The Housekeeper is responsible for performing any combination of light cleaning and deep cleaning duties to maintain motel rooms and apartments in a clean and orderly manner. General duties include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming.
1. Make beds, including changing linens in between guest stays.
2. Replenish towels.
3. Clean restrooms.
6. Other duties as assigned.
1. Clean rooms, hallways, restrooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
2. Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
3. Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
4. Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
5. Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
6. Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
7. Polish silver accessories and metalwork such as fixtures and fittings.
8. Replace light bulbs.
9. Ensure that room is clean and free of offensive odors.
10. Replenish supplies such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.
11. Sort, count, and mark clean linens, and store them in linen closets.
12. Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary.
13. Request repair services as needed.
14. Deliver rollaway beds to guests’ rooms as requested.
15. Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
16. Hang draperies, and dust window blinds.
17. Move and arrange furniture, and turn mattresses.
18. Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest property, and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
19. Prepare meeting room for meetings, and arrange chairs/tables.
20. Wash dishes and clean kitchens, cooking utensils, and silverware.
21. Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts.
1. Must be able to perform up to 4 hours of standing or walking.
2. Extent Flexibility — Some tasks require full range of motion including reaching something at shoulder height or stooping to reach for items on the floor. Must have the ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
3. Oral Comprehension — Must have the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
4. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
• Previous hotel/motel management (or hospitality related) experience highly desired
• Proven ability to work supervised or unsupervised
• Good people skills; friendly and outgoing
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Highly organized and a proven ability to meet deadlines
• Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality