Assist in managing the day to day operation of the Housekeeping Department and responsible for ensuring efficient operations of the Department in the absence of the Housekeeping Manager and in accordance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.
Exempt managers must customarily and regular direct the work of at least 3 full-time associates or their equivalents. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time.
At least 3 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 2-year college degree and 2 or more years of related experience; or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 year of related experience.
Supervisory experience required.
Must be proficient in Windows Operating Systems
Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
Must work well in stressful high pressure situations.
Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
Must have the ability to assimilate complex information data etc. from disparate sources and consider adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
Must be effective at listening to understanding clarifying and resolving the concerns and issues raised by coworkers and guests.
Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.
Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive friendly courteous and service oriented manner.
Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
Comply with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food handlers Alcohol Awareness CPR & First Aid.
Assist in establishing and maintaining a key control system for the department.
Ensure the proper use of radio etiquette within the housekeeping department.
Schedule routine inspections of all guest rooms/suites and public areas to ensure everything is clean and in good repair
Assist in controlling expenses and minimizing waste in all areas of housekeeping.
Participate in the preparation of the annual departmental budget and financial plans
Conduct pre-shift meeting and review all information pertinent to the day's activities
Assist with inspection of rooms daily (do not schedule an additional Supervisor unless occupancy is over 90 rooms or with General Manager's approval -property specific).
Assist with the review of Housekeeping staff's worked hours for payroll compilation and submit to accounting on a timely basis.
Assist with the preparation of employee Schedule according to the business forecast payroll budget guidelines and productivity requirements. Submit the Schedule and Wage Progress Report to the Housekeeping Manager weekly for review.
Assist with the overall supervision of daily inspection for arriving V.I.P.'s.
Ensure lobbies guest hallways guest rooms and the back of the house areas are cleaned to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
Assist with deep cleaning projects
Assist Housekeeping staff during unanticipated rush periods
Maintain required pars of all Housekeeping and Laundry supplies by ordering all needed supplies and amenities on a monthly/quarterly basis.
Assist with the completion of monthly and quarterly Housekeeping inventories on a timely basis.
Ensure guest privacy and security by correctly following Aimbridge Hospitality procedures.
Participate in required M.O.D. coverage as scheduled.
Ensure implementation of all Aimbridge Hospitality's policies and house rules.
Assist with training and review of all 'House Safety' rules and procedures with Housekeeping staff.
Monitor work orders and submit to Engineering department according to procedures; Follow up on Maintenance Requests to ensure completion.
Respond to all guest requests situations complaints and accidents presented to Housekeeping in an attentive courteous and efficient way.
Attend monthly all-employee team meetings and any other functions required by management.
Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with other managers employees and all other departments.
Respond to emergency situations using information contained in M.S.D. sheets. Keep M.S.D. sheets current and easily available.
Assist in monitoring Lost and Found' procedures and policies according to standards.
Assist with the training of all Housekeeping personnel according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards using the steps to effective training according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
Ensure that employees are at all times attentive friendly helpful and courteous to all guests managers and other employees.
Use the telephone and computer system for reporting and verifying room status.
Properly store secure and issue supplies as needed to meet business demands.
Complete all reports in a timely and efficient manner as required by management.
Review Guest Request log daily to ensure that all requests have been met taking proactive steps to address problems before they occur.
Ensure completion of regular maintenance and cleaning projects on a biannual basis.
Perform any other duties as requested by the General Manager.
Four Points by Sheraton Pleasanton is located in the Hacienda Business Park, within walking distance of the BART station for convenient access to San Francisco.
Guests can settle in and enjoy oversized guest rooms with fast & free WiFi, and Four Points Signature Beds at our hotel in Pleasanton, CA. Garden view and pool view rooms have a patio or deck so visitors can enjoy the hotel grounds. While here, guests can enjoy a delicious Mediterranean meal at our restaurant, Faz, or take in the scenery and relax in our garden.
Our team can take care of all the details for anyone's next event or meeting at Four Points by Sheraton Pleasanton.