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Executive Housekeeper

posted November 2, 2019

Homewood Suites by Hilton Akron Fairlawn
Akron, OH
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Executive Housekeeper is responsible for directing the housekeeping program of the hotel to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive conditions of guest rooms and common areas.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Supervises the work activities of housekeeping staff under the direction of the General Manager.

• Provides limited supervision to housekeeping staff consisting of 1 – 10 employees.

• Provides training including safety and standard operating procedures 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.

• Assists General Manager in the selection of housekeeping personnel.

• Assists management staff in assuring housekeeping staff is practicing efficient and effective procedures.

• Monitors linen and guest supply inventory.

• 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.

• Takes control of lost and found items as appropriate.

• All other duties as assigned.

Requirements

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

• Six months related experience; 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

Homewood Suites by Hilton Akron Fairlawn

210 Springside Drive
Akron, OH 44333

(330) 664-6000

105 Room Extended Stay

homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Set just off I-77, our friendly hotel is located in Fairlawn on the northwest side of Akron, Ohio. When guests have finished unpacking, they can explore the growing downtown Akron area, or visit one of the many popular Akron attractions nearby, including the Akron Zoo, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and the Akron Art Museum. We hope our guests catch a baseball game at Canal Park, enjoy the activities at Lock 3, or hike the Cuyahoga Valley National Parks. 

Guests can settle into a studio or one-bedroom suite equipped with modern furnishings and thoughtful amenities. Our suites offer complimentary internet access, flat-screen HDTVs and full kitchens, stocked with plates, cookware and silverware so you them feel at home. Anyone can host a meeting or training event for up to 47 people at this extended-stay hotel in Akron, OH in our 1,624 sq. ft. boardroom, and print documents in the business center.

We offer a complimentary hot full breakfast each morning and a complimentary evening social in our Lodge, Monday through Thursday. 

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.