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Housekeeping Manager

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Destination Hotels Cape Neddick , ME 03902

Posted 1 week ago

Job Overview

This position shall strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests at all times. S/he will be responsible for oversight of the cleanliness and maintenance of guest rooms, public space and heart-of-house areas. Additionally, s/he will administer all aspects of the guest room maintenance program and provide leadership along with the director of housekeeping, guidance and support to the housekeeping team (to include, but not limited to, laundry and uniform teams) in the areas of guest service, training, scheduling and performance management for the overall successful day-to-day operations. This position is fully committed to ensuring that all procedures are performed to the department and company standards and serve as an ambassador for Destination Hotels.

Essential Functions

  • Be an expert and demonstrate knowledge of all services/features, hours of operations, room types, daily house count and expected arrivals/departures, room availability status, scheduled in-house group activities to anticipate and respond to guest inquiries promptly and accurately

  • Prepare and properly distribute room assignment sheets to scheduled staff and ensure assignments are completed at the end of each shift

  • Effectively communicate changes of assignment sheets as they arise throughout the shift

  • Assign and maintain accurate distribution records of keys and communication equipment (e.g. radio, beepers, phones, etc.)

  • Consistently perform inspections and maintain safety and cleanliness of guest rooms, public space and heart-of-house areas

  • Instills a calm, organized approach when interacting in stressful situations

  • Approach internal and external guest opportunities with a sense of heartfelt care and urgency; provide prompt follow-up to ensure 100% guest satisfaction

  • Ensure that sufficient staffing is present to meet the daily business demands

  • Maintain confidentiality of guest information and follow proper protocol to secure and protect pertinent data

  • Foster and maintain strong, positive relationships with team members across all departments through communication and regular face-to-face interaction

  • Assist management to recruit, hire, train and successfully support and manage the talent of all new and existing team members


  • High school diploma or 2 year degree

  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience in a high volume setting in housekeeping preferred

  • Hands on leadership style with a passion for developing and recognizing team members

  • Previous hospitality experience in a Four Diamond quality organization preferred

  • Previous experience with Windows, Office, and Opera systems highly desirable

  • Must be able to understand, speak, read, and write in the basic English language

  • Ability to effectively communicate and provide directions in a clear, concise and professional manner in both verbal and written form

  • Demonstrate ability to compute basic arithmetic

  • Must be available to work, varied shifts and flexible schedules

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