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Houseperson

Posted June 16, 2022

Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection®
Asheville, NC
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Job Summary

The overall objective and purpose of the Houseperson position are to provide support to the Room Attendants by transporting trash and laundry. The incumbent is responsible for bringing soiled linen to the laundry area to be washed and transferring clean linen to the rooms, as well as removing trash.  They are to provide the highest level of service in support of the mission, core values, standards and goals established by the company.

Core Responsibilities

  • Greet and interact with internal and external guests in a genuinely warm and friendly manner using professional and Kessler standard nomenclature
  • Maintain the integrity of the guests’ privacy, including confidentiality of personal information and key control
  • Bring all dirty linen from guest rooms to the laundry area to be washed
  • Transfer clean linen from the laundry room to the guest rooms
  • Remove trash from guest rooms and dispose of according to specifications
  • Respond promptly to questions, concerns and special requests. The follow-up to ensure the guest is satisfied
  • Work efficiently in order to meet daily requirements
  • Solve problems proficiently
  • Secure lost items according to the specifications 
  • Maintain a neat and organized work area
  • Maintain the integrity of Company proprietary information and protect Company assets
  • Maintain complete knowledge in the use of all equipment, property management systems and access according to specifications
  • Maintain complete knowledge and comply with company policies and procedures
  • Maintain neat, clean and professional appearance according to standards
  • Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures. Report accidents, injuries and unsafe conditions
  • Welcome and acknowledge guests with disabilities and follow proper procedures to accommodate needs.
  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship and support the team to achieve our goals
  • Attend required training and meetings
  • All other duties as assigned, planned or un-planned

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities 

  • Ability to perform all houseperson-related tasks and proficiently use job-related tools and equipment 
  • Ability to remain calm in various situations, use sound judgment and effectively solve problems
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedural manuals
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow instructions, prioritize and multi-task
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, General Education Degree or related training equivalent- required
  • Minimum of 6 months of relevant work experience in similar scope and title – required
  • Ability to communicate in the English language – preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Work Environment

  • Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.
  • Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration.
  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of or less than 40 hours with or without notice.
  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of or less than 40 hours with or without notice.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to see, hear, reach, use fingers to handle and feel, stand, stoop, bend and crouch up to 8 hours on a daily basis.
  • Push, pull, and lift up to 50 lbs.  
  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to travel by foot, car, bus, airplane or other means of transportation which require sitting, waiting and standing for long and short periods of time.
The Kessler Collection is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection®

11 Boston Way
Asheville, NC 28803

(828) 505-2949

104 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Situated in the N.C. Blue Ridge Mountains, near historic Biltmore Estate, our Tudor-inspired accommodations boast stone flooring, original artwork, luxurious beds and sleek bathrooms with comfortable robes and soaking tubs. Visitors can tour our on-site art gallery, treat themselves to a massage in Poseidon Spa, or workout in our fitness center. Stop by Red Stag Grill for farm-to-table fare and sample wines from our signature label in the lounge, which exudes an Old World hunting club ambiance. 

Travelers can explore Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway and the most visited park in America, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, just a short drive away. Perfect for corporate or social events, the Kessler Ballroom boasts Swarovski crystal chandeliers and 14K gold leaf painting on the walls, with full-service catering. Enjoy a cultured lifestyle experience at Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection.