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Housekeeper
Location Kitimat, BC
Job Code 1770
# of openings 5
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As a full time Housekeeper, you are responsible in ensuring the over-all cleanliness of our facilities to the highest level. This includes:

  • Conducting walk-downs - cleaning 30 rooms per day and may vary depending on client occupancy
  • Full housekeeping services in guest rooms and hallways:
    • Making the beds and changing linen weekly; or as needed
    • Vacuuming and dusting all room furniture blinds including hallways
    • Washing, scrubbing and sanitizing bathroom, windows and mirrors
    • Emptying garbage from all sleeping areas including trash and recycling collection
    • Washing and folding towels, linens and beddings
    • Loading and unloading of laundry and linen truck as well as supplies
  • Maintaining an accurate record of all bedding allotted in lodge, assist with the inventory, and report any shortages to the Lodge Manager
  • Ensure health and safety regulations and quality standards are maintained
  • Participate in HNCC Workplace Health & Safety Initiatives – including the potential requirement to be a Fire Warden.
  • Provide mentorship and training to new staff
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications:

This position is safety sensitive, and as such will require a pre-employment alcohol, drug and fitness to work testing as a condition of employment.

  • Minimum 6 months’ janitorial and/or housekeeping experience
  • Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
  • Related experience in remote lodge setting or hotel/institutional environment preferred; commercial cleaning is considered an asset
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands and organize work schedule
  • Strong customer service focus and maintains a positive attitude
  • Ability and desire to work independently with minimal supervision and as a team player
  • Ability to stand for a long period of time and lift up to 35 pounds
  • Successful candidates MUST obtain a mark of 80% or higher on the mandatory WHMIS test (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)

 

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

No telephone calls please.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Horizon North provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons.  We thank every applicant for their interest.

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