Director Housekeeping

Quebec City, QC

Start date As soon as possible

Job type

Full time Category Other
Description

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.

 

At Marriott, we are committed to putting our associates first and their health and safety are our highest priorities. This position requires associates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per current Public Health Agency of Canada standards or approved for a Human Rights accommodation.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

 

Notification to Applicants: Delta Hotels Quebec 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 CanadaApplicationAccommodation@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.


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