Room attendants clean and maintain rooms in hotels, motels and other places of accommodation.
Duties & Tasks
Room attendants may perform the following tasks:check that rooms have been vacated before cleaning
make beds daily and change bed linen
vacuum carpets, floors and upholstery
clean bathrooms and supply with fresh towels and toiletries
check and restock tea, coffee, sugar, milk and mini bar supplies
make sure that televisions, radios, lights and air conditioning equipment are working
report to a supervisor if articles are left behind by guests, if there is damage to rooms or if any items appear to have been stolen
take laundry and dry cleaning orders from guests.
Working conditions and hours vary greatly, depending on where room attendants work. The work is not usually physically demanding, but lifting, carrying and bending are involved.
enjoy practical work
neat personal appearance
good personal hygiene
honest and reliable
able to cope with the physical demands of the job
able to stay calm in difficult situations.