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, Vancouver, Canada

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REF26496O

Guest Attendant

Region

Americas



Company Description

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, known as the ‘Castle in the City’, with its chateau-style green-clad copper roof and gargoyles is an architectural landmark in the heart of Downton Vancouver that captures the hearts and imaginations of all who visit. A registered heritage property operating since 1939, the hotel symbolizes grandeur and timeless elegance.  In spring 2019, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver completed a $75M, five-year multiphase revitalization project. With its prestigious address on Georgia Street, this castle is surrounded by a diverse arts community of galleries and theatres, a thriving shopping district, exhilarating nightlife and world class cuisine. Join our team and welcome our guests to extraordinary experiences at their home away from home.


Job Description

Guest Attendant – Full Time

Take a step into a world-renowned hotel brand and this Canadian Heritage property to launch your career in hospitality here, at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver! In housekeeping, you are at the heart of hotel operations!  As a Housekeeping Attendant, you will take ownership of guest rooms and suites, ensuring that our guests are provided with an immaculate, luxury room and unforgettable experience. 

Our Culture & Benefits:

  • An inclusive, empowering, and positive workplace, where we place people at the heart of everything we do 
  • The opportunity to have fun at work alongside passionate hospitality professionals who strive to make the world a more welcoming place  
  • A competitive rate starting at $22.38 (80% of rate) per hour and then increasing to $28.81 after 3 months
  • Complimentary meal through our Colleague Dining Program 
  • Complimentary uniform laundering 
  • Complimentary hotel stay with breakfast for two through our BE OUR GUEST program 
  • The opportunity to work in a luxury hotel environment and a Vancouver heritage building with a historic legacy dating back to 1939 
  • Free learning programs through our Academies and discounted eCornell courses 
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities

What you will be doing:

  • Clean all assigned guestrooms to standard
  • Take initiative to add a personalized experience for the guest
  • Take ownership of guests’ privacy and belongings, while ensuring exceptional service
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures and service standards
  • Report necessary maintenance items
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • Warm and caring personality; previous housekeeping experience is an asset
  • Ability to anticipate and focus attention on guest needs, being professional and welcoming
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Successful candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The Hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Frequent kneeling, pushing and pulling
  • Frequent ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Additional Information

Visa Requirements:
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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