JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER
USUAL TIME OF WORK SHIFT: Varies with facility needs. Some full-time positions and some part-time positions.
BREAKS: Two breaks, and one 30 minute lunch.
OVERTIME: As necessary.
MACHINES USED: Household-type vacuum cleaner
TOOLS USED: Mops, brooms, extendable wands, cleaning items
ASSISTIVE DEVICES: Cleaning supply pushcart, rolling wire racks
SAFETY CLOTHING/EQUIPMENT: Employee uniforms, vinyl gloves, eye protection
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED: Speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Basic computer experience.
DESCRIPTION OF WORKPLACE/WORKSTATION:
The work takes place at a variety of locations at a hotel facility. The floor surfaces at the locations are cement, carpet, tile, or wood.
Most of the work locations are both well-lit and temperature controlled. The Executive Housekeeper/Director of Housekeeping may be exposed for limited periods of time to various weather conditions when cleaning landings and other outdoor areas. The areas where the Executive Housekeeper/Director of Housekeeping performs most of the cleaning duties are guest rooms, bathrooms, lounges, lobbies, landings, elevators, stairways, kitchens, and offices.
DESCRIPTION OF JOB TASKS/PURPOSE:
The Executive Housekeeper/Director of Housekeepings primary responsibility is to supervise the staff and cleanliness of areas at the hotel facility where guests have spent or will spend time during their stay. The Executive Housekeeper/Director of Housekeeping counts and transports linens to and from guests rooms.
He/She replenishes supplies such as drinking glasses and writing supplies in various rooms.
He/She dusts furniture and equipment, polishes metalwork, washes windows, walls and doors, and empties waste baskets and ash trays. He/She vacuums carpets and upholstered furniture, and scrubs, waxes, and polishes floors using brooms, mops, and vacuum cleaners.
The Executive Housekeeper/Director of Housekeeping replaces light bulbs, and replenishes bathroom supplies. He/She transports trash to the waste disposal area. Executive Housekeeper/Director of Housekeeping may be required to move furniture, hang drapery, and roll carpet when necessary. Other duties may be required as directed by the manager or supervisor.
MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:
1.Inspects rooms and other public areas. Sorts, counts, folds, and transports linens to various site locations.
2.Handles Staff attendance or schedule time needs. Conducts disciplinary employee activities, documenting as necessary. Makes beds in guest rooms.
3.Replenishes supplies (i.e. drinking glasses, writing materials, bathroom supplies, etc.).
4.Oversees the maintenance of Company standards of operational procedures. Cleans rooms, kitchens, lobbies, lounges, bathrooms, landings, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas.
5.Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floors.
6.Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.
7.Dusts furniture and equipment.
9.Washes windows, walls, door panels, sills, ceilings, and woodwork.
10. Empties waste baskets.
11. Cleans ashtrays.
12. Transports trash to waste disposal area.
13. Replaces light bulbs.
14. Bilingual preferred. Other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor.
Associate must adhere to all work rules, procedures, and policies established by the company including,but not limited to, those contained in the Associate handbook.
Must be willing to perform other duties as assigned, of which the associate is capable.
Blackstone Hospitality Group