• House Person

    Job Location US-CA-San Diego | US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 4:12 PM)
  • Overview


    Responsible for cleaning and maintaining the public areas and guests rooms of the hotel. This position will also assist the Maintenance Engineer with maintenance projects as may be needed.





    • Stock room attendant carts with supplies.
    • Rotate linens in storerooms.
    • Maintain shelf organization in storerooms.
    • Replenish storeroom supplies.
    • Remove trash and dirty linens from room attendant carts.
    • Clean furniture, elevators, glass and planters located in public areas, such as the lobby, pool and public restrooms.  Clean guest vending and laundry areas.
    • Empty and clean all trash containers, including cigarette urns.
    • Clean guest room windows.
    • Sweep and vacuum floors, hallways and stairwells.
    • Report maintenance problems and/or complete maintenance repair orders.
    • Spot cleaning walls, carpets, light fixtures, etc.
    • Store room attendant cart at the end of the day.
    • Deliver special request items such as cribs or other supplies to guest rooms.
    • Clean guest room carpet with carpet extractor and appropriate machines.
    • Regularly replace a/c filters and clean exhaust fans.
    • Turn guest room mattresses at least quarterly.
    • Check all smoke alarms and remotes regularly; replacing batteries as needed.
    • Treat and clean smoking rooms as may be needed to reduce smoke penetration.
    • Pick up debris from parking lot and landscape areas consistently, but no less than twice per day once in the AM and once in the PM. Sweep parking lot.
    • Clean railings and walkways. Remove gum where needed.
    • Straighten and clean pool area and furniture. Test pool and document chemical levels (readings) daily.
    • Replace light bulbs in guest rooms and exterior lights.
    • Report all items needing repairs to supervisor such as exit light outage, broken windows, bent screens, improperly closing guest room doors, damages to guest room finishes and case goods, etc.
    • Report unsafe conditions including slip-and-fall and tripping hazards. 
    • Be familiar with location and purpose of all shut-off valves and switches in the event of emergency.
    • Dispose of old beds and case goods and install new furniture in guest rooms as requested.
    • Keep dumpster area clean and orderly.  Do not let trash accumulate.
    • Immediately report any suspicious activity to management.
    • Complete other tasks as assigned by supervisor or Business Manager.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player. This includes helping the maintenance engineer with various maintenance projects as may be needed.



    • Perform any related duty as requested by supervisor.
    • Assists in any other housekeeping and/or hotel work as may be requested.

    * Must be willing to work overtime without notice as needed to meet performance standards.



    Frequent movement between heated and/or air conditioned environment and outdoor environment.  There may be some exposure to unpleasant weather.




    a)    Knowledge, Skills and General Abilities

    • Ability to communicate in writing, and orally in English or Spanish.
    • Ability to count.

    b)    Physical Abilities

    • Push one hundred (100) pounds maximum, and lift and carry thirty (30) pounds maximum.
    • Bend and reach to polish, vacuum, and dust and perform cleaning duties.
    • Stand and walk for varying lengths of time, often long periods.
    • Move fingers arms and hands quickly and easily to perform cleaning duties.
    • Visually inspect public areas and guest rooms for cleanliness.
    • Communicate effectively to perform work assigned.

    c)    Mental Abilities

    • Ability to work independently, with minimal or no direction and maintain a high degree of productivity and quality.

    *Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the business.  In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.



    • Previous housekeeping/maintenance experience an asset.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities.
    • Responsible and reliable.
    • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times.


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