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Assistant Manager, HousekeepingWyndham Grand Pittsburgh DowntownPittsburgh, PA
A property of: Wyndham Hotels & ResortsPosted 3 weeks ago

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Wyndham Grand is now seeking a Assistant Manager, Housekeeping to join our team at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Job Summary The Assistant Housekeeping Manager is responsible for ensuring the operation of the Housekeeping Department in an attentive, friendly, efficient and courteous manner, providing all guests with quality service and a clean and safe environment throughout their stay, while efficiently managing expenses and maximizing service levels. Education & Experience At least 2 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 4-year college degree; or a 2-year college degree and 1 or more years of related experience. Supervisory experience required. Must be proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing. Physical Requirements Long hours sometimes required. Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. General Requirements Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner. Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests. Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines. Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner. Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings. Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required. Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel. Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, including wearing nametags. Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations. Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions. Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary. Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information. Perform other duties as requested by management. Fundamental Requirements Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times. Employees must, at all times, be attentive, friendly, helpful, and courteous to all guests, managers, and fellow employees. Respond to all guest requests, problems, complaints and/or accidents presented through reservations, comment cards, letters and/or phone calls, in an attentive, courteous and efficient manner. Follow up to ensure guest satisfaction. Motivate, coach, counsel and discipline all Housekeeping personnel according to Wyndham SOP's. Ensure compliance to Standard of the Week training, using the steps to effective training according to Wyndham standards. Maintain a regularly scheduled cleaning program (i.e. floor care, hard cleaning, mattress flipping, etc.) and maintain a detailed checklist for each position. Assist in maintaining and controlling all housekeeping equipment. Assist in ensuring compliance with all corporate Risk Management standards (MSDS, HazComm, etc.). Ensure that large guestroom turns are managed efficiently. Ensure consistency with departmental opening and closing procedures. Prepare and conduct Housekeeping interviews as required and follow hiring procedures according to Wyndham SOP's. Develop employee morale and ensure training of Housekeeping personnel. Inspect rooms daily, and ensure that some rooms are inspected with supervisors on a daily basis. Assist the Director of Housekeeping in inspecting all VIP rooms prior to arrival. Ensure that public areas, guest rooms and back-of-house areas are cleaned to Wyndham standards. Assist in maintaining required pars of all Housekeeping and Laundry supplies by ordering all needed supplies and amenities on a monthly or quarterly basis. Assist in conducting monthly and quarterly Housekeeping inventories on a timely basis. Ensure guest privacy and security through correctly following Wyndham procedures. Monitor work orders and submit to Engineering according to hotel procedures. Follow up on work orders to ensure completion. Conduct pre-shift meetings for room attendants and housemen. Respond to emergency situations using information contained in MSD sheets. Keep MSD sheets current and easily available. Balance and clear room status nightly; compare the p.m. housekeeping report with the PMS room status report and resolve any discrepancies. Assist in reviewing Housekeeping staff's worked hours for payroll compilation and submit to Accounting on a timely basis. Assist in preparing employee Schedule according to business forecast, payroll budget guidelines and productivity requirements. Maintain Wyndham SOP's regarding Purchase Orders, vouchering of invoices and checkbook accounting. Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with managers, employees and other departments. Ensure implementation of all Wyndham policies and house rules. Understand hospitality terms. Ensure sign off of all Service Standards by Position competencies for Housekeeping staff. Carry a pager at all times. Operate pagers and radios efficiently and professionally in communicating with hotel staff. Ensure the proper use of radio etiquette within the department. Manage and organize large turn days (including group check-ins or check-outs). Monitor out-of-order, out-of-service, discrepant, and show rooms. Must maintain constant communication with Guest Services. Monitor and act on special requests as needed; VIPs, special needs rooms, connecting, etc. Attend weekly staff meeting and provide training on a rotational basis using steps to effective training according to Wyndham standards. COMPANY OVERVIEW: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company. We stand 21 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 95 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world. Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all. Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers. We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio-distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands-delivers just that. We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Registry Collection Hotels, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide. Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Job Location: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 Employment Status: Full-time...

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Job Details

Mid level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Upscale
room Count:
251-500
location Type:
Urban

Values

Accountability
Customer Focus
Diversity
Fun
Inclusion
Integrity

Perks

401(K)
401(K) Matching
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Vision Benefits
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Address600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 View map
Property typeHotel 
classUpscale 
room Count251-500 
location TypeUrban 

People (5)

GEOFF BALLOTTIPresident and Chief Executive OfficerGeoff serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors. Prior to the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 2018, he served four years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Hotel Group and before that, six years as Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Destinations. Prior to joining Wyndham, Geoff held leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, including President of Starwood North America; Executive Vice President, Operations; Senior Vice President, Southern Europe; and Managing Director, Ciga Spa, Italy. Prior to joining Starwood he was a Banking Officer in the Commercial Real Estate Group at the Bank of New England. Geoff serves as a Past Chair of the American Hotel & Lodging Association Board. He previously served as Chairman of the U.S. Travel Association and on the Executive Committee of the American Resort & Development Association. He also served on the board of directors for Christel House International, a not-for-profit organization that supports impoverished children throughout the world.
LISA BORROMEO CHECCHIOChief Marketing OfficerLisa serves as our Chief Marketing Officer, championing the world’s most iconic hotel brands and leading the company’s revenue generation strategy. Prior to the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 2018, Lisa served as Senior Vice President, Global Brands for Wyndham Hotel Group. Lisa joined the company in 2015 as vice president, Brand Marketing. Prior to joining Wyndham, Lisa served in various marketing positions at JetBlue Airways, and earlier in her career, she worked in event management in professional tennis.
MONICA MELANCONChief Human Resource OfficerMonica serves as our Chief Human Resource Officer, leading a wide range of human resources, corporate social responsibility, and operations functions across the company’s global enterprise. Prior to her current role, she served as Group Vice President, Human Resources, overseeing human resources for all of Wyndham’s managed hotels in North America. She joined the company in 2018, following its acquisition of La Quinta, where she previously served as Vice President, Employee Relations. Prior to La Quinta, Monica spent 15 years with Target, serving in a number of progressive, senior human resources roles.
SCOTT LEPAGEPresident, AmericasScott serves as our President, Americas, and is responsible for maximizing the performance of franchised and managed hotels in the region. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Managed Operations, overseeing the company’s managed hotel portfolio. Prior to the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Scott served as Executive Vice President, North America Operations for Wyndham Hotel Group and before that, as Vice President, Internal Audit, for Wyndham Worldwide. Before joining Wyndham, he served in various financial and operational roles with Arthur Andersen, IAC and Cameron-Brooks. Scott is a former Naval Aviation Officer and previously led operational teams over a 10-year career with the U.S. Navy.
MICHELE ALLENChief Financial OfficerMichele serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this role, she served as our Executive Vice President and Treasurer, overseeing capital markets activity, global cash management, risk management and business intelligence. Before the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 2018, she served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Wyndham Worldwide, where she had responsibility for enterprise-wide budgeting, forecasting, capital allocation, financial analysis and strategy. Michele has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has served in varied financial leadership positions of increasing responsibility throughout her tenure with Wyndham and its predecessors. She began her career as an independent auditor with Deloitte.

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OUR VALUESIntegrity We hold ourselves to the highest standards. We’re responsible, truthful, and transparent. Accountability We honor our commitments and deliver results. Under any circumstance, we stand up and say, “Count on me.” Inclusive We respect differences in people, cultures, ideas, and experiences. Caring We never underestimate the power of compassion. We generously give our time, attention, and action. Fun When we have fun doing what we love, our guests love their experiences with us.
CULTUREAt Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a set of values underpins our distinctive culture, drives our growth, nurtures innovation, and inspires the great experiences we create for team members and the people we serve. COUNT ON ME Our signature “Count on me” service culture encourages each team member to be responsive, be respectful, and deliver great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.
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