Housekeeping Room Attendant

Anchorage, Alaska

Housekeeping Room Attendant 

This position is primarily responsible for the cleanliness and overall appearance of guest rooms. 

Housekeeping employees have the option of free transportation from Anchorage depending on schedules. The shuttle service that departs at 7:30 AM from the Midtown Mall. The shuttle departs Alyeska Resort at 5:00 PM to return to the Midtown Mall. 

Main Duties: 

  • Follow all house rules, housekeeping procedures, security procedures, safety guidelines, and grooming standards 
  • Must be able to clean all 14 assigned hotel rooms to Alyeska Resort standards 
  • Replace all linen and replenishes all bathroom supplies and room amenities 
  • Clean and dust all glass and wood surfaces 
  • Clean bathroom fixtures, toilets, bathtubs, showers, and tile 
  • Wash floors, vacuum, check under beds, in refrigerators and remove trash 
  • Keep attendant’s cart work area and equipment clean, orderly, and in good working condition 
  • Ensure hallways are clean, trays and roll-aways are in linen closets and dirty linens are taken down laundry chute 
  • Immediately turns in all Lost-and-Found items to Security Dept. Reports any safety or security concerns to management 
  • Updates room assignment sheet, noting completed rooms, all DNDs and refusals (no service) on their worksheet 
  • Notify housekeeping management of any problems with the condition of furniture and fixtures, no matter how small 
  • Complete the assigned number of rooms to clean on a daily basis according to Alyeska Resort standards 
  • Provide turn down services in guest rooms 
  • Maintain a professional manner, courteous and friendly with everyone 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Why Alyeska? 

Alyeska Resort is a 300+ room resort which includes a Nordic Spa and Ski Area, nestled in the mountains of Girdwood, Alaska located 45 minutes south of Anchorage. Alyeska Resort is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests. Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including: 

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees 
  • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal) 
  • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents 
  • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan 
  • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels 
  • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa 

Housekeeping employees receive free transportation from Anchorage on a shuttle service that departs at 7:30 AM from the Midtown Mall. The shuttle departs Alyeska Resort at 5:00 PM to return to the Midtown Mall. 

Essential skills and experience: Must have experience in using chemical cleaning agents and cleaning equipment effectively and safely preferred. Must have the ability to read, speak, and understand English to be able to communicate and read labels for product safety and emergency situations. Individual must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.  Ability to interact with guests and co-workers in a positive and friendly manner.  Previous related housekeeping experience preferred. 

Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Physical demands: Ability to use vacuum, mop and use cleaning equipment. Must be able to lift and carry 35 lbs., push 75 lbs. or more.  Job requires standing, walking, handling, reaching, stooping and climbing stairs. Employee may be required to pass a functional capacity test developed for this job.  
  • Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate 

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only, and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available. 

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