Housekeeping | Listed 27 February

Rydges Melbourne – Houseperson

Work type
Full time

Refreshing local. A new Rydges experience. 

Undergoing a complete transformation, the iconic Rydges Melbourne is reopening in late Autumn 2023 and is on the hunt for a House Person just as sharp as its brand-new look.

This is our flagship in the making; this is Rydges, reimagined. With a complete refurbishment of all 370 rooms, suites and apartments, delectable dining experiences, terrace overlooking Her Majesty’s Theatre, interactive fitness centre and rooftop pool. The new Rydges Melbourne will offer unforgettable hospitality. 

Rydges Melbourne will feature eleven Meeting and Event spaces spanning over 1,500 square meters with fully adaptable conferencing equipment, impeccable event catering and cutting edge audio-visual advantages, including a new ballroom equipped with a super-sized LED video wall… Is your mind racing yet? 

We’re after a House Person keen to help us execute impeccable cleanliness standards our Housekeepers achieve in our rooms each and every day! 

Sound like you? Throw your hat in the ring to make Rydges Melbourne the talk of the town.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Check pantries for par levels and deliver linen when needed from laundry
  • Check pantries are fully stocked with room amenities toilet paper etc.
  • Collect Optii device and follow list of tasks, deliver any rollaway beds, cots and room amenities
  • Check rollaway beds and cots make sure they are in good working order, report any breakages. 
  • Make sure if any split beds room attendant has all the appropriate linen and doonas in the pantry
  • Deliver to room attendants any stock missing from rooms such as kettles, irons etc.
  • Remove used linen from the Gym, replace and restock towels and amenities
  • Report missing / found articles, damage or merchandise problems to the housekeeping supervisors.
  • Respond at all times in a friendly, helpful manner to guests and other colleagues.
  • Completes all tasks assigned in Optii check list by the supervisors as and when needed.
  • Collects any dirty linen trollies from service hallways, bring down to second floor, pack down linen, cover and tie down. 
  • Collects any rubbish and recycle bins from service hallways, bring down and empty into large bins, via loading dock.

About You:

  • Ability to organise tasks and responsibilities, and be able to work unsupervised 
  • Be physically fit and motivated as lifting and carrying is part of this role
  • Be able to work in a team environment
  • Complies with all of the Hotel’s standard operational policies and procedures as outlined in the Team Handbook.
  • Has a full knowledge of, and practices all of the Hotel’s established occupational health and safety guidelines (OH&S)

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Dry-cleaned uniforms 
  • Daily staff meals 
  • 50% off stays at EVENT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura & Independent Collection by EVENT 
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class and more
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVENT network

About EVT:

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. There are lots of opportunities across our range of celebrated brands, spanning Entertainment, Ventures and Travel.  At EVT we believe it’s more than just a job, with Elevate Perks our team members and their families get to enjoy a great range of discounts across our experiences. In a world of cookie cutter experiences, here at EVT we believe in a mindset that is all about changing the game. Because while our customers come from different walks of life, they all share one thing in common, the desire for stand-out experiences that escape the ordinary. It’s why we are constantly adding new dimensions to all we do. Bringing people together in fresh and original ways across Entertainment, Ventures and Travel. Our 70+ hotels stretch from Sydney to Queenstown to Perth and each is locally inspired, just like our team, our customers and you. We’re for making the day better. We include. We nurture talent and promote internally. 

Our Environment: 

Protecting the environment is important to everyone. At EVT, we pledge to make change happen by implementing sustainable practices across our group, both now and in the future. Find out what it means to us at 

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