Apertus Partners Virginia, United States
Jul 10, 2018Contractor
In this position you will be responsible for directing and overseeing the operational needs of the housekeeping department. You will coordinate the tasks of the operations managers. As well as assist in staff training and development. Establish and review standards and work procedures for all housekeeping staff in accordance with established policies and practices of the facility. KEY RESPONSIBILTIES: Establish and review standards and work procedures for all housekeeping staff in accordance with established policies and practices of the facility Plan work schedules, hours, areas of work, and job duties to ensure adequate housekeeping services are rendered to all areas Interview, select, hire, evaluate, and recommend termination of facility housekeeping personnel in accordance with facility standards Orient, train, and supervise all housekeeping staff Regular inspections and evaluations of the facility; ability to recommend action items; assist with relocations within the facility Conduct regular staff meetings and communicate with members of other departments to coordinate housekeeping activities Schedule major project work, assuring that adequate staff and supplies are available Conduct regular inventory of housekeeping supplies Assist unit director with budget Follow-up on all client requests PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work history required Working knowledge of all housekeeping procedures preferred Demonstrated progressive growth in the field of Services housekeeping facility maintenance Strong work ethic, intense drive and initiative for quality and customer service Excellent written and oral communication, listening and empathy, and problem solving (one-on-one and group) skills Ability to utilize a participative approach to managing staff, to function appropriately under stress, to organize and prioritize tasks, and to develop budgets with a complete understanding of facility needs and requirements Excellent stress management skills, administrative and organizational, and follow-through (with associates and clients) skills required Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical strength to lift and carry custodial equipment and supplies, sometimes weighing up to 75 pounds. Mobility and ability to bend, stoop, and reach, as necessary, to manage housekeeping and equipment repair duties. Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time (meeting/event attendance, or at a computer). Acute vision, visual color discrimination, hearing, voice, smell Ability to speak clearly and with the volume required to carry on clear conversations in person, over the phone and at public events. Ability to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time, as necessary, to direct and/or evaluate housekeeping duties. Possess manual dexterity and finger coordination to grasp, hold, turn or squeeze objects, tools and equipment.