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Front Office Supervisor - Heathman Hotel

Company: Columbia Hospitality
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

PM Front Office Supervisor - Heathman Hotel

Let's start off with the most important part - what's in it for you:

The Perks

*Eligibility of perks is dependent upon job status

  • Get Paid Daily (Make any day payday)
  • Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay (Because Balance Matters)
  • Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, 401K, HSA/FSA Plans
  • Discounted Lodging, Dining, Spa, Golf, Retail & Partner Perks (Yes, Discounted Travel!)
  • Task Force Work Opportunities (Grow your career in idyllic locations across the globe)
  • Values-Based Culture (#OMGLIFE)
  • Culture Add (Creating Space for Fresh Perspectives)
  • Referral Bonus (Get Paid to Recruit)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • "Columbia Cares" Volunteer Opportunities
  • Committee Participation Opportunities (Fun, Philanthropic, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion)
  • Online Learning Platform to Help You Develop!
  • Free parking on property for all team members Our Commitment to you:

    "People never forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou's famous statement serves as a rallying cry throughout Columbia Hospitality and fuels our collective drive - and success.

    Our people are our purpose, and our brand is our people. We seek extraordinary individuals who drive our brand promise of Creating Exceptional Experiences. We are a people-first organization, ignited from the inside to succeed on the outside. We are a tight-knit, inclusive, values-driven team and we trust one another to have each other's backs. We show up every day with open hearts, an inclusive mindset, and genuine respect for those around us. We have fun, grow together, and strive to leave a positive lasting impression on everyone we meet.

    What you'll do:

    The Brass Tacks
    • Supervising procedural aspects of the hotel's front office (Including Front Desk, Valet, PBX, and Reservations if applicable), maintaining a presence during peak traffic periods.
    • Ensuring guest and employee 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.
    • Ensuring proper execution of VIP requirements, including room requests, amenity placement, welcome letters, gifts, etc.
    • Ensuring that all safety and security policies and procedures are followed.
    • Assisting with the training, coaching and development of team members.
    • Assisting with interviewing team members.
    • Maintaining an up to date working knowledge of all property amenities as well as any special events.
    • Preparing daily reports and distributing as directed.
    • Understanding of all front office standards and assisting in solving deficiencies.
    • Supplying guests with directions and information regarding property amenities, services, and hours of operation, and local areas of interest.
    • Completing designated cashier and closing reports in the computer system.
    • Following all company policies and procedures; reporting accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional.
    • Maintaining confidentiality of proprietary information; protecting company assets.
    • Welcoming and acknowledging all guests according to company standards.
    • Developing and maintaining positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals.
    • Performing other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors. The Nitty Gritty
      • Prior front-desk supervisory or lead experience in hospitality or hotels preferred
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
      • Experience leading a team
      • Previous customer service or guest relations experience required
      • The ability to read, write, and speak English fluently is required to analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
      • The ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from group of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
      • The ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
      • The ability to solve practical problems when only limited standardization exists.
      • The ability to interpret written and oral instructions.
      • Must possess basic negotiation skills and strong customer relations skills.
      • Strong computer skills: Full knowledge of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Outlook, Excel and Word. Don't meet every single requirement? At Columbia Hospitality we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

        Where you'll work:
        The Heathman Hotel Kirkland is the only boutique hotel in the vibrant neighborhood of downtown Kirkland, Washington. Indulge in a refreshing blend of modern luxury, with warm and personalized service. Our 91 guestrooms and suites are luxurious and comfortable, with a variety of sizes and amenities to meet your needs, whether business or pleasure. Savor an inspired seasonal menu and re-imagined dishes, brought to life through traditional hearth over cooking at Hearth. Sip on distinctive craft cocktails in the bar, with indoor and outdoor seating available year-round. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around Lake Washington and the downtown Kirkland arts and shopping district.

        The Fine Print
        Columbia Hospitality, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive environment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. We strive for excellence in every position within the company and select the most qualified people who embrace our service philosophy and these values.

        Accountability - Creativity - Enthusiasm - Honesty - Inclusion - Respect

        Columbia Hospitality is a national management and consulting company with more than 25 years of experience in creating hospitality solutions and delivering exceptional experiences. Our portfolio includes award-winning hotels and resorts, premier residential communities, restaurants and bars, private and public golf clubs, conference centers, and distinctive venues. Columbia Hospitality has been consistently recognized as one of the Top Companies to Work for in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal for their commitment to creating a fun, dynamic and nurturing work environment for team members.

        Other details
        • Pay Type Hourly
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Keywords: Columbia Hospitality, Kirkland , Front Office Supervisor - Heathman Hotel, Hospitality & Tourism , Kirkland, Washington

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