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Part-time
Austin, TX 78701
Updated 5 days ago

La Quinta by Wyndham is now seeking a Houseperson to join our team at the La Quinta by Wyndham Austin Capitol - Downtown location in AustinTexas.

Job Summary

 

The Housekeeping Houseperson is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of guest corridors, elevators and all assigned areas. He/she is also responsible for delivering items to guest rooms (luggage, irons, coffee, etc.).

 

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for the applicable state (property specific).

 

Physical Requirements

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.

General Requirements

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.

Fundamental Requirements

  • Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow employees.
  • Walked assigned floors at beginning and end of shift; remove newspapers, trays, empty ash urns, remove trash and/or linens and note any areas that need immediate cleaning.
  • Use proper two-way radio etiquette at all times when communicating with other employees.
  • Use daily checklist to complete projects listed below as assigned.

 

  1. Elevator lobbies
  2. Ash urns
  3. Glass tables
  4. Furniture
  5. Ice machines/vending machines
  6. Elevator doors/frames
  7. Service landing/linen closets
  8. Stair wells
  9. Polish floors
  10. Other projects as assigned by management

 

  • Practice safe work habits to ensure safety to guests, fellow employees and self.
  • Handle items for "Lost and Found" according to the hotel standards.
  • At the end of the shift, turn in all keys and assignment sheets to the Housekeeping Office.
  • Report maintenance issues to Housekeeping Supervisor/Manager.
  • Be familiar with correct guestroom cleaning procedures to assist with cleaning if needed.
  • Pick up any Room Attendant's dirty linen or trash as needed.
  • Before leaving section, collect all trash from the service landings and take to/dispose in outside trash dumpsters, per hotel procedures.
  • Vacuum guest corridors.
  • Assist Housekeeping as needed (i.e. bedboards, roll-aways, flip beds, etc.)
  • Deliver any clean linen to assigned sections, if applicable.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of Housekeeping Office, linen rooms, storage closets and stairwells.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.

Brand: La Quinta by Wyndham
Location: La Quinta by Wyndham Austin Capitol - Downtown300 E. 11th Street., AustinTexas  78701
Employment Status: Part-time 

 

Posting ID: 685870488 Posted: 2022-01-21 Job Title: Houseperson