Guest Services Supervisor

Full-time, Hourly, Non-exempt Status
Bradenton, Florida
Posted 1 month ago

Travel in style at SpringHill Suites by MarriottĀ® Downtown Bradenton Riverfront, the all-suite hotel that seamlessly blends design and functionality offering the modern amenities you need to stay refreshed and focused - all at an affordable price. Our custom-built hotel includes 131 spacious suites, many with terrific balcony views of the Manatee River. Take the stress out of travel with free Wi-Fi, a relaxing roof-top pool and fitness centers. Enjoy our complimentary new breakfast or dine with our innovative restaurant partner, Oak&Stone, featuring craft beers, house-made pizzas, and a fun but relaxed environment. Quite simply, from business trips to leisurely journeys, the SpringHill Suites Downtown Bradenton Riverfront is a breath of fresh air in sunny Bradenton, Florida.

Job Summary

The Guest Services Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Guest Services 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.

Qualification Standards

  • 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.
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Light work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.
  • 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.
  • Have knowledge of and assist in emergency procedures as required.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.

Duties

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with North Star Lodging Management/Marriott 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 North Star Lodging Management/Marriott 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 North Star Lodging Management/Marriott 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 North Star Lodging Management/Marriott standards are met.
  • Establish and maintain good communications and teamwork with fellow employees and other departments within the hotel (set example for other employees, be the team leader).
  • Assist the G.S.M. in ensuring that employees are following and maintaining North Star Lodging Management/Marriott 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 employees are, at all times, attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and all other employees.
  • 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.
  • Respond to all GuestVoice alerts.
  • Maintain GuestVoice and educate front desk team on hotels performance.
  • Drive hotel van as needed.
  • Complete guest shopping list if needed.
  • Order, stock and clean market.
  • Perform any other duty as required by management.
  • Assist in training of new hires and current employees on a regular basis.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.

Job Features

Job CategoryFront of House, Guest Services Department, Reports to Assistant General Manager

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