• Housekeeper/Room Attendant

    LaFarge Perry House
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    Housekeeper/Room Attendant 
    La Farge Perry House – Newport, RI

    Full-time Housekeeper/Room Attendant
    La Farge Perry House is a historic five-room bed and breakfast, located in Newport, RI. We are a prestigious 2018 Trip Advisor Award for Excellence (Hall of Fame) recipient.

    We are currently seeking a full-time Housekeeper/Room Attendant.  

    Job Description:  Maintain a clean, sanitary, comfortable and tidy environment for our guests to enjoy their accommodations. Accept direction and guidance from both the housekeeping manager and the Innkeeper/Assistant Innkeeper.

    Duties & Functions:
    • Attend to assigned work locations and turn around rooms from departure for arrival.
    • Sweep, scrub, mop and polish floors, vacuum clean carpets, rugs and draperies, clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers.
    • Maintain a clean work environment while rooms are being serviced.
    • Ensure the highest standards of cleanliness, safety, and conduct is maintained at all times. 
    • Wash laundry daily.
    • Clean public areas; bathroom, kitchen, living room.
    • Other duties assigned by Management.
    Specific Job Knowledge & Skills: 
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • English and Spanish verbal and written communication skills preferred.
    • Ability to multitask and to work independently, with a close attention to detail, in a fast paced environment. 
    • Positive and productive working relationships with entire team on the property.
    • Passion for gracious, friendly, and fun customer service. 
    Physical Abilities: 
    • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 35 pounds without assistance 
    • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
    • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
    • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
    This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time. This job description reflects the job content at the time of writing and will be subject to periodic change in light of changing operational and environmental requirements. Such changes will be discussed with the job holder and the job description amended accordingly. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor. Due to the nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel which may include overtime, weekends and holidays.
    Please respond with cover letter and resume to:
    Paula James, Innkeeper
    La Farge Perry House
    24 Kay Street
    Newport, RI 02840
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