Hotel Housemen

888 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA Req #228
Monday, February 12, 2024
Meyer Jabara Hotels has distinguished itself as an employer of choice, attracting innovative and talented industry professionals who deliver exceptional results. Our Associates are encouraged to reach their fullest potential by delivering a differentiated experience to our guests and an exceptional bottom-line.
Position Summary:      
The primary responsibility of the Houseperson is to maintain cleanliness of public areas, in addition to assisting the Housekeeping department by delivering linen, stripping down rooms, assisting with special cleaning projects and helping the department maintain clean guest rooms. He or she is also responsible for assuring that all housekeeping storage areas are properly stocked and guest floors are clean & presentable.

Essential Duties & Functions:

Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service oriented manner
Maintain regular attendance, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, as defined in the hotel handbook, when working
Comply at all times hotel’s policies and procedures to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations
Wash, dry and fold hotel linen
Stock linen in closets daily
Check daily with supervisor for assignments/ duties
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
Vacuum carpet in hotel floors and public areas
Service and re-stock housekeeping closets
Remove gum, wall spots, and floor spots with appropriate chemicals
Wipe glass, pictures, windows, and public telephone areas
Clean public restrooms and replace products
Sign keys in and out
Empty Housekeeping carts of dirty linen, trash, etc.
Assist in floor care
Keep immediate supervisors fully informed of all challenges or matters requiring his/her attention
Gain knowledge of all hotel facilities to answer questions from the guests
Non-Essential Duties:

Assist hotel in completing special cleaning projects
Assist room attendants in cleaning rooms when needed
Strip down hotel rooms before Housekeeper begins their duties
Other duties as assigned
Experience & Education:

Previous experience in hotel setting preferred but will train
High School diploma or equivalent preferred


Work Environment – Ability to work:

With various type of equipment such as telephones, two-way radios, Housekeeping cart, laundry cart, vacuum, broom, window cleaner, furniture polish, all-purpose cleaner, dumpster/trash compactor sponge, mops and buckets, keys, hand vacuum, extension cord, door stopper, laundry chute, elevators, floor care products (i.e., stripper, was, sealer) carpet extractor, Wet/Dry Vacuum
Under variable temperature conditions
Under variable noise levels
Around chemicals, fumes and or odor hazards
Around dust and or mite hazards
Physical Requirements:

Long hours sometimes required
Heavy work – Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
Ability to bend, stretch, twist, stoop or reach with your body and arms repeatedly without difficulty
Ability to stand for long hours and walk long distances without fatigue 
Ability to work under variable temperatures and noise levels
Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range

Mental Requirements: 

Oral and Written Comprehension and Expression - Must be able to convey & understand information and ideas in English
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately
Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from multiple sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need
Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests
Mathematical Reasoning - Must be able to work with and understand basic arithmetic functions
Multi-lingual skills helpful
The difference between being a good business and an amazing business can be found in the company's footprints made by giving back and serving others.  Community relationships matter to the team at Meyer Jabara. 

Other details

  • Job Family New Jobs
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 888 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA