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Housekeeping Attendant Job

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk is Sofitel’s largest property in the Middle East. The hotel features 594 luxury guestrooms inclusive of 68 suites and 96 serviced apartments in the heart of Dubai. A variety of trendy restaurants and bars including a contemporary Asian restaurant, a Gastro Pub, a French Brasserie and Pool Bar & Lounge bring residents and patrons together to celebrate the French “Joie de Vivre”. Guests have the option to unwind at the Sofitel Spa with L’Occitane and outdoor pools with private cabanas or workout in a fully-fledged fitness center. Business travelers have access to 1,589 square meter of meeting space including one state-of-the-art ballroom ideal for the most sought after social gatherings.

Job Description

Our program offers an opportunity to be part of Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk’s Housekeeping department in a position for a period of 12 to 18 months. This is a fantastic opportunity for an entry-level Housekeeping individual to learn and grow their careers in one of Dubai’s most iconic hotel. Be a part of the Housekeeping team that is focused on driving successful business results.

This individual will be responsible many functions in a fast paced Housekeeping team. Additionally, they will support and learn all Housekeeping functions within the department. This will help them gain unparalleled experience to equip them for a bright future in human resources upon completion of their program.


  • Manage and supervise all tasks of his/her staff
  • Ensure cleanliness of guest rooms, guest room balconies, guest corridors, linen rooms and housekeeping pantries according to set standards and procedures
  • Supervise public areas
  • Ensure that guest supplies are replenished
  • Ensure guests’ requests are promptly and courteously met
  • Report damage or malfunction in hotel rooms using P.M.S system
  • Maintain equipment in proper state of cleanliness and repair
  • Maintain a section floor report
  • Conduct daily briefings with staff at floor level
  • Conduct regular room checklists
  • Report unusual behavior/activities on floors to Assistant Housekeeping Manager
  • Record room status in allocated section accurately
  • Comply with hotel’s health, safety and hygiene policies
  • Attend meetings and training sessions as required
  • Fully understand the difference in guest levels (VIP) and in room categories

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree from School for Tourism & Hotel Management
  • Good reading, writing and oral proficiency in English
  • Must be well presented and professionally groomed at all times
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Must have good leadership skills and training skills
  • Full time commitment to a 5* Luxury setting