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Executive Housekeeper

Department: Housekeeping
Location: Warrenton, VA



Executive Housekeeper



Responsible to: Director of Rooms/Director of Operations

Requirements: Three (3) plus year’s progressive housekeeping management and Laundry facilities experience in 150+ room hotel and/or resort

Basic job purpose:  

To be a strong service professional that is responsible for overall housekeeping operations and cleanliness of hotel guest rooms, lobbies and public all spaces. This position requires the ability to make decisions to achieve such without supervision according to the Airlie standards.

  • Key responsibilities:
  • Effective and strong management skills to lead and direct the team to ensure smooth housekeeping operation.
  • Maintaining a consistent high standard of cleanliness, throughout the property in lodging, banquet, public spaces and back of house
  • Responsible for management of expenses and departmental budget
  • Manages PAR and safeguarding of existing supplies
  • Manages supply costs by negotiating renewal and price with key vendors
  • Strong working knowledge of hotel operational systems, retrieves and understands reports in a timely fashion
  • Accountable for guest satisfaction by providing high standard of room cleanliness and room supplies
  • Participates in daily room inspections to aid in staff performance and takes appropriate corrective action in a timely manner as needed to hold team members accountable.
  • Strong and enthusiastic leader, setting goals and rewarding and recognizing team members.
  • Identifies training needs and ensures implementation of new processes and procedures to achieve results
  • Ensures procedures are completed in accordance to the set processes development by management team
  • Endures all duties are completed in a timely and organized manner and communicates information to associates in other departments when necessary.
  • Ensures all rooms are cleaned and ready of occupancy to aid in driving and maximizing hotel revenue
  • Handles negative situations and conflict (either external or internal guest) in a constructive manner, not engaging in negative tones
  • Ability to council team members when needed and prepare necessary paperwork
  • Develop and produce a well-staffed housekeeping department and prepare schedules according to occupancy, hotel and guest needs
  • Enter payroll in accordance to the Airlie Standard

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