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Maintenance Assistant/Houseperson

TownePlace Suites Albany Downtown/Medical Center

TownePlace Suites Albany Downtown/Medical Center

22 Holland Avenue

Albany, NY 12209

Telephone (518) 860-1500

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Posted August 27, 2020

Be A Part of Our Passionate & Committed Team!

Maintenance Assistant/Houseperson

Come Join the TownePlace Suites Downtown Albany Team!

The TownePlace Suites is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant/Houseperson and are actively looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. We would welcome the opportunity to speak to you regarding this position as well as to answer any questions you might have regarding the company.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

Are you a handy person who is good at fixing things, and likes to keep everything clean and in good repair? We need someone to do light electrical, plumbing, painting, small repairs, and clean and sanitize public spaces.  Must have a flexible schedule.

This position will have a varied schedule of 3pm - 11p and 7a-3p

Workplace Safety in the era of COVID-19

Associate and guest safety continues to be our top priority.  We strictly follow social distancing guidelines.  Our staff are supplied with all necessary Personal Protective Equipment, our cleaning products and methods follow CDC guidelines, and we precisely adhere to all state orders.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair duties, including but not limited to lighting, furniture, sheetrock and painting.
  • Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all interior public spaces, public bathrooms, outside parking lot, stairwells etc.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous manner with all guests, vendors, contractors, and employees.
  • Responsible for alerting the General Manager of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that has taken place or that may occur.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Respond to all guest and colleague maintenance issues in a timely fashion. Keep accurate record of assigned tasks and must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Van Driver (Must have a Valid Drivers License)
  • Minor Maintenance (Electrical, Plumbing, painting, caulking)
  • Snow Removal (Must be able to shovel snow)
  • Heavy Lifting (Must be able to lift more than 50 lbs)
  • Position includes Weekends and Holidays (Must be able to work Weekends/Holidays as well as Weekdays)

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of one year experience in hotel or building maintenance.
  • Scheduled hours to include weekends and off-hour times based on the ongoing operating needs of the hotel.
  • Must be effective at handling maintenance issues, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary.
  • You must be able to pass a thorough background check as well as be drug free.


We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more

For more information, please visit our website at waterfordhotelgroup.com   EOE/M/F/D/V

TownePlace Suites Albany Downtown/Medical Center

106 Room Extended Stay

Our Hotel

Our hotel's prime location surrounds you with adventure. Explore the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Times Union Center and the University of Albany. When it's time to unwind, discover soothing settings in our spacious suites. We deliver convenience with plush bedding and fully equipped kitchens. Business travelers can also benefit from ergonomic workstations and complimentary Wi-Fi. After awaking rejuvenated, jump-start your morning at our free breakfast buffet. Indulge in a wide selection of muffins, sausages, waffles on the weekends, and more. To burn some of your consumed calories, take full advantage of our fitness center, or switch up your exercise routine by swimming laps at our indoor pool. If you're needing to focus on work, we provide an intimate event space compatible for board meetings and team training seminars. At TownePlace Suites Albany Downtown/Medical Center, we set the stage for refreshing travels.