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Housekeeping Manager

Posted November 9, 2022

AC Hotel Portland Downtown/Waterfront
Portland, ME
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Overview

The Housekeeping Manager will be responsible for the planning, direction, coordination and execution of all activities and personnel within the housekeeping and laundry departments. The Housekeeping Manager is responsible for ensuring that all housekeeping activities are carried out professionally, to standards and at the highest level of service. The Housekeeping Manager will achieve desired outcomes through the creation, development and maintenance of a competent, motivated and empowered staff. The Housekeeping Manager will effectively lead, train, coach, motivate, engage, and provide feedback to the housekeeping staff daily.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Inspect work performed to ensure that it meets specifications and established standards.
  • Plan and prepare employee work schedules.
  • Perform or assist with cleaning duties as necessary.
  • Investigate complaints about service and equipment, and take corrective action.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments to ensure that services are provided in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Check equipment to ensure that it is in working order.
  • Inspect and evaluate the physical condition of facilities in order to determine the type of work required.
  • Select the most suitable cleaning materials for different types of linens, furniture, flooring, and surfaces.
  • Instruct staff in work policies and procedures, and the use and maintenance of equipment.
  • Order and purchase equipment and supplies and Issue supplies and equipment to workers.
  • Forecast necessary levels of staffing and stock at different times, in order to facilitate effective scheduling and ordering.
  • Evaluate employee performance, and recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals.
  • Confer with staff in order to resolve performance and personnel problems, and to discuss company policies.
  • Establish and implement operational standards and procedures for the department.
  • Recommend or arrange for additional services such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment.
  • Select and order or purchase new equipment, supplies, and furnishings.
  • Recommend changes that could improve service and increase operational efficiency.
  • Maintain required records of work hours, budgets, payrolls, and other information.
  • Screen job applicants, and hire new employees.
  • Supervise in-house services such as laundries, dry cleaning, and/or valet services.
  • Advise the front office of rooms ready for occupancy.
  • Perform financial tasks such as estimating costs, and preparing and managing budgets.
  • Prepare activity and personnel reports, and reports containing information such as occupancy, hours worked, facility usage, work performed, and departmental expenses.

Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • 2-3 plus years of experience in Housekeeping Management preferred.
  • Basic computer skills needed. Familiarity with Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Experience with hotel information systems preferred. 

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or disability status. 

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AC Hotel Portland Downtown/Waterfront

158 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101

(207) 747-1640

178 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Elevate your travel at our waterfront Old Port, Maine hotel

Thoughtfully designed for creative spirits, our waterfront hotel in Portland, ME resides on Fore Street, on the site of The Grand Trunk Station – the only Portland hotel with unobstructed views of Casco Bay. Our modern rooms and suites are focused equally on style and comfort, paired with free WiFi and onsite amenities including the AC Library, fitness center, and the AC Store for your convenience. Our Old Port, Portland, ME hotel is also home to four meeting & event spaces, including Grand Trunk with capacity for 210 guests, plus catering, AC Kitchen, and AC Lounge, offering outdoor waterfront seating and signature cocktails. Convenient and central, our Portland, ME waterfront hotel is also two blocks from the Old Port District (shopping, restaurants, and outdoor activities) and a short walk to Casco Bay Ferry Lines, The Victorian Mansion, East End Beach, and 70 miles of Portland Trails. Celebrate classic modern design and the urban lifestyle at our Old Port, Maine hotel.