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Housekeeping Supervisor

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

Loews Hotels & Co has ventured into Kansas City, MO with the new Loews Kansas City Hotel. The 800-room hotel features 60,000 square feet of meeting & function space, with a sky bridge connecting to the 800,000 square foot Kansas City Convention Center. The hotel marks the first hotel catering to groups & meetings to open in more than 20 years in Kansas City. Two signature restaurants, a Grab & Go bakery and a rooftop lounge will round out this all glass, 24 story hotel, which stands out on the city's skyline. Loews Kansas City is located at the cornerstone of an already vibrant and continuously growing downtown Kansas City.Provide guests with service that anticipates their needs. Guest requests that can not be personally performed by the supervisor are immediately referred to the manager or director.Job Specific

  • Ensures hotel security through key control
  • In charge of safety and proper use and storage of hazardous chemicals
  • Advises manager of rooms requiring repairs
  • Writes work orders for guest room repairs
  • Inspects guest rooms to ensure housekeeping standards are achieved
  • Trains housekeeping employees in professional knowledge and skills according to the departmental standards
  • Housekeeper's Course Outline, Standards and Procedures
  • Makes sure VIP rooms are provided with appropriate extra amenities and services
  • Able to perform all duties and responsibilities of housepersons, room attendants and public spaces attendants
  • Ensures that employees are committed to all Standards and Procedures and the hotel's mission statement
  • Communicates constantly with dispatcher to ensure that room status is updated and that priority requests are satisfied as soon as possible
  • Solves any problems in their assigned area (i.e. valuables left unsecured in guest room; DND lights all day long; etc.)
  • Provides employees an outstanding model of professional conduct, high morale and guest service
  • Demonstrates excellent Guest Relations skills
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as requested
  • Ensures that employees turn in lost and found
  • Reports any accident that occurs to manager
  • Notifies immediate supervisors promptly and fully of all problems or unusual matters of significance
  • Ensures aggressive cleaning of vacant dirty rooms during tight turns; punches vacant ready rooms, and provides any other assistance as needed on guest floors.
  • Inspects and evaluates physical condition of the hotel daily for cleanliness and necessary repairs
  • Ensures removal of Room Service trays from hallways and placement in appropriate location in service landings
  • Greets and interacts with guests in an outstandingly friendly and professional manner
  • Possesses full knowledge of the specific duties, responsibilities, and skills of each member of the Housekeeping department, and performs in any capacity as needed
  • Encourages a positive attitude among employees and treats guests and fellow employees with courtesy and respect
  • Provides training for employees regarding department policies and procedures, operation of equipment, and daily tasks
  • Coaches, counsels, retrains personnel as needed in order to ensure acceptable performance
  • Coordinates the repair of Housekeeping equipment such as vacuums, buffers, carts, and furniture
  • Counsels employees regarding both positive and negative aspects of their performance
  • Ensures that lost and found items are turned into SecurityGeneral
    • Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
    • Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or unusual matters of significance
    • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards
    • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to the guests, management, and fellow team members
    • Attends all appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
    • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment, and work area
    • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
    • Complies with safety regulations and procedures
    • Complies with hotel policies and rules
    • Recycles whenever possible
    • Remains current with hotel information and changesQualifications
      • Previous Housekeeping experience required
      • Must have good English skills (read, write and speak)
      • High school diploma preferred
      • Must be able to give direction to Housekeepers
      • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and be able to make appropriate decisions in difficult situations
      • Requires extensive standing, walking, lifting and bending
      • Able to push, stand, stoop, bend, and lift items weighing up to 25 pounds repetitively during entire shift
      • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
      • Must be customer-service orientated and have excellent hospitality skillsPhysical DemandsIt is required by this position that one will be:
        • On their feet over 2/3 of the time
        • Walking over 2/3 of the time
        • Reach with hands and arms under 1/3 of the time
        • Using hands to handle, feel or point over 2/3 of the time
        • Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling under 1/3 of the time
        • Using their listening and communication skills over 2/3 of the time.There are special vision requirements that we ask for and they are:
          • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
          • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
          • Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Kansas City , Housekeeping Supervisor, Hospitality & Tourism , Kansas City, Kansas

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