Houseman - High Peaks Resort - Lake Placid, NY

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-621636
    • Job Location: Lake Placid, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 19, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: High Peaks Resort - Lake Placid, NY
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Job Description:

Purpose of the Position:Primary function is to ensure the highest level of cleanliness and safety in all public and back of the house areas. To promote, excellent public relations and 100% guest satisfaction.


  • Strip out linen, terry, and trash from vacant rooms
  • Follows OSHA regulations and all policies and procedures as set forth by Housekeeping Department
  • Cleans/maintains exterior grounds of building, sweeps floors and sidewalks. cleans doors, frames, signs, and windows
  • Cleans and dusty lobby areas
  • User proper chemicals when cleaning as described by department’s procedures
  • Immediately reports maintenance deficiencies, damage, or loss to Housekeeping Department
  • Turns lost and found items in accordance with hotel standards
  • Cleans and sanitizes assigned public and back of the house area
  • Maintains the highest level of cleanliness 
  • Transfers and stocks all supplies from central supplies as directed
  • Ensures that Housekeeping storeroom is neat, organized, and secure
  • Assist in the cleaning and restocking of Room Attendant carts
  • Refills spray bottles with cleaning chemicals
  • Wipes down and/or cleans Room Attendant carts
  • Properly uses and maintains equipment and supplies
  • Maintains excellent condition of grounds, floors, carpets, etc.
  • Cleans ashtrays and ash urns
  • Cleans elevator doors, tracks and foyers
  • Washes doors
  • Vacuums, sweeps and mops hallways
  • Cleans interior windows
  • Cleans door jambs and fire boxes
  • Cleans and mops stairwells, cleans handrails
  • Moves furniture in rooms as required
  • Cleans spots on walls
  • Cleans spots on carpets
  • Assists Attendants by emptying trash, takes trash to the compactor
  • Check all the vacuums used by Room Attendants
  • Completes in a timely manner all daily cleaning items for the specific public area assigned



  • Know your work schedule and follow accordingly
  • Work in a cooperative and friendly manner with fellow employees
  • Maintain professional attire and personal hygiene
  • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area
  • Perform your job according to standard operating procedures
  • Read, understand and follow all policies, procedures and rules as stated in the employee handbook
  • Implement management company and hotels’ safety and emergency’s policies and procedures) i.e. evacuates first aid etc. To include removing all safety hazards, following company OSHA Hazcom programs and safe lifting techniques.
  • Promote the hotel through goodwill and a positive attitude
  • Attend all scheduled training classes and meetings
  • Train other employees as directed by management
  • Continue to learn and grown in your position
  • Perform any reasonable request as assigned or directed by management
  • Provide for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules
  • Arrange for reasonable accommodations for person(s) with disabilities
  • Assist person(s) with disability

Experience and Skills:


  • Must have a Valid Driver License
  • Good service skills
  • Ability to work as part of a dynamic team to consistently deliver a quality product
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays



  • Able to handle objects, reach with arms and hands, push a carts weighing 100-150 lbs., and lift 50-70 lbs



  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


We are an affirmative action employer.



Medical, dental, vision and 401K