Houseman Job Description

Houseman Job Description

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Houseman provides clear and understandable directions to hotel facilities and nearby attractions.

Houseman Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Use proper discretion with service of alcoholic beverages, report any possible problems to manager, and determine when patrons should not be served additional drinks
Performs manual gardening tasks well (raking, sweeping, mowing, planting, pruning, watering and trash removal.)
Cleans, sweeps, vacuums, mops or restocks hotel areas such as hallways, stairways, food preparation, kitchen, laundry rooms, common areas, restrooms, public or other similar areas
Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, extracts, waxes, buff, vacuums, all types of floors
Assists housekeepers and front desk personnel as needed
Moves luggage or packages weighing at least 50 pounds
May change light bulbs and perform high facility maintenance
Power Wash
Assist the Guest Attendants as necessary assist in putting on bed skirts, rotating mattresses, replacing canopies
Maintain and resupply the guest room supplies and linen in the F-station service areas daily

Houseman Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Houseman

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TAM, TIPS, TEAM

Education for Houseman

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the houseman job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in Education, General Education, Hotel Management, Hospitality, Technical, Economic Development, Continuing Education, Culinary, Health, The College

Skills for Houseman

Desired skills for houseman include:

Emergency procedures
Hotel property
Hotel services with hours of operation
Hotel staff
IPod Touch device
Similar hardware and applications
Van service area
General repair skills

Desired experience for houseman includes:

Must have English skills, and costumer service, be able to communicate with our guest, owners, and employees
Must be have a positive and friendly attitude toward others
Team player that will add to a fun collaborative environment
Open schedule, must be able to work nights and weekends
Set up and breakdown of Private Events
Open schedule with ability to work mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays

Houseman Examples


Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of houseman. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for houseman
  • Assists Housekeepers as required
  • Delivering requested items to guest rooms
  • Reports any damage or missing items and submit maintenance requests
  • Sets up, attends, and cleans up after resident functions (food, tables, kitchen areas ..)
  • Houseman duties including trash, mopping, vacuuming
  • Assist in other areas of the hotel as needed, such as collecting/delivering dirty linen to laundry, assisting with laundry or housekeeping as needed sweeping/mopping common guest areas, keeping stairwells clean, and shampooing carpets and hallways when needed
  • Provide support to guests and the front desk
  • Maintain cleanliness of the hotel parking lot, hotel public areas, restrooms, meeting rooms
  • Assist in other departments/areas of the hotel (breakfast, laundry, maintenance, housekeeping, ) as needed
  • Cleans, sweeps, vacuums, mops or restocks hotel areas such as hallways, stairways, food prparation, kitchen, laundry rooms, common areas, restrooms, public or other similar areas
Qualifications for houseman
  • Walking and/or going up and down stairs
  • Must also perform general housekeeping duties including but not limited to sweeping, moping, shoveling wheat, assisting in equipment maintenance, blowing down with an air hose, using a high pressure water hose to wash down black top driveway
  • Opening and closing gates by pushing and pulling gate arm and chains
  • Lift Bin lids weighing approximately 15 lbs., change directional spout and operate grain diverter (Tripper)
  • Operate locomotive
  • Operate pneumatic gate opener, which requires individual to push & pull gun on rail being bent over to attach opener to gate mechanism

Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a houseman. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for houseman
  • Assist in minor maintenance, such as changing light bulbs, unplugging toilets
  • Collect soiled linen and trash from GRA carts
  • Assist Guest Room Attendants as assigned
  • General Service delivery to guests delivering wood, ice buckets
  • Deep cleaning of pantries
  • General cleaning and maintaining of outside area of guest suites
  • Oversees the productivity and breaks of associates
  • Participates in the onboarding and training of other associates
  • Assist houseman in preparing rooms for guest room attendants
  • Assist houseman in retrieving soiled linen and garbage from Guest Rooms and Room Attendants carts and/or storage closets to dispose of through the linen chute or dumpsters
Qualifications for houseman
  • Occasionally lift items not exceeding 50 lbs
  • Perform duties in a safe manner
  • Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English is preferred
  • Some hospitality industry or related experience which evidences some suitability for this type of work preferred
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the associate in this position- associate(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments
  • A Banquet Server must be able to provide own uniform items of black slacks, black shoes with black socks

Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of houseman. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for houseman
  • Newspaper Delivery (Mon-Fri)
  • Must be able to lift comfortably 40LBS
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the guest corridors at all times throughout the day, including the cleaning of glass, furniture, wall surfaces, windows (inside and out), high dusting, light fixtures, air ventilators, metals, sweeping and mopping floors and staircases, cleaning and shampooing carpets, cleaning walls, doors, frames, rails, changing of curtains, soft furnishings and projects as assigned by management
  • Clean and service bedrooms, bathrooms and associated areas to the standard of cleanliness required by the hotel as needed
  • Anticipates guest needs’, respond promptly, and acknowledge all guests, however busy or what time of day
  • Review the daily assignment checklist and update completed assignments
  • Be available, reachable, and eager to assist the housekeeping, front desk, or maintenance departments
  • Responsible to coordinating with front desk to have the meeting room setup, prepared, and stocked to exceed our guests’ needs
  • Assists the housekeeping team in moving large pieces of furniture
  • Assists the maintenance team in light maintenance duties, including but not limited to changing light bulbs, cleaning surfaces to be painted, and changing filters
Qualifications for houseman
  • Must be organized in his/her approach to completing assignments
  • Able to meet physical requirements in order to complete assigned duties
  • Ability to verbally communicate with supervisors, co-workers and guests
  • Able to conduct in a professional manner with guests and coworkers alike
  • The ideal candidate will be organized, detail oriented & motivated
  • Ability to lift and pull moderate weight

Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a houseman. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for houseman
  • Perform a property walk including the exterior of the property several times daily to perform any cleaning needed, remove any trash, and report maintenance issues
  • Stocks shipments of received inventory following FIFO
  • Responsible for taking care of plants, flowers, and planters on property including watering, apply nutrient/minerals, pruning, re-planting, and cleaning planters
  • Cleans designated areas with proper chemicals, tools, and equipment while following the correct cleaning procedures to meet the properties standards of cleanliness
  • Cleans and wipes windows, doors, walls, closets and fixtures
  • Cleans toilets and stall walls
  • Replaces towels, soaps and all public restroom amenities
  • Mops, removes stains, cleans, and buffs all hard floor areas
  • Dusts and polishes all furniture, fixtures and wall hangings
  • Spot treats and vacuums public areas and hallways
Qualifications for houseman
  • Switch rail, which requires the releasing of rail cars, walking, operating track switch and bending over to take samples
  • Must be available to work any day of the week, including weekends and holidays
  • Ideal candidate will have experience working in a hotel environment or janitorial service that provides a superior level of guest service and professionalism
  • Ability to speak and read English and/or Spanish preferred
  • Required to complete an application at
  • Complete all periodical tasks and special projects, such as flipping mattresses, cleaning curtains

Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of houseman. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for houseman
  • Make up rollaway and store
  • Make up baby cribs and store
  • Refill room attendant’s chemical bottles (p.m
  • Wrap guest toilet tissue
  • Clean all service elevators (tracks, walls, floors, ) on a daily basis
  • Store new supplies in the proper storage areas
  • Pick up and distribution of interoffice mail
  • Store room attendant’s cart inside the storage room
  • Take all trash to compactor
  • Must be able to perform special projects assigned by the PM supervisor
Qualifications for houseman
  • Strong attention to detail, organized, multitask, and time management skills a must
  • Experience in housekeeping is a must
  • All applicants applying must be legally able to work in Canada at the time of submitting their application
  • Must be physically fit and able to work for 8 hours on your feet
  • The ability to multi-task and work unsupervised is essential
  • Previous housekeeping experience as a night cleaner or houseman is essential

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