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Director of Housekeeping Services - The Drake

Hilton Hotels & Resorts


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Job Description
The Drake, a Hilton Hotel offers Downtown Chicago meeting facilities, amenities, views and versatility that is unsurpassed in the area. Nestled near the Oak Street Beach, The Drake, a Hilton Hotel is settled at the start of the Magnificent Mile and features all the quality, trademark aspects event planners have come to expect.
Our 535 guest rooms and suites are designed with comfort and convenience in mind; providing a place for guests to unwind or to catch up on work.
With our experienced catering, sales and event planning staff, all events are seamless and productive experiences replete with large, flexible pre-function space to accommodate groups as intimate as five persons to grand occasions of 600 guests. Guests take advantage of eight legendary meeting rooms, each with views of Chicago's skyline or Lake Michigan. The Drake, a Hilton Hotel can handle a host of large events with high-speed internet and state-of-the-art audio/visual and conferencing capabilities.

What will I be doing?

As a Director of Housekeeping, you would be responsible for directing and administering all Housekeeping operations to ensure the overall cleanliness and product quality of the hotel in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Ensure and maintain cleanliness, service and product quality standards of guest rooms, public spaces, restrooms, offices and banquet/meeting/conference rooms in accordance with federal, local and company health, sanitation and safety standards
  • Lead, direct and administer all Housekeeping operations to include, but not limited to, of systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, inventory control, department management, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members
  • Ensure proper usage of chemicals and cleaning supplies by monitoring usage, providing complete training for team members and ensuring proper labeling of hazardous supplies in accordance with federal, state, local and company regulations
  • Participate in the coordination of rehabilitation and capital improvement projects in partnership with Property Operations and other departments
Job Requirements
What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



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Employment Type:
Full-time
Location:
Job ID:
HOT04PR8
Date Posted:
12-07-2017