Director of Housekeeping - Limelight Snowmass

  • Snowmass Village, CO, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job category: Limelight Hotel
  • Job Location: Limelight Snowmass
  • Season: Year Round
  • Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Company Description

Our mission statement is to Live Passionately: Awaken the Spirit, Elevate Community and Honor Place. We are distinguished from others in our belief that our employees should be encouraged to bring this mission to life both personally and professionally, and in a way that is unique to them. Whether it is taking a ski run at lunch, volunteering for a cause close to your heart, or hiking at sunrise, we know our employees are our best ambassadors and our greatest investment.

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Executive Housekeeper is responsible for the planning, organization, development and direction of the Housekeeping and Laundry departments. The Executive Housekeeper will set the highest quality standards possible as they relate to cleanliness, guest service and efficiency. 

Essential Functions of the Job:
Report to work neatly groomed. Ensure that employees conform to our grooming standards.
Recruit, train, schedule and coach the housekeeping and laundry staff.
Establish a cleaning program which will maintain quality standards in training, performance, procedures and productivity pertaining to all public areas and guest rooms.
Inspect rooms, public areas and hotel perimeter on a daily basis, maintaining the highest quality standards.  
Set and maintain schedules for general cleaning program.
Ensure timely completion of inventories and maintain adequate levels of linen, cleaning products and guest supplies.
Implement methods to maintain quality assurance. 
Control costs and work within budgeted framework regarding labor and supplies.
Prepare recommendations for capital improvements and for operating budgets in areas covered by scope of responsibility.
Meetings:  Daily pre-shift meetings, weekly Rooms Division and Department Head meetings
Work with all departments to meet their needs as they relate to Housekeeping.
Supervise administration of Lost and Found program.
Supervise the administration and inspection of the employee uniform program. Recommend replacement items and changes as necessary.
Supervise the laundry operation to maximize productivity, maintain quality standards and keep within prescribed costs.
Implement OSHA training on all safety hazards.

Qualifications

Additional Duties:
Make General Manager aware of guest’s comments and complaints.
Comply with all policies and procedures for the Housekeeping Department, Limelight Lodge, and Aspen Skiing Company.
Be familiar with hotel fire and safety procedures. Assist in emergency and security procedures as directed by management.
Complete tasks and projects delegated by your manager and assist other departments as business volumes and staff levels demand.

Education, Experience, Skills:
Five to seven years previous experience in housekeeping.
Four years in a supervisory capacity.
Previous laundry experience preferred.
Excellent written and spoken English
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Four- year College degree in Hotel Management or related field preferred or similar life experience 
Strong leadership skills are required 
Accuracy and detail orientation needed with the ability to make recommendations 
Computer experience preferred.

Additional Information

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.
Skiing or Snowboarding is required for certain positions.

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