Housekeeping - Holiday Inn Express & Suites

  • Sherman Associates, Inc.
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Sep 09, 2021
Full time Housekeeping and Janitorial

Job Description

Job Descriptions:

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Des Moines is open for business and now hiring! We are seeking both full- and part-time talent to join our cleanliness team in supporting a clean and safe hotel for guests to enjoy. As a member of our team, you will experience the many benefits of the IHG brand and travel discounts, while being part of the locally run Sherman Associates ownership group.

Starting at $11.50/hour! No direct experience required! We value those who are highly self-motivated and driven to achieve at a high-level. Come ready to work and we will teach you the IHG way.

Schedule: We can work with you to accommodate full- or part-time employment! Both weekday and weekend availability is strongly preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

+ Clean guest rooms in accordance with established quality and performance standards to allow a sufficient quantity of vacant and clean guest rooms for sale

+ Report, turn in, all lost and found items from guest rooms, and throughout hotel

+ Enter guest rooms following procedures for gaining access and ensuring vacancy before entering

+ Replace dirty linens and towels with clean items, make beds and fold towels, and clean bathrooms

+ Replace guest amenities and supplies in room

+ Remove trash, dirty linen, and room service items

+ Check that all appliances are present in the room and in working order

+ Straighten desk items, furniture, and appliances

+ Vacuum carpets and perform floor care duties (e.g., in guest rooms and hallway)

+ Dust, polish, and remove marks from walls and furnishings

+ Organize and stock cleaning cart and organize linen closets on floors assigned

+ Perform other duties as requested (i.e. cleaning unexpected spills; executing special guest requests)

+ Report/communicate any maintenance needs found in guest rooms while cleaning

+ Assist other housekeeping associates in maintaining clean and organized work and public areas

+ Anticipate customer needs with the ability to change goals and direction quickly

+ Maintains customer service and excellent relations with guests, visitors, vendors and other external or internal organizations

+ Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas

+ Meet standards for room completion with quality results

Required Experience:

+ No prior housekeeping experience required

+ Related hospitality or commercial cleaning experience preferred

+ Ability to communicate effectively and follow directions

+ Must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance

+ A passion for the mission, vision, and values of Sherman Associates

+ Schedule may vary due to the specific needs of the hotel

+ Ensure compliance with brand standards, federal, state and local hotel laws regarding health and safety services

Sherman Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply.

This job advertisement is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Only applicants who complete our online application process will be considered for employment. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact

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Be a part of something great and find yourself At Home, At Sherman! As a member of Sherman, we invite you to join our mission of Building Communities, Enriching Neighborhoods. You can make an immediate impact supporting our real estate development and management operations in hotels, residential, and retail.

Who Are We? Sherman Associates is an award-winning real estate development firm specializing in the design, construction and financing of quality commercial, hospitality, and residential housing across the Midwest. With over 40 years of visionary development experience, our portfolio includes over 8,500 units of multifamily residential housing, 600,000 square feet commercial space, and franchise hotels & retail operations; including Aloft Minneapolis, Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis Mill District, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Des Moines, Sheraton Duluth Hotel, and Starbucks.

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From: Sherman Associates