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Housekeeper

Posted January 11, 2021

WoodSpring Suites Gulfport
Gulfport, MS
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Are you ready to turn your housekeeping and cleaning experience into a rewarding long-term career with a dynamic and quickly-growing leader in the hospitality industry?

About This Job

Work with WoodSpring Hotels – the nation’s fastest growing value extended stay hotel company – and our WoodSpring Suites and Value Place hotels.  We need energetic and personable management professionals just like you to serve as Housekeepers at all of our hotels.

Housekeepers work a flexible work schedule four – six days per week. They perform a wide variety of cleaning tasks in the hotel, cleaning both guest rooms and public spaces, and at times performing the duties of Hotel Custodian or Night Guest Services Representative (GSR). Their work shift varies by day and week and depends upon which job they perform:

  • Move-Out Cleans: this is deep cleaning when a guest checks out. Typically it takes 60-90 minutes to prep, clean, and reset a room to be rent ready
  • Stay-Over Cleans: this is the service Housekeepers perform in hotels while the guest continues to stay with us.
  • Public Spaces Cleans: this is typical janitorial work cleaning hallways, lobby, stairwells and routine landscaping maintenance

JOB DUTIES

  • Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobby, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, so that health standards are met.
  • Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
  • Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest property and report damage, theft, and found articles to general manager
  • Replenish room supplies, (toilet paper, soap, trash liners etc.)
  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, using vacuum cleaners and shampooers.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment, keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary
  • These jobs require the employee to be able to lift up to 50 lbs., stand, bend and kneel. The work pace is steady; the work schedule is flexible to meet the employee’s needs. These employees love to “make it shine”, they take pride in doing a good job, are careful to follow directions, check lists and process. They get along with others and like working on a team. In general CLEAN is a passion they have and take pride in delivering an exceptionally clean room.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • These jobs require the employee to be able to lift up to 50 lbs., stand, bend and kneel
  • Work at a steady, sometimes demanding pace
  • “Can do” personality and pride in work and work product
  • Team player and responsibility sharer
  • Dependability
  • Quality Assurance/Inspection experience
  • Hotel/Apartment/Cleaning Experience
  • Ideally OSHA and Hazardous Waste Certification

Candidates are encouraged to apply, in person, at their desired work location.  Find addresses and phone numbers here.

DETAILS

  • Location: Varies (Indicate Desired Location During Application Process)
  • Department: WHPM Operations or Franchisee
  • Req. Number: 012510
  • Income Range: $7.50 - $10.00/hour (Varies) 
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About this Employer

WoodSpring Suites Gulfport

8420 Highway 49
Gulfport, MS 39501

(228) 214-4228

105 Room Extended Stay

www.woodspring.com

Hotel Profile 

A new, different, better kind of extended stay hotel, WoodSpring Suites Gulfport offers business and personal travelers as well as those moving to and within the Gulfport/Biloxi area with incredible clean, wonderfully comfortable rooms. Affordable nightly rates are made even better with weekly rates and monthly rates that lower in price, per night, for each consecutive night a guest stays. Air force and military members, students, travelers and those with early or late flights are welcome. Double-beds in all rooms, sofas and sleeper-sofas in select suites. Additional value can be found in free wi-fi / free wireless internet and free parking as well as in-room kitchens (in every room), 24/7 guest laundry facilities and vending machines, pet-friendly hotel rooms, and an always-available, always-welcoming staff.


While an extended stay hotel guest at WoodSpring Suites Gulfport will be close to all the area offers including:


Gulfport, Mississippi (3 miles), Biloxi, MS (19 miles), Deer Island (21 miles), D'Iberville (17 miles), Long Beach (7 miles), Cuevas (12 miles), De Lisle (14 miles), Lyman (8 miles)
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport / GPT Airport (2.5 miles), Coast Transit Authority - Gulfport Route 37 (on bus route, own stop), Keesler Air Force Base / Keesler AFB (12 miles)
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (14 - 31 miles), Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center and Jefferson Davis Presidential Library (10 miles), Gulf Coast Casinos (8 - 18 miles)
Gulfport Premium Outlets (2 miles), Gulf Islands Waterpark (4 miles), Gulfport Dragway (6 miles), Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (8 miles), Lynn Meadows Discovery Center (6 miles)
Port of Gulfport and Gulfport Harbor (3 miles), Memorial Hospital at Gulfport (3 miles), CRTC, Mississippi Air National Guard, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard Training (3 miles)
Guests at WoodSpring Suites Gulfport can look foward to the perfect mix of comfort and convinience while a guest. In-room kitchens, available in every room and all three room layouts, are complete with microwave oven, multi-burner stovetop, full-sized refrigerator and freezer, and prep sink as well as ample cupboard and counter space. Double-beds in every room that will allow for one-to-four-guests per room. Free wireless internet / free wi-fi for all guests. Sleeper sofas in select rooms. Pet-friendly hotel rooms are available for a cost. Free parking and access to vending machines and guest laundry facilities allow guests to be more comfortable around the clock.