Housekeeping Houseperson

    • Job Tracking ID: 512881-611535
    • Job Location: Gloucester, MA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Date Updated: March 07, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Application: Housekeeping Houseperson
    • Job Type: Part or Full Time
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Job Description:

Department: Housekeeping

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

Beauport Hospitality Group encourages and expects all associates to develop the skills necessary to provide exceptional service both in and outside of their primary department. It is necessary that associates have the ability to multi-task and deliver outstanding service outside of their primary responsibilities listed on their job description.

Essential Functions:

¨ Houseman reports to supervisor for daily tasks

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

¨ Collect dirty linen and trash from all housekeepers

¨ Assist with any housekeeping tasks as needed

¨ Keep inventory of closets and supply areas stocked and organized at all times

¨ Ensure all guest room floors and hallways are cleaned

¨ Report room service trays to Room Service staff

¨ 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

¨ 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, pool area, restaurant, 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:

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