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Housekeeping Attendant

Posted July 29, 2020

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa
Taos, NM
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About This Job

At Heritage Hotels & Resorts Inc, we strive to create an environment where the skills and creativity of our employees can flourish and will be recognized and rewarded.  More importantly, employees at Heritage know that their work in preserving and advancing the state’s cultural heritage will benefit mankind now and in the future.

Position Purpose:  The Housekeeping Attendant will under the direction of the Housekeeping Manager or Housekeeping Supervisor, maintain the quality and cleanliness of the property. The Housekeeping Attendant is an essential support to the Front of House team in creating unforgettable experiences for guests.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Essential Duties and Functions/Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Work under direction of Housekeeping Manager or Housekeeping Supervisor.
  • Communicate daily with leadership regarding job assignments and required time-frame.
  • Maintain positive and professional approach with team members and guests.
  • Follow all safety and health regulations including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) protocol policies.
  • When the room is to be cleaned after a guest checks out, a thorough cleanliness of bathroom, room, balconies and room furnishings – top to bottom – mindfully sanitizing all high touch surfaces (light switches, remotes, door handles, etc.)
  • Constant awareness of safety hazards, (i.e. broken glass, frayed electrical cords, leaks, broken locks, and suspicious persons) and report to Floor Supervisor or the Housekeeping Office.
  • Thorough cleanliness and sanitation of guest bathrooms.
  • Changing of soiled linens on beds and remaking beds following the property standards and those set forth in the Green Program.
  • Clean and supply designated room areas (sterilizing, polishing, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, etc).
  • The ability to keep corridors clean, neat and free of waste or clutter i.e. trays or dishes in the service area.
  • The aptitude to notice and report any loss of damage of linen, furniture, fixtures or equipment.
  • Resolve issues for any approaching guests in a professional and timely manner.
  • Learn and know the names of chemicals being used, if a guest were to stop them and ask.
  • Stock and maintain supply closets.
  • Maintains a neat appearance of work cart.
  • Carry out deep cleaning tasks and special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned consistent with the functions of this position as needed at the property.

Qualifications:

  • A Passion for perfection and attention to detail.
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times.
  • Excellent verbal communication and ability to multitask.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and late nights.
  • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more.
  • Must be able to lift/push/reach for/carry 50+ pounds frequently.
  • 6 months to 1 year or equivalent combination of education and experience; housekeeping or hospitality experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent experience/training.
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About this Employer

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa

317 Kit Carson Road
Taos, NM 87571

(575) 758-3502

84 Room Resort

www.elmontesagrado.com

Luxury in the Heart of Taos

Just three blocks from Taos Plaza, El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa offers a secluded yet indulgent sanctuary. In harmonious coexistence with its natural setting, El Monte Sagrado is surrounded by towering mountains and rustic high desert, sunlit, fish-filled streams, tropical flora and the sounds of calming waterfalls. Guests are inspired by the nurturing ambiance and mystique of the resort. 

The Living Spa

Immerse yourself in a world of serenity, wellness and life enrichment in El Monte Sagrado's award-winning Taos spa. Delight in an all-encompassing, eco-friendly, romantic, revitalizing and healing retreat. The Living Spa features artistically designed treatment rooms and beautifully landscaped grounds for meditation and relaxation.

Weddings & Meetings

El Monte Sagrado offers 7,000 square feet of function space, including the 2,400 square foot Rio Grande Ballroom and the 1,400 square foot Sandoval Room. Also available are galleries, board rooms and other meeting and event spaces, all perfect for Northern New Mexico and Taos retreats, reunions, receptions, events and fundraisers.

El Monte Sagrado offers unmatched Taos wedding spaces, perfect for indoor or outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, and made even more perfect with the backdrop of the Taos Mountain. The Sacred Circle is surrounded by waterfalls, ponds and towering cottonwoods, and the Taos Mountain Lawn features a perfectly manicured lawn for ceremonies and/or receptions up to 400 people.