Best Western Independence
Independence, MO US
Posted ago
Best Western Independence

A houseman is responsible for the overall sanitation and maintenance of the assigned premises. Housemen duties include assisting in the housekeeping department to clean common areas, repairing and replacing malfunctioned units and furniture, responding on guest's requests and inquiries, flexibility to multi-task, and coordinating to other personnel for concerns and guests' assistance.


  • Cleans rooms, hallways, and restrooms
  • Washes walls and ceilings, moves furniture and turns mattresses
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floor
  • Dusts and polishes metalwork
  • Collects soiled linen for laundering
  • Receives linen supplies from floor shoots
  • Maintains housekeeping carts
  • Removes trash collected by room attendants
  • Walk all assigned floors at beginning and end of shift to collect newspaper bags, newspapers, trash, soiled linen
  • Pickup clean linen and refills the par stock of linen on each floor pantry
  • Deliver towels, cribs, cots and other items to the guest rooms on requests
  • Perform duties of room attendant when necessary
  • Sort linen, stock room attendant closets
  • Refill the par stock of guest amenities and supplies on each floor pantry
  • Help the room boys/housemaids with the heavy lifting when super cleaning/spring cleaning of rooms
  • Clean all public areas in the prescribed manner while following department standard operating procedures
  • Remove soiled linen and trash from the poolside and other service areas and takes to appropriate locations in the prescribed manner
  • Assist room boys/housemaids with placing bed boards, roll-ways beds, extra beds, etc.
  • Report missing/found articles, damaged or merchandise problems to the housekeeping supervisors
  • Respond at all times in a friendly, helpful manner to guests and other colleagues
  • Take up any tasks assigned by the supervisors as and when needed
  • Report to work in required uniform and in adherence with the Hotels Dress Code Policy
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player


  • Speak with others using clear and professional language
  • Support team to reach common goals
  • Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 45 pounds without assistance

$12 - $14 hourly
About Best Western Independence

The Best Western Independence Kansas City is a newly renovated and vibrant hotel. Built with our guests in mind the rooms have the comforts of home and the peace of mind with being in a safe place. Stay with us while you visit Kansas City for a Chiefs Weekend, a visit to see family or friends, and the chance to get out of your hometown.

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