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Housekeeping Supervisor

posted October 5, 2017

Devil's Thumb Ranch
Tabernash, CO
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About This Job

Principal Purpose of Job:

  • Support and assist the Housekeeping Manager and Assistant Housekeeping Manager in promoting DTR service standards, serving as a role model for Housekeeping staff as well as training staff and maintaining the integrity of the Ranch and Housekeeping operations, policies and standards across all three properties. This position will help make decisions for Housekeeping in the absence of the Housekeeping Manager and Assistant Housekeeping Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the daily operations in Housekeeping with regards to Room Attendants, Housepeople and Commons.
  • Assist with training for new and current staff members.
  • Ensure schedule is in line with budget and does not include overtime while adequately staffing for stayovers, departures, and events, is drafted in accordance with departmental objectives and is approved by Management.
  • Oversee the proper execution of Housekeeping duties according to DTR service standards and perform same duties when needed, including, but not limited to:
  • Removing linens
  • Making beds
  • Dusting
  • Mopping
  • Sweeping
  • Vacuuming
  • Trash removal
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Restocking housekeeping supplies
  • Cleaning windows
  • Making guests feel welcome and “at home”
  • Being knowledgeable about other departments and key contacts for each
  • Being aware of guest and Ranch issues
  • Inspecting rooms prior to arrival, completing any cleaning needed
  • Inspecting public areas (restrooms, hallways, pool, locker rooms), completing any cleaning needed
  • Continually uphold top service and cleanliness standards at DTR, VCI and Trailhead.
  • Cross train with Commons, Room Attendants and Housepeople in order to be able to assist wherever necessary.
  • Update and maintain all departmental training materials and evaluate how current policies and standards are meeting/exceeding guest expectations. Make recommendations to management if they are not.
  • Uphold and adhere to Ranch Service Standards at all times, while ensuring the rest of the department does so.
  • Assist the Housekeeping Manager and Assistant Housekeeping Manager with payroll and any other assigned administrative tasks like completing PAN’s, etc.
  • Inspect units pre-arrival and complete random checks during stay over and turndown.
  • Creating daily housekeeping boards
  • Manage inventory of materials and equipment needed for housekeeping
  • Drafting purchase orders while staying within budgetary guidelines
  • Supervising all staff including Room attendants, Housepeople and Commons to ensure quality and efficiency

Other Duties: 

  • Willing and able to work all shifts as necessary to ensure proper coverage
  • Maintain and update MSDS documents
  • Maintain regular, predictable attendance as scheduled
  • Assist the Director of Lodging, General Manager, Housekeeping Manager and Assistant Housekeeping Manager with any tasks or projects as assigned. This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of all job expectations. With the evolution of Devil’s Thumb Ranch and other properties, the responsibilities of this position will change.
  •  Serve as a role model for employees and peers for behaviors pertaining to teamwork, service, effective communication and leadership.
  • Ensure safety standards are upheld at all times. Conduct and/or support employees attending safety training as needed. Complete first report of injury forms and submit to HR. Be familiar with and have a thorough understanding of how to execute all emergency procedures.
  • Report any incident which appears suspicious or could endanger the security of the Resort.
  • Ensure all employees are in proper uniform and/or comply with the established grooming guidelines.
  • Ensure that product quality standards are met in all areas of the department as they relate to DTR brand, appearance and cleanliness.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others
  • Ensure flow of communication within and between departments
  • Benchmark best practices of competitors
  • Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards
  • Any other duties as assigned by a Director or other Manager.

Personal Attributes: 

  • Outgoing, approachable and friendly demeanor.
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervision
  • Positive and proactive approach to teamwork and working with others
  • Trustworthy and able to handle confidential paperwork, data and information.
  • Excellent housekeeping skills, especially when resolving guest complaints in a positive manner.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment.
  • Continuously serve as a positive role model by behaving in a professional manner and by embracing all policies and procedures.
  • Work in a safe and responsible manner at all times.
  • Professional dress and demeanor
  • Flexible when it comes to the needs of the Ranch and the department.

Physical Demands: 

  • See position analysis, included below

Education/Experience: 

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • At least one year Housekeeping and/or supervisory experience required
  • Minimum 21 years of age.

Special Skills/Equipment:

  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including some nights, weekends and holidays
  • Basic computer/e-mail knowledge required
  • Microsoft Office software experience strongly preferred
  • Solid proofing/editing skills to review docs/correspondence for spelling, grammar and content
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Position Analysis:

Physical


N/A
Occasional
Frequent
Constant
Sitting


x

Standing


x

Walking


x

Bending Over


x

Crawling

x


Crouching/Squatting

x


Reaching


x

Kneeling


x

Balancing

x


Pushing/Pulling


x

Lifting/Carrying


x

10 lbs or less


x

11 to 25 lbs


x

26 to 50 lbs


x

51 lbs or more

x


Eye/Hand Coordination



x
Color Recognition



x
Near Vision



x
Far Vision



x
Hearing



x

 

Environmental


N/A
Occasional
Frequent
Constant
Working Outside

x


Working Inside


x

Excessive Cold/Heat

x


Excessive Humidity/Dampness

x


Noise/Vibrations

x


Working with Chemicals/Detergents/Cleaners


x

Working Around Fumes/Smoke/Gas

x


Walking on Uneven Surfaces


x

Operating Motorized Equipment or Vehicles

x


Working Around Machinery/Motorized Equipment

x


Climbing on Scaffolds/Ladders

x


Working Around Bio-hazards (Blood borne Pathogens, toxic waste, sewage)

x


Exposure to Burns/Electrical Shock Hazards
x



 

Social Contact


N/A
Occasional
Frequent
Constant
Works Alone


x

Works Around Employees


x

Works Around Guests


x

Works as a Team


x


Cognitive Requirements


N/A
Occasional
Frequent
Constant
 
Calculating



x
Organizing



x
Analyzing



x
Planning



x
Implementing



x
Communicating



x
Presenting



x

 

 

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Due to the nature of our 24-hour operation, there is no guaranteed work schedule. Mangers will try to accommodate specific schedule requests, but they are never guaranteed if business volume prohibits.

Equal Employment Opportunity


Compensation: 16.50

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About This Employer

Devil's Thumb Ranch

3530 Country Road 83
PO Box 750

Tabernash, CO 80478

Telephone (970) 726-5632

115 Room Resort

www.devilsthumbranch.com

Welcome

Tabernash, Colorado. Even the name has an alluring ring to it. Stop by for a visit and you’ll see why. Our 6,000 acres of pristine land creates a literal oasis tucked just off the main road leading from Winter Park and Fraser. Here, horses and cows graze freely. Babbling creeks meander. Wild life is abundant, as is the chance to explore. And if all that isn’t enough of a sell, consider working somewhere that lures travelers from all over the world. It’s just that special.

At Devil’s Thumb Ranch we carefully craft experiences that embrace the pioneering spirit of the early homesteaders while honoring the grand landscape that surrounds us. Of course, such a luxurious escape would be incomplete without refined modern comforts like our renowned spa, acclaimed restaurants, plush accommodations and a unique approach to sustainability that preserves this stunning place for future generations.

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WORKING AT THE RANCH: OUR MISSION

Our mission at Devil’s Thumb Ranch is to give both guests and employees the chance to live the true Colorado experience. Working here means surrounding yourself with the great outdoors, great people, and the rugged individualism the West has always been known for. Living in Grand County offers opportunities to visit Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake, Lake Granby and Winter Park Ski Resort. From great mountain biking to the growing music scene, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to grow your skills across a variety of departments in an incredible setting. We hope you’ll consider joining the team.

OUR COMPANY PHILOSOPHY
  • We believe that emphasizing the personal touch, from the service and amenities we provide to the facilities we build, enhances our guests’ experiences. What does this have to do with working here?
  • We believe that a natural, outdoor experience can restore the body and the soul.
  • We believe that creating a sustainable business is essential for attaining a profitable business.
  • We believe in paying homage to things created naturally, from the food we serve and the merchandise we purchase to the unspoiled natural beauty that surrounds us.
  • We believe that business should be fun.
  • We believe that giving back to the community adds to the success of the community, the company and our employees.
  • We believe that surrounding ourselves with creativity and beauty is important in nurturing the mind and spirit.
  • We believe that good health is essential to a good life.
EMPLOYEE PERKS AND BENEFITS

Working here means benefiting from the same special experiences that make the ranch an incredible guest retreat—from discounts on activities and retail, spa treatments, delicious food and lodging, affordable housing, free shuttle service, to our employee cafeteria that serves a free shift meal per day. Check out what other great perks come with the gig.

  • Free Nordic skiing
  • 50% off season ski pass
  • Free mountain bike trail pass
  • Affordable employee housing
  • Free yoga classes
  • Discounts on spa treatments and summer adventures
  • Discounted lodging rates for friends & family
  • Free employee meals
  • Team building activities
  • Working with great people

Read more about working at Devil's Thumb Ranch here!