Assistant Executive Housekeeper
Sage Hospitality Resources - College Station, TX

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POSITION FOCUS
Supervise the daily operations of the housekeeping staff, promoting a safe environment and quality service to achieve maximum guest satisfaction, protection of assets and minimal expenses.

Position supervises daily operation in maintaining the maintenance/sanitation of the guest rooms, public areas and pool/health club. May supervise the laundry operations. Recommends and implements procedural changes. Monitors inventories and expenses.

SERVICE CULTURE FOCUS
To support Sage’s Vision of being recognized by our customers as the best in our business through ensuring a culture that “makes the ordinary extraordinary!” You should champion this culture in every touch point of our business from our associates, guests, owners and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote on a daily basis will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise the housekeeping employees to attract, retain and motivate them while providing a safe work environment; interview, schedule, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, recommend and conduct performance and salary reviews and recommend discipline and termination, as appropriate.
Supervise and inspect the daily cleaning of the guest rooms, public areas and back of the house; ensure compliance with accident/loss prevention programs, SOPs and health/sanitation standards and regulations to achieve a high level of cleanliness and guest satisfaction.
Monitor and report on expenses (payroll and supplies) to aid in controlling costs while ensuring adequate staff and supplies are on hand to provide top quality services.
Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction.
Refer and follow-up on maintenance issues/problems with Engineering to protect hotel assets, ensure a safe, accident free environment for guests and employees and maintain/improve guest satisfaction.
Log items into the Lost and Found and answer inquiries to maintain controls and ensure guest satisfaction.
Implement emergency training and procedures to ensure appropriate protection of the hotel's guests, staff and company assets.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned. Participate in hotel committees and task force assignments. Travel -limited occasional travel locally to seminars or task force.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES - One to sixty Associates

Requirements:
COMPETENCIES

STRATEGIC SKILLS
Skilled in all facets of our business or specific area of specialty. Highly capable with current practices and processes and looks ahead at opportunities to utilize new products, consumer trends, changes in the marketplace, and technology edge. Has natural instincts and insight for finding the best solution to unclear situations, issues and problems. Reflects on their experience to determine numerous future possibilities and outcomes. Can see how the details fit into the big picture. Is a highly capable and resourceful problem solver. Manages the creative process within the business or department to develop unique solutions. Leverages creative solutions in the organization resulting in competitive advantages. Makes great decisions.

OPERATING SKILLS
Effectively divides, assigns, and delegates work to meet business objectives and goals. Communicates direction and purpose of work resulting in associate ownership, pride, and quality outcomes. Is able to assess how associates can improve performance and guides their developmental path. Is able to motivate and develop associates to their potential and create promotable talent for the organization.

COURAGE
Readily leads when challenges arise and is invigorated by tough situations. Will take an unpopular stand when needed. Can recognize talent individuals and assembles great teams without fear of hiring strong people. Formulates and communicates clear work plans and gives regular feedback on progress towards goals and makes changes accordingly. Let’s people know where they stand and can take negative action when needed.

ENERGY AND DRIVE
Is a competitive person who is consistently driven to accomplish and exceed goals. Creates a sense of urgency in matters that will impact the success of their business objectives.

PERSONAL AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Welcoming and warm personality. Demonstrates genuine care for customers and associates. Sets the tone for others in stressful situations by responding in a cool, calm, and collected way. Creates confidence and trust with others and is viewed by others as honest and direct. Is comfortable in conversing with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and at all organizational levels. Can create an environment where associates thrive and actively seek approval of the manager. Conveys trust in associates and elevates their confidence by encouraging decision making and learning opportunities. Is a self-improver who develops a variety of approaches and communication techniques tailored to each situation. Builds high performing teams and compels them to embrace a shared vision for success.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
Requires thorough knowledge of the Housekeeping field. Requires knowledge of our company/hotel policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines. Requires supervision/management skills. Ability to compile facts and figures. Ability to communicate information and hotel services to management and guests. Second language may be required. Moderate hearing necessary for one-on-one communication with guests. Excellent vision necessary for constant walkthrough checks, for attention to detail, analyze reports. Moderate speech communication skills necessary for one-on-one communication with guests. Excellent literacy necessary to analyze report data, prepare reports and initiate correspondence.

ABILITIES
Lifting -up to 25 lbs. issuing supplies, inventory, receiving supplies, organizing, etc. Pushing -limited; Pulling -limited Carrying -up to 25 lbs. issuing supplies, inventory, receiving supplies, organizing, etc. Bending -30% of shift touring property, checking rooms, etc. Kneeling -5% of shift checking rooms. Mobility -continuous movement throughout the hotel. Continuous standing -30% of shift. Climbing of approximately 100 steps 20% of shift. Climbing ladders of approximately 3 feet 5% of shift.

EDUCATION/FORMAL TRAINING
One to two years of post high school education.

EXPERIENCE
Experience required by position is from two to three full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

MATERIAL/EQUIPMENT USED
Office equipment, chemicals cleaning agents, commercial housekeeping and laundry equipment

ENVIRONMENT
Primarily housekeeping department environment. May include prolonged strenuous physical activity in indoor climate-controlled environment. Excessive heat and humidity in laundry. Inside 95% of shift.

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