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Assistant Housekeeping Manager

Department: Rooms Division

Reports to: Housekeeping Manager

Status: Exempt

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Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. A luxury, AAA Four-Diamond hotel and the first member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean, the resort is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. It features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three-, four- and six-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants, two private beaches, on-site boutique, sundries shop with grab & go options, full-service provisions store and a 55-slip marina. The resort marina offers exhilarating excursions through Dive BVI, sailing certifications with Offshore Sailing School and is the base of operations for Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s leading charter company. Visit ScrubIsland.com to learn more.

The Assistant Housekeeping Manager is responsible for  assisting with planning, organizing, and developing of the overall operation of the housekeeping department in accordance with local standards and guidelines along with assuring the highest degree of quality guest care is maintained at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous experience managing a team of housekeeping employees through motivation,

coaching and development.

  • The ability to anticipate customer needs, change goals and direction quickly and

multitask

  • Working knowledge of rooms management systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of Housekeeping process and procedures.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Prior job related experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and other employees.
  • Read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Speak with others using clear and professional language
  • Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
  • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance.
  • Enjoy working with people and possess a friendly and outgoing personality.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills, as well as basic computer knowledge.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by supervisors or manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests’ service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation.
  • Inspect guest rooms, public areas, pool, etc. after being cleaned by Housekeeper to ensure quality standards.
  • Run sold room reports, verify room status, determine discrepant rooms, prioritize room cleaning, and update status of departing guest rooms.
  • Assist Housekeeping management in managing daily activities.
  • Act as a liaison to coordinate the efforts of Housekeeping, Engineering, Front Office, and Laundry.
  • Document and resolve issues with discrepant rooms with the Front Desk.
  • Prepare, distribute, and communicate changes in assignment sheets/workboards.
  • Communicate issues to next shift.
  • Complete required paperwork.
  • Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees.
  • Any other duties assigned by the manager or supervisor.

Career Information

Date Posted:
August 25, 2021

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