Fairmont Rooms: Housekeeping Supervisor in United States

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Housekeeping Supervisor

Memorable experiences for our Guests and Colleagues is the essence of being a Leader with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. As a Housekeeping Supervisor your attention to detail will show the Housekeeping team that you are committed to providing luxury Guest experiences. The energy and enthusiasm you display will create a “fun” place to work.

Hotel Overview:

When you’re ready to escape to endless Pacific sunshine, world-class accommodations and impeccable service, look no further than San Diego’s premier resort: Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or slipping away for the weekend, start planning your Grand Moment with our specials and packages.

Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Housekeeper, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • The Housekeeping Supervisor will be responsible for the daily ownership and operational execution of the Housekeeping Department.
  • This will include the processing of tasks. This position is dependent on teamwork and a solid foundation based with the mechanical hour capacity and productivity reports and ownership of processes a must for development.

  • Housekeeping Supervisor is responsible for supervising, directing and assuring the completion of all housekeeping tasks assigned to room attendants and house persons and maintaining high standards of cleanliness.

  • Able to assist guests as needed and work in a strong, team environment.

  • Must be flexible to work all shifts and days of the week.

  • A basic knowledge of resort activities is required to ensure timeliness of customer needs that would be outlined each morning in Pre-Shift.

Employee Status


  • High School graduate or equivalent is preferred.

  • Previous experience of one year is preferred.

  • Able to communicate both written and verbally.

  • Reading and counting is essential. Computer efficient in Excel and Word is preferred.

  • Requires basic knowledge of housekeeping

  • Must be able to coach council and develop employees through basic skill. Must be able to motivate by example either on the production floor or, in a classroom environment.

  • Needs to have an aptitude to promote minimum levels of skills and abilities that would create a positive outcome, in a hot and challenging work environment.

  • Must be able to lift minimum of 50 pounds

  • Must have ability to work with others to create attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow-through, courtesy, cooperativeness and work with minimum supervision.

  • Must have ability to secure minimum levels of skills and abilities that would allow for a proficient job orientation based on specific tasks and methods. This is to provide a safe working environment according to OSHA regulations that would protect both the employee and coworkers.

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs. throughout the day.

  • Ability to follow directions, perform tasks with attention to detail, speed accuracy, and follow-through.

  • Ability to work without direct supervision.

  • Ability to work well as part of a team, Set up and organize workstation with designated supplies and equipment.

  • Replenish supplies and equipment as needed during the shift.

  • Report any faulty equipment, linen shortages, maintenance needs, safely hazards and other problems immediately to your supervisor.

  • Restock work areas for the next shift as assigned.

  • Successfully complete the training / certification process for this position.

Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in U.S

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTSAt Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: United States-San Diego-Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: Ongoing

Req ID: GDM00716