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Custodian

Posted May 15, 2020

WoodSpring Suites Chicago Darien
Darien, IL
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About This Job

Position Summary
Responsible for providing janitorial and light maintenance support to the property and ensuring that internal and external premises are always clean and tidy. This position assists with preparing rooms for guests and ensures that public spaces both inside and outside of the property are clean and safe. Custodians should have a basic understanding of routine maintenance tasks. 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a part-time position with rotating weekday and weekend shifts. 

Essential Job Functions:
* Clean all public spaces throughout property including corridors, stairwells, guest laundry, lobby, public restrooms, and vending area.
* Clean exterior of property including waste disposal, trash pickup and light snow removal.
* Prepare rooms to be cleaned by housekeeping by removing soiled linen, moving furniture, trash, and conducting safety checks for pests and function of appliances.  
* Handle minor maintenance issues or assist hotel Maintenance Tech with general maintenance needs.
* Assist guests with general questions and inquiries.
* Assist front desk or housekeeping during busy periods.
* Essential Functions are not all inclusive; other job duties may be assigned.

Competencies
* Job Knowledge: Demonstrates understanding of the job and applies that knowledge effectively, satisfactorily performs essential job functions and demonstrates required knowledge and skills.
* Quality of Work: Performs at a high level of accuracy and thoroughness. 
* Reliability: Can be depended upon to complete work properly and on time, trustworthy, and follows work rules and policies.
* Teamwork: Good team member, works well with others.
* Attendance: Consistency in coming to work on time, completing shifts, and demonstrates good attendance by working scheduled shifts.
* Communication/Professionalism: Interacts with guests, team members, vendors, and others both orally and written in a professional manner.
* Productivity: Produces high levels of outputs in a timely manner under normal and high-pressure conditions while following company procedures.
* Core Values: Committed to following company core values of people first, integrity, transparency, operational excellence, and collaboration. 

Supervisory Responsibility
No supervisory responsibility for this position.

Work Environment
This position will be located at a hotel and primarily work inside or outside the hotel. May involve working in small spaces, guest rooms, and public areas.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee with or without accommodation to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs or ladders, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk, and hear.
* Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
* Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, wiping, pushing, and lifting.
* The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs maximum with frequent lifting or carrying of up to 50 pounds.
* Exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, odors, dirt and dust.

Reasonable Accommodations
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the requirements of this position if such accommodations do not create an undue hardship for the company.

Travel
No travel is expected for this position, however from time to time it may be a requirement of this position to visit other properties within their region.

Required Education and Experience
* High school diploma or equivalent.
* 2-5 years of prior maintenance experience preferred. 
* Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, painting, HVAC, masonry, and carpentry preferred.
* Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

E-Verify
Nationwide Hotel Management Company participates in E-Verify for every employee.

EEO Statement
NHMC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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About this Employer

WoodSpring Suites Chicago Darien

951 N. Frontage Road
Darien, IL 60561

(630) 686-9080

121 Room Extended Stay

www.woodspring.com

WoodSpring Suites Chicago Darien – Extended Stay Hotel in Darien, IL near Argonne National Laboratory

At our 100% smoke free hotel, each WoodSpring Suites Chicago Darien guest can choose from three different suite options - all of which come with a fully-equipped in-room kitchen, including a full-sized refrigerator and freezer, a stove top and microwave - to match their needs. Additional kitchen items are available at the front desk for a small fee. Free basic wi-fi (free wireless internet), free parking, and 24/7 access to our on-site guest laundry facility and fitness center are also included in rates. All rooms are pet-friendly (see policy highlights below). Queen-sized beds in every room and sofas in select rooms. 

Perfect for business travelers - those staying for professional reasons will enjoy our proximity to the McDonald’s Corporate Campus and other local, regional, and national businesses. Those traveling on a per-diem will enjoy our low rates and the ability to make and store food in their rooms. If you’re vacationing or traveling for pleasure, our accommodations are also great for solo and family travel. Our largest suites accommodate four adults and keep you close to all Chicagoland has to offer at rates far, far lower than you might expect for this access.