Front Desk Supervisor (FT) - Wyndham Houston Medical Center

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
Front Office/Rooms Division
Level:
Supervisory level
Location:
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
02-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Wyndham Worldwide
Job Ref:
1615133

Front Desk Supervisor (FT) - Wyndham Houston Medical Center
24 Oct 2016


- Wyndham Houston Medical Center is located in the heart of the world renouned Texas Medical Center; we believe that as a associate in one of our managed hotels you will have a significant impact on our organization. We strive to create a work environment where our associates feel good about the work they do and the team they are a part of. We value our associates and their commitment to their family.

Job Summary:

The Front Desk Supervisor is responsible for assisting Front Office Management while providing attentive, courteous and efficient service to all guests, prior to arrival and throughout their stay, while maximizing room revenue and occupancy.

Education & Experience:


- High school diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
- Computer experience required.
- At least 2 to 3 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field required.
- Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- Wyndham Hotel Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Qualifications
Physical Requirements:


- Flexible hours sometimes required.
- Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
- Ability to stand during the entire shift.

General Requirments:
Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times. Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner. Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests. Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines. Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner. Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings. Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel. Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag. Comply with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations. Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions. Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary. Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives. Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information. Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs. Perform other duties as requested by management.
Fundamental Requirements: Obtain all necessary information when taking room reservations and follow the rate-quoting scenario. Monitor all VIP and special guest requests. Review Front Office log and Trace File daily. Fully comprehend and operate all relevant aspects of the Front Desk computer system. Ensure logging and delivery of all messages, packages, and mail in a timely and professional manner. Be aware of all rates, packages, and promotions currently underway as listed in the Red Book. Be familiar with all in-house groups. Be aware of all closed out and restricted dates. Follow and enforce all Wyndham International hotel credit policies. Be able to complete and ensure that a proper bucket check, room rate verification report, and housekeeping report have been accurately done and filed. Maintain proper operation of the P.B.X. console and ensure that all standards are met, if applicable. Establish and maintain good communications and teamwork with fellow employees and other departments within the hotel. Assist the G.S.M. in ensuring that employees are following and maintaining standards (i.e., answering phones, callbacks to guests, guest request log). Have knowledge of and assist in all emergency procedures as required. Oversee and ensure that all guests are checked in/out in a friendly, efficient and courteous manner. Be able to perform, complete and ensure that all tasks and duties on the shift checklist are completed in a timely and efficient manner. Responsible for issued house bank. Be able to perform all duties of Front Office Agent. Run room status reports in a timely manner and relay necessary information to affected departments and individuals. Monitor key control to maintain hotel security. Ensure the maximization of room revenue through Rooms Merchandising. Answer all guest inquiries in a timely and professional nature. Be involved in departmental meeting, planning and execution. Help maintain productivity levels at or above budgeted standards. Assist in training and cross training of new hires and current employees on a regular basis.

Contact Details:
Wyndham Worldwide
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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