Position:  Laundry Attendant - Courtyard West Des Moines
Location:  410 S. 68th Street
Des Moines, IA
Job Id:  1590
# of Openings:  1

The Courtyard West Des Moines Jordan Creek provides just what you need during your business or leisure travels. Our West Des Moines hotel is located adjacent to Jordan Creek Town Center shopping and just minutes from the area’s leading businesses including Wells Fargo Headquarters, Des Moines International Airport, Nestle, Athene, Principal Financial, Unity Point Health, DuPont Pioneer, Hy-Vee and Nationwide. Courtyard West Des Moines Jordan Creek offers spacious, thoughtful guest rooms allowing you to stay comfortable whether traveling for business or fun. Close to area events such as the Iowa State Fair, I80/35 Music Festival, baseball and soccer. Our lobby features unique seating options from intimate media pods to large tables to gather with co-workers or family. The Bistro* proudly serves Starbucks Coffee and offers made to order breakfast as well as soup, salad, sandwiches or pizza. Stay fit in our indoor pool and 24 hr fitness center. Our lounge is the place to unwind with beer, wine and cocktails.

POSITION TITLE: Laundry Attendant  
REPORTS: Executive Housekeeper 
POSITION SUMMARY: 
The role of this position is to issue uniforms and linen to staff according to systems and the procedures laid down by the hotel management. Also takes inventory and control movement of soiled, damaged and fresh linen and uniforms. 
 
LAUNDRY ATTENDANT DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Places linen and uniforms in containers for transport to laundry. 
  • Sort's items and counts and records number of items soiled. 
  • Examines laundered items to ensure cleanliness and serviceability. 
  • Sends torn articles to the seamstress for repair. 
  • Stores laundered linen and uniforms on shelves after verifying numbers and types of articles. 
  • Issues linen and uniforms, which are both to be exchanged on a clean-for-soiled basis only. 
  • Counts and records linen to fill requisition. 
  • Check periodically the condition of hotel linen and uniform. 
  • Should know basic tailoring works. 
  • Periodic inventories of linen and uniform. 
  • Ensure that the linen and uniforms are neatly and systematically arranged and stacked. 
  • Give on the job training for new joiners. 
  • Receives, sorts and double checks conditions of all linen and uniforms, records all outgoing and incoming from the laundry thoroughly before storing and issuing. 
  • Separates linen or uniforms that need repair and/or special treatment and forward it to the tailor and/or Laundry Manager for immediate action. 
  • Make available equipment/cleaning materials generally required for effective output. 
  • Distributes cleaning rags on a dirty to clean basis. 
  • Inform Senior Supervisor Linen and Uniform of any problem areas that may occur down the chain of authority. 
  • Assist Linen Room/Uniform Supervisor in checking quality and quantity of all new incoming textiles to ensure they meet the Hotel's specifications and provide new incoming stocks with accurate stamps. 
  • Ensure high standard of cleanliness the Linen and Uniform Department. 
  • Reports to the Linen Room/ Uniform Supervisor when stocks reach the minimum for order purposes. 
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with established company policies and procedures to achieve overall objectives of this position. 
  • To understand and strictly adhere to the Hotel's Employee Rules & Regulations. 
  • To Report for duty punctually wearing the correct uniform and name tag at all times. 
  • Performers any other duties as assigned to him/her by management. 
PREREQUISITES: 
Physical mobility and stamina required, Ability to follow instruction, Detail-oriented, Professional attitude is required, Ability to work independently. 
EDUCATION: 
High School or equivalent or 1-year diploma in hotel management.  
EXPERIENCE: 
Previous experience in similar role preferred. 
 
This position is located at:
410 S. 68th Street  
West Des Moines  
Iowa  50266
 
 
Arbor Lodging is a Chicago based, multi-state, multi-brand hotel Management Company. We focus our acquisitions, progress and culture on the Arbor Lodging Guiding Principles,  
  • Do the Right Thing – Operate and act with integrity in all you do even when it is not convenient. 
  • Lead with Heart - Be kind, passionate and hospitable. 
  • Be Accountable - Take ownership and deliver results. 
  • Aim Higher - Go above and beyond to exceed expectations and pursue thoughtful change. 
  • Celebrate Differences - Embrace diversity; respect individual opinions and ideas. 
Focusing on these principles allows us to maintain a culture that allows growth, development and progression within the properties.  

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