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It all begins with crisp, clean linen...

Compensation

$15 per hour PLUS $500 SIGNING BONUS

About This Job

What's in it for you…

  • Hotel discount at locations worldwide!
  • Paid time off and holiday pay incentives!
  • Professional development and promotion opportunities!
  • 401(k) available for all associates!
  • Full benefit options available for full-time associates!

About this job...

Laundry Attendants greatly influence overall guest satisfaction by ensuring bed and table linens and towels are properly cleaned and readied for guest use.  The primary responsibility of a Laundry Attendant is to ensure linens are in good condition and sorted, cleaned, folded, and available for use according to standard.

What you'll be doing...

  • Retrieve linen and towels from guest rooms, public spaces, and other areas of the hotel as directed.
  • Sort, load, unload, fold, and press linen and other items according to hotel standard.
  • Operate washing, drying, and pressing equipment according to instruction, following all applicable safety standards.
  • Always maintain cleanliness and organization of laundry room.
  • Inspect linen and towels for stains, tears, or other imperfections to ensure guest satisfaction.  Report or log deficiencies to the Executive Housekeeper.
  • Effectively communicate with hotel departments to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Always maintain professionalism consistent with hotel and company expectations.
  • Secure and maintain custody of equipment, keys, and supplies.
  • Know and communicate hotel emergency procedures; inform and assist guests in emergencies.

Requirements...

  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in primary language used in the workplace
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instruction in primary language used in the workplace
  • 8+ hours per day; stand and walk frequently throughout the workday
  • Lift, lower, and maneuver up to 30 pounds occasionally
  • Reach, bend, stoop, and pivot frequently throughout the workday

About First Hospitality...

Founded in 1985 and based in Chicago, First Hospitality is a forward-thinking hotel development, investment, and management company. First Hospitality’s strategic vision is to create value for all through excellence and an openness to doing things differently.

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employee’s differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the customers we serve. FH fosters an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility, and fairness. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About this Employer

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton

1000 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

(515) 528-7733

Managed By

A historic base where presidents stayed

A favorite among presidents and celebrities including Elvis and Johnny Cash, our restored 1919 hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We're in the center of downtown Des Moines, a mile from the Wells Fargo Arena. The Iowa State Capitol is less than 10 minutes away, and we're 15 minutes from the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Proudfoot & Bird

Fine Dining in every aspect. Proudfoot & Bird, named after the original Hotel Fort Des Moines architects, pays homage to the glamorous days of years past with every detail. Adorned with stunning marble tables, intricate gold ceiling inlay, plush soft seating, and grand circular bar we have recreated a time that was filled with elegance, extravagance, and indulgence. Housed in the historic Hotel Fort Des Moines, we have taken every step possible to protect a valued piece of Des Moines’ cherished history. Two semi-private dining rooms are available, seating eight and 10 guests, respectively. Comprised of handmade pastas, humanely raised poultry, waterfowl, prime cuts of beef, sustainably caught seafood and locally sourced produce, Proudfoot & Bird’s menu consists of world class fare. Timeless cocktails, local/regional beer selections, and a carefully curated list of award-winning wines have been chosen to pair perfectly with our culinary vision. We look forward to serving you