Hyatt Director of Housekeeping in DALLAS, Texas
Thompson Dallas, the Texas debut at The National , a 52 story building boasting a midcentury-modern hexagon design, rising prominently above the Dallas skyline. Designed to encompass an entire city block, Thompson Dallas will offer 219 guestrooms including 52 suites, 2 defining dining options and 20,000 sq feet of stunning event space. Other amenities will include a resort style pool, custom curated fitness facility, spa, and dog park. Thompson Dallas will bring guests and community together through an inspired tribute to history, design and culture.
The Director of Housekeeping is responsible for all duties of the housekeeping operation and cleanliness levels in all areas of the property. Responsibilities include: staff training, inter- department communications, and staff scheduling. The Director of Housekeeping will promote an atmosphere that insures customer and associate satisfaction. This position requires strong attention to detail, leadership skills, and the ability to effectively deal with department heads, guests, and team members.
Responsible for short and long term planning and the management of the hotel’s Housekeeping operations
Develop and recommend the budget, labor cost plans and objectives and manages within those approved plans
Solid understanding of housekeeping and laundry supplies and pars
Teach employees importance of, and how to greet guests and courteously solve guest requests
See that inspection program is consistently maintained
Assure all safety and security policies and procedures are followed
Work closely with all other Departments
Inspect some rooms daily
Experience purchasing linens and housekeeping supplies
Current on latest housekeeping and laundry technology
Work closely with vendors to assure proper pricing, delivery, and maintenance
Experience teaching, supervising, and mentoring multilingual and multicultural staff
Ensure OSHA and ADA policies are adhered to
Experience with turndown service, special needs of VIP Guests, foreign dignitaries, etc. helpful
Insures proper staffing levels for customer service goals
Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures
Lifesytle, Boutique or Luxury Experience preferred.
Bachelors Degree or at least 2 in same role
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
4 years or more of progressive hotel Rooms Management experience (typically with Hyatt).
With opening hotels, previous hotel pre-opening experience preferred
Service oriented style with professional presentations skills
Hotel/Hospitality degree an asset
Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line
Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills
Primary Location: US-TX-Dallas
Organization: Thompson Dallas
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Req ID: DAL003330
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