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Dir, Housekeeping, BU (E)

Posted June 2, 2021

Delta Hotels Baltimore Hunt Valley
Hunt Valley, MD
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About This Job

  1. Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.
  2. Provide clear direction in assigning and instructing housekeeping and laundry staff in details of work. 
  3. 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.
  4. 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.  
  5. 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.
  6. 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 hazard communication program.
  7. Plan and conduct staff meetings.  Attend various other related meetings to obtain and disseminate pertinent information.
  8. Evaluate condition of furniture, fixtures, decor, etc.  Make recommendations and assist in the coordination of rehab projects. 
  9. Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.
  10. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  11. Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.   Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.  Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Knowledge of basic sanitation requirements/controls and applications of relevant chemicals.  Knowledge of 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 stand, walk, bend, reach and move continuously to inspect rooms on all floors of the hotel.  Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.  

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

Customer Satisfaction: 

Our customers are what we are about.  One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff.  It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances.  Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day. 

Work Habits:

In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance.  You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Delta Hotels Baltimore Hunt Valley

245 Shawan Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

(410) 785-7000

392 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Situated on 17-acres, our campus-like environment offers guests a tranquil escape from the tumult of Baltimore. Each of our guestrooms and suites features floor-to-ceiling windows and is luxuriously appointed with elegant decor and smart amenities like complimentary WiFi and plush bedding. Designed for the discerning traveler with elevated expectations, we provide our guests an array of premium touches like a state-of-the-art fitness center, a 24-hour high-tech business center, two pools, and complimentary shuttle service within a three-mile radius. Enjoy a world-class dining experience at the Cinnamon Tree Restaurant, featuring traditional American cuisine in an opulent setting, opt for a casual bite at Cafe 245, or savor a signature handcrafted cocktail in the stylish confines of the Polo Lounge & Bar. Our Hunt Valley, MD hotel near Towson University is the only full-service Marriott in the area.