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Position Detail - Hotel Room Attendant

Hotel Room Attendant

Apply now Job no: 493590
Work type: Staff Part-time
Location: South Hadley, MA
Categories: Service/ Maintenance/ Facilities

Position Type: Staff Part-time

Hours per week: 20   

Weeks per year: 52

Work Schedule: varies 

Department Summary & Job Purpose:

Ensure the cleanliness and general maintenance of the Center’s public areas, guestrooms, and restrooms enabling guest satisfaction with accommodations, meeting room facilities, and dining experience.

Core Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Daily cleaning and general maintenance of the overnight guestrooms.

• Daily cleaning and general maintenance of all public areas including, stairwells, patios, and outdoor entrances.

• Implements and completes seasonal cleaning projects, blankets, bedspreads, radiators, entranceways, shower curtains, etc.

• Coordinate linen needs with outside laundry service.

• Proper use of all cleaning products in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.

• Maintain all MSDS sheets for all products in inventory.

• Track all needed supplies and reorder as necessary.

• Monthly inventory of guestroom supplies.

• Communicate effectively with guests & co-workers.

• Coordinate with the front desk the timely turnover of overnight rooms for incoming guests.

• Train student housekeeping staff.

• Work independently, organize day, week, and month based on confirmed overnight reservations and future forecasting to ensure the cleanliness of the Center.

• Physical labor required in performing duties of this position.

• Any other duties as assigned by Management. 


  • Prior experience in commercial housekeeping operation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions.


Compliance Requirements: 

Physical Demands: 

  • It is essential to utilize the stairs when moving to reach the guestrooms and throughout buildings.
  • Long periods of time on your feet
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Use of arms and legs to push, pull, and clean

Working Conditions:   

Background Checks:

Mount Holyoke College is committed to providing a safe and secure environment, supported by qualified employees that will allow all of its students, faculty, staff and those associated with them to successfully carry out the mission of the college. As a condition of employment, the College will conduct appropriate background checks for all new hires. Mount Holyoke has designated the Office of Human Resources as the office responsible for ensuring that background checks (CORI, SORI, Credit History, & Driver Credential) are completed and utilized in the hiring process and Five College Office of Compliance and Risk Management as the office responsible for facilitating background checks as articulated in this policy.

Special Instructions for Applicants: 

Apply online; application materials must include:

  1. A cover letter summarizing interests and qualifications
  2. A complete resume or curriculum vitae
  3. Contact information for 3 professional references

Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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