Housekeeping Inspector

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Full Time

SpringHill Suites & Courtyard Amelia Island

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Summary

Supervises cleaning personnel and inspects hotel guestrooms, bathrooms, corridors, and lobbies by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Demonstrates Innisfree Hotels’ culture by creating a fun, happy, and safe work environment.
  2. Assigns work to cleaning personnel and trains personnel in housekeeping duties.
  3. Posts room occupancy records.
  4. Adjusts guests’ complaints regarding housekeeping service or equipment.
  5. Writes requisitions for room supplies and furniture renovation or replacements.
  6. Reports need for room redecoration to Housekeeper.
  7. Examines carpets, drapes and furniture for stains, damage, or wear.
  8. Checks and counts linens and supplies.
  9. Records inspection results and notifies cleaning personnel of inadequacies.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees in the Housekeeping Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Use of Technology – Demonstrates required skills; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity.

Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Project Management – Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget.

Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance.

Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; keeps others adequately informed.

Managing Customer Focus – Promotes customer focus; establishes customer service standards; provides training in customer service delivery; monitors customer satisfaction; develops new approaches to meeting customer needs.

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

Teamwork – Gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.

Performance Coaching – Defines responsibilities and expectations; sets goals and objectives; gives performance feedback; motivates for increased results; recognizes contributions; encourages training and development.

Delegation – Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.

Managing People – Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; makes self available to staff; develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; fosters quality focus in others; improves processes, products and services..

Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.

Conflict Resolution – Confronts difficult situations; maintains objectivity; keeps emotions under control; uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values.

Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Personal Appearance – Dresses appropriately for position; keeps self well groomed.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of  Accounting software;  Design software and  Order processing systems.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.