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Housekeeping Clerk

United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Job Type
Housekeeping, Housekeeping Attendant
Job Level

Job Description


Housekeeping Clerk

The Housekeeping Clerk will oversee the daily administrative aspect of the Housekeeping Office

Hotel Overview: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, "gateway to the sea" boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites, including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Housekeeper, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • To report for duty punctually, wearing the correct uniform & name tag at all times.
  • Answer the telephone as per the hotel standard.
  • To run various status reports in order to do opening shift and prepare room assignments.
  • To review logbooks for special requests and instructions.
  • To answer the phone and log all messages.
  • To control the pager distribution & return.
  • To track room status: 000, V/C, 0/C
  • To coordinate VIP rooms , make up rooms .
  • To monitor the issuing of keys.
  • To log all lost & found items.
  • To maintain filing systems.
  • Keep close contact with Engineering with reference to main tenancy repair & out of order rooms.
  • To inform security of any emergency brought to Housekeeping's attention.
  • To prepare and monitor room status reports for possible discrepancies.
  • To update room status whenever required.
  • To distribute VIP assignments.
  • To respond promptly & politely to any requests from Royal Service. Details to be noted in the logbook and follow up accordingly.
  • To issue keys according to floor assignments.
  • To maintain a high standard of personal hygiene at all times.
  • To maintain close contact with the Front Office & Floor Supervisors with reference to arrivals & departures.
  • Maintain good working relationships with your own colleagues, superiors & other departments.
  • Know the fire & safety rules of the hotel.
  • Execute any other tasks as required.
  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to resolve situations involving guest challenges
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point and Internet usage

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Abu Dhabi. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.

Living and working in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi, the capital, is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations. When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi, you will find that we offer competitive salaries, service charge, quality medical benefits, meals and furnished accommodation. There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi's heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience. For more information about living in Abu Dhabi, we suggest you visit the following websites:




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