Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Rooms in Washington, District Of Columbia

Req # 6106BR

Job Title Director of Rooms

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name The Darcy

City Washington

State DC

Why Us The Darcy is situated on the corner of Scott Circle and is walking distance to all of the historical sites including the White House and the Capitol. The Darcy is also the newest member of the Hilton Curio Collection. The hotel has 226 rooms with approximately 5500 square feet of meeting space. There are 2 food and beverage operations. The Hotel Restaurant named Siren, run by the RW Restaurant Group which is owned by Robert Wiedmaier, a renowned chef/restauranteur who has 8 other successful restaurants throughout the DC Metro area. Siren is a seafood themed restaurant where “each day's catch will inspire its own preparation method in the hands of seasoned chef Robert Wiedmaier and Brian McBride

The hotel will also partner with Lil’B Coffee & Eatery, which is a street-level hangout serving a Southern inspired menu from celebrity chef David Guas. Fresh baked goods and sweets, signature casual eats, and loaded, seasonal sandwiches that give a nod to the chefs native city of New Orleans are complemented by hand-crafted coffee drinks and a range of locally brewed beers, meads and wines. With its semi-industrial design, exposed brick and handcrafted wood tables and counters, the corner spot will be both comfortable and cool. Lil B will open in July.

Posting Overview

The Director of Rooms is responsible for the performance of the Rooms Division; which may include Front Desk,

Housekeeping, Laundry and Loss Prevention. Demonstrates a great ability to deliver balanced financials, high guest experiences and highly engaged associates. Implements short and long term strategies, recommends budgets and manages expenses.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Management of people and complex problems.

Ability to make decisions with only general policies and procedures available for guidance.

Excellent reading, hearing, speaking and seeing as required to interact, understand and interpret guest, associate and organizational needs and make immediate decisions with limited information.

Must be able to both assimilate and generate explicit and concise documents for publication within our corporate environment.

Abilities

Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Bending/kneeling -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Mobility -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Continuous standing -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Climbing up to approximately 40 steps 1% of 40 hour week.

Climbing ladders up to approximately 5 feet 15% of 40 hour week.

Driving required as necessary.

Education/Formal Training

A four year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience

Four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Environment

Inside hotel and office environment 95% of shift.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.