Nov 05, 2021

Housekeeping Supervisor

  • Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat Center
Full time Hospitality/House Keeping/Hotel

Job Description

Join the amazing team at the beautiful Bellarmine Retreat House in Barrington, IL.  Our housekeeping position is good for body, mind, and spirit!

We are seeking a housekeeping supervisor who will manage our team of full-time and part-time housekeepers to help keep our amazing retreat house clean for our many retreatants.  We offer free lunches on weekdays to all staff and a wonderful work environment.

Duties specific to Housekeeping Supervisor:

· Determine staffing required and schedule part-time housekeepers, full time housekeeping/maintenance person, and arrange for additional staffing as needed.

· Supervise the housekeeping staff.

· Maintain all housekeeping supplies to ensure that sufficient quantities are maintained to prevent shortages while operating within budget.

· Seek opportunities to reduce expenses and increase efficiency.

· Order equipment, linens, and supplies when needed or directed.

· Coordinate work of staff so it does not interfere with the retreat schedule.

· Manage the laundry process, which includes all bed linens and towels.

· Communicate with Associate Director, Building & Grounds Supervisor, Jesuits, and Office staff of needs or challenges with program schedules, staffing and other potential issues so that they are solved proactively.

· Perform other tasks as assigned or needed.

 Responsibilities of Housekeeping Staff include:

· Clean rooms and make beds in all sleeping rooms after each retreat, including adjoining private bathrooms and toilet rooms. Supply fresh towels and replace bed linens.

· Clean all public bathrooms and shower rooms daily during retreats, or as needed.

· Vacuum and clean common areas during and after each retreat.

· Sanitize and disinfect all commonly touched surfaces.

· Replenish all bathroom supplies.

· Bundle linens and towels and transfer to laundry after each retreat.

· Wash, dry, fold and stack towels and pillowcases after each retreat.

· Vacuum halls and common areas.

· Wet mop tile floors daily or as needed.

· Empty trash and recycling containers in bathrooms, offices, and public areas daily.

· Clean offices and Jesuit residence weekly.

Interested, qualified persons should submit a résumé to  Please call 847-381-2699 with questions.

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

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