Sage Hospitality Resources Houseperson in Washington, District Of Columbia
Req # 6575BR
Job Title Houseperson
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name The Darcy
The Darcy is situated on the corner of Scott Circle and is walking distance to all of the historical sites including the White House and the Capitol. The Darcy is also the newest member of the Hilton Curio Collection. The hotel has 226 rooms with approximately 5500 square feet of meeting space. There are 2 food and beverage operations. The Hotel Restaurant named Siren, run by the RW Restaurant Group which is owned by Robert Wiedmaier, a renowned chef/restauranteur who has 8 other successful restaurants throughout the DC Metro area. Siren is a seafood themed restaurant where “each day's catch will inspire its own preparation method in the hands of seasoned chef Robert Wiedmaier and Brian McBride
The hotel will also partner with Lil’B Coffee & Eatery, which is a street-level hangout serving a Southern inspired menu from celebrity chef David Guas. Fresh baked goods and sweets, signature casual eats, and loaded, seasonal sandwiches that give a nod to the chefs native city of New Orleans are complemented by hand-crafted coffee drinks and a range of locally brewed beers, meads and wines. With its semi-industrial design, exposed brick and handcrafted wood tables and counters, the corner spot will be both comfortable and cool. Lil B will open in early August
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.