Make sure that a household or office workplace is kept clean and tidy
Assign Guest Rooms and Common Areas to Housekeeping Staff
Hotel housekeeping supervisors are like a human switchboard. They create a schedule every day that shows who is assigned to clean which areas. It is updated throughout the day as guests check in and out.
Inspect Rooms and Common Areas for Cleanliness
Hotel housekeeping supervisors are responsible for inspecting the work of housekeeping staff to make sure it meets hotel standards.
Hire, Train, and Discipline Housekeeping Staff
Part of this job involves human resource tasks. Hotel housekeeping supervisors are responsible for sitting in on interviews with housekeeping candidates and training new staff on the hotel’s specific standards and policies. It also involves disciplining underperforming or insubordinate employees.
Order Cleaning Supplies
Hotel housekeeping supervisors have to regularly check supply levels to make sure the establishment never runs out of essential cleaning supplies. They also place orders for new cleaning equipment, such as vacuums, laundry machines, and carpet cleaners.
Create Employee Schedules
Hotel housekeeping supervisors create employee schedules, which can be a difficult task at a large hotel with dozens of housekeeping staff to manage.
Give Regular Reports to Senior Hotel Management
Hotel housekeeping supervisors keep senior hotel management in the loop on any major issues, such as room damages or extreme custodial situations.