Front Desk Supervisor - Mid/PM Shifts

Hilton Phoenix at the Peak
Phoenix, AZ

Posted June 10, 2021

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assign and instruct Guest Service Agents, Operators and Bell Attendants in details of work. Observe performance and encourage improvement.  Monitor lobby traffic to make staffing adjustments accordingly.

  • Manage Front Desk operations by completing a checklist of important daily tasks, determining room and rate availability and making decisions that are in the best interest of the hotel. Assist Guest Service Agents, Operators, Reservation Agents, Bell Attendants and other departments with any questions or requests
  • Resolve customer complaints by conducting thorough research of the situation and the most effective resolution. Authorize revenue allowances to remedy problems only after alternative solutions have been offered.
  • Prepare and conduct daily pre-shift meetings, communicate effectively with all staff and provide them with any information necessary to provide guest service in accordance with Crescent standards
  • Monitor performance of staff with performance evaluations and discipline issues. Make recommendations for training related issues when inconsistencies develop at the Front Desk

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by management based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director or Front Office Manager
  • Complete daily checklists of duties, to assure that appropriate reports are filed, and use analysis and judgment skills when preparing room discrepancy report.
  • Pre-Register all VIP’s and Hilton Honors Reservations so that the rooms may be inspected, and at the same time to ensure amenities are delivered to the correct rooms.
  • Transmit daily Hhonors and airline bonus mileage accounts.
  • Prepare daily forecast of expected arrivals and departures using analysis and judgment skills.
  • Operation of office equipment such as facsimile and photocopier as needed.
  • Respond promptly to guest requests for a supervisor of manager.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY:

  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information to resolve conflicts.
  • Basic mathematical skills and considerable skill in the use and operation of a calculator to prepare moderately complex mathematical calculations without error.
  • Ability to listen effectively and comprehend the English language to understand and obtain instructions and information.
  • Ability to see and hear in order to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.   Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times. Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Ability to effectively deal with associates and customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger and collect accurate information.  Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.  Ability to sit and continuously perform essential job functions in confined spaces in close proximity to other associates.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Customer Satisfaction: 

Our customers are what we are about.  One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff.  It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances.  Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day. 

Work Habits:

In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance.  You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

Safety & Security: 

The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent.  Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.

NOTE:        

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.  Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Hilton Phoenix at the Peak

7677 N 16th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85020-4434

Telephone (602) 997-2626

At A Glance

Fun days by the pool. Relaxing at the spa. Award-winning Coyote Camp for kids. Hilton Phoenix at the Peak, a mountainside Phoenix retreat, offers activities for the whole family. Check out our Hole-in-the-Wall River Ranch, complete with four acres of pools, lazy river, waterslide, miniature golf, and four tennis courts. With all-suite accommodations, you'll find plenty of space to feel right at home. 

  • All-suite resort near downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale
  • Exclusive concierge, pool at redesigned Agave Suites at North Pointe
  • River Ranch Water Park with pools, waterslide and lazy river
  • Tocasierra Spa & Salon, fitness center, tennis courts, miniature golf
  • Poolside dining, seasonal barbeque and Rico's American Grill
  • 48,000 sq. ft. meeting & event space, indoor/outdoor receptions

Crescent Hotels and Resorts are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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