Jobs at Hyatt Brands

Front Desk Supervisor

Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting
East Norriton, PA

Posted November 2, 2020

Front Desk Supervisor

Job Summary

The Front Desk Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Front Desk Manager and/or General Manager while providing attentive courteous and efficient service to all guests prior to arrival and throughout their stay. He/she is also responsible for maximizing room revenue and occupancy.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 2 to 3 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field required. High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • College course work in related field helpful.
  • Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for the applicable state.
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must be able to work well in stressful high pressure situations including ability to handle guest objections and disputes to satisfactory results.
  • Must be able to show initiative in job performance including anticipating what needs to be done before it becomes a necessity.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information data etc. from disparate sources and consider adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach all encounters with guests and associates in a friendly service oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working.
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Set the standard for guest relations at the Front Desk.
  • Obtain all necessary information when taking room reservations.
  • Monitor all V.I.P. and special guest requests.
  • Review Front Office log and Trace File daily.
  • Fully comprehend and execute all relevant phases 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.
  • Be familiar with all in-house groups.
  • Be aware of all closed out and restricted dates.
  • Follow and enforce all Aimbridge Hospitality hotel credit policies.
  • Be able to perform all duties of Guest Services Agent.
  • 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 Aimbridge Hospitality standards are met.
  • Establish and maintain good communications and teamwork with fellow associates and other departments within the hotel (set example for other associates be the team leader).
  • Assist the G.S.M. in ensuring that associates are following and maintaining Aimbridge Hospitality standards (i.e. answering phones call-backs 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.
  • Ensure that associates are at all times attentive friendly helpful and courteous to all guests managers and all other associates.
  • 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.
  • Perform any other duty as required by management.
  • Assist in training of new hires and current associates on a regular basis.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.

Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting

131 Room Extended Stay

Our Hotel

Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting hotel is nestled in the quiet and serene location just 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Our hotel location puts you near LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia at the Plymouth Meeting Mall, Valley Forge, King of Prussia Mall, and Villanova University. Our Philadelphia area hotel offers guests a modern and quiet place to stay with great amenities including free breakfast, WiFi, and parking, fitness center, outdoor pool, free shuttle service (5mi radius), and 24hr dining.

  • Free shuttle service within 5 mile radius
  • Courtyard with outdoor swimming pool (open Memorial Day - Labor Day)
  • 24-hour Fitness Center
  • New Borrows program, for items you forgot, or just couldn’t fit

Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting

501 East Germantown Pike

East Norriton, PA 19401

Telephone (610) 313-9990