General Description: *Select, staff, recruit, hire, and train qualified housekeeping candidates. * Schedule the cleaning of the room carpets, upholstery, and draperies as needed, along with deep cleaning projects and window cleaning as necessary. * Schedule cleaning for lobby area, public restrooms, telephone areas, hallways, entrances, elevators. * Schedule cleaning for periodic major cleaning projects including carpet shampooing, cleaning of walls and baseboards, cleaning of windows, elevator doors and tracks. * Schedule cleaning of all meeting rooms after a completed function. * Schedule deep cleaning of all meeting rooms on periodic basis including carpet shampooing, cleaning of walls and baseboards, cleaning of windows, etc. * Ensure all meeting room functions are properly set up according to the requests indicated on the meeting room/event function sheets. * Read front desk log book for the pertinent housekeeping information. * Obtain all housekeeping reports and messages from the front desk and PBX departments. * Confirm all housekeeping staff members have arrived or find substitutes for absence employees. * Prepare room assignment for the attendants. * Distribute room assignments and keys. * Check floors periodically, update the current room status, and identify opportunities for House person service. * Communicate with the Front Desk, Sales, and Maintenance Departments to ensure a high quality product and service level is delivered to our guests. * Answer the department telephone to respond quickly to requests from guests. * Check hotel's computer for information concerning room status and enter updated room status. * Review outside laundry facility servicing to ensure quality, undamaged linens and consistent delivery, keeping in mind the budgetary guidelines. * Review and update systems and supplies purchase for guest room accommodations using budgetary guidelines. * Orient and familiarize new personnel with hotel facilities and operating hours. * Train by instruction and practice, both formally and on-the-job; and update staff on any new laws or regulations necessary to safely perform their tasks. * Maintain good performance and productivity levels by setting quality standards following hotel procedures and policies. * Control all expenditures relating to Housekeeping, including, labor, guest room supplies, and all cleaning supplies and equipment. * Prepare annual housekeeping budget. * Maintain high quality of housekeeping standards in: a) the guest rooms; b) linens and uniforms; c) lost and found; d) laundry; and e) janitorial department and night cleaners. * Establish quality-cleaning programs to ensure appearance and life of all furniture, fixtures and equipment. * Submits requests for repair of cleaning equipment. * Requisitions or purchases other supplies and equipment for hotel room honor bars, toiletries, and paper products.