Housekeeping Attendant

Reports to: Housekeeping Supervisor

Status: Non-Exempt

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JOB SUMMARY

The housekeeper performs routine duties in cleaning and servicing of guest rooms and baths under supervision of housekeeping supervisor. Housekeeper will be responsible for the overall room cleanliness to ensure exceptional service to all guests that is consistent and continually in accordance to the Autograph Collection standards under the franchise of Mainsail Lodging & Development.  Room attendants promote a positive image of the property to guests and must be pleasant, honest, and friendly and should also able to address guest requests and problems.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Previous hospitality experience preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Ability to use technology e.g. tablets, iPads

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to squat and bend
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to work long hours as needed
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.

 

Mental Demands:

  • Make sound judgments quickly
  • Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
  • Able to work independently, take direction, and provide direction to others
  • Manage differing personalities within the office, the hotel and the community
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high pressure situations
  • Ability to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary

 

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

  • Clean and sanitize assigned hotel rooms to include: dusting, vacuuming, changing bed linens, cleaning windows, mirrors, cleaning bathrooms, vents, lobby areas, walls, carpets, light fixtures and common areas such as balconies within shift time requirements
  • Acknowledge guest in all public spaces with a warm and friendly greeting
  • Perform quality cleaning to meet the required room inspections
  • Replace amenities
  • Follow scheduled shifts and follow break and lunch requirements
  • Deep clean on rotational schedule
  • Assist with VIP arrivals
  • Restock and reorganize cart daily
  • Report any light outages, broken equipment, or room disparities to manager
  • Review daily board and refresh stay over rooms
  • Assist guest with any specials requests
  • Safely clean rooms with the proper chemicals
  • Refill bottled chemicals at the close of the scheduled shift to ensure the next team is stocked
  • Ability to communicate with coworkers on rooms inventory needs
  • Communicate professionally while using technology
  • Respect all guests, team members, and management by maintaining a positive, friendly attitude
  • Ability to interact with guests and share hotel knowledge using personalization such as using the guest’s name
  • Perform turndown service as requested by guest
  • Maintain guest confidentiality following all hotel procedures
  • Report any suspicious activity or unusual items in room
  • Report any irregular behavior from guests in public areas and/or in room
  • Ability to take initiative and handle assignments with limited supervision
  • Follow all hotel policies and procedures as outlined in the team member handbook
  • Maintain cleanliness and order of work area such as closets, carts, and housekeeping office

Career Information

Date Posted:
January 16, 2019

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