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Executive Housekeeper

Posted January 4, 2022

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare
Des Plaines, IL
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The beautiful and highly successful Fairfield Inn Chicago O"Hare is seeking an experienced Executive Housekeeper to lead the team at this beautiful property as it relaunches into the market.   Ability to lead, motivate and be hands-on day to day.

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.

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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Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare

2350 Mannheim Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018

(224) 257-3220

Disembark at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and take our complimentary 24-hour shuttle for an easy five-minute ride to Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare in Des Plaines, Illinois. A tour of the local area uncovers specialty restaurants, an outlet mall with 130 specialty stores, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rivers Casino and Allstate Arena. Our proximity to downtown Chicago and the Magnificent Mile places our hotel in an ideal location. And once you’ve settled in, take advantage of our free Wi-Fi and maybe even upload a few selfies from our heated indoor pool. Wake up each morning to free breakfast and revel in our newly upgraded hotel experience in Des Plaines.