all community events
  • Designs and completes the main activity board
  • Responsible to update seasonal/holiday decorations throughout the building
  • Schedule and provide transportation for both group events and personal appointments
  • Create and maintain outing sign up sheets
  • Establishes, recruits, and oversees volunteer program
  • Responsible to be knowledgeable and successful using the BILD sales system
  • Notifies Executive Director of emergency situations
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair and reports to Assistant Director
  • Communicates with the Executive Director/Maintenance Director any required maintenance or repair of building vehicle
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a CDL license.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults

 LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions.  Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High degree of interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Considerable initiative, judgment, and leadership skills
  • Telephone skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills
  • Computer skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                                               

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items.

 Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Dining Room Server

Southgate

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of Culinary Director and Dining Room Supervisor, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the overall functioning of the dietary department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Ensure the highest quality of customer service is available for our residents.
  • Set up of the dining room tables for meal times.
  • Serve resident meals.
  • Cleaning of dining room, kitchen, or other areas as directed by supervisor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of/cooking of menu items as directed by dietary supervisor/cook.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Notes areas or articles in need of repair.
  • Supervision of staff and overall kitchen operation when acting as cook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults
  • Training and experience in dietary/food service techniques.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Problem solving and logic skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

For over
thirty years, American House employees have been earning the trust of our residents and their families.