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Old 09-24-2012, 10:19 AM   #91
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From the Walt Disney Parks and resorts career page-

Housekeeping Hosts and Hostesses receive a starting rate of $8.50/hour.


Responsibilities
As a member of the Housekeeping team, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overall cleaning of guest rooms, including stripping and making beds, vacuuming, dusting, and replenishing items such as linens, amenities and various supplies. Housekeeping cast members also interact with guests daily, responding in a timely manner to their requests, assisting with directions and sharing information.


Basic Qualifications
You must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for this role.
Heavy lifting and working with chemicals are required.
This role is Full-Time and requires full availability for any shift, any day, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:21 AM   #92
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so...it appears that it's like any other type of job at that level, start at minimum,get paid for doing your job, etc etc.
If my ds1 isn't getting tips for stacking boxes in a local warehouse (same level type of job) then why is a housekeeper.or the guy at the local ice cream scoop shop?
I don't think it's the norm,I think it's something we're all being TOLD is the norm.
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:39 AM   #93
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I have tipped a couple of times in the past, but really no longer do it. Reason being, our room is just never fully cleaned. Under the beds usually have crumbs, dust on the furniture, etc. Maybe if they go above and beyond, but I have never really seen that. I don't think of a hotel housekeeper as a tipped position anyway since they make above minimum wage, unlike a waiter/waitress for instance.
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I also tip $5.00 a day. I make up my envelopes at home fill and date them. I store them in the safe and remove one daily. That way there's no digging for a five at the end of the day.
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