Summer Accommodations Room Attendant

Full Time
Employment Info

The Organization

Métis Crossing is Alberta’s first major Métis destination where we share and celebrate the Métis culture with all people! With their unique designs that combine both traditional and contemporary Métis craftmanship, The Lodge and the Gathering Centre at Métis Crossing are special blends of comfort, culture, and Métis history. Directly adjacent to the Cultural Gathering Centre, our 40-room boutique Lodge offers scenic views overlooking the majestic North Saskatchewan River, the very route used by our Métis ancestors as they gathered here to trade. The Cultural Gathering Centre is the base for all our cultural and educational programs. The Lodge offers a Bistro for coffee and express breakfast, as well as a Lounge for cocktails and light snacks. Together they are an ideal location for corporate and government retreats as well as family gatherings.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Accommodations Manager, the Summer Room Attendant is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing rooms and common areas, ensuring with quality of cleanliness and sanitation are maintained at all times. In addition, the Room Attendant will be responsible for processing laundry, including sorting and folding.

Key Responsibilities

·        Perform all Housekeeping duties as assigned, following the Métis Crossing room cleaning procedures

·        Adhere to all of the Lodge’s standards, including hygiene and health and safety

·        Clean guestrooms, including strip checkout rooms, make beds, dust, vacuum, clean and sanitize all surfaces

·        Clean bathrooms, including sanitize all surfaces, sinks, taps, vanities, mirrors, tubs, showers, walls, and toilets

·        Wash doors, windows, and walls or public areas and guest rooms, spot clean partitions, light switches, and windowsills

·        Set up and move furniture in guest rooms

·        Daily removal and transport of soil linens and garbage from rooms

·        Process laundry, including washing, drying, sorting, and folding

·        Submit lost and found items to the Accommodations Supervisor

·        Report inventory discrepancies to the Guest Services Supervisor

·        Ensure work areas, housekeeping room, and equipment are always kept clean and organized

·        Assisting guests, when needed

Skills & Competencies

·        Excellent communication skills with ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

·        Fluency in English is required

·        Excellent time management and organization skills

·        Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment

·        Strong attention to detail

·        Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with coworkers, guests, etc.

·        Ability to work individually with little supervision, as well as part of a team

·        Strong cultural sensitivity

·        High level of professionalism and motivation

·        High level of integrity and work ethic

·        Ability to learn and apply job related skills through on-the-job training

·        Must possess basic computational skills

·        Ability to work in a physically demanding area (including lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, standing, reaching, and kneeling)

·        Knowledge of Alberta history and cultural diversity an asset

·        Knowledge of Métis culture, history, and issues affecting Métis people an asset


·        Some experience with housekeeping duties and knowledge of cleaning processes. Previous Housekeeping experience would be an asset

·        High school diploma preferred

·        Level C First Aid/CPR would be an asset

·        Ability to obtain and/or maintain WHMIS certification

·        Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50lb

Other Requirements

·        Métis Crossing is located in Smoky Lake; this position will be based on site

·        Ability to work a flexible schedule of days, evenings, nights, and weekends

·        Must have a Class 5 Driver’s license and reliable transportation

·        Must provide Criminal Record Check

Employment Details

·          Schedule will be based on up to a 40-hour work week, and will include weekdays, weekends, and holidays

What we Offer

·        A rich Indigenous cultural experience

·        The opportunity to work at the first Major Métis cultural destination

·        Learnings about Métis history and culture, and a rich Indigenous cultural experience

·        Personal development and career opportunities

·        Part time or casual employment during the school year

·        Training

Please send your resume to

Métis Crossing thanks all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Métis Crossing

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