Housekeeper I (Full-Time)

Posted: 05/19/2024

Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Sweep, mop, wax and vacuum facility and office spaces. 
- Follow established procedures for preparing facility for opening each day. 
- Follow established inventory procedures. 
- Provide excellent guest services while regularly inspecting facility to ensure cleanliness. 
- Maintain open lines of communication with all departments to ensure proper cleanliness of facility during operating 
hours. 
- Empty trash receptacles. 
- Act as Team Leader to Set up and tear down tables and chairs for special Events. 
- Report all facility maintenance related issues that may impact guest satisfaction to Housekeeping Coordinator. 
- Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals. 
- Perform other duties as assigned. 
- Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skills. 
- Provide exceptional guest service. 
- Abide by all policies and procedures outlined in the employee handbook. 
- Act as a point of contact between Housekeeping staff in absence of Coordinator. 
- Oversee Housekeeping staff to ensure tasks are completed according to established procedures. 
- Delegate assigned tasks to staff on each shift. 
- Train new hires in daily upkeep of facility and help Coordinator train for area cleaning. 
- Train staff on Detail work during day shift and after hours as needed. 
- Check work done the night before and document any areas not to TSA standards. 
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
- Perform related duties as assigned necessary to produce after hour’s events that result in flawless execution while staying within the guidelines set by TSA. 

Job Requirements:
- Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. 
- Ability to write simple correspondence. 
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other 
employees of the organization. 
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions. 
- Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables. 
- Basic personal computer skills needed. 
- Ability to handle prioritize tasks 
- Vision Requirements: Ability to have close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), Color vision (ability to identified and distinguished colors), peripheral vision (Ability to observe an area that may be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) 
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education or 
experience. 

 

Please apply online at https://www.texasstateaquarium.org/careers