Top 20 Lodge Manager Interview Questions
Question 1 of 21
What are your key skills?
Guest interaction, knowledge of Southern Africa, knowledge of world politics. Attention to detail. Ability to train staff.
I am very good with people/conflict situations, hardworking and energetic.
Question 2 of 21
If you were hiring a person for this job, what would you look for?
Outgoing personality, computer skills, flexible, people oriented.
For someone who is presentable, adaptable, honest, flexible.
Appearance, ability to run a lodge, great people skills and honesty.
What have you done to improve your knowledge for a facilities managers position in the last year.
Question 3 of 21
Tell us about a specific time when you had to handle a tough problem which challenged fairness or ethical issues.
Coworkers disagreeing over new candidates to hire due to non bilingual.
Question 4 of 21
How do you keep track of things you need to do?
Question 5 of 21
When is the last time you had a disagreement with a peer? How did you resolve the situation?
Over twenty years, by being open to concesation.
Question 6 of 21
Why do you want to be a Lodge Manager?
Question 7 of 21
When have you dealt with conflict before, amongst employees?
Question 8 of 21
Why are you a good leader? What are your unique qualities that set you apart from everyone else?
Question 9 of 21
Tell me about a time when you had to fire someone.
Question 10 of 21
If an employee makes a mistake, how do you correct the problem and how many warnings do you usually hand out before firing the employee?
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Question 11 of 21
Tell me about your leadership skills. What sets you apart from other managers?
Question 12 of 21
What do you know about our health care facility? Why did you choose us, when applying?
Question 13 of 21
From the research you have done, what do you know about our lodge and the community we are in?
Question 14 of 21
Describe your schooling experience.
Question 15 of 21
How would others describe you?
Loyal, passionate, trustworthy and hardworking. Always up for a challenge.
Question 16 of 21
Why did you decide to pursue a career as a lodge manager?
I am a people person and wish to use my knowledge and experience for this role. I'm passionate about treating customers fairly.
Question 17 of 21
What skills would you like to develop in this job?
Front line public relations, customer service.
After reading about the company and its values I know I could develop my skills further and would learn more.
Question 18 of 21
What was the best idea that you came up with in your career? How did you apply it?
Travel log for indigent clients, saved money.
Question 19 of 21
What can you do for us that other candidates cannot?
Trained in public relations, ability to maintain a pleasant atmosphere, retain employees and guest return visits due to hospitality.
I can use my knowledge and experience within this role. My skills matches you job description.
Question 20 of 21
Give an example of a time you successfully worked on a team.
Housekeeping worked as team daily interaction was always enjoyable.
I was asked to complete a new contract for 3 months with our new clients. I managed a team of staff and contractors and completed the work on time. Also received good feedback from clients and customers.
Question 21 of 21
Tell me about a time when you fired someone. What was their mistake and how did you handle it?
Stealing cash, investigated silently, gathered facts, and informed employee of findings, giving opportunity to defend accusations and facts.
About Lodge Manager
October 4th, 2017
Lodge managers work in the travel accommodation industry, where they are responsible for ensuring that guests at the hotel or motel have a pleasant experience with all aspects of their stay. Their tasks include overseeing all other departments, from housekeeping to the kitchen, and making sure that they all run efficiently. In some establishments, lodge managers may also hire and train staff, set room rates and budgets, and allocate funding to the different departments.
A high school diploma is the minimum educational qualification required to work as a lodge manager in a smaller hotel or motel. However larger establishments will require all candidates to have at least a bachelor's degree in hospitality, hotel management or a related field. Excellent leadership, communication, customer service, organizational, interpersonal and listening skills are essential for this role.
Do you have any first-hand work experience as a lodge manager? If not, do you have any experience at all working with the hospitality industry? What qualities do you think you have that make you a good fit as a lodge manager? Do you have strong leadership skills? These are some of many challenging questions that the interviewing panel will ask you to assess your suitability to the role. One way to be more confident when replying to these questions is to go to Mock Questions and give some thought to how you will answer the questions listed there.