Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Housekeeping Room Attendant

Location: Pickering

Number of positions: 3

Work Hours: Part-time hours

Hours are not guaranteed – Ideally scheduled for 1 8-hour shift/week at minimum
9:00 AM START / Sunday 9:30 AM
Unionized company = when you are called in, it’s a minimum of 4 hours

Pay: 15.45

Benefits (Yes/No?): Choice Hotel Discounts

Own Transportation Required: Yes

Number of Years of Previous Experience Required: 1-year previous experience with cleaning

Start Date: ASAP

Main Responsibilities:

·        Clean and service assigned guest rooms in a timely and organized manner according to hotel procedures and brand standards.

·        Provide genuine service and assistance to guests.

·        Maintain room attendant cart, replenishing any items as required.

·        Always follow established safety procedures and wear protective equipment when needed.

·        Respond to housekeeping room cleaning request from either guest or management in a timely and efficient manner.

·        May assist with deep cleaning projects.

Job Requirements:

·        Previous hotel cleaning and customer service experiences are an asset.

·        Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance.

·        Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Stand or walk for an extended time period.

·        Flexible attitude to scheduled shifts – the incumbent may need to work nights, weekends and/or holidays.

·        Flexible and energetic with the ability to work under pressure.

·        Literacy skills – reading, writing, and oral.

·        Outstanding organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.

·        Work well independently and in a team environment with minimum supervision

·        Self-motivated, honest, creative, capable of working in a team environment

Company Culture: Our company culture is built on collaboration.  A nimble team where everyone has a voice at the table and an opportunity to pursue their passions.  Our skillsets are as diverse as our portfolio, but we all have a singular focus: a belief that partnerships deliver the best results, an entrepreneurial approach to decision making, respect for others, a strong sense of integrity, and a curiosity to challenge the status quo.

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role:

  • Detail oriented individual with good time management skills and the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

Social Interaction: 

Limited, can vary day to day.

Opportunity to interact with other hotel team members and in house guests.

Communication: Verbal / Written if able as needed.

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