Sage Hospitality Resources Housekeeping Manager in Portland, Oregon
We are looking for a new Housekeeping Manager for The Hotel Zags. Stylish, inviting and convenient to lively local attractions, The Hotel Zags is an oasis all its own, offering a hospitality experience enlivened by natural beauty and the quirky culture of the city around it. Boutique in size and independent in nature, The Hotel Zags is located in the Fountain District, a hidden gem of Portland's downtown district.
From its vibrant color schemes, modern furnishings, and large picture windows that perfectly frame views of the city and the hotel’s courtyard, the hotel brings the outdoors inside. Designed with stone-covered walkways, the hotel entrance is also framed by a Living Wall robust with plant life to mirror the nearby Columbia River Gorge. Though the property has a style and energy all its own, The Hotel Zags is all about the city around it.
The hotel invites guests to enjoy wide selection of outdoor gear and travel items from the onsite Gear Shed stocked with fishing poles, scooters, skateboards, hover boards, digital cameras and more for use to cover ground, capture memories, and share experiences with friends back home.
The Housekeeping Manager assists the Executive Housekeeper in managing associates’ and ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of the hotel, guest rooms, public areas, laundry and other assigned areas. Coordinates all functions of the Housekeeping and Laundry departments and ensures impeccable levels of cleanliness and upkeep. Must demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and team building skills with associates, peers and across departments.
Primary duties include; directing, interviewing, hiring, counseling, plan work schedules, assign work duties of Housekeeping associates.
Lead pre-shift meetings communicates arrivals, departures, identifies VIP’s, delegates room assignments and duties.
Assist the Executive Housekeeper in interviewing and selecting new Associates for hire
Monitor the housekeeping staff and their productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in their status
Assist the Executive Housekeeper in the handling of employee complaints and grievances and disciplining them up to termination when necessary
Determine the type of materials, supplies, and tools to be used or merchandise to be bought, stocked and sold.
Supervise and inspect the cleaning of the guest rooms, turndown service, public areas and back of the house; ensure compliance with accident/loss prevention programs, SOPs and health/sanitation standards and regulations to achieve a high level of cleanliness and guest satisfaction.
Implement emergency training and procedures to ensure appropriate protection of the hotel's guests, staff and company assets.
Issue assignments to staff reviewing special requests and areas of concentration to ensure a smooth flow of the housekeeping operation.
Issue supplies/goods to staff at beginning of shift in order to control inventory and ensure proper supplies are available while controlling expenses.
Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction. Log items into the Lost and Found and answer inquiries to maintain controls and ensure guest satisfaction.
Implement emergency training and procedures to ensure appropriate protection of the hotel, guest, staff and company assets.
One to two years of post-high school education.
Experience required by position is from one to two years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Self-starting personality with an even disposition.
Ability to meet standards of appearance.
Can communicate well with guests.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Pushing vacuum entire length of hallway, carrying supplies from department to assigned floor, carrying dirty linen to laundry shoot, removing room service trays and carrying dirty dishes to service area.
Bending/kneeling -dusting requires bending and kneeling to reach all areas. Room service trays are placed on floor for pick up. Bending would be required to retrieve dirty dishes.
Ability to communicate with guests, housekeepers/main linen room attendant, supervisor.
Ability to assess required reaction to meet standards.
Mobility -movement to reach all areas of responsibility to include: shelves, windows, ledges, pipes, under and around furniture.
Continuous standing -continuously standing and/or walking to accomplish all that is required for position.
Climbing stairs -approximately 40 steps 15% of 40 hour week.
No driving required.
Prolonged strenuous physical activity in indoor climate-controlled environment. Excessive heat and humidity in laundry. Inside 95% of shift.
Medical, dental, & vision insurance
Health savings and flexible spending accounts
Basic Life and AD&D insurance
Company-paid short-term disability
Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays
Employee assistance program
Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Hotel Zags
Category: Housekeeping & Laundry
Address : 515 SW Clay St
City : Portland
State : Oregon
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability