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Vacancy: General Cleaner - Housekeeping

: Our client is one of the leading players in the hospitality space and fully furnished and serviced apartments in Nairobi. 

They wish to hire a General Cleaner- Housekeeping and the role  will be responsible for cleaning and making up areas around the apartments and the compound in general maintains the cleanliness and appearance of hallways and public spaces throughout the compound as well.

Key Responsibilities

·                     Daily and weekly cleaning of floors, blocks, backside, trench, hallways, corridors, stairways, locker rooms, public areas and all work areas as assigned by the Team leader housekeeping so that health standards are met.
·                     Daily cleaning and removal of cobwebs at the parking and blocks. Periodic cleaning apartments, making beds replenishing linens, cleaning rooms, walls floors, bathrooms windows, utensils and vacuuming other work areas
·                     Observe precautions required protecting apartment and guest property, and report damage, lost, and found articles to Team leader housekeeping.
·                     Cleans and disinfects sinks, countertops, toilets, mirrors, floors, Sweeps, mops, vacuums, floors using brooms, mops and vacuum cleaners.
·                     Periodic working in the laundry when there is a lot of work.
·                     Periodic putting up curtains and mosquito nets in the apartments
·                     Dusts furniture, equipment, partitions, etc.
·                     Empties wastebaskets and recyclables and transports to disposal area.
·                     Assist in the health club cleaning.
·                     Perform other duties as may be required such as: scrubbing, waxing and polishing floors.
·                     Other duties as assigned from time to time.
·                     O’ Level certificate
·                     At least 2 years experience in a similar set up and must be in a busy environment
·                     Good organizational & planning skills
·                     Able to prioritize, and manage tasks

Carpenter who will build wood framing for decks, stairs, roofs, forms for concrete and frame buildings. Install cabinets, siding, wooden flooring and counter tops among others.

Key Responsibilities
·                     Responsible for construction, maintaining carpentry work in apartments and all other buildings in the company. This includes building items such as furniture and stairs, making repairs to the internal and external structure and ensuring buildings are safe.
·                     Establishing good working relationships with all parties involved in the construction process that facilitate harmonious working relationships during project, and permit prompt resolution of problems as they occur.
·                     Operates hand and power tools associated with the carpentry trade.
·                     Inspect buildings and facilities for needed services, repairs and general maintenance.
·                     Maintain doors, windows, furniture and other items.
·                     Put in flooring, finish building, roofing, and ceiling, frame the building including doors and windows.
·                     Build required items including specialty furniture
·                     Operate and maintain, cleans, sharpens and performs preventive maintenance schedule on carpentry tools and equipment
·                     Performs interior and exterior carpentry work involved in the construction, remodeling and any other related services.
·                     Supervises temporary employees during assigned casual jobs.
·                     Other duties as assigned from time to time by Team leader or Management.
·                     Must possess  at least a certificate in a relevant course with 3 or more years experience in a similar role
·                     Knowledge of residential construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety
·                     Proficient at the following tasks: stain-grade trim work, hang doors, drill and set door hardware, set windows, layout for stairs and common rafters, read blueprints, utilize appropriate math skills.
·                     Must be knowledgeable of policies relating to safety, quality control and cost control. They must be organized and able to complete paperwork on time.
·                     Good organizational & planning skills
·                     Able to prioritize, and manage tasks

Laundry Attendant and the role will sort and clean clients clothes, rooms, linen, staff’s uniform. This will also entail ironing and folding clean linen.

Key Responsibilities
·                     Receiving and recording guest laundry and linen from room stewards, sorting, hanging and folding a variety of linens ranging from flat linens and towels to uniforms. Process linen through different machinery from washers to automatic folders.
·                      Inspect linen and take the torn or damaged ones to tailor for repair or from circulation if necessary.
·                     Sort soiled linen according to standard, colour, dirty, fabric guidelines and washing sort according to colours, machine wash or hand wash.
·                     Stain removal using right chemical and stain type, follow universal Precautions in handling soiled laundry.
·                     Report equipment problems to Housekeeping Team leader for service.
·                     Ironing laundry daily according to standard procedures.
·                     Feed bed linens, banquet linens, napkins, pillowcases, and other flat linen into flat work ironer,
·                     Feed towels through folding machine and hands fold specific linens and face cloths.
·                     Identify items for re-wash, stain loads or wrinkled re-work.
·                     Report foreign objects found in soiled linen or any problems or malfunctions of laundry equipment, hazardous conditions to Housekeeping Team leader
·                     Respond to guest requests for assistance, direction, and any other information.
·                     Sort all linen on a daily basis. Load and unload al dryers in the proper manner. Operate the ironer in a proper manner.
·                     At the end of the shift ensure that the all machines are turn off and the iron rollers and iron in "up" position.
·                     After laundry, count and check  with room stewards for dispatch and ensure all laundry is taken to the right apartment, maintain dean working area and hygiene,
·                     Other duties as assigned, such as assisting Housekeeping Team leader when requested and cross-training.
·                     Diploma in a relevant course is desirable
·                     At least 2-3 years experience in a similar set up and must be in a busy hotel set up
·                     Good organizational & planning skills
·                     Able to prioritize, and manage tasks
How to Apply: 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 27nd December 2014

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100


Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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