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Assistant Housekeeper

Langkawi, Malaysia
Housekeeping & Laundry


Job Description

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Posting Date Jul 02, 2018
Job Number 18000IUA
Job Category Housekeeping & Laundry
Location The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, Langkawi, Malaysia VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

JOB SUMMARY

Assists in the oversight of the daily shift operations of Housekeeping, Recreation/Health Club and, if applicable, Laundry. Works with employees to ensure property guestrooms, public space and employee areas are clean and well maintained. Completes inspections and holds people accountable for corrective action. Position assists in ensuring guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 1 year experience in the housekeeping or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; no work experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Assisting in Managing Housekeeping Operations

• Ensures guest room status is communicated to the Front Desk in a timely and efficient manner.

• Works effectively with the Engineering department on guestroom maintenance needs.

• Supervises the property general cleaning schedule.

• Obtains list of rooms to be cleaned immediately and list of prospective check-outs or discharges to prepare work assignments.

• Inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies.

• Assists in the supervision of daily Housekeeping shift operations and ensures compliance with all housekeeping policies, standards and procedures.

• Assists in the ordering of guestroom supplies, cleaning supplies and uniforms.

• Supports and supervises an effective inspection program for all guestrooms and public space.

• Communicates areas that need attention to staff and follows up to ensure understanding.

• Ensures all employees have proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.

Managing Departmental Costs

• Participates in the management of the department’s controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

• Understands the impact of department’s operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

• Comprehends budgets, operating statements and payroll progress reports as needed to assist in the financial management of department.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Strives to improve service performance.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Participates as needed in the investigation of employee accidents.

• Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs, and financial objectives are met.

• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.

• Uses all available on the job training tools to train new room attendants and provide follow-up training as necessary.

• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.

• Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members with the appropriate skills.

• Supports a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.

• Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.

 
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