Executive Housekeeper | Choice Hotels

Job Description

Choice Hotels International, Inc (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest lodging franchisors in the world. A challenger in the upscale segment and a leader in midscale and extended stay, Choice® has more than 7,400 hotels, representing over 625,000 rooms, in 45 countries and territories. A diverse portfolio of 22 brands that run the gamut from full-service upper upscale properties to midscale, extended stay and economy enables Choice® to meet travelers' needs in more places and for more occasions while driving more value for franchise owners and shareholders. The award-winning Choice Privileges® loyalty program and co-brand credit card options provide members with a fast and easy way to earn reward nights and personalized perks. For more information, visit www.choicehotels.com

The ability to model Choice’s Cultural Values: Welcome and Respect Everyone, Be Bold, Be Quick, Listen, Be Curious and Show Integrity are key to our success in inspiring Loyalty, Growth, and the Hospitality Spirit.

Our managed hotels portfolio includes Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson Red, Park Plaza, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson.

   

The always exciting Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport is looking for their next dynamic leader to join the team as the next Executive Housekeeper. Join this incredible team of Moment Makers.

What's In It For You?

  • Full benefits package to our full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, short & long term disability, auto insurance, and so much more!

  • Employer paid Accident insurance and HSA contribution

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • Paid Bereavement

  • Paid Floating Holidays

What will you be doing?

Participates in the development and implementation of business strategies for the hotel which are aligned with Choice Hotels overall culture beliefs, mission, vision values and strategies 

  • Develops and maintains housekeeping and laundry procedures  

  • Monitors the overall department and adjusts strategies and procedures as appropriate 

Manages the operation of the housekeeping, public space and laundry areas; ensures that the rooms and public space areas meet Radisson cleanliness expectations and are continually restocked and maintained 

  • Develops procedures and standards for assigned departments which support the achievement of service and financial goals 

  • Follows the assigned annual budget as it relates to labor, payroll and supplies; monitors achievement of budget and takes corrective steps as appropriate 

  • Inspects rooms, public space and back-of-the house areas continually 

  • Determines appropriate staffing levels for forecasted business and schedules employees according to business needs and occupancy 

  • Develops and implements, maintains procedures for providing employees with Choice Hotels required training to include protocols and safety training on an ongoing basis 

  • Ensures health/safety of employees and guests by maintaining hotel in accordance to statutes and regulations and directs and trains staff accordingly 

  • Oversees inventory, purchasing, disbursement and cost control for all linens, cleaning supplies, customer room and restroom supplies, laundry supplies, etc. 

  • Manages operation of (and/or outsourced relationship with) laundry 

  • Monitors assigned departments with compliance to safety standards 

  • Coordinates room availability with the Front Office Manager 

  • Coordinates room maintenance with Director of Engineering 

Develops and implements strategies and practices which support employee engagement 

  • Develops and recruits the human resources necessary to achieve hotel and Management Services’ goals 

  • Directs the development and implementation of strategies and practices which support employee engagement throughout the hotel  

  • Oversees all facets of human resources management including the recruitment and selection, training & development, compensation, recognition and performance management of the work force 

  • Takes active role in recruitment and selection of qualified candidates 

  • Communicates performance expectations and provides employees with on-going feedback 

  • Provides employees with coaching and counseling as needed to achieve performance objectives and reach their fullest potential 

  • Drives employee engagement through the creation and implementation of departmental action plans 

Creates 100% guest satisfaction by providing the Radisson Blu experience through performance that demonstrates the standards of genuine hospitality and exceeding guest expectationsProvides employees with the training and resources they need to maximize employee engagement and deliver Yes I Can! service and teamwork  

Requirements/Skills

  • Minimum three years in a supervisory or management housekeeping position required 

  • Previous management experience required 

  • Able to collaborate effectively with other hotel employees and managers to ensure teamwork 

  • High school diploma or GED required, bachelor degree preferred 

  • Strong organizational skills, critical thinking skills, problem solver 

  • Hotel Operating Systems experience  

  • Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations 

  • Must be able to accurately follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively 

  • Works well independently or as part of a team 

  • Strong attention to detail 

  • Strong mathematical and organizational skills required 

  • Commitment to exceptional guest service  

  • Willing to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays 

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the hotel 

Starting Salary:

$67,000-70,000

   

Ability to model Choice’s Cultural Values: Welcome and Respect Everyone, Be Bold, Be Quick, Listen, Be Curious and Show Integrity are key to our success in inspiring Loyalty, Growth, and the Hospitality Spirit.

Choice Hotels International is an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. Employment practices and decisions are not influenced by an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or express, disability veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, this offer of employment is conditional upon your presenting documents verifying your identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.  All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory completion of a background check and E-Verify.

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