Head Housekeeper

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  • Post Date: August 3, 2022
Job Description

Job Title: 1 Full-Time Housekeeper

Date of Posting: August 2, 2022

End of Posting: August 16, 2022 at 5:00PM


Job Summary 

Under the immediate supervision and direction of the General Manager, the Head Housekeeper (HHK) will be responsible to direct and coordinate the daily operations of a housekeeping and laundry services department to ensure guest rooms, and other specified areas are kept in a clean and orderly condition. The HHK conducts inspections of facilities and recommends repairs and upgrades when needed and ensures compliance with Health and Safety regulations.


  • Follow and maintain hotel standards for cleanliness of guest rooms and public areas;
  • Cleaning of hotel rooms including: dusting, vacuuming, changing bed linens,

    cleaning bathrooms;

  • Operate mechanized cleaning equipment such as vacuum, etc.;
  • Monitor and report necessary maintenance repairs and replacements;
  • Organize work schedule from the occupancy list; arrivals, departure and in-house list;
  • Review daily inventory of rooms before arrivals and after departures;
  • Inspect and turn mattresses regularly;
  • Check and clean all appliances and ensure that all are in working order.

    Immediately report any damage or broken equipment;

  • Review daily and monthly inventory of supplies;
  • Delegate Housekeeping staff to fill and organize the housekeeping cart and the

    supply room on a daily basis;

  • Participate to mandatory related training or as requested by immediate supervisor;
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of guest rooms;
  • Follow safety and security procedures;
  • Supervise and train housekeeping staff, preparing schedules, assigning duties, and providing guidance and performance feedback;
  • Maintain inventory of housekeeping supplies, coordinating and recommending order for replacements;
  • Respond to guest requests, inquiries, and issues and manage with Front Desk Clerk the lost and found; Collaborate with front desk to prepare housekeeping list
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate housekeeping staff training on standard operating procedures, safety policies, and health/sanitation regulations;
  • Inspect all guest rooms twice a day to ensure they are cleaned – before noon and before check-in 3pm to ensure compliance to company procedures and health/sanitation standard;
  • Assign workers to specific rooms or floors at the beginning of the day;
  • Find replacements as needed according to the occupancy rate;
  • Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility;
  • Perform any other related tasks or assigned tasks by immediate supervisor.



  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) year experience in a supervisory position is preferred
  • SIMDUT certification, Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, techniques and methods is an asset
  • Fluency in Cree, English and French is an asset



  • Punctual and reliable
  • Teamwork and good physical resilience
  • Customer-oriented and friendly
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and performance
  • Working quickly without compromising quality and able to prioritize
  • Ability to nurture a good working relationship with other departments, such as Front Desk, Janitorial and Maintenance
  • Leadership and time management skills
  • Must have excellent attention to details
  • Know health and safety regulations
  • Know security protocol in case of emergency
  • Ability to problem solve



  • Permanent status position
  • 35 hrs per week
  • 3-month probation period
  • Benefits according to Waastooskuun HR policies and procedures
  • Work shift may include weekends and holidays as scheduled
  • Endure long periods of being on his/her feet.
  • Frequently working with chemicals and disinfectant products


  • Grade 6: starting rate $17.64/hr to a maximum of $28.58/hr based on qualifications and experience

Interested candidates can submit their cover letter, CV/Resumé along with your credentials to:

Chisasibi Business & Development Group Inc.

Attn: Thomas Shem, Director of Human Resources

P.O. Box 820, Chisasibi, QC. J0M 1E0

Tel: 855-2977 extension 349 or by Fax: 855-2271

Email: human.resources@cbdgi.ca