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Laundry Attendant

Posted March 31, 2021

The Westin Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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About This Job

Job overview

The Laundry Attendant processes, washes, dries, irons and folds linens and other items in safe and efficient compliance with policies and procedures, brand standards, and federal, state and local regulations.  Promptly reports emergencies, accidents, injuries, missing articles, damage, engineering items and safety hazards to management.  Reports any deviations from policies, procedures, brand standards and regulations to management. 

What you will be doing

  • Receive and sort soiled linen into appropriate containers.  Follow proper policies and procedures regarding decontamination and quality standards.
  • Operate commercial washers with approved detergents, required temperatures and proper laundry weight.
  • Finish laundry which may include operating linen feeders, sheet and towel folders and flatwork ironing machines.  Fold all items based on policies, procedures and brand standards.
  • Ensure finished products are inspected and meet quality standards.
  • Keep assigned work areas in clean and safe condition.
  • Prompt reporting to housekeeping management all emergencies, injuries, missing articles, damage, mechanical problems and safety hazards.  
  • On time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform.
  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.
  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests and associates.
  • Report any incidents of guest dissatisfaction or other mattes of significance to manager / supervisor so that corrective measures may be taken.
  • Comply with policies and procedures.  Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures.  Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned.  
  • Check with manager / supervisor before leaving work area for any reason.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.  Participate in task forces and committees as requested.
  • Any other tasks / duties as requested by management.

Requirements

Education and Experience: 

  • High school education or related experience.
  • Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and provide friendly guest service. 
  • Ability to correctly use laundry supplies and operate industrial laundry equipment. 
  • Ability to understand and comply with proper cleaning techniques and procedures. 
  • Ability to timely complete tasks and resolve basic matters. 
  • Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures. 
  • Attention to details with good organizational and efficient time management skills. 

Benefits

  • Paid vacation
  • Personal/Sick Days
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Matching 401-K
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

This is a great opportunity to work for a growing hotel company. We provide an excellent benefits package.
Westin Fort Lauderdale is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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About this Employer

The Westin Fort Lauderdale

400 Corporate Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

(954) 772-1331

298 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Located minutes from Blue Wave beaches like Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Pompano Beach, the Port Everglades cruise port and the offices of many Fortune 500 companies, the hotel is ideally positioned for a balanced trip of business and leisure. Our 22,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and a 24-hour business center support an engaging visit, while invigorating amenities like an outdoor pool and whirlpool with lagoon views, fully-equipped gym with dry sauna and nourishing dining options help guests feel their best. Our 298 guest rooms and suites are restorative retreats overlooking tropical lagoon or city views. Guests can nestle into the signature Heavenly® Bed for a restorative night's sleep. Signature Westin bath amenities and the Heavenly® Bath awaken the senses.