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Northbrook, IL 60065

Posted: 07/29/2019 Job Category: Houskeeping Job Number: FRNB-72919 Pay Rate: $14.00/hr

Summary of Job:

Ensuring quality and clean facilities throughout the hotel, a houseman or housekeeping employee cleans lobbies, halls, guestrooms and bathrooms. A houseman stocks guest rooms with towels and linens, furnishings and any other supplies a guest may need or request. Housemen also vacuum carpets, dust furniture, empty wastebaskets and mop bathroom floors. In larger hotels, a houseman staff may report to assistant housekeepers, floor supervisors and executive housekeepers.


Essential Job Functions:

Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas so that health standards are met

Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers

Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas

Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines

Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy

Polish silver accessories and metalwork such as fixtures and fittings

Replenish supplies such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items

Sort, count, and mark clean linens, and store them in linen closets

Request repair services and wait for repair workers to arrive

Deliver television sets, ironing boards, baby cribs, and rollaway beds to guests' rooms

Hang draperies, and dust window blinds

Move and arrange furniture, and turn mattresses

Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts

Follow all required safety and standard operating procedures

Follow all company and regulatory policies

Report lost and found to Internal Supervisor or Hotel Supervisor




 High School diploma or GED preferred, but no necessary

Prior housekeeping, cleaning or customer service experience preferred

 Must have schedule flexibility for both AM/PM shifts, weekends and holidays


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 Must meet company and hotel grooming standards

Ability to work with a variety of cleaning equipment and chemicals

Ability to perform all duties as instructed

Ability to lift 25 pounds 

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