Hiring: Director of Housekeeping Operations

Seachange Vacation Rentals has an immediate opening in the Housekeeping Department of our Operations team. We need a skilled, experienced hospitality Housekeeping Operations Manager to come in and not only lead this team, but build out the team quickly! Here’s your chance to join the most creative, leading edge professional contemporary vacation rental management company at the Delaware Beaches. There are not many opportunities to build out your own team. Grab this one!

Job Duties

  • Assist Seachange GM in building our Housekeeping department.
  • Hire, train, supervise, and retain a team of cleaning, linen, and laundry staff. Ensure all staff adhere to Seachange policies, procedures, and high standards.
  • Develop and manage a budget, adhering to set annual costs, with the ability to perform a cost-benefit analysis.  
  • Prepare schedules and assign duties to staff.
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning and linen supplies.
  • Inspect properties prior to Guest and Owner arrivals.
  • Develop and roll out annual service contracts for Owners for bi-annual Housekeeping services.
  • Coordinate with Guests, Owners, and Seachange management to resolve issues and report your team’s work.
  • Travel between worksites is necessary hence independent, reliable transportation is needed.
  • Expected to perform all the duties of those supervised on your team as needed.
  • Includes weekend work as needed.

Job Requirements

  • A strategic, creative operations person, detail focused, Guest experience obsessed, computer savvy with good administrative skills.
  • Previous housekeeping management in the hotel and/or vacation rental industry. Must have built, trained, and supervised a housekeeping team.
  • Able to develop, track, and keep to operational budgets.
  • Technical computer skills required on Windows based desktops and laptops, i/OS based tablets and mobile devices.
  • Availability to work Sunday through Saturday, early mornings and evenings as needed.
  • Knowledge of city, state, and federal employment laws.
  • Professional in all forms of communications such as email, phone calls, video calls and texts.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in an agile, fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to change activity frequently and cope with interruptions.
    • Highly responsive and reliable.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to stand, sit, and walk for extended periods.
    • Reach overhead and below the waist.
    • Regularly push, pull, and lift up to 25 pounds.
    • Occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
    • Bend, stoop, squat, kneel, and twist.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Contact

Send resume to Megan Rynkiewicz, GM Seachange Vacation Rentals via email megan@seachangevacationrentals.com

No initial calls or walk ins please.

Job Type

  • Full-time W2.
  • Salary Range $40,000 – $60,000 p.a. with starting salary determined by prior experience.
  • Paid Time Off – 5 paid days off awarded at the 1-year mark with 2 additional days off earned per additional year of service up to 15 days paid time off.
  • Health Care – Seachange gives W2 employees access to a company Group Healthcare plan but employees pay their own costs. Seachange pays staff above local comparable salaries to help offset costs of healthcare.