Job Purpose

As a Laundry Attendant with Canadian Princess Lodge, you are responsible for sorting and processing all linens. Additional responsibilities include stripping guest rooms of dirty linens, delivering clean linens to the guest room floors as needed and cleaning and organizing all laundry areas including linen shelves in the housekeeping and laundry areas.

Duration

Full time seasonal (May 2019-October 2019)

Accommodation

Staff accommodation is available. The Canadian Princess Lodge has a newly renovated staff accommodation house. The house has 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large backyard, ample parking and shared living room/kitchen space. The house is only 1 minute drive and 10 minute walk on Cynamocka St. Extremely affordable private and shared rooms available for full time employees.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Sort laundry into specific classifications for preparation of washing
  • Daily rotation of duties consists of: operation of washers, dryers, ironing, folding, storage and delivery of clean linen
  • Communicate with supervisors regarding status of linens
  • Pick up soiled linens from departments; kitchen, restaurant, guest services, conference room, surf club, housekeeping
  • Separate soiled items in the laundry area, place soiled linens in the designated linen bins
  • Deliver and place empty linen bags into housekeeping storage areas
  • Return clean, ironed, folded linen to appropriate department
  • Communicate and assist Room Attendants with stripping rooms
  • Ensures prompt delivery of linens requests from room attendants thought out the day
  • Reports and removes stained or torn linen as needed, maintains discards logs up to date
  • Ensures all housekeeping storage areas are fully stocked with appropriate linen
  • Maintains cleanliness of equipment and work area; assists with linens inventory count
  • Checks and maintains chemical injection system and performs minor maintenance within laundry area
  • Reports equipment deficiencies and damage to Maintenance Manager
  • Practice health and safe work practices
  • Aware of our green commitments and emergency procedures
  • Performs other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Previous housekeeping experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in and knowledge of laundry operations and heavy machinery preferred
  • Flexible, must be willing to work a variety of hours, including days, nights as well as weekends and holidays based on the business needs

Physical requirements

  • Continuous standing and walking throughout shift for up to 8 hours
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50lbs
  • Kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending stairs

For all positions, please send your resume and cover letter to admin@canadianprincess.com. Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting those who will be considered for interviews.