Assistant Director of Services Marriott International
5 days
Washington - District of Columbia
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Additional Information Housekeeping Department Leadership Team
Job Number 23048781
Job Category Housekeeping & Laundry
Location Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

 

Assists in managing 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. Position focuses on ensuring guest and employee satisfaction and achieving the operating budget. 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; 2 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; no work experience required.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Managing Housekeeping Operations and Budgets

• 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 satisfaction 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. 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. Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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