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Laundry Attendant

Company: Renaissance Hotel Portsmouth
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: To tend laundering machines to clean articles such as wearing apparel, sheets, blankets, and other linens used by the hotel and guests. Essential Job Functions: Loads articles into washer and adds specified amount of detergent, soap, or other cleaning agent. Turns valve to fill washer with water. Starts machine that automatically washes and rinses articles. Lifts clean, wet articles from washer and places them successively into wringers and driers for measured time cycles. Sorts dried articles according to identification number or type. Folds and places item in appropriate storage bin. Irons all table linens. Lubricates machines, using grease gun and oilcan. Ensures cleanliness of equipment. May dissolve soap granules in hot water and steam to make liquid soap. May mend torn articles using needle and thread. May sort and count articles to verify quantities on laundry lists. May soak contaminated articles in neutralizer solution in vat to precondition for washing. May mix dyes and bleaches according to formula, and dye and bleach specified articles. Abides by the regulations of the material safety data sheet when using chemicals. Reports to work for scheduled shift, on time and in uniform in accordance with company policy. Knows and complies with all company policies and procedures pertaining to this position and its duties. Takes the initiative to greet guests in a friendly and warm manner. Performs other related duties as required. TOP Requirements: Team Up, Own It and Passionately Serve! Team Up: Be Golden, Collaborate and Help Others Succeed. Own It: Be a role model, Embrace Responsibility and Keep Learning. Passionately Serve: Be Positive, Care Deeply and Create Memories. Recognize your co-workers with a Shout Out when they Team Up, Own it or Passionately Serve. Demonstrate self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm at all times. Understand that you represent and reflect Shamin Hotels TOP Culture while at your hotel. Qualification Summary: Education & Experience: Proven experience as a laundry attendant preferred. Prioritization and time management skills required. Working quickly without compromising quality. Attention to Detail skills required. Advanced knowledge of cleaning products, implements and practices. Reliable mode of transportation required. High school diploma or GED certification or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be required to: Long and varied hours standing are often required (8 hours). Ability to use hands to fingers, handle, feel, talk and hear Bending, reaching, stooping or crouching on occasion Light work - Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. Mental Requirements: Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately Must be able to work well in stressful, high-pressure situations. Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure. Must be respectful and maintain a calm demeanor. Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems. Must be effective at listening to, understanding and clarifying concerns and issues raised by team members and guests. Must be able to work with a myriad of personalities and levels within the hotel and outside sources This job description is a general representation of the duties and responsibilities commonly found for this type of position JB.0.00.LN

Keywords: Renaissance Hotel Portsmouth, Portsmouth , Laundry Attendant, Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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