The hospitality industry is one of the biggest industries that have a big scope of almost everyday necessities of a lot of people. Because it is that big, this industry also has a lot of different job positions to offer. However, just like in any other field, there are ones that are considered to be most in demand.
To give you a clue on which are the most wanted job positions in this industry, here is an overview of some of the said positions.
Food And Beverage Director
This position is not only applicable to hotels. You can also work in hospitals, schools, and other places where food directors are needed. The average pay is usually $52,450. The general job description would be having the responsibility to oversee the lounge/restaurant operations. You also get to recruit and train employees. You would also be the one who would create their schedules.
Managing budgets and achieving sales targets are also part of your job, along with maintaining close control of product orders and stock. You should also be able to control and analyze food costs. Of course, as the director, you should ensure that food safety and customer service are provided. Lastly, you should communicate well with your team and be able to motivate them.
Hotel General Managers
Hotels are rampant nowadays. The bigger they get, the more people they need to work for them. Thus, the more they need people who can take charge of everything. This is what general managers do. The pay is an average of a whopping $62,320. However, it still depends on the hotel you are working for and the status it has.
Your main job is to create and sustain a guest-driven hotel that goes beyond guest expectations in criteria. You should also provide an atmosphere that inspires your hotel team members so that they could do their best. It’s your job to watch over the quality process in order to ensure your guest’s satisfaction via consistent delivery of service and quality product in agreement with your hotel’s profitability goals whilst fulfilling the important requirements of your guest.
This position would entail you doing the daily routine of the hotel. You check-in and out guests, and inspect their suites for engineering and housekeeping quality. You also get to participate in the Food and Beverage outlet where you would have to greet and serve guests as needed.
You also have some responsibility with your subordinates. You will interview, and hire people. Once accepted, you would also be the one to supervise and counsel them. This would include the different department managers in the hotel. Although the pay is high, this job would put a lot of responsibilities on your shoulder and you should be up for it.
Whether it be janitors, maids, or housekeeping supervisors, one thing’s for sure. There’s a high demand for the housekeeping staff. Another good thing is the demand keeps on running for all seasons. This means it is normal to see a lot of openings for such positions. Compensation averagely comes in $25,920, $23,270 and $40,180 respectively.
Overall cleanliness of the place would be your primary concern. For the position of janitors and maids, you would be the one to clean up rooms and facilities of your working environment. If you’re a supervisor, then you would be the head of the team. You would be the one to check if requirements regarding cleanliness are met. You will also interview, hire and train people who want to be part of your team.