FAIRMONT Colleague Services Head Houseperson

Jasper, AB
$19.22 an hour - Permanent


Colleague Services - Head Houseperson (Full Time Permanent)

As a dynamic member of the Staff Services Team, this position focuses on ensuring the well-being of Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge's employees and residents. This role has an integral impact on the satisfaction and comfort of residents (our guests) in colleague accommodation.

Rate of Pay: Starting at $17.07 per hour. Full rate after eight months is $19.22 per hour.

What is in it for you:

Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status
Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status
Employee Travel Program
Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks)
Discounts on food & beverage/spa/golf
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and over 5,000 properties with Accor
What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Colleague Residence Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
Follow departmental policies, procedures and service standards
Initiate and maintain effective communication within the Staff Services Department other departments
Continuous supervision, training and on-going performance reviews of housepersons
Inspect assigned rooms and cabins for cleanliness and maintenance
Supervise the supply, proper use and care of equipment, cleaning supplies.
Report all maintenance deficiencies and follow through with repairs in rooms, cabins and surrounding areas
Clean and maintain all staff areas (outside grounds, R&R room, training room & laundry rooms)
Ensure that all recycling is carried out daily
Daily supervision of Linen room operations in absence of uniform coordinator
Develop extensive knowledge of linen room operations
Submit remittance from dry cleaning and sales daily and process payroll deductions as required
Escort new employees to their room on arrival and provide each with a tour of staff areas (including the Staff Cafeteria)
Monitor the rental of equipment and vacuums
Assist with co-ordination of sporting and social events, on and off property, by researching employee interests, developing programs and promoting events to ensure that all employees have the opportunity to participate
Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel vehicles
Follow all safety and sanitation practices
Other duties as assigned
Your experience and skills include:

Previous supervisory experience preferred
Housekeeping/janitorial experience an asset
Experience with linen room operations an asset
Valid Alberta driver’s license required
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Your team and working environment:

Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel
Close proximity to Marmot Basin Ski Resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer
Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections
Standing: 4-6 hrs/day
Walking: 4-6 hr/day
Bending/reaching: 3 hr/day
Pushing/pulling: 1-2 hr/day
Physical effort: required to lift up to 100 lbs, some repetitive motion
Environmental stress: high - works in hot/cold conditions, constant inside/outside conditions, some slippery or congested conditions, working alone and in group situation
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for AccorHotels?

We are much more than a world leader. We are more than 250,000 hoteliers with a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome in our 4,500 addresses and on our digital platforms. We are committed to a culture and guided by our values that make our talent Feel Valued. We want them to express their passions every day and realize their full potential through exemplary professional development and growth opportunities, enjoying a life filled with unlimited experiences. To connect with us, please visit https://www.accorhotels.jobs/home.aspx

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