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Buffalo Lodging Associates Assistant Executive Housekeeper in Wayne, New Jersey

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Location: Hilton Garden Inn Wayne, 15 Nevins Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470

Assists with the manage ment operation of the housekeeping and laundry departments to ensure maximum service quality. Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the hotel including rooms and public areas.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains cleanliness for both guest rooms and public areas and inspects them to ensure that the standards are met.

  • Foster a positive, cooperative work environment between staff and management.

  • Assists in supervision of employees in housekeeping department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations’ policies and applicable laws in the absence of the Executive Housekeeper.

  • Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training employees, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; planning, assigning, directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Job Duties:

  • Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Develops alternative solutions, uses reason at all times. Makes timely decisions while exhibiting sound judgment. Includes appropriate people in decision making process.

  • Project Management – Prepares and supports those affected by change, monitors transition, and evaluates results.

  • Customer Service – Maximize Customer Service by assisting in attaining 80% or better on Franchise Guest Service Scores. Respond and resolve all guest complaints timely and appropriately. Responds promptly to customer needs, requests for service and assistance. Plans work schedules and room assignments with minimum disruption to guests.

  • Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Communicates change effectively. Communicates changes in room status to the front desk.

  • Team Work –Coordinate with other departments to fulfill guest special requests.

  • Quality Management – Assists in achieving BLA minimum scoring standard on all Brand Quality Assurance inspections. Must maintain 80% or higher on Franchise product quality scoring. Inspect rooms and public areas for cleanliness and preventative maintenance upkeep on a daily basis. Assists in supervision of special projects and deep cleanings.

  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events, changing approach or method to best fit a situation.

  • Initiative - Delegates work assignments, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities. Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • People Management – Assists in maintaining effective employee relations programs within the hotel. Provides regular performance feedback to all employees. Manages difficult or emotional employee situations.

  • Safety and Security – Uses ongoing safety training to minimize workers compensation claims.

  • Compliance – Maintains key control and lost and found and ensures staff is trained to follow correct procedures for both.

  • Business Acumen – Maintains inventory of supplies and ensures staff follows proper inventory cost control procedures.

Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent and two years experience in housekeeping function in a hotel or similar industry to include one year in a supervisory capacity. Ability to develop an understanding of concepts, practices, pre- established guidelines and procedures used by the company in relation to guest service is necessary. Computer knowledge including intranet, Property management system.

What we Offer:

At Buffalo Lodging, we are committed to keeping our most important assets – our employees – healthy, happy and productive. To achieve this, we offer a variety of benefits including the following:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Competitive 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan with Generous Employer Match

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Hotel Discounts – for You, Your Friends and Family

  • Monthly Employee Appreciation Activities & Events

  • Learning and Development Opportunities

  • Employee Referral Program

Location NameHilton Garden Inn Wayne

Job ID 2021-4425

LocationUS-NJ-Wayne

Type Regular Full-Time

Department Housekeeper

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