The elegant JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek, Denver's 4 diamond award winning premier luxury hotel, and one of Condé Nast’s top 100 hotels in the United States, is seeking an experienced rooms inspector to join our amazing team of associates. Combining luxurious accommodations with unparalleled service, the JW Marriott provides a guest experience that is second to none.
POSITION FOCUS Supervise the operations of the housekeeping staff promoting a safe environment and quality service to achieve maximum guest satisfaction, protection of assets and minimal expenses.
SERVICE CULTURE FOCUS To support Sage’s Vision of being recognized by our customers as the best in our business through ensuring a culture that “makes the ordinary extraordinary!” You should champion this culture in every touch point of our business from our associates, guests, owners and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote on a daily basis will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES Supervise the housekeeping staff; providing open communication, training, coaching and counseling and provide performance feedback to ensure maximum efficiency.
Supervise and inspect the cleaning of the guest rooms, turndown service, public areas and back of the house; ensure compliance with accident/loss prevention programs, SOPs and health/sanitation standards and regulations to achieve a high level of cleanliness and guest satisfaction.
Issue assignments to staff reviewing special requests and areas of concentration to ensure a smooth flow of the housekeeping operation.
Issue supplies/goods to staff at beginning of shift in order to control inventory and ensure proper supplies are available while controlling expenses.
Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction. Log items into the Lost and Found and answer inquiries to maintain controls and ensure guest satisfaction.
Implement emergency training and procedures to ensure appropriate protection of the hotel, guest, staff and company assets.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES May assist the evening staff in the performance of duties to include: cleaning of lobby, turndown service, trash removal.
Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
Participate in hotel committees and task force assignments. No travel required. Scheduled days and times may vary based on need.
SUPERVISORY DUTIES - 5-30 associates
STRATEGIC SKILLS Skilled in all facets of our business or specific area of specialty. Highly capable with current practices and processes and looks ahead at opportunities to utilize new products, consumer trends, changes in the marketplace, and technology edge. Has natural instincts and insight for finding the best solution to unclear situations, issues and problems. Reflects on their experience to determine numerous future possibilities and outcomes. Can see how the details fit into the big picture. Is a highly capable and resourceful problem solver. Manages the creative process within the business or department to develop unique solutions. Leverages creative solutions in the organization resulting in competitive advantages. Makes great decisions.
OPERATING SKILLS Effectively divides, assigns, and delegates work to meet business objectives and goals. Communicates direction and purpose of work resulting in associate ownership, pride, and quality outcomes. Is able to assess how associates can improve performance and guides their developmental path. Is able to motivate and develop associates to their potential and create promotable talent for the organization.
COURAGE Readily leads when challenges arise and is invigorated by tough situations. Will take an unpopular stand when needed. Can recognize talent individuals and assembles great teams without fear of hiring strong people. Formulates and communicates clear work plans and gives regular feedback on progress towards goals and makes changes accordingly. Let’s people know where they stand and can take negative action when needed.
ENERGY AND DRIVE Is a competitive person who is consistently driven to accomplish and exceed goals. Creates a sense of urgency in matters that will impact the success of their business objectives.
PERSONAL AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS Welcoming and warm personality. Demonstrates genuine care for customers and associates. Sets the tone for others in stressful situations by responding in a cool, calm, and collected way. Creates confidence and trust with others and is viewed by others as honest and direct. Is comfortable in conversing with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and at all organizational levels. Can create an environment where associates thrive and actively seek approval of the manager. Conveys trust in associates and elevates their confidence by encouraging decision making and learning opportunities. Is a self-improver who develops a variety of approaches and communication techniques tailored to each situation. Builds high performing teams and compels them to embrace a shared vision for success.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS Requires working knowledge of Housekeeping and the hotel's services, policies and operations. Working knowledge is generally learned on-the-job. Requires supervisory skills. Ability to communicate information and hotel services to management and guests. Moderate hearing necessary for one-on-one communication with guests and staff, telephone use. Excellent vision necessary for quality inspection, review reports. Excellent speech communication skills for one-on-one communication with guests, telephone usage and two-way radio and associates. Excellent literacy necessary to interpret reports.
ABILITIES Lifting up to 50 lbs. of linen, supplies, furniture. Pushing up to 50 lbs., pushing housekeeping cart and vacuum cleaner. Pulling up to 50 lbs., pulling housekeeping cart and vacuum cleaner. Carrying up to 35 lbs. of supplies. Bending -picking up supplies, cleaning guests rooms, turndown service, trash removal. Occasional kneeling required. Mobility -continuous movement throughout hotel. Continuous standing -90% of shift. Climbing stairs, approximately 100 steps 3% of 8 hours. Ladders -approximately 3 feet, 2% of 8 hour shift. No driving required.
EDUCATION/FORMAL TRAINING High school education or equivalent experience.
EXPERIENCE Experience required one to two years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
MATERIAL/EQUIPMENT USED Chemicals/Agents used: Cleaning chemicals, aerosol sprays used to perform function. Back brace worn approximately 100% of shift. Gloves worn 10% of shift. Operation of vacuum cleaner, wet vac, trash receptacle, computer, computer printer, telephone, two-way radio, calculator.
ENVIRONMENT Prolonged strenuous physical activity in indoor climate-controlled environment. Excessive heat and humidity in laundry. Inside 95% of shift.