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Housekeeping Supervisor

posted May 31, 2019

Candlewood Suites New York City- Times Square
New York, NY
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Housekeeping Supervisor

Supervise housekeeping staff ensuring brand/hotel guest service and sustainability standards are met.

Potential Career Path

Executive Housekeeper – Front Office Manager – Assistant General Manager – General Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.
  • Screen job applicants, and hire new employees (in the event housekeeping associates are HHM employees.)

  • Train staff to clean rooms in an efficient manner according to established standards or partner with external vendor to ensure staff is trained properly.

  • Be aware of and communicate guest service scores to drive improvement and higher guest satisfaction. 
  • Issue cleaning supplies and equipment to associates.
  • On occasion, clean rooms or assist staff with cleaning rooms. 
  • Address associate performance and behavior concerns by either direct intervention with HHM associates or through vendor. 
  • Supervise laundry employees, if applicable.
  • Prepare work schedules for HHM associates or provide vendor with anticipated occupancy to ensure proper staffing levels.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Practice safe work habits and wear protective safety equipment.
  • Assist in the breakfast area as needed.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Previous housekeeping experience or equivalent training required.
  • Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, reaching, kneeling, bending. 

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About This Employer

Candlewood Suites New York City- Times Square

339 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018

(212) 967-2254

188 Room All Suite

www.ihg.com

Our Hotel

Our NYC hotel is convenient to the major businesses in Times Square and the attractions of New York City. If you are traveling to "the Big Apple" for just an overnight stay or for a long stay, our NYC hotel's Studio suites with full Kitchen facilities will make any trip a smashing success.

Our Times Square address places us within walking distance of the Jacob Javitz Convention Center, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, Port Authority, Hudson yard, Ernst & Young, New York Times Building and Amazon among others. Our All Suite hotel offers a comfortable work space and free high-speed internet access.

Leisure guests know that our hotel in NYC's Times Square is centrally located so it is easy to visit the best of the city; the electricity of Times Square, the majesty of the Empire State Building and the excitement of Broadway Theater are at our doorstep. All modes of transportation, from trains, buses and subways are nearby.

Our extended stay Midtown Manhattan hotel offers a free 24-hour fitness center. We are a 100% non-smoking hotel. There is the Candlewood Cupboard, located in the main lobby, for food and sundries. We also offer free laundry facilities.