Room Attendant

Employer
Lansdowne Resort and Spa
Location
Leesburg, VA
Posted
Jan 21, 2022
Closes
Jan 26, 2022
Ref
324046084
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Job SummaryClean guest rooms as assigned, ensuring the hotel's established standards of cleanliness. Responsible for reporting any maintenance deficiencies and handling guest requests or complaints. Ensures the confidentiality and security of all guest rooms. Essential FunctionsMaintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.Anticipate guests' needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.Maintain positive guest relations at all times.Be familiar with all hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately.Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areasUse correct cleaning chemicals for designated surfaces, according to OSHA regulations and hotel requirements.Clean guest rooms by category priority.Transport cart with cleaning supplies, amenities and linens to assigned guest room and position securely.Service assigned guest rooms.Empty trash containers and ashtrays.Remove all dirty terry and replace with clean par to designated layout.Remove soil, dirt, soap build-up and hair from bathroom mirrors, vanity, sink, toilet, shower walls, bathtub, shower curtain and floor.Replace facial, toilet tissue and bathroom amenities in correct amount and location.Inspect condition of bathrobes and replace soiled/damaged ones.Remove dirty bed linen and make up bed with clean linen.Replace laundry bags and slips.Clean closets and door tracks on check-out rooms, removing dust and debris. Ensure correct amount and placement of hangers, extra blanket/pillow and luggage rack.Dust and polish all furniture.Realign furniture to floor plan.Open all drawers/doors in check-out rooms and remove items left by guest. Dust inside.Check under bed(s), chairs and sofa for debris and remove if present.Inspect condition of all furniture for tears, rips or stains; report any damages to the supervisor.Remove all dust, debris and foreign particles from upholstered furniture including crevices and under cushions.Dust pictures, frames and mirrors.Remove dust and debris on television, VCR, clock radio, remote control and cable box.Set correct time on clock; correct TV channel; correct movie rental insert.Clean all lamps and light switches; check for proper working order.Remove dust, spots and smears from windows, ledges and frames.Remove dust, grease and smears from telephones and reposition properly.Empty liquid from ice bucket and wipe all surfaces dry.Remove dust, smudges and spills from mini bar; ensure it is plugged in and securely locked.Remove dust on drapes weekly and realign to correct position daily.Inspect condition of amenities in desk, drawers and guest service directory; replace designated amounts at proper locations within the room.Remove trash, debris and cobwebs from balcony/patio.Inspect condition of planters and plants; remove debris.Remove dust, dirt, marks and fingerprints from entrance door(s).Ensure presence of fire safety, rate cards and DND sign. Inspect condition and replace as needed. Other DutiesAll Associates are required to fully comply with hotel and departmental rules, regulations and policies for the safe, secure, effective and environmentally friendly operation of the hotel facilities. Examples include, but are not limited to lost and found procedures, emergency procedures, recycling efforts, etc.Attend and participate in all hotel and/or departmental meetings, training sessions and other information meetings.Regular attendance in conformance with hotels standards is essential to the successful performance of this position.Comply with hotel grooming standards for both uniformed and non-uniformed associates.Comply with hotel service and behavioral standards towards our guests, vendors and fellow colleagues, including, but not limited to ensuring proper phone etiquette, courteous and respectful behavior and maintaining a friendly and positive attitude.Perform all other duties as directed by management that are consistent with the policies and procedures of the hotel. Working Conditions & Physical RequirementsPhysical Effort:Significant portions of day require prolonged standing and moving around. Ability to visually review documents and computer screen throughout day.Physical Environment:Ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time during course of shift. Manual SkillsSignificant portions of daily assignments involve application of manual skills requiring motor coordination in combination with finger dexterity, eg, typing, handwriting, or machine operations.Work Schedule: Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, Associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.Safety:Responsible for operating within hotel safety guidelines, including the safe and responsible operation of hotel equipment. Reports and addresses safety concerns as they arise. Ensures safe handling of chemicals in accordance with hotel and department standards and utilizes proper personal protective equipment (PPE) when appropriate.QualificationsEducation:High school diploma or equivalent vocational training certificate required. Some college or college degree preferred. Experience:Prior experience within a four star hotel brand preferred.Computer Skill & Other Technical Skills:Ability to utilize computer software and hardware required. Ability to easily maneuver on computer keyboard required.Ability to learn, utilize and communicate effectively via company issued communication devices (eg Nextel phones, etc).Communication:Advanced ability to comprehend and speak English to understand and respond to information and address advanced guest requests required both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of additional language(s) preferred.Licenses or Certifications:n/aOther:Must be customer-service oriented and have excellent hospitality skills.Must be able to calculate basic mathematic functions.