Director, Housekeeping Job at Great Wolf Resorts, Gurnee, IL

  • Great Wolf Resorts
  • Gurnee, IL

Job Description

Pay: $90000.00 per year - $90000.00 per year

At Great Wolf, the Director of Housekeeping is responsible for directing all aspects of housekeeping services and programming including but not limited to operations, planning, budgeting, staffing and payroll. Senior level position, which must ensure guest and employee satisfaction is achieved while maintaining profitability within the housekeeping function.

Join our Pack:
Grow your career : A great place to start or advance your career with cross-training, scholarship fund, and talent development programs at all levels
Great Perks : Take advantage of exclusive perks for you, your family, and friends - including discounted vacations and employee referral incentives
Learn While You Earn : Gain access to Great Wolf University for on-the-job training, functional, and leadership training
Prioritize Your Well-Being : We offer flexible scheduling, access to a holistic wellness program and technology, and support through our Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund
Celebrate Your Uniqueness : Join a team that cheers for diversity and inclusion through programs that make everyone feel welcome and recognized.

•Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
•Health savings account
•Telehealth resources
•Life insurance
•401K with employer match
•Paid vacation time off
•Paid parental leave

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop detailed, realistic, and comprehensive plans that support organizational objectives, effectively allocating resources and time across groups or departments
  • Fiscal and budgetary management of housekeeping operations including creating and maintaining departmental budgets, forecasts, and financial reports as needed; reviewing and approving purchases for the department
  • Manage the daily activities of the Housekeeping and Laundry department to include appropriate cleaning of all public areas as well as guest rooms.
  • Provides supervision to Laundry pack members and ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of the operation
  • Participate and collaborate on cross-functional teams in order to effectively coordinate resort activities
  • Monitor, manage and respond to guest comments and proactively addressing guest comments with operational resolutions
  • Conduct investigative actions with guests, where necessary, for guest service and liability claims, ensure customer requests are handled in a timely and professional manner
  • Develop, implement, and monitor schedules for the housekeeping operation and manage staffing process to ensure appropriate levels of resourcing to maintain efficient operations
  • Manages room expeditor software program (REX) in order to maintain maximum efficiency of inventory management
  • Participates in the Manager-On-Duty (MOD) program and executes duties
  • Recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluating team member performance against standards
  • Plan and implement staff training and development programs within the department
  • Monitors quality assurance program for lodge
  • Review accuracy of nightly housekeeping reports and investigates discrepancies
  • Serve on resort Executive Committee to represent the interests of the housekeeping function
  • Enforce policies and procedures; maintain a working knowledge of general and departmental safety procedures. Attends safety training programs and in-service education as required
  • Develops, implements, and monitors programs that assure a safe facility and work environment that is in compliance with all appropriate regulations-Ergonomics, Emergency Responses, Injury and Illness Prevention, and Hazard Communications Programs
  • Ensures the proper maintenance of all equipment; makes arrangements for repair and/or replacement of used and damaged equipment
  • Conducts inventory of housekeeping supplies for submission to the proper point of contact
  • Ensures housekeeping activity and physical areas stocked, organized and are compliant with all safety and environmental health processes, procedures and regulations
  • Oversees the safe management of the Lost and Found, verifying proper record keeping and safety of items

Required Qualifications & Skills
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience creating and maintaining documents with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience supervising/managing large housekeeping department
  • Minimum of 5 years hotel or resort experience

Desired Qualifications & Traits
  • College Degree
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict
  • Committed to comprehensive and in-depth analysis, planning, and implementation of every work effort
  • Projects a positive public relations image to team members and guests
  • Ability to motivate diverse groups to achieve extraordinary goals and overcome challenges
  • Excellent management skills including conflict resolution, coaching, development and teamwork

Physical Requirements
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 15 lbs

Application Instructions

We are hiring immediately, with relocation packages available. Click on "Apply Now" or chat with a recruiter (bottom of your screen on Great Wolf's website). Complete an application and a recruiter will reach out on next step.

Job Tags

Relief, Immediate start, Relocation, Flexible hours, Night shift,

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