Housekeeping Supervisor urgently needed: APPLY HERE

Housekeeping Supervisor

Housekeeping Supervisor urgently needed: APPLY HERE

Welgemoed, Western Cape

Inspect guest rooms, public areas, pool, etc. after being cleaned by Housekeeper to ensure quality standards. Run sold room reports, verify room status, determine discrepant rooms (actual room status that differs from reception status report), prioritize room cleaning, and update status of departing guest rooms. Assist Housekeeping management in managing daily activities. Act as a liaison to coordinate the efforts of Housekeeping, Maintenance, Front Office, and Laundry. Document and resolve issues with discrepant rooms with the Front Desk. Prepare, distribute, and communicate changes in room assignments. Communicate issues to next shift. Complete required paperwork.

Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests’ service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 kg without assistance and in excess of 25 kg with assistance. Ability to push and pull a loaded housekeeping cart and other work-related machinery over sloping and uneven surfaces. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Stand, sit, kneel, or walk for an extended period across an entire work shift. Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print). Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions, concerns, and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g., LEARN, PLEASED, Guest Response, LEAP) to resolve issues, delight, and build trust.
Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest’s name when possible.
Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.
Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
Anticipate guests’ service needs, including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.
Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, including assisting visually, hearing, or physically-impaired individuals within guidelines (e.g., escorting them when requested, using words to explain actions, writing directions on paper, moving objects out of the way, or offering access to Braille or TDD phones).
Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay, property services, and area attractions/offerings.

Communication

Provide assistance to coworkers, ensuring they understand their tasks.
Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
Discuss work topics, activities, or problems with coworkers, supervisors, or managers discreetly and quietly, avoiding public areas of the property.
Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.
Exchange information with other employees using electronic devices (e.g., pagers and two-way radios, email).
Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette including answering the phone within 3 rings, answering with a smile in one’s voice, using the callers’ name, transferring calls to appropriate person/department, requesting permission before placing the caller on hold, taking and relaying messages, and allowing the caller to end the call.
Assists Management

Assign and ensure work tasks are completed on time and that they meet appropriate quality standards.
Serve as a departmental role model or mentor by working alongside employees to perform technical or functional job duties.
Encourage and motivate employees to perform their best, take responsibility for tasks and assignments, make decisions and provide input on possible improvements.
Assist management to ensure that hourly employees have the necessary resources to effectively perform their jobs (e.g., supplies, equipment, and inventory).
Ensure that hourly employees are trained on company core values, job roles, responsibilities, and technical and service aspects of the job.
Ensure employee compliance with company standards and policies and external regulations (e.g., safety, OSHA, department-specific procedures such as food standards).
Listen to hourly employees’ suggestions for improving how work is done and how guests are served, gaining management support as needed to act upon suggestions.
Assist management in establishing and communicating goals, performance expectations, timetables and deadlines for shift or departmental operations to hourly employees and ensure that they are understood.
Coordinate tasks and work with other departments to ensure that the department runs efficiently.
Assist management in counseling hourly employees on work related concerns and issues to ensure satisfaction and productivity.
Working with Others

Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact, respect, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
Actively listen to and consider the concerns of other employees, responding appropriately and effectively.
Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.

Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement

Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards
Monitor the performance of others to ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
Physical Tasks

Move, lift, carry, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 kg without assistance and in excess of 25 kg with assistance.
Ability to push and pull a loaded housekeeping cart and other work-related machinery over sloping and uneven surfaces.
Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Stand, sit, kneel, or walk for an extended period across an entire work shift.
Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.
Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print).
Move at a speed that is required to respond to work situations (e.g., run, walk, jog).
Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e.g., to identify defects)
Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces.
Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces and steps.
Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps.
Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
Exposure to loud noises (music, machinery etc.), strong vibrations, smoky conditions, outdoor weather conditions and varying light.

Housekeeping Protocol

Identify and report preventative or other maintenance issues in public areas or guest rooms.
Contact Maintenance, At Your Service (AYS), Delighted to Serve (DTS), or Housekeeping office directly for urgent repairs.
Respond promptly to requests from guests, Front Desk, or At Your Service requests.
Identify room assignments and type of cleaning required for each room.
Complete required Housekeeping paperwork, including reports, worksheets, activity logs, and checklists.
Document and report outstanding issues that need to be handled to the manager/supervisor after shift are complete.
Use checklists to ensure that cleanliness and condition of each assigned area meets designated standards.
Select appropriate cleaning chemicals and necessary personal protective equipment for various surfaces and cleaning jobs, following OSHA regulations and corporate standards.
Complete incident reports for any incidents or accidents that occur during shift.

Guest Rooms

Enter guest rooms following procedures for gaining access, such as knocking three times, saying “Housekeeping,” and ensuring vacancy before entering.
Report missing hotel property and damages to room to manager/supervisor.
Housekeeping Quality Control

Inspect guest rooms after being cleaned by Housekeeper to ensure quality standards are met.
Inspect public areas/bathrooms, restaurants, conference venues, pool area, offices, and service areas after being cleaned by Housekeeper to ensure quality standards are met.
Housekeeping Coordination

Verify room status listed on report, determine discrepant rooms, prioritize room cleaning, and update status of departing guest rooms.
Check and resolve issues with discrepant rooms with the Front Desk (e.g., guest was scheduled to check-out but bags were found in the room).
Assist Housekeeping management in managing daily activities of Housekeeping and Laundry.
Communicate additions or changes to the room assignments to Housekeeping staff as they arise throughout the shift.
Run reports to determine how many rooms are sold for each day, including the number of arrivals, departures, and vacant ready rooms.
Prepare and distribute room assignments to Housekeeping staff.
Close out house at the end of shift to ensure assigned rooms were cleaned, and communicate issues to the next shift.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

Housekeeping: 5 years (Required)
Housekeeping Supervisor: 2 years (Preferred)

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Source: Indeed

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