Assistant Manager| Housekeeping – Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport – Canada


Job Number 19001BIF
Job Category Housekeeping & Laundry
Location Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport| 3111
Convair Drive| Mississauga| Ontario| Canada
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.


Entry level management position that focuses on supporting the day-to-day
activities in Housekeeping| Recreation/Health Club and Laundry| if applicable.
Position directs and works with employees to clean and maintain guestrooms and
public space. Completes inspections and holds people accountable for
corrective action. Position assists in ensuring guest and employee
satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.


Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the housekeeping or
related professional area.


• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant
Management| Hospitality| Business Administration| or related major; no work
experience required.


Managing Housekeeping Operations and Budgets

• Ensures knowledge and understanding of OSHA regulations are up to date.

• Oversees all lost and found procedures.

• Obtains list of rooms to be cleaned immediately and list of prospective
check-outs or discharges to prepare work assignments.

• Inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies.

• Ensures guest room status is communicated to the Front Desk in a timely and
efficient manner.

• Works effectively with the Engineering department on guest room maintenance

• Understands and complies with loss prevention policies and procedures.

• Ensures all employees have proper supplies| equipment and uniforms.

• Supervises daily shift operations and ensures compliance with all
housekeeping policies| standards and procedures.

• Assists in supervising an effective inspection program for all guestrooms
and public space.

• Manages linen inventory and guest supplies and assists in the ordering of
supplies as necessary.

• Supervises Housekeeping and all related areas in the absence of the Director
of Services or Housekeeping Manager.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from supervisor as

• Assists in the review of comment cards and guest satisfaction results with

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service within guidelines.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Supports training initiatives for all current and new employees.

• Participates as needed in the investigation of employee accidents.

• Communicates performance expectations to Housekeeping employees in
accordance with job descriptions for each position and monitors progress.

• Coaches| counsels and encourages employees.

• Manages payroll administration.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to
individuals; continuously strives to improve service performance.

• Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service| operational needs|
and financial objectives are met.

• Communicates areas in need of attention to staff and follows up to ensure

• Participates as needed in the interviewing and hiring of Housekeeping
employee team members with the appropriate skills.

• Handles employee progressive disciplinary procedures as required.

• Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business
demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance.

• Supervises the Housekeeping shifts including |breaking out the house.|

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process| giving feedback
as needed.