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Executive Housekeeper

posted December 13, 2017

Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey
Harrisburg, PA
622721 l

About This Job

What you will be doing

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction in assigning and instructing housekeeping and laundry staff in details of work. Provide staffing, training, counseling, and performance review for housekeeping department. 
  • Plan, organize, and monitor staff activities to ensure compliance with quality assurance standards set by hotel, which requires continuous visual inspection of guest rooms and public space areas including restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms, etc. 
  • Manage finances of housekeeping and laundry operations including budget and inventory controls. Analyze data and compile reports on expenditures, wages, labor supplies, etc. in relation to hotel financial forecasts and budget. Establish and maintain adequate supplies for efficient operation of department. 
  • Distribute and delegate work load to guarantee maximum production and guest satisfaction with minimum outlay of expenses in terms of labor and materials. Monitor house count and make staffing adjustments accordingly. 
  • Ensure proper usage of chemicals and cleaning supplies by monitoring usage, providing complete training for employees and ensuring proper labeling of hazardous supplies in accordance with hotel Hazcom program. 
  • Plan and conduct staff meetings. Attend various other related meetings to obtain and disseminate pertinent information. 
  • Evaluate condition of furniture, fixtures, décor, etc. Make recommendations and assist in the coordination of rehab projects. 


  • Supervise the operation of linen, uniforms, supply and storage rooms. 
  • Install inventory controls for uniforms, linens and supplies to be monitored by issuance procedures and purchasing. 
  • Document needs of the department to furnish management with budget requests. 
  • Manage, monitor and make adjustments in order to comply with energy conservation program management. 
  • Monitor issuance of keys and maintain inventory. 


  • Knowledge of basic sanitation requirements/controls and applications of relevant chemicals. 
  • Knowledge of Hotel Corporate policies applicable to housekeeping, especially those relating to safety and security of guest and hotel property. 
  • Basic mathematical skills to prepare moderately complex calculations for financial reporting. 
  • Supervisory skills to manage entire housekeeping operation. 
  • Ability to deal effectively with employees, vendors, contractors. 
  • Ability to coordinate and cooperate with other departments regarding housekeeping services/activities. 
  • Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system. 



  • Two years college experience preferred 
  • Completion of Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management preferred 


  • At least 3 years experience in Supervisory/Management/Assistant Housekeeping

About This Employer

Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey

4751 Lindle Road

Harrisburg, PA 17111

Telephone (717) 939-7841

274 Room Hotel


Experience the rich history, culture, and chocolate of central Pennsylvania from the perfectly located Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey, a top choice among hotels in Harrisburg, PA. Our hotel near Hersheypark is convenient for family vacations, while our location just minutes from Harrisburg International Airport, makes us an ideal destination for business travelers.

While you're here, explore historic, family-friendly, and exciting Harrisburg area attractions like the National Civil War Museum, Gettysburg Battlefield and Lancaster - the famous Amish Country.

With over 25,000-square-feet of event space in Harrisburg, as well as in-house catering service, Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg has everything you need for a successful event. Enjoy an Olympic-size outdoor pool and large rooms and spacious suites at one of the few pet-friendly hotels near Hershey.