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Hyatt Assistant Executive Housekeeper in CHARLESTON, South Carolina


Summary: Assists in overseeing operations of housekeeping services for assigned houskeeping department and surrounding public areas through the team of approximately 60 - 100 colleagues, supervisors, and managers. The staff includes Wild Dunes Colleagues and vendor labor staffing.S/he oversees the department ensuring service quality, staff efficiency, safety standards and financial productivity. TheAssistantExecutive Housekeeper will motivate, train and uphold staff accountability to provide exceptional Housekeeping service standards.

We are seeking for Assistant Executive Housekeepers to join the opening team of the new Sweetgrass Inn, Boardwalk Inn, and Property Management Housekeeping teams!

Essential job Functions:

  • Directly accountable for hiring/training all Housekeeping staff to properly clean and inspect rooms to the highest quality in accordance with the Wild Dunes Resort Standard

  • Directly responsible for holding the staff accountable when room cleanliness and/or inspections of rooms/areas are not up to the Wild Dunes Standard

  • Directly responsible for owner retention and owner satisfaction regarding housekeeping

  • Must be knowledgeable of all procedures and must be able to assist with any job function within Housekeeping services.

  • Must be able to communicate thoroughly with staff (Some staff might not speak English as a first language)

  • Directly responsible for increasing guest/owner satisfaction through the guest feedback platform (HySat)

  • Directly responsible for the Laundry Operation and Linen Management at Wild Dunes Resort

  • Directly responsible for assisting in budgeting payroll and expenses, staff scheduling, forecasting and control of Housekeeping operating expenses

  • Directly responsible for completing individual and departmental goals set annually

  • Facilitation and completion of annual performance appraisals for the Wild Dunes Housekeeping staff in accordance with resort standards and policies

  • Facilitation and completion of daily/weekly/monthly meetingswith the Wild Dunes Housekeeping staff

  • Performs daily/weekly/monthly inspections with staff

  • Directly responsible for construction, development and implementation of all Housekeeping Standard Operating Procedures

  • Participates in the interviewing and hiring of Housekeeping Staffing

  • Responsible for learning and utilizing all available Property Management Software(s) that pertain to Housekeeping

  • Reviews and responds to guest feedback through the guest feedback platform (HySat) and communicates information to team to ensure continual guest satisfaction

  • Instills a calm, organized guest service-minded approach in all stressful situations

  • Finds creative ways to empower staff, build rapport, increase morale, reward and recognize staff appropriately

  • Adheres to all safety and emergency procedures and guidelines

  • Adheres to all company, property and departmental policies

The Assistant Executive Housekeeper is responsible for all essential job functions and all other duties that are assigned by Executive Housekeeper, Director of Housekeeping, and Rooms Director.


Experience & Education:

  • Hospitality experience required

  • Hotel Opening experience preferred

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have strong supervisory and organizational skills

Job Requirements:

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet company driving standards

  • Must have excellent phone etiquette

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • Must have strong computer skills

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

  • Must have exceptional detail in communication and documentation

  • Must be able to work efficiently under pressure

  • Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with guests and Colleagues

  • Must have a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests and Colleagues

Colleagues who are hired at Wild Dunes Resort will be verified through the federal E-Verify system.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to stand on feet throughout the shift, with intermittent periods of walking;

  • Must be able to occasionally lift, carry, push & pull up to 50 lbs with assistance;

  • Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, and repetitive hand & arm movements frequently, and squeezing & overhead reaching occasionally.

  • Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, push, pull, walk on uneven surfaces on an occasional basis;

  • While primarily an indoor job, must be able to walk outside in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, heat);

  • Must be able to climb stairs occasionally, both indoors and outside in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, heat).

Primary Location: US-SC-Isle of Palms

Organization: Wild Dunes Resort

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Housekeeping/Laundry

Req ID: ISL000445

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.