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Laundry Attendant

Posted July 19, 2021

The DeSoto
Savannah, GA
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All hourly Housekeeping positions are eligible for a sign-on bonus! $100 on first paycheck - $200 after 90 days - $200 after 6 months

About This Job

BASIC FUNCTIONS

The Laundry Attendant is responsible for folding, ironing, sorting and maintaining the proper storage of all Hotel linen.

QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to interact well with others.
  • Ability to operate a commercial washer extractor, ironer, dryers, folders along with other laundry equipment.
  • Ability to transport, handle and/or lift 75 lbs. (NOTE: housekeeping supplies and laundry).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Following assigned job tasks issued by a supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Responding to any guest requests or complaints in an expedient, professional manner, notifying supervisors to ensure follow up.
  • Making every attempt to recognize any guest by name and to convey our obvious, enthusiastic appreciation for their patronage. 
  • Sorting all linen on a daily basis.
  • Loading and unloading all dryers in the proper manner, to include the cleaning of lint traps in dryers two times daily or when needed.
  • Operating the linen spreader, towel/linen folder and ironer in the proper manner.
  • Operating a commercial washer/extractor in a relief capacity as directed. 
  • Reporting any problems or malfunctions of Laundry equipment to a supervisor.
  • Utilizing disposable gloves and the necessary protection while working in the Laundry area.
  • Assisting Laundry personnel with their job assignments when necessary.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work area on a daily basis.
  • Turning off equipment prior to leaving at the end of each shift.
  • Making sure the gas is turned off and that the rollers on the ironer are in up position at the end of each shift.
  • Adhere to the policies of the Hotel as set forth in the Employee Handbook and report any observed violations to Human Resources.
  • Assist Pick-up with loading of closets when necessary.
  • Maintain the highest level of employee/guest relations.
  • Ability to work any assigned shift/work schedule.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

  • Any other task, written or verbal, that is assigned by Management.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all Departments.

At Our Town Hospitality, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Our Town Hospitality believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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About this Employer

The DeSoto

15 East Liberty Street
Savannah, GA 31401-3979

(844) 257-3520

246 Room Hotel

www.thedesotosavannah.com

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Our Hotel

Overlooking Madison Square in the heart of Savannah’s Historic District, The DeSoto is a treasured landmark blending the elegance, history, and charm of one of America's oldest cities with a generous dash of modern Southern hospitality. Warm smiles from long-tenured staff, a museum-worthy lobby art gallery showcasing the Savannah College of Art & Design, imaginative cocktails and small plates at Edgar’s Proof & Provision – The DeSoto is a Savannah experience to be savored and celebrated.

Fueled by the charm and energy of Savannah’s Historic District, The DeSoto's 20,000 square feet of newly renovated event space blends classic elegance with contemporary hospitality. Our singular spaces include a ballroom, 11 breakout rooms, and Madison Square itself.