Guest Room Attendant

Varscona Hotel on Whyte
Edmonton, AB, Canada

Posted September 18, 2021

Metterra & Varscona Hotels on Whyte are looking for an exciting & enthusiastic addition to our housekeeping team!

The Guest Room Attendant is a front line professional that welcomes guests by maintaining the highest level of cleanliness in the guest rooms and public areas. The Guest Room Attendant will represent the hotel through excellence in service and cleanliness.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Clean bathtub, toilet, sink, walls, mirrors, tiles, counters, and floor surfaces using cloths, mops, sponges, brushes, and/or cleaning agents by extending arms over head, bending and stooping.
  • Adhere to cleaning procedures and instructions for use of cleaning agents.
  • Strip and make beds, changing bed linens, which may require lifting bedspreads weighing a maximum of 50 lbs.
  • Dust all furniture, pictures, drawers, window ledges, and shelves thoroughly.   
  • Push and pull vacuum throughout entire room and empty trash and recyclables.
  • Replenish amenities, linens, and supplies in guest room.
  • Sign for room keys, retrieve, push to assigned rooms and restock heavy cart. Visually inspect room for cleanliness and appearance and signify completion for room.
  • Ensure all corridors, storage closets and public areas in the section are clean and maintained.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1 year previous housekeeping experience.
  • Possess physical stamina and be able to manage time well.
  • Knowledge of chemical cleaning agents and operation of various cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to extend arms, scrub, bend, stoop, and stand and walk public areas for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently.
  • Must have the ability to communicate in English.
  • Must be able to work varied shift work, including weekends and holidays.
  • Security clearance required upon offer of employment.
    • Highly organized, results oriented and ability to work in a multi-functional team environment.
    • Must be completely familiar with the role during hotel emergencies, including fire alarms, medical emergencies, the use of Incident Reports and Logbooks.
    • Provincial legislation requires employees to work safely and cooperate with their employer by following the health and safety rules for the job.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Must be fully able and competent to handle emergency situations.
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player.


Varscona Hotel on Whyte

8208 106 Street

Edmonton, AB T6E 6R9

Canada

Telephone (780) 434-6111

Our Hotel

Varscona is a charming lifestyle hotel providing a warm and comfortable hospitality experience to those looking for a home away from home when they travel. Situated in the heart of historic Old Strathcona, and nestled amongst numerous restaurants, boutiques and theatres blending bohemian panache with contemporary chic. This central location provides easy access to the University of Alberta, downtown and south Edmonton business and government districts. The Edmonton river valley is a few blocks away and offers miles of cycling and walking paths, parks and off leash areas.

Varscona combines old-world comfort with modern amenities. Timeless furnishings featuring luxurious textiles in rich hues of green and earthy brown enhance the public spaces and guest rooms. Casual sophistication and warm hospitality provide guests a welcoming haven.

The Varscona team is empowered to do what it takes to ensure every guest’s experience is exceptional. Sincere, unscripted and genuine service is our trademark.


Crescent Hotels and Resorts are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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