Posted March 23, 2023Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile
$15.60 per hour to $18.00 per hour
Hiring Range: $15.60 per hour to $18.00 per hour, depending on experience.
Position Summary:Sanctuary Lodging Housekeeping Specialists play an integral part in our guests' experiences by creating and maintaining guest Cottages/Cabins/RV sites and public areas in pristine condition.
Sanctuary Lodging Housekeepers personally interact with our guests while working to ensure that all details are attended to and guest requests are handled properly and immediately.
Sanctuary Lodging Housekeepers demonstrate exceptional guest service skills and model Best Friends' culture of kindness. A person in this position will be expected to perform routine manual tasks to maintain cleanliness, sanitary conditions and appearance inside and outside of guest rooms and common areas while also interacting regularly with the guest, their accompanying pets, and other Lodging and Best Friends team members.
Culture Statement and Responsibility: Treat people around you as our most valuable resource by leading with Kindness and Compassion in all your actions, build trust by demonstrating authenticity and following through on your commitments, encourage self-care and work-life balance through your own example, and work to build strong relationships with your team by creating communication loops to share and receive honest feedback. You are responsible and accountable for the culture of your team.
Participate in all housekeeping-related tasks such as sweeping, mopping and washing windows and walls, dusting, vacuuming, making beds, assisting in our on-premise laundry, trash removal, and scrubbing of floors and bathrooms.
Maintain public areas and ensure guest rooms are well-stocked with toiletries and supplies.
Report maintenance requests or issues to the Maintenance Technician.
Maintain stocks of cleaning and paper supplies, bathroom amenities, etc.
Perform routine basic maintenance in guest rooms such as changing bulbs, tightening toilet seats, cleaning up after pets, TV/cable troubleshooting, plunging toilets, cleaning microwaves and coffee makers.
Clean up after emergencies, such as overflowing toilets, broken dishes, etc.
Interact with guests, answering questions, and assisting with personal needs.
Respond to special requests from guests, such as fresh towels, sheets, light cleaning, early check-ins or late check-outs, etc.
Assist in laundry so items are always available in store rooms.
Bring issues immediately to the Roadhouse Manager's attention.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Roadhouse Manager.
Skills and Experience:
A High School Diploma or equivalent.
Outgoing positive personality and good communication skills.
The ideal person for this job will be a team player, personable, professional.
Attention to detail, flexible and enjoys handling a variety of tasks.
Must be able to routinely lift 40 pounds.
Must be able to work out of doors in all weather conditions, with temperatures ranging from below freezing to above 100 degrees.
Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity on a daily basis, including, but not limited to climbing up and down ladders, lifting and carrying, reaching, stooping, squatting, cleaning and bending.
Valid driver’s license, meeting Best Friends Animal Society’s driver qualification standards.
30 North 300 West
Kanab, UT 84741
Reservations (435) 644-3400
40 Room Hotel
The Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile is an extension of the longstanding hospitality experienced at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Best Friends Animal Society is a leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters. In addition to running lifesaving programs in partnership with thousands of animal welfare groups across the country, Best Friends has operations in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, Salt Lake City and Northwest Arkansas and runs the nation’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary.
Best Friends Animal Society is a leading animal welfare organization working to end the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters by 2025. Founded in 1984, Best Friends is a pioneer in the no-kill movement and has helped reduce the number of animals killed in shelters from an estimated 17 million per year to about 347,000. Best Friends runs lifesaving programs all across the country, as well as the nation’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary. Working collaboratively with a network of more than 3,300 animal welfare and shelter partners, and community members nationwide, Best Friends is working to Save Them All®.
While you are in Kanab, we welcome you to learn more about our lifesaving work, schedule a tour of the Sanctuary, and consider becoming a member of Best Friends Animal Society
For over 30 years, Best Friends Animal Society has been running the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and building effective programs that reduce the number of animals entering shelters.
Your southern Utah vacation experience just got better: Welcome to the Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, the latest (and greatest) lodging option among Kanab’s fast-growing hotel and motel offerings.
Located in the heart of Kanab, Utah, just five miles south of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile welcomes pets and their people. For visitors to the Sanctuary and nearby national parks, it provides a pet-friendly place to stay.
The Roadhouse features 40 rooms as well as a variety of dog- and cat-friendly amenities and services, such as built-in cubbies for snuggling, dog washing stations, pet walking and a fenced dog park area with a splash zone. It’s an animal lover’s dream come true! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Roadhouse, where you can experience the warmth of Best Friends hospitality.
At the Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile, pets are just as much guests as their people are. For their comfort and happiness, we are pleased to provide:
Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.