Assistant Director of Housekeeping

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Commune Hotels & Resorts Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Commune Hotels + Resorts is actively seeking an Assistant Director of Housekeeping to join our team at the Thompson Chicago. With this job, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our guests, employees, investors and communities. We are looking for someone that understands what it means to live The Spirit of Commune and believes in our culture as much as we do. Do you have what it takes to lead our exciting brands? Are you interested in making a difference and becoming a part of something great? If so, keep reading. We are an International hotel management company with a leading portfolio of transformative, boldly innovative boutique hotel and resort brands. We create the kind of distinct experiences that can transform your day, your trip, or even your life. Take a look at what we've created so far: Joie de Vivre-- Just like no one town is the same, no one JDV hotel is either. Each reflects the independent vibe of the neighborhood where it has laid down roots. JDV is an eclectic collection of hotels with heart that is built from the outside in. Thompson Hotels-- a destination for those who have arrived, but are nowhere near finished. It is a boutique hotel for those who do not think small and a luxury hotel for those who know that downtime requires as much due diligence as uptime. It's where design is an ethos, rather than a rulebook, and where energy is fashioned out of the inanimate. Thompson Hotels always creates anticipation for the unexpected. tommie - Located in the emerging neighborhoods of the world's gateway cities, tommie is a lifestyle hotel designed to unleash the potential of every interaction, every moment & every square foot. A forum for the youthful & open minded. Built for connection, enhanced by technology and continually evolving through visionary partnerships & programming. Commune also has an exciting, strategic alliance with Alila Hotels and Resorts, a leading Asian lifestyle hotel company. Alila, derived from Sanskirt and meaning "surprise", is characterized by innovative design, a strong commitment to responsible tourism and a new level of guest experience focused on building unique emotional moments between the guest, the hotel, and the destination. At Commune, we are passionate about our culture and proud to hire individuals that are aligned with our purpose -- Creating Transformative Experiences that Inspire the Human Spirit. Essential Job functions: Communication with guest concerning request, inquiries, and information Assist in the distribute assignment sheets and room keys to designated staff. Maintain accurate records of assignments for security. Assist in the Inspection of public areas, restrooms, meeting and office space at least twice a day to ensure cleanliness utilizing designated checklist. Assist in providing feedback to staff on performance/disciplinary problems through one­on ­one sessions as well as monthly departmental meetings. Assist in completing all paperwork and closing duties before leaving. Review status of assignments/PM report and any follow­ up action necessary Assist in overseeing the cleaning of all guest rooms and public spaces within the hotel to include meeting space, restrooms, lobby, mezzanine and all guest room hallways. Assist in Overseeing the maintenance, cleaning, inventory, and purchase Responsible for the upkeep, audit and maintenance of the department's fire/life safety program including key control. Prepare departmental payroll. Oversee the hotel Lost and Found procedures Communicate with the Front Desk, Sales, and Maintenance Departments to ensure a high quality product and service level is delivered to our guests. Assists in ordering, stocking and maintaining inventory of any room supplies and cleaning supplies. Assists Room Attendants with guest room cleaning if required by hotel. Provide management coverage on Executive Housekeeper's days off.