Careers - BC Lynd Hospitality

Position:  Laundry Attendant
Location:  San Antonio, TX
Job Id:  290
# of Openings:  3

The Laundry Attendant at the St. Anthony, A Luxury Collection Hotel is responsible for washing, ironing, folding and distributing all soiled linens, towels, napkins and tablecloths.
 
 
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT
 
 
 
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential duty and/or function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
 
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
 
 
 
Education & Experience: 
  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
 
 
 
Physical requirements:
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.
 
 
 

General Requirements:

 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with BC Lynd Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with BC Lynd Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
 
 
 
DUTIES & FUNCTIONS
 
 
 
 
Fundamental Requirements:
 
  • Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to guests, managers and fellow employees.
  • Understand operation of washing machines and dryers.
  • Load and unload washes according to standards.
  • Wash and dry all dirty linens, towels, rags, etc.
  • Sort all hotel linen according to type, color, size, etc.
  • Pre-treat all reclaim stained linen before washing.
  • Clean dryer filter daily and maintain all equipment as trained.
  • Operate iron as per standard and ensure that it is shut off at the end of day.
  • Sweep and mop laundry floors, storing all linens off the floor.
  • Fold towels and linens.
  • Remove and sort dirty linens and towels from laundry carts.
  • Keep laundry carts clean and free of debris.
  • Maintain clean work area.
  • Sort clean laundry according to type and load carts.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Clint lint traps from dryers 3 times per shift. (See cleaning cycle by dryers)
  • Assist in monthly linen Inventory.
     

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