Housekeeping Public Area Attendant

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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

The Westin Waltham Boston Hotel Waltham, MA

Company
The Westin Waltham Boston Hotel
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.2A225CDB11EE4ECA
AJE Ref #
576141550
Location
Waltham, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Housekeeping Public Area Attendant Company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Méridien(R), Sheraton(R), Tribute Portfolio, Four Points(R) by Sheraton, Aloft(R), Element(R), along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels. The Company also boasts one of the industrys leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG(R)). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information. Location Be Inspired! Be Westin! The Westin Waltham Boston Hotel is located just 15 miles from Boston and Logan International Airport. This mirrored landmark offers the ultimate in suburban charm. After undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation, our hotel is now an even better place to get back to your best self. Business travelers will find our location incredibly convenient with major corporate offices just one mile away. This Waltham hotel provides easy access to Concord, Lexington, and Cambridge as well as a variety of great things to do in Waltham. Department Housekeeping Job Description POSITION PURPOSE: Ensure all public areas are clean and maintained according to the standards set down by the hotel. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Perform general cleaning duties in public areas (i.e., wipe down stairwells, maintain all ash urns, clean candle glass), and general dusting of public areas. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the hotel. Ensure all glass doors are cleaned and maintained, and responsible for cleaning lobby fountain, phone dividers. Maintain, at all times, a neat and clean professional appearance. Ensure work area is clean when finished. Other: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotels facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel: Enforce hotel safety standards. Perform other duties and handle projects as assigned by Manager. SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities: Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Physical Demands Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously. Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis. Must be able to bend, squat and lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks. Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees. Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception. Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. Requirements Schedule Requirements Must be able to work a varying shift scheduling including AM, Mid and PM. Days and shift times scheduled are based on seniority and business levels of the hotel. Must be able to work weekends/holidays. Education High school or equivalent education required. Experience Prior hospitality experience preferred. Grooming All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time