Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012
Date of Posting: 
March 8, 2012
Hours of Work: 

Up to 40 hours per week on an irregular rotating schedule

$10.40 per hour (vacation pay included)

Late April 2012 to September 3rd, 2012

The University of Prince Edward Island has a vibrant conference and accommodations operation during the summer months and we would like you to be part of it! From May through August, we open our doors to thousands of visitors from all around the world. Our residences turn into a successful hotel-like operation, which provide accommodations and services for a wide variety of conferences, tourist and sporting groups. We also offer meeting space to various groups from on and off campus. We strive to provide the best service to our clients while proudly representing UPEI, Charlottetown and Prince Edward Island.
The Benefits:
- Learn about and work in the exciting hospitality industry
- Work as part of a team that is focused on the guest experience
- Build your customer service skills
- Flexible shifts that fit your schedule (especially if you are taking classes)
- Employment for the entire summer with a guaranteed minimum number of hours.
- You get to work on campus, which is a great place to be in the summer
- Build your resume with work experience from a reputable employer like UPEI
- Work for great people who care about you and your work experience
We're looking for hard working, energetic, service oriented people to join our team of Room Attendants. Room Attendants are a valuable part of our operation, contributing a great deal to the overall guest experience. They work behind the scenes to ensure rooms are ready and clean, and as front line staff that interact directly with our guests on a regular basis. You will also be part of a larger team that knows how to have fun, works hard, takes pride in their work, and provides great customer service.
Room Attendants are responsible for cleaning and preparing rooms for guests, as well as, assisting in the laundry services area. This involves making beds, tidying rooms, washing floors, emptying garbage, cleaning kitchens and washrooms, laundry services, along with other related duties. These and other duties are a critical service component of the operation, and form part of the bigger picture of ensuring our rooms and residences are prepared and that our guests enjoy their stay.
(Note: Room Attendants may be selected for cross-training to fill in the Guest Service Attendant position on occasion when necessary)
- Positive attitude, energetic, courteous, with good attention to detail and good work ethic
- Experience in the tourism/hospitality industry would be an asset, particularly in the area of housekeeping
- Able to work well independently and within a team environment
- Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including weekdays, weekends, holidays
- Familiarity with UPEI’s residences, the University campus, Charlottetown and PEI.
- Priority to full-time UPEI students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures Manual.
Must be available for employment up to and including September 3rd, 2012.
Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and three (3) references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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