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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 5, 2023
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    The Fairmont Norfolk is a historic hotel in Nairobi, Kenya and is owned by the luxury hotel chain, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. The hotel has 170 rooms, 4 restaurants, and consists of 5 main blocks, each ranging from 1 to 2 stories high. The hotel has a signature Tudor style of architecture that has been maintained since its original construction.
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    Laundry Attendant

    What's in it for you:

    • Private medical insurance as per Hotel offering
    • Be part of creating the historic story of rehabilitating and releasing the rare Mountain Bongo that was heading toward extinction.
    • Working with a hotel rich in history and known for exemplary services while growing your career
    • Employee Benefits Card offering discounted rates in Accor Worldwide
    • Learning programs through our Academies
    • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
    • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility Activities, like Planet 21.

    What will you be doing:

    • To maintain the stock levels of all linen and laundry utilities
    • To monitor the quality of returned guest garments; uniform and linen before issuance
    • To be flexible and adaptable,  pressing guest garments and staff uniform as directed by the Laundry Supervisor
    • Arrange all flatwork which is free from dirt and stains for ironing at the calendar ironer.
    • Ensure a first-in-first-out system of flat work.
    • Pass items through the calendar as per laid down procedures ensuring hems and corners are straightened.
    • Fold items that are free from stains, dirt, dampness, tears, and creases as per set standards.
    • Arrange all, ready linen neatly in the linen room shelves.
    • To follow the Lost Property procedure
    • Handling guest requests, belongings and personal items with the utmost care, security and discretion.
    • To keep the linen room and laundry area as well as equipment clean and tidy at all times
    • Other duties assigned by housekeeping leadership
    • Be flexible according to the business needs
    • First impressions are everything! We invite you to join our hotel as a Laundry Attendant where you will take care of the guests from the moment they arrive to their departure by ensuring they have a memorable experience with us

    Your experience and skills include:

    • Recent experience within in 5-star hotels or a similar role
    • At least a certificate or diploma in Housekeeping and laundry techniques or Hospitality related course
    • Able to work under pressure and at high speed.
    • Frequently kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, reaching, standing and walking.
    • To provide exceptional cleaning and service for the guests with extremely attention to details
    • Warm and caring personality; previous housekeeping experience is an asset
    • Ability to anticipate and focus attention on guest needs, being professional and welcoming
    • Exceptional communication and customer service skills, both written and spoken.
    • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task while maintaining an immaculate and professional appearance
    • Proactivity and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

    Method of Application

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