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Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Canada



Assistant Housekeeping Director


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Who We Are:

Join the team at Fairmont Banff Springs. Set in one of Western Canada’s most spectacular alpine destinations, Banff offers a unique community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It's the perfect work/life combination.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Housekeeping, the Assistant Director is responsible for leading, coaching, and inspiring a Housekeeping Team of approximately 185 people in our 757-room hotel. We are looking for someone with a passion for people and a relentless commitment to ensure the highest levels of satisfaction for both our guests and colleagues.

Job Duties Include:

  • Establish goals, measurements and results for the department along with the Director of Housekeeping
  • Promote high morale through recognition and removal of identified barriers
  • Organize and participate in colleague recognition events
  • Responsible for coaching, developing and managing the performance of the Housekeeping team
  • Plan and organize all deep cleaning cycles and projects relating to guest rooms and public areas
  • Track and address all guest comments and concerns
  • Monitor labor costs while ensuring effective resource scheduling, vacation planning and department productivity
  • Provide necessary resources, functional tools and equipment to get the job done
  • Effective everyday communications, including performance management
  • Ensure a safe work environment is maintained at all times and that all colleagues are committed to working safely
  • Monitor/revise as needed, departmental health & safety tools including ALLSAFE, WCB & WHMIS training programs, policies and practices
  • Enhance and monitor department environmental initiatives and recycling programs
  • Effective and timely interaction with all hotel departments
  • Communicate effectively with the Maintenance department regarding guest rooms and public areas
  • Adhere to all hotel environmental policies, programs and initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned


Your experience and skills include:

  • Proven ability to successfully lead and motivate a large team
  • Highly organized with a proactive approach to getting the job done
  • Proven ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced, team-based environment
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience at a Supervisory or Manager level within the Housekeeping or Front Office in a luxury hotel
  • Computer literate in Property Manager and Microsoft Window applications is required
  • Experience with Hotsos program would be an asset
  • University degree or college diploma in hospitality management is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

Additional Information

Job Perks & Benefits:

  • One complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria (additional meals can be purchased for $4/meal)
  • Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health, Orthodontics, Fertility Drugs and Gender Affirmation for full time permanent status employees
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with employer matching up to 5% of annual earnings for full time permanent status employees
  • Employee travel program with discounts on room rates as well as on food & beverage at Fairmont & Accor properties world-wide
  • Access to the Mountain Explorer Travel Program – exclusive room rates for colleagues, which includes 50% off all food & beverage when staying at Fairmont Resorts in Lake Louise, Jasper & Whistler
  • Discounts while using our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre, Spa and Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Courses

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

At Fairmont Banff Springs, we believe that the strength of our team lies in its diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that respects the unique backgrounds, perspectives, and talents of the individual. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are dedicated to providing equal access to opportunities. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

If you are contacted by a Recruiter, kindly inform them at any stage of the recruitment process if you will need support or accommodations.

Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application or interview process may contact, in confidence: bsh.careers@fairmont.com

APPLY TODAY: For more information on working and living in at Fairmont Banff Springs, please visit www.banffspringsjobs.com

Diversidade & Inclusão para a Accor significa acolher cada um e respeitar suas diferenças, priorizando apenas qualidades e habilidades na ampliação de oportunidades de emprego e desenvolvimento. Nossa ambição é proporcionar emprego com propósito, e uma cultura acolhedora, excelentes condições de trabalho e promover o desenvolvimento de todas as pessoas, incluindo as pessoas com deficiência. Não hesite em nos informar de quaisquer necessidades específicas que possa ter para que possamos levá-las em consideração.


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