The House Attendant (HA) works with the Housekeeping Management Team to assist Room Attendants on assigned floors or buildings by collecting dirty linens and transporting to the laundry area, delivering clean linens to Room Attendant carts, and retrieving trash throughout the hotel. Assist with the commercial laundry function and/or the cleaning of public area spaces, exterior entrances to the hotel, and parking lot. Will be assigned special projects as assigned by the Housekeeping Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Deliver on the promise of Sonesta Service in all interactions with guests and clients according to the Sonesta G.U.E.S.T. standards.
Work with Room Attendants with heavy items such as mattresses and linens. Deliver linens and other supplies to Room Attendants.
Maintain the cleanliness and organization of floor closets and corridors to include removing trash, wiping down shelves/counters; sweeping, moping and/or vacuuming floors; and removing non-floor closet items and storing in appropriate areas.
Respond to guests’ requests such as in a timely and efficient manner.
Clean other designated areas such as public restrooms, storage rooms, and other public area spaces.
Report needed repairs or unsafe conditions to supervisor.
Respond to special requests, guest complaints, and the delivery of housekeeping/room supplies to achieve complete guest satisfaction.
Minimize waste of supplies and amenities within all areas of housekeeping.
Deliver lost and found items according to established procedures.
May regularly assist with deep cleaning projects.
When assigned to laundry, monitor laundry supplies and equipment to ensure they are sufficient and in working order. Operate washers and dryers according to hotel standards and manufacturers’ guidelines. Receive soiled linens and inspect for damaged or stained items. Fold and store clean linens, report damages to supervisor.
Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other shifts and departmental management.
Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws regarding health and safety services.
Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Some previous housekeeping experience preferred.
Previous background from the extended stay industry preferred.
Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English is preferred; other languages beneficial.
Basic reading, writing and mathematical abilities are preferred.
Frequently standing up, bending, climbing, kneeling, and moving about the facility.
Carrying, lifting or pulling items weighing up to 75 pounds.
Will be required to regularly use commercial cleaning chemicals.
Will be required to work mornings, evening, weekends, and holidays.
Additional Job Description
Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account with Company Match
401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
Paid Vacation and Sick Days
Sonesta Hotel Discounts
Paid Parental Leave
Company Paid Life Insurance
Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
Various Employee Perks and Discounts
Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.