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Director of Housekeeping - Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Company: Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Located in the nation's first skyscraper, Loews Philadelphia Hotel combines living history with warm sophistication. The city's expanding skyline, vibrant arts scene and diverse atmosphere have transformed our neighborhood into a cultural destination. Welcome to Where History Meets Modern Day.Job Specific

  • Maintain housekeeping staffing levels to provide for optimal performance
  • Interviews, selects all department management level personnel
  • Schedules all management level personnel to provide for proper supervision at all times
  • Develops/approves all departmental; budgets, forecasts and schedules
  • Stays current with industry related technological improvements geared toward improved efficiency of delivery, and/or quality of product provided
  • Responsible for the smooth, efficient, cost effective operation of the housekeeping department, to include; labor management, inventory control, product selection
  • Coordinates departmental activities to coincide with other hotel department requirements in order to maintain the overall cleanliness of the guest rooms, public and other assigned areas of responsibility
  • Approves all department purchase requisitions,
  • Oversees storeroom inventories to ensure maintenance of adequate par levels necessary to support forecasted operational requirements
  • Coordinates special projects related to housekeeping operations as determined by the Hotel General Manager
  • Establishes work routines and schedules which address the needs of the hotel, while being flexible enough to respond to emergency situations and fluctuations in occupancy
  • Keeps the General Manager apprised of all significant happenings within the department
  • Assists in the selection employee uniforms and determination of uniform purchase requirements
  • Attends all required hotel meetings to keep abreast of in-house activities/promotions and upcoming events; maintain communication with other departments within the hotel
  • Holds daily, weekly and monthly department meetings designed to provide necessary contact and operating information for all departmental employees
  • Deals directly with Guests whenever necessary to solve problems and ensure satisfaction
  • Coordinates with Laundry/Valet Manager to determine purchase requirements for all guest room linen, terry and employee uniforms
  • Communicates regularly with Laundry/Valet Manager regarding employee comments and concerns about the quality control of employee uniform cleaning, pressing etc.
  • Interviews, selects, trains, appraises, coaches, counsels and disciplines departmental employees according to Loews standards
  • Follows New Hire Training and ongoing Star Service Competency program in accordance with hotel policy
  • Establishes and ensures adherence to all departmental and Loews Hotels policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Evaluates individual employee performance, determines areas in need of improvement or requirements for advancement, establishes goals, objectives and training needs required to attain same
  • Evaluate changes in guest needs, the hotels guest mix and industry competitive set, to recommend appropriate product/service and operational changes necessary to ensure guest and employee satisfaction, while maintaining market dominance and exceptional financial performance
  • Other duties as assignedGeneral
    • Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
    • Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or unusual matters of significance
    • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow employees
    • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
    • Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
    • Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
    • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
    • Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
    • Recycles whenever possible
    • Remains current with hotel information and changes
    • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standardsQualifications
      • Thorough knowledge of all matters relating to the proper administration and operation of Hospitality Housekeeping operations
      • Five to seven years of experience
      • Ability to develop and maintain effective operating and control processes designed to attain maximum operating efficiency while ensuring adherence to established guest satisfaction criteria
      • Effective management, leadership, organizational and communication skills
      • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidaysJob Type: Full-timePay: Up to $90,000.00 per yearBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • 401(k) matching
        • Dental insurance
        • Employee discount
        • Flexible spending account
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Parental leave
        • Referral program
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • Day shift
          • Holidays
          • Weekend availabilityExperience:
            • Hotel Housekeeping: 3 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia , Director of Housekeeping - Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Hospitality & Tourism , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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