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Housekeeping Supervisor

Posted June 29, 2020

Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown
Ann Arbor, MI

About This Job

Position Summary:

We seek a positive, service-oriented, energetic and self-motivated Housekeeping Supervisor to join our team.   The Housekeeping Supervisor will report to the Executive Housekeeper and will work closely with the hotel’s housekeeping and guest front office departments. This position is responsible for coaching, training and leading the housekeeping team members in the details of their work.  The individual will be responsible for inspecting rooms, training staff, assisting with inventory, coordinating expected arrivals/departures with Front Desk, and verifying daily room cleanings.  He or she needs to be able to observe performance, provides positive reinforcement and encourage improvement.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The candidate must have a high level of energy and commitment to the hotel business 
  • Ensure that every effort is made to create a great experience for every guest 
  • Effectively lead, teach and continually train your team 
  • Effectively deal with internal and external customers with the highest level of professionalism 
  • Follow and enforce hotel policies and procedures 
  • Manage and resolve all guest complaints in a timely, professional and courteous manner 
  • Train and lead your team to achieve highest guests satisfaction 
  • Attend to daily operational requirements of the Housekeeping department including pre-shifts   & team meetings 
  • Initiate and monitor shift checklists for proper completion of tasks 
  • Respond to all guest needs and requests in a timely manner 
  • Maintain a high level of professional appearance and demeanor of the staff
  • Create courteous, friendly, professional and training focused work environment
  • Inspect all rooms and public areas

Minimum Requirements


  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Both English & Spanish skills preferred.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • High school or equivalent education required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous housekeeping experience required 
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays 
  • Positive attitude and ability to deal with wide variety of people 
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • Willing to clean rooms when required 


First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness.



compensation: $12-$14


About this Employer

Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown

120 West Huron Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

+1 734-662-9999

100 Room Extended Stay

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The Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown is just blocks from the University of Michigan and steps from over 60 popular restaurants and shops. This Ann Arbor, MI hotel is situated in the heart of downtown and is ideal for long visits. We offer open and modern public spaces and our accommodations feature separate spaces to live, work, dine and dream in style. From fully equipped kitchens to free Wi-Fi, we have everything you need to feel right at home. Let us pick up and deliver groceries to your suite as part of our exceptional service. Fuel up in the morning at a free hot breakfast buffet, then mingle Monday through Wednesday evenings at The Residence Inn Mix, a complimentary social event featuring local flavors. Keep active at our indoor pool or 24hr. fitness center before winding down for an evening downtown. We are connected to Zingerman's Greyline private event space and catering. It's all here waiting for you.