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Assistant Executive Housekeeper

posted October 25, 2019

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lafayette (IN)
Lafayette, IN
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Executive Housekeeper is responsible for assisting the Executive Housekeeper in ensuring clean, orderly, and attractive conditions of guest rooms and common areas of the hotel.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Supervises or assists Executive Housekeeper in directing the work activities of housekeeping staff.

• Supervises housekeeping staff consisting of 1-10 employees.

• Provides training (including safety training) to all housekeeping personnel as directed by management.

• Ensures adherence to company quality standards by inspecting rooms, including deep cleans.

• Distributes keys and work assignments to staff.

• Addresses guest complaints regarding housekeeping services or equipment.

• Completes inventory of supplies and equipment as directed.

• Assists Executive Housekeeper in the selection of Housekeeping personnel.

• Reports any maintenance repairs to maintenance staff; records repair information in maintenance log.

• Completes follow-up on vacant or occupied rooms.

• Assumes functions of Housekeeper as necessary.

• All other duties as assigned.

Requirements

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

• A minimum of three months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

• Requires the ability to read, write, and speak the English language.

• Ability to appropriately assign/delegate work to others in the accomplishment of goals. Provides coaching, advice, and assistance as required; helps subordinates overcome obstacles and deal with problems. Appropriately assesses contributions and performance of employees; provides appropriate recognition, and deals with problems as they arise. Instills in others a sense of pride in the job at hand.

• Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions and uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

• Ability to manage difficult or emotional customer situations; includes the ability to respond promptly to customer needs and requests for service and assistance.

• Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

• Knowledge of and ability to appropriately interpret and follow policies and procedures.

• Knowledge of and ability to adhere to safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

• Ability to present and express ideas and information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to audience, whether oral or written.

• Ability to meet the demands of the work schedule, to be at work and on time. May occasionally require the ability to work outside of regularly scheduled hours. Schedules may vary based on business need.

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About This Employer

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lafayette (IN)

4000 South Street
Lafayette, IN 47905

(765) 449-0083

78 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lafayette, IN promises a fusion of exceptional service and thoughtfully designed guest rooms. One of the hotels closest to Purdue University and Mackey Arena, we are near lots of things to do in Lafayette, Indiana. Indiana Beach, Subaru of Indiana Automotive and Caterpillar Lafayette are also just minutes away. Other than our choice location, guests will be welcomed with an array of quality amenities. They can begin their journey in our colorful lobby with places to settle in, gather or work. Or relax, and enjoy complimentary free Wi-Fi, on-site fitness center, indoor pool and more. Our guests won't leave hungry, our free hot breakfast will be waiting for them when they wake up. Everything from scrambled eggs and sausage to fresh fruit and yogurt are available daily. At the Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette, our guests are our #1 priority.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.