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- Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms,
corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas so
that health standards are met.
- Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or
draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
- Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and
transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
- Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms,
mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
- Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
- Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and
- Polish silver accessories and metalwork such as
fixtures and fittings.
- Remove debris from driveways, garages, and swimming
- Replace light bulbs.
- Replenish supplies such as drinking glasses, linens,
writing supplies, and bathroom items.
- Sort clothing and other articles, load washing
machines, and iron and fold dried items.
- Sort, count, and mark clean linens, and store them in
- Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and
polishing as necessary.
- Assign duties to other staff and give instructions
regarding work methods and routines.
- Request repair services and wait for repair workers to
- Deliver television sets, ironing boards, baby cribs,
and rollaway beds to guests' rooms.
- Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or
- Hang draperies, and dust window blinds.
- Move and arrange furniture, and turn mattresses.
- Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest
property, and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
- Plan menus, and cook and serve meals and refreshments
following employer's instructions or own methods.
- Prepare rooms for meetings, and arrange decorations,
media equipment, and furniture for social or business functions.
- Take care of pets by grooming, exercising, and/or
- Wash dishes and clean kitchens, cooking utensils, and
- Answer telephones and doorbells.
- Care for children and/or elderly persons by overseeing
their activities, providing companionship, and assisting them with
dressing, bathing, eating, and other needs.
- Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning
supplies, using wheeled carts.
- Purchase or order groceries and household supplies to
keep kitchens stocked, and record expenditures.
- Run errands such as taking laundry to the cleaners and