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Housekeeping Manager

Location
Richfield, Minnesota
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
29 Jul 2022

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver on the promise of Sonesta Service in all interactions with guests and clients.  Manage according to the Sonesta G.U.E.S.T. standards and instill a passion for customer service in all associates of the hotel.  Create processes and procedures to ensure the hotel is properly supplied with all guest amenities, are meeting guest expectations, and the hotel is properly maintained and clean.
  • Ensure all staff is properly trained and have the supplies and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions.
  • The Housekeeping Manager is responsible for leading the delivery of clean rooms for occupancy that meet the brand's time, product and placement standards. 
  • Partner with the Operations Manager to monitor performance and make recommendations for disciplinary and other human resources-related actions.
  • Partner with the Operations Manager to recruit, develop, and manage the Housekeeping staff.
  • Inspect all assigned suites and public areas to ensure furnishings, guest suites, equipment, linens, and public areas are clean and in good repair to meet guest and owner expectations.  Advise employees of deficiencies and instruct on corrective action.  Provide adequate retraining as needed.
  • Routinely perform all housekeeping duties necessary including making beds, and vacuuming and cleaning guest suites to ensure guest satisfaction and owner expectations.
  • Partner with the Maintenance Manager to operate the proper use and cleaning of all commercial laundry equipment and management of the laundry operation of the hotel.
  • Partner with the Operations Manager to inventory and maintain par levels for linen and supplies.
  • Maintain procedures for security of lost and found items.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other shifts and departmental management.
  • Enforce hotel standards, policies, and procedures are in place within the housekeeping department.
  • Act as Manager on duty as required.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws regarding health, and safety services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus five years housekeeping experience including a minimum of one year of supervisory training/experience.
  • Previous background from the extended stay industry preferred.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English; other languages beneficial.
  • Reading and writing abilities are required in order to communicate effectively with guests and co-workers, complete written documented tasks, order supplies, receive instructions and read equipment manuals and safety information.
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances.
  • Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Frequently standing up, bending, climbing, kneeling, and moving about the facility.
  • Will be required to regularly use commercial cleaning chemicals.
  • Carrying, lifting or pulling items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequently standing up and moving about the facility.
  • Frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility.
  • Frequently bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing, and crawling.
  • Will be required to work mornings, evening, weekends, and holidays.

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account with Company Match, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match, Paid Vacation and Sick Days, Sonesta Hotel Discounts, Educational Assistance, Paid Parental Leave, Company Paid Life Insurance, Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance and Various Employee Perks and Discounts.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 671232311-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Sonesta International Hotels
  • Location: Richfield, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent