Housekeeper - Rusinga Island at Armada Human Capital

Hospitality & Travel
Kisumu (Nyanza), Kenya
Hours per week
Full Time: 30+
SUMMARY: Our client offers a place of infinite beauty to calm the mind and rejuvenate the body; they provide a welcome break before, during or after a rigorous and exciting East African safari. Exuding an atmosphere of serene tranquility, their manicured lawns stretch to Lake Victoria's edge. Their renowned hospitality; delicious home-grown, home-cooked food; and indulgent accommodation combine to offer an ideal base from which to explore other areas of East Africa. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • The housekeeper handles various cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc. • Ensure compliance with all regulations such as WASH, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Public Health, NEMA, County by-laws on housekeeping and public health and Lodge standards. • Ensures working within the infection control guidelines • Ensures instructions on use of germicidal solutions to clean. • Ensures safety precautions in all housekeeping services. • Helps in the morning wake-up call • Operating the various mechanized cleaning equipment, such as
vacuums, polishers, buffers, etc. • Maintains the facility in a sanitary and infection-free condition through washing, cleaning and replacement of equipment and furnishings. • Disposes off the trash, waste, and other disposable materials removed from the rooms. • Develops a work plan (schedule) for all the tasks. • Mopping of all floors in all residents’ rooms on a daily basis. • Cleans washbasins, mirrors, commodes, tubs, and showers daily. • Checks all vacant rooms daily to keep them fresh; aerated, ventilated and freshened; • Cleans all air vents. • Reports any needed repairs immediately to maintenance supervisor (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, beds needing repair, etc.). • Trains subordinate on core housekeeping duties and the use of germicidal solution • He Sluices linen where necessary, hand washing of resident’s clothing as required. • He irons and presses clothing and linen as necessary. • He sorts and folds residents’ clothing ready for repair and putting away. • The housekeeper sorts washing, loads and unloads machines taking care to use correct temperatures depending on types of fabric • He trains subordinate on core housekeeping duties and the use of germicidal solution. • He washes all rooms as scheduled • Room check list; • Room / Linen inventory SKILLS AND CERTIFICATION: • Bachelor’s in Hospitality or tourism • Be confident and self-motivated • Demonstrate a passionate commitment to the business • Be able to work unsupervised in a busy environment • Be able to prioritize duties • Be honest and reliable • Be trustworthy and respectful • Be immaculately dressed • Maintain excellent time-keeping and attendance • Be professional at all times • Always be a good team player • Build and maintain good relationships with all team members • Be willing to take on jobs to balance the team workload • Be able to communicate well with people of all levels EXPERIENCE: • Minimum of 3 years in a hospitality industry
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Kisumu (Nyanza)
Armada Human Capital

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