Director of Housekeeping

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The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

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Job description

At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

JOB SUMMARY

Manages housekeeping functions and staff on a daily basis to ensure property guest rooms, public space and employee areas are clean and well maintained. Directs and works with team to successfully execute all housekeeping operations. Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction and maximize the financial performance of the department. Responsible for inspecting areas of responsibilities and following up with a plan for improving results.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 3 years experience in housekeeping or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 3 years experience in housekeeping or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Housekeeping Operations and Budgets

• Ensures compliance with all housekeeping policies, standards and procedures.

• Understands the importance of department’s operation on the overall property financial goals and educates staff on details as appropriate.

• Reviews staffing levels to ensure the guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.

• Obtains list of rooms to be cleaned immediately and list of prospective check-outs or discharges to prepare work assignments.

• Inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies.

• Supervises an effective inspection program for all guestrooms and public space.

• Understands the impact of department’s operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

• Ensures all employees have proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.

• Communicates areas that need attention to staff and follows up to ensure understanding.

• Supervises daily housekeeping shift operations and ensures compliance with all housekeeping policies, standards and procedures.

• Participates in departmental meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the departmental goals to produce desired results.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Uses all available on the job training tools to train new room attendants and provide follow-up training as necessary.

• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same with them.

• Schedule employees to business demands and for tracks employee time and attendance.

• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to policy.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.

• Ensures employee recognition is taking place on all shifts.

• Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an “open door” policy, and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.

• Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.

• Review employee satsifaction results.

• Participates in interviewing and hiring of team members with the appropriate skills.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans to improve guest satisfaction.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Strives to improve service performance.

 
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Notification to Applicants: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver  takes seriously its obligations under the applicable provincial legislation and will provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance.  If you require an accommodation in relation to this job posting, our online application or an interview, please call 905-366-5227 or email CanadaApplication.Accommodation@marriott.com and a member of our Human Resources team will respond to your request.  Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accessibility accommodation as part of the recruiting process.

Requirements

See description

Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Central, Vancouver, Canada
Department
Housekeeping
Starting in
As soon as possible

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