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Director of Property Operations/Engineering

Posted September 23, 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, OR
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Description

A Director of Property/Engineering Operations is responsible for directing and overseeing the functionality and safety of the facility to protect the well-being of all guests and team members in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

What will I be doing?

Working at the Embassy Suites Portland as the Director of Property/Engineering Operations you would be responsible for directing and overseeing the functionality and safety of the facility to protect the well-being of all guests and team members in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Direct and oversee the functionality and safety of the facility, including, but not limited to, physical buildings, mechanical equipment, electrical systems, heating and cooling systems, life safety systems and grounds according to federal, state and local regulations
  • Conduct facility inspections
  • Assign, verify and document completion of all routine maintenance and repairs in the property maintenance management system Direct, oversee and maintain required documentation for energy management and conservation and preventive maintenance programs
  • Lead, manage and communicate information about capital projects and property rehabilitations, including, but not limited to, scheduling, budgeting and complying with contractor bidding standard
  • Obtain required licenses and permits to ensure full compliance with codes, regulations and safety standards
  • Direct daily department operations including, but not limited to, guest service standards and initiatives, product quality, inventory management and cost controls, systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, adherence to federal, state and local standards and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members

Requirements

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hiltonhas been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

The future of hospitality is bright at Hilton: a leading global hospitality company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands. Dedicated to filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, we have welcomed more than 3 billion guests in our more than 100-year history. Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture, and we are consistently named among one of the World’s Best Workplaces.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members, so they can Thrive, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as workplace flexibility, career growth and development, and our Go Hilton travel discount program. Hilton prioritizes understanding and integrating our Team Members’ unique perspectives and voices—along with those of our Guests, Owners, Suppliers, and Partners—to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment for all. Check out the Hilton Careers blog and Instagram to learn more about what it’s like to be on Team Hilton! 

The Benefits- Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the U.S.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as: 

  • Health insurance 
  • Career growth and development 
  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Go Hilton travel discount program 
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Supportive parental leave
  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown

319 SW Pine Street
Portland, OR 97204-2725

(503) 279-9000

276 Room All Suite

embassysuites3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Nestled in the heart of downtown Portland, Oregon, this predominantly all-suite hotel offers exceptional levels of convenience and service. Built in 1912, the building combines original architecture and features with modern comfort, and is only two blocks from the city’s Max Light Railway System. Our hotel is also the only Embassy Suites by Hilton that is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Remain productive during your stay at the Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown hotel with the 24-hour BusinessLink™ Business Center and WiFi access. Your two-room suite gives you the space to work or relax, while the microwave and refrigerator offer the comforts of home. Start your day in style with a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, then unwind with a drink at the complimentary Evening Reception. The hotel’s Portland Prime restaurant is a popular downtown Portland dining venue, serving fresh cuisine from local sources, and offering evening jazz entertainment Wednesday through Saturday.

Our downtown boutique-style hotel is located in historic downtown Portland and places you in the heart of the city, next to shops, restaurants, entertainment and more. Start your day off with a workout in our fitness center, fully equipped with modern equipment, or a swim in our indoor swimming pool, and then enjoy a night out on the town, right outside our doors.