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City of Winnipeg Jobs – Housekeeper, We are looking to hire a housekeeper to join our cleaning team. You will be responsible for cleaning rooms and common areas, disposing of trash, changing beds, and notifying maintenance of any issues.

You should be able to lift 25 pounds and have an eye for cleanliness. As a Housekeeping Houseperson, you will take ownership of guest requests, and ensure all our public spaces are sparkling.

Post Name Housekeeping Houseperson
Salary CAD 14 To CAD 20 Per Hour
Company Name Accor
Education Required High School Diploma

What Is In It For You:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Respond to and complete all Housekeeping guest request calls.
  • Maintain floor cleanliness standards in all public areas.
  • Report any maintenance concerns as well as guest issues.
  • Maintain supplies and report any shortages in supplies promptly
  • Adhere to Health & Safety policy and ensure safe work practices are followed at all times.
  • Adhere to procedures of key control.
  • Adhere to Fairmont brand Housekeeping standards in all tasks.
  • Adhere to the Fairmont Code of Ethics and grooming policies.
  • Report any suspicious activity to the Manager on Duty.
  • Completing assigned daily tasks and reporting any tasks not completed.
  • Attend and participates in daily Housekeeping briefings.
  • Complete quarterly projects such as mattress turnings.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety policy and ensure safe work practices are followed at all times.
  • Adhere to the hotel’s environmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that supplies are well stocked and cleanliness is maintained to standard in public washrooms and fitness areas by completing daily walk-throughs.

Your Experience And Skills Include:

  • Practical telephone and basic computer skills preferred.
  • Must possess outstanding guest service skills with a professional presentation.
  • Previous Housekeeping/cleaning experience preferred.
  • Must be physically fit in order to lift items that weigh a minimum of 25 kg.
  • Must be flexible in terms of working days and hours.
  • Property Manager knowledge is an asset.
  • Proficient in English, written and verbal.
  • Working knowledge of commercial cleaning equipment is an asset.

Your Team And Working Environment:

  • Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel
  • Located right in the heart of the city
  • 340 guestrooms and suites
  • 13 meeting rooms and over 20,000 square feet of spacious, elegant function space

Visa Requirements: To be eligible for employment with Fairmont Winnipeg, you must be in possession of a working visa for Canada. We do not provide offer letters to applicants seeking work visas. Applicants must have their work visas in place prior to applying.

Our Commitment To Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

Industry Private 
Schedule Type Full Time
Location Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3B 0Y3
Remote No

Interview Questions for Housekeeper:

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. What are your interests outside of work?
  3. How would you describe yourself in three words?
  4. Why are you interested in housekeeping?
  5. How did you get into this career?
  6. What is your favorite housekeeping task?
  7. What is your least favorite housekeeping task?
  8. What is the most rewarding part of housekeeping?
  9. What skills should a housekeeper have?
  10. What skills help you be an effective housekeeper?
  11. What are your strengths related to housekeeping?
  12. What aspects of housekeeping could you improve on?
  13. Are you aware of how to ergonomically perform housekeeping duties?
  14. What does a good work environment look like to you?
  15. What challenges have you experienced as a housekeeper?
  16. What is one of your greatest accomplishments as a housekeeper?
  17. What responsibilities and tasks did you have in your previous job?
  18. How familiar are you with OSHA regulations?
  19. Explain how you maintain a safe work environment.
  20. Have you ever been asked to do a task outside of your job description? How did you handle this situation?
  21. Explain your cleaning process.
  22. Do you have experience cleaning after large events?
  23. How do you delegate large tasks with colleagues?

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