Laundry Attendant - Hilton University of Florida Conference Center

  • Benchmark
  • Gainesville, Florida
  • Jul 31, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Come be a part of something bigger!

Benchmark Pyramid is a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home. Here are just some of the great benefits we offer:

+ Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs

+ Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses)

+ 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)

+ Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn't love to get away)

+ Paid Time Off

+ Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)

+ Employee family events (bring the kids!)

+ Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few

+ Many more, please inquire for more details

The Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, located on the southwest corner of the University of Florida campus, combines a host of upscale and market-leading attributes unparalleled in the Gainesville area. The hotel is newly renovated and features superior International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) accredited meeting space, award-winning dining, spacious guest rooms and exceptional hospitality presented in an upscale contemporary interior design and ambiance. The Hilton UF offers guests the perfect environment for work, play or both. We foster a creative and energetic work environment where people come to work and have fun. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and are committed to "being the difference" by creating memorable experiences in the lives of all we serve. Your role will be integral to the success of our property. We strive to create a workplace culture that values family, work life balance and community. We help develop our associates and provide support for them to grow their careers with Benchmark Pyramid. We strive to cultivate and maintain a team environment where every team member is working together to provide exceptional service to every guest, every time by not only meeting their expectations, but exceeding them! Our team members are proud to work here!

What you will have an opportunity to do:

The cleanliness of a hotel is one of the main reasons that keep our guests returning to and recommending our hotels to friends and family. It goes without saying that hotel housekeeping team has one of the most important roles that take place in a hotel daily.

We are looking for individuals with great attention to detail to join our Housekeeping team as a Laundry Attendant. The ideal candidate creates a memorable experience for our guests through their attention to detail and care they take in preparing and maintaining the guest linens. This role truly is the "Heart of the House" and provides key services for our guests to truly relax and enjoy their stay. A great housekeeping team can make a guest stay go from OK to Outstanding!

Your Role:

+ Engage with guests to ensure their stay is going well

+ Work as a team to accomplish the goal of resort/hotel cleanliness

+ Laundry duties as required (including washing drying / ironing and folding of all SPI guest rooms linen as well as restaurant/catering linens

+ Keep laundry area/ common areas of the property clean and organized

+ Daily cleaning of housekeeping and maintenance staff restrooms

+ To understand the proper utilization of equipment and chemicals, and the knowledge of appropriate safety procedures

+ Assist houseman and housekeepers as necessary

+ Help maintain a safe work environment

+ Always respond in a friendly, helpful manner to other team members.

What are we looking for?

QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Housekeeping experience desirable

+ Neat, pleasant personality

+ Time management skills

+ Ability to work on feet for an extended period

+ Ability to communicate effectively

+ Ability to move, traverse, position self to reach corners on floors and high places; observe conditions, detect odors, position and navigate carts weighing up to 100 lbs in tight spaces; operate equipment including spray bottles, vacuums, mops, brooms, dust pans, scrub pads and dusters.

+ Lift, carry and position loads of at least 25lbs.

Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.