BHTM STUDENTS: Housekeeping Associate

Requirements

Position: Housekeeping Associate

Company: Becker’s Chalets

Location: Jasper National Park, Jasper – Alberta – Canada

 Status/Dates: Seasonal:  mid-April to October

Salary: Very competitive wages

Company Profile:

Becker’s Chalets is a family oriented seasonal resort just 5km south of the hustle and bustle of the Jasper town site. Located along the Athabasca River, with mountainous views and lots of green space – it is a very quiet and relaxing location for both guests and employees alike. As a team, we all work together to ensure that our guests have a very clean and memorable stay.

We have achieved many awards over the years, some of which include the “Employers of Choice” award through the Hotel and Lodging Association since 2014 – we treat our employees like family. The hotel associate of Canada “Green Key eco-rating award” earning 4 out of 5 gold keys is another award we have achieved, ensuring to do our part in reducing, reusing and recycling. We have been a “housekeeping award” recipient since 1989 along with achieving our level 3 in the Hotel and Lodging Associations “Health and Safety” program. We have also been nominated twice for the “communities in bloom” award – to name a few awards that we have achieved over the years and continue to achieve and strive towards.

Becker’s Chalets has many perks to offer its employees.  Firstly, we do have shared staff accommodations on property (3 out of the 5 have been completely renovated over the past 2 winters). We offer a year-end performance based bonus at the end of your working contract, competitive wages, a free buffet breakfast on your day(s) off, discounts for our gift shop, discounts for family to stay at our resort, discounts for our restaurant on property, monthly staff BBQ’s, recognition – awards and swag for great performance, free white water rafting, free WI-FI, and the option of a few staff bicycles for purchase, to name a few.

Throughout the season, many of our employees at Becker’s Chalets learn how to work under pressure at times, learn how to problem solve, learn some customer service and learn how to deal with customer complaints, suggestions, feedback and compliments. Also, you will become a more team oriented person – hopefully with good team spirit while working towards a common goal – to name a few. Lastly and quite importantly, most of our employees leave here at the end of the season with lasting friendships and a very memorable experience.

Qualifications:

Experience

  • No experience required, but it is an asset
  • Physical stamina and mobility including the ability to reach, kneel and bend
  • Ability to lift, push and pull required items (example a vacuum)
  • A Drivers licence in order to drive our golf carts – otherwise you will be a passenger

Skills

  • Achievement-motivated to work with Becker’s Chalets to meet and surpass realistic goals
  • Must be pleasant, friendly and able to address problems or special requests
  • Self-confidence to take the initiative do what needs to be done
  • Strong communication skills
  • Great team spirit
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Customer focus
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Adaptability
  • Reliability
  • Punctuality

Working Conditions:

  • On-site training provided
  • Staff uniform provided free of charge
  • Working teams of 2 or 3 employees
  • Paid 30 minute lunch

Work Hours:

  • Up to 8 hours per day, depending on resort occupancy
  • Work begins at 8:45 am
  • One day off per week

Responsibilities

Job Description:

  • Provide for the comfort of guests at our resort by ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and properly presented.
  • Organize, fill and restock golf cart and tray with supplies
  • Vacuum, sweep, scrub, mop and polish floors, carpets, balconies/patios, steps
  • Dust and polish/clean and shine furniture fittings, fixtures, surfaces and windows
  • Empty and clean garbage and recycling containers
  • Clean bathrooms (ex. clean sinks, mirrors, tubs and showers)
  • Clean kitchens (ex. Clean sinks, dishes, oven/stove, fridge, microwave)
  • Replace dirty linens with clean supplies
  • Make up beds and organize and tidy up rooms
  • Restock room amenities (ex. soaps, shampoos, stationary, tea, coffee, etc.)
  • Ensure all appliances are present and in good working order
  • Report any maintenance issues, safety hazards, or damage to hotel property
  • Respond quickly to requests and enquiries from guests and other departments
  • Follow all company safety and security procedures
  • Other housekeeping duties, as they arise

Application Details

Perks:
Shared staff accommodations available
very competitive wages
free buffet breakfast
uniform provided free of charge
season end bonus (at end of contract) based on performance
Training provided
Discounts on gift shop items, restaurant and chalets
Free white water rafting
Monthly BBQ’s
Recognition – awards and swag on work well done
bicycle use options
intermittent WIFI on property

If you are interested in joining our team, please forward your:
– resume
– cover letter
– a short summary with one of the following: link your qualifications to the position you are applying to, tell us why you’re the ideal candidate or lastly explain why you’re interested in this position.

To: emma@beckerschalets.com