Job Description for a Hotel Facilities Supervisor

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A hotel facilities supervisor oversees hotel staff that maintains and repairs facilities and equipment. She ensures the hotel staff is working properly and efficiently.

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Education and Certification

Most hotels will require an associate's degree or vocational training in a related discipline such as facilities maintenance. Some employers will require certification in one equipment and systems speciality such as HVAC, electrical or plumbing.


Skills include previous supervisory experience, and basic technical skills to diagnose facility equipment problems. Because hotel facilities supervisors oversee overall operations of one or more facilities, they're also required to understand each hotel's standard procedures.


Overall responsibilities include supervising, hiring and training facilities support staff, including maintenance, housekeeping, security and contractors. A hotel facilities supervisor ensures the facility is maintained, safe, clean and comfortable for guests. The facilities supervisor also oversees facility maintenance and upkeep budgets.


Because most hotels are operational 24 hours per day, the job may require long hours, and to be on call for emergencies.


In October of 2009, reported average salary is approximately £37,700 per year for a hotel facilities supervisor.

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