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Location: Chandler, Arizona
Laundry Attendant - Full Time at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. owns, manages and franchises some of the most well-known brands in the industry. We are proud of who we are and happy to share some of those details with you. We are relatively young company; however we have a history full of stories of growth, innovation, and triumph. We are fortunate enough to have a rich history from each of our unique brands, and are proud of the heritage they represent. Starwood Hotels & Resorts brings together some of the strongest and most well-recognized brands in the hospitality industry. Each brand offers a distinctive experience to guests and presents a unique opportunity for associates: Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, W Hotels, the Luxury Collection, Le Meridien, element, Aloft, Westin Hotels & Resorts and St Regis Hotels & Resorts - these are Starwood Hotels & Resorts. We have a well thought-out business philosophy that has served us well in the past, and the future looks bright as our company improves and grows. The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass is a 500-room resort designed to be an authentic representation of the Gila River Indian Community’s heritage and culture. Conveniently located 11 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on the Gila River Indian Community, the resort offers guests a full recreational, cultural and inspirational experience. The architecture, art and legends of the Pima and Maricopa tribes are celebrated in every detail imaginable, indoors and out. Located in the Sonoran Desert on an expanse of rugged Arizona landscape where ancient vistas, mountains and roaming wild horses remain untouched, this unique resort includes 36-holes of championship Troon® Golf, Arizona’s only spa located on a Native American reservation, Forbes Four-Star Aji spa, featuring Native American-inspired treatments and Koli, an onsite equestrian center. A true destination resort, the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse pass offers four restaurants including the signature restaurant Kai, meaning ‘Seed’ in Pima, which is the only AAA Five Diamond/Forbes Five Star dining experience in Arizona.. Guest can also enjoy the many swimming pools with cascading waterfalls, a waterslide designed after the ancient Casa Grande Ruins, or a boat cruise on the Gila River to nearby attractions.
Laundry Attendant Hourly Wage / Non-Exempt / Full Time Join in the fast paced and exciting laundry department as the newest member of our fantastic Housekeeping and Laundry team. This essential team member will be responsible for sorting, washing, and pressing the hotel linens. Our chosen candidate will be a hospitality minded individual who has a solid work ethic and believes in the power of team work. Previous experience in Housekeeping or Laundry strongly preferred, but it is not required. Selected candidate will be an effective communicator. Our schedule for this position is variable; however, the most suitable candidate must have the ability to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. If you enjoy working in this essential Heart of the House environment and you are proud of the work that is completed by the team, then do not let this one get washed away! If you are currently a Starwood Hotels & Resorts Associate, and you want your journey to continue, then please visit your Human Resources Department to obtain the necessary transfer paperwork. Once completed, please apply through StarwoodOne.
POSITION PURPOSE Sort, wash and clean guest and employee laundry and dry cleaning and hotel linens. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AVERAGE % OF TIME • 30% Operate equipment necessary to sort, weigh, wash, dry, iron, fold and package guest laundry and dry cleaning, employee clothing and uniforms and hotel linen. • 20% Log, tag and package guest and employee clothing and uniforms. • 15% Iron and fold guest room and Food & Beverage flat work. • 15% Pick up from and deliver to guest rooms and uniforms room all clothing which is in need of cleaning or has been cleaned. • 10% Maintain an acceptable state of cleanliness and organization throughout the entire work area. • 10% Collect and issue uniforms. Other: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel's facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel. • Perform general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products to adhere to health standards. • Perform other duties as requested, such as cleaning unexpected spills and executing special guest requests. • Assist other housekeeping employees in maintaining clean and organized work and public areas. • Additional duties as necessary and assigned. SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. • Must possess basic computational ability. Physical Demands • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like laundry rooms (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more. • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments and areas of the hotel on a timely basis. • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis. • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks. • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees. • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception. • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. • Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, photocopiers, and other office equipment as needed. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS Education High school or equivalent education preferred. Experience No prior experience required. Prior hospitality experience desired. Licenses or Certificates Not Applicable Grooming All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.