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Housekeeper in Gustavus, Alaska

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 24, 2022
  • Location: Gustavus, Alaska
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $15 / hour
  • Housing Offered: No
  • Experience: No experience required

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  • Gustavus, Alaska
  • $15 / hour

Magnificent glaciers, towering snow-capped mountains, abundant birds & wildlife, and mile after mile of pristine coastline. Glacier Bay Lodge, nestled under the spruce trees that line Bartlett Cove, offers the only hotel accommodations within the park. Enjoy time off submersed in one of nature’s finest displays of rainforests in North America, and the rare opportunity to see dynamic glacial landscapes firsthand.

Perks: Very low rent! Room & board are $15 per day + $100 deposit (payroll deducted) including housing and 3 meals. Flexible days off to explore the park and local native communities, work with a diverse team, and meet people from all over the world. Great mentorship with advancement opportunities to future lodging positions at other adventurous locations across the nation.

What does a Housekeeper do at Glacier Bay?

Housekeepers are responsible for cleaning and maintaining the guestrooms to meet guest and client satisfaction.

What should you expect during a work week?

  • Maintains a friendly, efficient, positive customer service demeanor toward customers, clients, and co-workers. Is adaptable to customer needs.
  • Maintains all assigned ancillary and department areas and corridors in a clean neat and sanitary manner, to protect safety and health of others and in compliance with accurate preventative maintenance procedures as outlined in department policy.
  • Inspects and uses judgment in determining which cleaning techniques outlined in orientation guidelines to follow.
  • Demonstrates efficient and safe use of housekeeping equipment and solutions as observed by supervisor.
  • May disinfect and sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides and sterilizing equipment.
  • Diligently employs universal precautions when disposing of trash and bio-hazardous materials.
  • Keeps cart properly stocked with equipment and cleaning supplies; ensures all chemicals are accurately labeled, and all equipment is in good working condition.
  • Promotes effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships, maintains professional conduct at all times.
  • Assists in improving productivity and efficient operations of the department.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence by adherence to component and departmental training commitments.

This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Who is our ideal teammate?

  • Past cleaning experience preferred, but not required!
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, senior management, and Aramark support staff
  • Ability to respond effectively to changing demands

This role may have physical demands including, but not limited to, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and/or extended walking and standing. This role may also require uniforms and/or usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).