• Public Area Attendant/Houseperson

    Sage Restaurant GroupChicago, IL 60684

    Job #1101298786

  • 17283BR

    Req #:


    Why Us:

    Sage Hospitality is set to hire an creative and savvy Engineering Administrative Assistant to represent our historic 332 room hotel in the heart of Chicago's Loop district. The Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel located on Michigan Avenue is a hotel which has been a destination for the rich, famous and infamous. Housed in a 1910 beaux arts building across the street from Grant Park, the hotel was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2005 and reopened in 2008 following a painstaking renovation. The property will be undergoing a renovation in the 1st Quarter of 2017 in its public spaces and rooms to bring a contemporary and refined feel to the property as it transitions into an Autograph Collection by Marriott property. The Renaissance Blackstone Chicago also has a specially commissioned collection of more than 1,600 contemporary artworks primarily featuring emerging Chicago artists.

    Job Title:

    Public Area Attendant/Houseperson

    Location Name:

    The Blackstone



    EEO Statement:

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    Posting Overview:

    Maintains cleanliness and order in lobby and common guest areas. Provides prompt and courteous service to guests.



    Strategic Skills

    Proficient in position required job skills and knowledge. Intelligent in grasping and integrating new information. Is an active learner with a strong sense of curiosity. Has natural instincts and insight for finding the best solution to unclear situations, issues and problems. Considers multiples resources and methods for analyzing problems. Makes great decisions.

    Operating Skills

    Is effective in prioritizing work; consistently manages time and processes to create maximum efficiency with minimum disruption or redundancy. Is time sensitive, understands how work and processes fit in with other departmental or business priorities and objectives. Is able to adjust work to accommodate expected and unexpected changes. Is able to gauge progress with respect to overall impact and results.


    Can think and act independently with confidence. Has personal fortitude and integrity when faced with challenges.

    Energy & Drive

    Energetic and takes initiative. Is pro-active and persistent in pursuing and completing tasks. Strives to exceed expectations and goals.

    Personal & Interpersonal Skills

    Welcoming and warm personality. Able to engage easily and actively connect with others. Is genuinely caring and compassionate; visibly demonstrates desire to understand others. Creates confidence and trust with others, is socially aware of self and others and is known for communicating the right message at the right time. Utilizes a variety of approaches and communication techniques tailored to each situation. Is comfortable in conversing with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and at all organizational levels. Is direct yet tactful and considerate of audience. Positively accepts and provides feedback.


    Must have basic knowledge of general cleaning principles, use of cleaning products and operation of standard cleaning equipment.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Must be able to see minute debris and dirt in poorly lit areas. Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions and communicate both verbally and in writing. Must be able to lift up to 30lbs. continually throughout shift. Must be able to push, pull and move levers, equipment and furniture throughout shift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to work with arms raised above head throughout a shift. Must be able to be on feet and walk behind floor care equipment for full shift.

    Education/Formal Training

    No formal education required.


    No experience required

    Material/Equipment Used

    Chemicals/Agents used: Wax, stripper, sealer, carpet spotter, carpet shampoo (used daily). Protective clothing -safety shoes worn 100% of shift. Operate high speed buffer, extractor, wet vacuum (used daily).


    Prolonged strenuous physical activity in indoor climate-controlled environment. Excessive heat and humidity in laundry. Inside 80% of shift. Inside 80% of shift

    Position Type:

    Full Time - Regular



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