Sage Hospitality Resources Houseperson in Washington, District Of Columbia
Req # 5400BR
Job Title Houseperson
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name The Darcy
Why Us Join Sage Hospitality and be a part of the transformation of the Doubletree Washington DC Hotel on Rhode Island Avenue NW to the first Curio Collection by Hilton in the heart of the Nation’s Capital- The Darcy. Curio- A Collection by Hilton is a global collection of distinctive four and five star hotels that offer travelers local discovery and authentic experiences in key markets. The word "curio" refers to something unique or even rare, just as each Curio hotel will be different from the next. Each Curio hotel has individuality as its common thread, along with the quiet reassurance of the Hilton name behind every location.
The hotel has been selected to be part of the Hilton's new luxury-lifestyle hotel collection, Curio. Our 226 room hotel with 7,500 square feet of meeting space including outdoor space ideal for the travelers to enjoy our modern and sophisticated design, explore our iconic neighborhood and enjoy the food and beverage options in the hotel. Our restaurant will feature the cuisine of a well-known, locally acclaimed chef and will be a destination for both hotel guests and locals alike.
We are in walking distance to the White House, the Historic P Street Corridor, DuPont Circle, the Metro, many dining options, shopping and the best that the Nation's capital has to offer. The Curio Hotel Washington DC opens in spring 2017.
Maintains cleanliness and order in lobby and common guest areas. Provides prompt and courteous service to guests.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Ability to meet standard appearance. Ability to meet cleaning standards. Basic understanding of cleaning methods, cleaning implements and chemicals
Lifting cleaning supplies -30 lbs., pushing and pulling equipment -30-50 lbs., carrying supplies -30 lbs. (All done frequently during shift). Bending to start machines and load chemicals -done frequently during shift. Must be able to be on feet and walk behind floor care equipment for full shift. Continuous standing may be required. No driving required.
No formal education required.
No experience required
Chemicals/Agents used: Wax, stripper, sealer, carpet spotter, carpet shampoo (used daily). Protective clothing -safety shoes worn 100% of shift. Operate high speed buffer, extractor, wet vacuum (used daily).
Prolonged strenuous physical activity in indoor climate-controlled environment. Excessive heat and humidity in laundry. Inside 80% of shift. Inside 80% of shift
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.