Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Housekeeping in Nashville, Tennessee
To work at Hutton Hotel is to work with a family of team members focused on making a positive impact and truly authentic memories. We treat our team members with the same respect and hospitality that we offer to our guests and because of this, we maintain a challenging and stimulating employee-centric work culture, developed and defined by the people who make us great. We focus on values such as determination, creativity, coachability, humor, and positivity. Our property and our culture are genuine, unique, and diverse, as is each team member who joins us.
In addition to putting employee relations above all else, we are proud to offer competitive wages and benefits for our team members.
If you are in the search for a new career and you want to join an energetic team where growth is encouraged, ideas are shared, and an experience is created, visit the Hutton, where you can stop saying you “HAVE TO” go to work, and start saying you “GET TO.”
Director of Housekeeping
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.
The Director of Housekeeping is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of the hotel, guest rooms, public areas and other assigned areas. Directs and coordinates all functions of the Housekeeping and Laundry departments and ensures impeccable levels of cleanliness and upkeep. Implements inventory and cost controls and ensures expenses are carefully managed. Must demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and team building skills with associates, peers and across departments.
Skilled in all facets of our business or specific area of specialty. Highly capable with current practices and processes and looks ahead at opportunities to utilize new products, consumer trends, changes in the marketplace, and technology edge. Has natural instincts and insight for finding the best solution to unclear situations, issues and problems. Reflects on their experience to determine numerous future possibilities and outcomes. Can see how the details fit into the big picture. Is a highly capable and resourceful problem solver. Manages the creative process within the business or department to develop unique solutions. Leverages creative solutions in the organization resulting in competitive advantages. Makes great decisions.
Effectively divides, assigns, and delegates work to meet business objectives and goals. Communicates direction and purpose of work resulting in associate ownership, pride, and quality outcomes. Is able to assess how associates can improve performance and guides their developmental path. Is able to motivate and develop associates to their potential and create promotable talent for the organization.
Readily leads when challenges arise and is invigorated by tough situations. Will take an unpopular stand when needed. Can recognize talent individuals and assembles great teams without fear of hiring strong people. Formulates and communicates clear work plans and gives regular feedback on progress towards goals and makes changes accordingly. Let’s people know where they stand and can take negative action when needed.
Energy and Drive
Is a competitive person who is consistently driven to accomplish and exceed goals. Creates a sense of urgency in matters that will impact the success of their business objectives.
Personal and Interpersonal Skills
Welcoming and warm personality. Demonstrates genuine care for customers and associates. Sets the tone for others in stressful situations by responding in a cool, calm, and collected way. Creates confidence and trust with others and is viewed by others as honest and direct. Is comfortable in conversing with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and at all organizational levels. Can create an environment where associates thrive and actively seek approval of the manager. Conveys trust in associates and elevates their confidence by encouraging decision making and learning opportunities. Is a self-improver who develops a variety of approaches and communication techniques tailored to each situation. Builds high performing teams and compels them to embrace a shared vision for success.
Requires thorough knowledge of the Housekeeping field. Requires knowledge of our company/hotel policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines. Requires supervision/management skills. Ability to compile facts and figures. Ability to communicate information and hotel services to management and guests. Second language may be required. Moderate hearing necessary for one-on-one communication with guests. Excellent vision necessary for constant walkthrough checks, for attention to detail, analyze reports. Moderate speech communication skills necessary for one-on-one communication with guests. Excellent literacy necessary to analyze report data, prepare reports and initiate correspondence.
Lifting -up to 25 lbs. issuing supplies, inventory, receiving supplies, organizing, etc. Pushing -limited; Pulling -limited Carrying -up to 25 lbs. issuing supplies, inventory, receiving supplies, organizing, etc. Bending -30% of shift touring property, checking rooms, etc. Kneeling -5% of shift checking rooms. Mobility -continuous movement throughout the hotel. Continuous standing -30% of shift. Climbing of approximately 100 steps 20% of shift. Climbing ladders of approximately 3 feet 5% of shift.
Area of Interest:
Housekeeping & Laundry
Full Time - Regular
1808 West End Ave