Guest Room Attendant / Housekeeper

    • Job Tracking ID: 595295
    • Job Location: Gloucester, MA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Date Updated: May 06, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Application: Guest Room Attendant/Housekeeper
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Full-Time
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Job Description:

Purpose: Maintains highest level of cleanliness throughout the property to include all guest rooms, public space and laundry facility. Assist customers with any and all tasks relating to the cleanliness and/or functionality of guest rooms and related equipment.

Essential Functions:

¨ Housekeeper reports to supervisor for daily tasks and room assignments

¨ Collect daily paperwork and any information regarding guest requests, to-do items, and an accurate list of check-ins and outs for the day.

¨ Clean all guestrooms to the satisfaction of your housekeeping supervisor and in accordance with the standards and policies of the department.

¨ Inform housekeeping supervisor upon completion of your duties, supervisor will inspect the room and verify it is check-in ready

¨ Keep cart inventory stocked and organized at all times

¨ Check the condition of all paper products in guest rooms

¨ Replace any directories, tv guides, stationary, and room information cards, etc. that are bent, torn or stained

¨ Inform housekeeping supervisor of any stains, missing items, or any cause for additional guest charges to the room

¨ Communicate all personal guest items left in room immediately by following lost and found policy

¨ Ensure all guest room floors and hallways are cleaned

¨ Report room service trays to Room Service staff

¨ Always keep housekeeping cart in guest room while cleaning room, never in hallways

¨ Make and undo cots/air mattresses, place in appropriate storage, deliver to rooms when necessary

¨ Return all dishes, glassware and ice buckets to dish station

¨ Verify all items in the room are in good working condition

¨ Notify Housekeeping supervisor immediately of any maintenance related issues

¨ Adhere to all Bloodborne Pathogen procedures and Safety precautions in regards to handling hygienic items and guests’ personal products

¨ Maintain cleanliness in public areas on a daily basis, including lobby, guest bathrooms, hallways, stairs, elevator, etc

¨ Public space cleaning checklist must be completed daily

¨ Check laundry area to ensure adequate supplies of linens are washed, folded and ready for use

¨ Perform all laundry duties as needed

¨ Laundry area and storage closets are to be kept cleaned and organized at all times

¨ Adhere to security procedures for the handling of guest room and master keys

¨ Adhere to sign in/out procedures for department keys

¨ Clean and organize the housekeeping area at the end of each shift, respectfully setting up the next shift for success

¨ Comply with hotels policy and procedures regarding attendance and attire

¨ Demonstrate team behavior and attitude of working together to accomplish tasks


Hotel Specific Essential Functions:

¨ Ability to stand for 8 hours’ length of time

¨ Ability to lift 50 lbs.

¨ Ability to bend frequently during a shift

¨ Ability to repetitively use manual dexterity

¨ Ability to stretch arms widely, repeatedly

¨ Ability to move quickly based on needs

¨ Ability to reach overhead and lift repeatedly

¨ Ability to bend over and push laundry carts

¨ Ability to squat, kneel, and be flexible

¨ Ability to read, write, understand and speak English


Technology and Equipment:

¨ Washing Machine

¨ Dryer

¨ Carpet steam cleaner/shampooer

¨ Vacuum

¨ Steamer

¨ Laundry Carts

¨ CB Radio

¨ Guest Room Phone

¨ Basic cleaning tools, including brushes, brooms, mops, squeegees, scrapers, sponges, sticky rollers, dusters, etc.


Working Environment:

¨ Hotel property with 94 guest rooms

¨ Work will primarily take place in guest rooms, laundry and public space areas.

¨ Group and solo work

¨ Practice and observe all safety procedures

¨ Interior of hotel, in all areas with exposure to extreme temperatures.

¨ Exterior of hotel with exposure to weather conditions

¨ Exposure to various hazardous chemicals according to SDS Right to Know law.


No Job Description for a position can possibly include all duties which may be requested by guests or required by the hotel. The objective of all positions is to effectively provide the services personally, or to immediately refer requests to the appropriate department manager. The items listed above are a summary of the major responsibilities of the position that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience and Skills:

¨ 1 year cleaning experience required, hotel environment preferred

¨ Neat and professional appearance

¨ Positive, team player attitude

¨ Self-motivated individual


Eligible to participate in Beauport Hospitality Group's Full Benefit Package