Assistant Director of Housekeeping
DoubleTree Halifax Dartmouth
Dartmouth
REPORTING TO:   Director of Housekeeping                                                       
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Halifax Dartmouth is currently seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director Housekeeper, reporting directly to the Director of Housekeeping.The Assistant Director of Housekeeping needs be passionate about providing our guests with the highest standard of guest care.  This position requires individuals who are personable, enthusiastic, who go above and beyond every day and are willing to be our guests constant caring friend. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
As a strong leader, the Assistant Director of Housekeeping will supervise and co-ordinate the activities of the Housekeeping and Laundry departments.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
  • Achieve high levels of internal and external guest satisfaction by ensuring the highest level of cleanliness in guest rooms and public areas in accordance with DoubleTree brand standards.
  • Assign daily room assignments and cleaning duties in accordance with hotel policies and union agreement.
  • Perform room inspections.
  • Planning and organization of all activities performed in the Housekeeping Department.
  • Proactively address any day-to-day operational concerns and determine appropriate solutions and actions in the absence of the Director of Housekeeping.
  • Ordering, receiving and conducting inventory of all supplies.
  • Keep up-to-date records on labour cost, invoices, scheduling, inventories, repairs, special cleaning, inspections, lost and found items, accidents, etc.
  • Insure housekeeping closets and storage areas are clean and organized.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a unionized environment preferred.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned by the Director of Housekeeping.
Environment:
 
  • Has exposure to chemicals with possible side effects if not used correctly
  • Bending and kneeling required when inspecting rooms
  • Extensive periods of walking when carrying out inspections on the floor
  • Pushing and pulling room furniture to ensure that proper cleaning has been done
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum two years supervisor experience preferably in Housekeeping.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a constantly changing environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and working knowledge of a hotel Property Management System.
  • Diploma or degree from a recognized hospitality management program considered an asset.
 
 
PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER IN CONFIDENCE TO:
             
Leona Goodine
Director of Housekeeping
DoubleTree Halifax Dartmouth
101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth  NS, B3A 1L9
Fax: (902) 464-1227  E-mail: Leona.Goodine@Hilton.com
How to Apply
Contact Name: Leona Goodine
Mailing Address: 101 Wyse Road
Fax: 902 464 1227
Email: Leona.Goodine@Hilton.com
Website: DoubleTree.com
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