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Security / Houseperson (Overnight) Part-time

$200 Sign On Bonus

Posted November 9, 2021

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront
Portland, ME
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Overview

The Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown is looking for an energetic and detail oriented individual to join their team as the Overnight Security / Houseperson.

The Overnight Security / Houseperson monitors and patrols assigned areas to provide a safe environment for guests and employees and to minimize opportunities for loss or damage. This position is also responsible for maintaing all corridors, vending areas, elevators and landings and service areas.

Why a career in the hotel industry?

Service to others is one of the pillars of working in the hotel and lodging industry. Workers within the industry have the direct ability to aid, advice, and provide services to guests. In the industry, workers are able to tend to public needs and support guests and community members in a way many other careers rarely provide. The hotel and lodging industry is committed to attracting, retaining, and educating individuals for lifelong careers. They partner with community-based organizations to recruit local applicants, provide employees with professional development workshops and apprenticeships, and award $1 million in academic scholarships each year.

Responsibilities

  • Check assigned floor closets and complete linen requisition to replenish linen supplies.
  • Stock linen carts with linen and supplies.  Transport linen carts to appropriate floor closets and stock according to diagram.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of floor closets; remove trash, wipe down shelves/counters; sweep and wax floor; remove non-floor closet items and transport to proper storage areas.
  • Clean designated areas with proper chemicals, tools and equipment:
    • guest room floor corridors
    • floor closets
    • service corridors
    • elevators, tracks and landings
    • guest laundry room
    • guest vending areas
    • stairwells
  • Wipe down all surfaces of vending machines, ice machines, laundry machines/counters/shelves.
  • Ensure that nothing is stored in stairwells.
  • Transport any Room Service trays/items in guest hallways to service elevator landings.
  • Check under furniture for debris and remove if present.
  • Inspect condition of all furniture for tears, rips and stains and report damages to Supervisor.
  • Dust and polish all woodwork.
  • Remove all dust, debris and foreign particles from upholstered furniture, including crevices and under cushions.
  • Dust pictures, frames, mirrors, fire extinguisher boxes, exit signs, air vents.
  • Clean all lamps, light fixtures and light switches; check for proper working condition.
  • Remove dust, spots and smears from windows, frames and ledges; wash windows as assigned.
  • Remove dust, grease and smears from house/public phones and reposition properly.
  • Remove dust on drapes weekly and realign to correct position daily.
  • Inspect condition of planters and plants; remove debris, polish planters.
  • Remove dust, dirt, marks and fingerprints from doors and door frames.
  • Remove stains, scuff marks, and dust from baseboards, ledges and corners.
  • Polish all brass surfaces.
  • Empty trash containers, ashtrays and ash urns in public areas.
  • Remove trash; debris and cobwebs from balconies/patios.
  • Empty vacuum cleaner bags, replace and clean machines.
  • Provide timely delivery of any items requested by guests.  Retrieve items from guest rooms and return to proper storage areas.
  • Ensure security of guest room access and hotel property.
  • Ensure that after-hours access into secured hotel areas are properly authorized, monitored and documented.

Qualifications

Education:  Some high school education preferred.

Experience:  No prior experience required. 

EEO/AA Employer Disclosure

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.
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About this Employer

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront

145 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101

(207) 761-1660

179 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Portland, Maine's only all-suite hotel is located in the Portland Downtown District featuring complimentary breakfast and Wifi. The Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown/Waterfront is perfect for business trips, family vacations, relocation, corporate housing, and small meetings. Business travelers will find easy access to all organizations in Portland, Maine. The hotel is near major attractions that include the birthplace of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal, Merrill Auditorium, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Cross Insurance Arena and Portland Museum of Art. Portland is known as a top food destination as well as craft beers and most are just a stone's throw from our doorstep.