Houseperson (Full Time Permanent)
The Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street, B3H2P6 Halifax, NS
Deep in the heart of downtown Halifax, The Westin Nova Scotian offers first class accommodations in elegant and historic surroundings. We are an employer of choice in this vibrant city, being named a Great Place to Work (Retial & Hospitality), 2018 & 2019. With our 4 1/2 star Canada Select property offering 310 well-appointed guest rooms and 23,000 square feet of meeting space, our hotel is ideal for the business traveler, meeting planner, and leisure traveler alike.

The Westin is currently looking to hire individuals who are outgoing, friendly and like to have fun while maintaining a strong work ethic. We are currently looking for a Full Time Permanent Housekeeping Houseperson.

JOB SUMMARY: The main responsibilities of the Houseperson are to maintain cleanliness of public areas as well as back of the house and facilities and to assist Room Attendants in maintaining clean and attractive guestrooms, while adhering to company standards.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • High School diploma and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Must be able to work on weekends
  • Bilingual helpful.
 
DUTIES & FUNCTIONS: 
  • Check daily assignments/daily duties.
  • Gather all cleaning supplies and return them daily.
  • Complete all assigned cleaning duties in designated areas.
  • Report any engineering problems or repairs to the Housekeeping Supervisor or Manager.
  • Return any borrowed items (i.e. irons, boards, hairdryers, etc.) to Housekeeping department when removed from guestrooms.
  • Service and re-stock housekeeping closets. Complete closet inventory.
  • Remove gum, wall spots, and floor spots with appropriate chemicals.
  • Wipe glass, pictures, windows, and public telephone areas. Clean external ash urns.
  • Clean public restrooms and replace products. Vacuum floors in public areas.
  • Sign keys in and out
  • Gain knowledge of all hotel facilities to answer questions from the guests.
  • Perform all other related duties as requested.
  • Must have knowledge of proper room cleaning procedures.
  • Assist Room Attendants throughout the day with housecleaning rooms when needed.
  • Assist Room Attendants by stripping any vacant and dirty rooms when necessary. Assist in Laundry.
  • Empty Housekeeping carts of dirty linen, trash, etc.
  • Assist in floor care.
  • Follow all health and safety procedures.
  • Log all calls on daily work assignment.
  • Other duties as required.
RATE OF PAY: $14.79/hr

CLOSING DATE: December 7, 2018
How to Apply
Website: www.nchrjobs.com
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