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Supervisor - Guest Reception - Front Office

Company: Hotel Californian
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Hotel Californian fosters a creative, entrepreneurial, and energetic work environment. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the hotel. We strive to create a workplace culture that values family, work-life balance, and community. We help develop our teams and provide support for them to grow their careers with our organization. Our Talent is proud to work here.

Hotel Californian fosters a creative, entrepreneurial, and energetic work environment. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the hotel. We strive to create a work place culture that values family, work-life balance, and community. We help develop our teams and provide support for them to grow their careers with our organization. Our talent are proud to work here.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Guest Reception Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Guest Reception Manager while providing attentive, courteous, and efficient service to all guests, prior to arrival and throughout their stay, while maximizing room revenue and occupancy.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervising procedural aspects of the hotel's front office, maintaining a presence during peak traffic periods

Observing talent while they work to ensure that the front desk team is checking guests in and out of the hotel in an efficient, courteous, and professional manner

Ensuring guests' needs and concerns are responded to in a timely, professional and friendly manner with a focus on service recovery when applicable

Performing front desk agent duties as necessary, such as registration, check out and processing room reservations for guests

Assisting talent with questions and problems as they occur

Ensuring that all Elite guests, VIP guests and repeat guests are identified, recognized and pre-blocked

Ensuring proper execution of VIP requirements, including room requests, amenity placement, welcome letters, gifts, etc.

Monitoring cash handling, credit card totals and deposit slips to ensure accuracy

Ensuring that all safety and security policies and procedures are followed

Assisting with the training, coaching and development of team members

Assisting with interviewing and hiring team members

Managing and resolving all guest complaints and compliments in a professional and courteous manner

Maintaining an up to date working knowledge of all property amenities as well as any special events

Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.

SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

1 year guest services, general office, accounts receivable or customer service experience; OR an equivalent combination.

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend and use hands to handle objects, tools or controls.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, high level of attention to detail.

Ability to multi-task and coordinate activities both inter and intra departmentally, make decisions in the best interest of hotel, stand for long periods of time, work varying shifts based on business demands.

Computer proficiency not limited to: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Understanding of full service hotel products and guest services

Previous supervisory experience preferred

Must be highly organized, results oriented with the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced changing environment

Ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, professional manner and exhibit good judgment

Must have the ability to communicate clearly and directly with guests and team members using a positive, clear speaking voice

Strong interpersonal skills: ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful and flexible

Must possess strong communication and listening skills

Ability to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Foley Entertainment Group, LLC. is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to ...@vegasgoldenknights.com to let us know the nature of your request. This employer participates in E-Verify EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara , Supervisor - Guest Reception - Front Office, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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