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Housekeeping Supervisor at Sonesta International Hotels Corporation

Posted in Facilities 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Somers Point, New Jersey





Job Description:

Job Description Summary

The Housekeeping Supervisor (HS) works with the Housekeeping Manager to assist in the supervision of the
housekeeping and laundry operation to ensure product quality standards are met and that optimum service is provided
to hotel guests according to hotel and company business objectives. In addition to inspecting rooms and training room
attendants this position will perform cleaning duties in all areas of the hotel. The Housekeeping Supervisor is responsible
for delivering clean rooms for occupancy that meet the brand’s time, product and placement standards.

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Deliver on the promise of Sonesta Service in all interactions with guests and clients. Manage according to the

Sonesta G.U.E.S.T. standards and instill a passion for customer service in all associates of the hotel.

 Partner with the Housekeeping Manager to recruit, develop, manage and monitor performance while making

any recommendations for disciplinary and other human resources-related actions.

 Inspect all assigned suites and public areas to ensure furnishings, guest suites, equipment, linens, and public

areas are clean and in good repair to meet guest expectations. Advise employees of deficiencies and instruct on

corrective action. Provide retraining as needed.

 Assist with training of employees and ensuring that they have the tools and equipment needed to effectively

carry out their respective job duties.

 Assist with scheduling and room cleaning assignments to ensure proper coverage.

 May perform all housekeeping duties necessary including cleaning guest suites and hotel public space to ensure

guest satisfaction and owner expectations.

 Partner with the Housekeeping Manager to inventory and maintain par levels for linen and room supplies.

 Monitor commercial laundry supplies and equipment to ensure they are sufficient and in working order.

 Manage procedures of lost and found items.

 Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other shifts and

departmental management.

 Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws regarding health and safety services.

 Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

 High School Diploma or equivalent plus two years housekeeping experience including some supervisory

training/experience.

 Previous background from the extended stay industry preferred.

 Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English; other languages beneficial.

 Reading and writing abilities are required in order to document tasks completed, to order supplies, to receive

instructions for the day and/or to read equipment manuals including safety information.

 Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances.

 Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.

 Experience with Microsoft Office preferred.

 Frequently standing up, bending, climbing, kneeling, and moving about the facility.

 Will be required to regularly use commercial cleaning chemicals.

 Carrying, lifting or pulling items weighing up to 50 pounds.

 Will be required to work mornings, evening, weekends, and holidays.

Additional Job Description

Benefits

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:


  • Health Benefits (Health & Dental Insurance)

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Vacation

  • Sonesta Hotels & Other Outlets Discounts

  • Paid Holidays

  • Sick Days

  • Educational Assistance

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Newborn & Adopted Child Leave

  • Spousal & Domestic Partner Leave

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long term Disability

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Credit Union

  • Direct Deposit

  • Employee Activities & Events

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.