Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel

901 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON

Front Desk Manager

Part Time / Full Time

Front Desk Manager

Toronto, Ontario (view on map)

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Posting Date Dec 01, 2021
Job Number 21139638
Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations
Location Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel, 901 Dixon Road, Toronto, ONT, Canada VIEW ON MAP
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts
Schedule Full-Time
Relocation? N
Position Type Management
Located Remotely? N

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

JOB SUMMARY

 

Assists the Front Office Manager in administering front office functions and supervising staff on a daily basis. Front office areas include Bell/Door Staff, Switchboard and Guest Services/Front Desk. Position directs and works with managers and employees to carry out procedures ensuring an efficient check in and check out process. Ensures guest and employee satisfaction and maximizes the financial performance of the department.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the guest services, front desk, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; no work experience required.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Maintaining Guest Services and Front Desk Goals

• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

• Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.

• Ensures that regular on-going communication is happening with employees to create awareness of business objectives and communicate expectations, recognizes performance, and produces desired results.

• Understands the impact of department’s operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed goals.

 

Supporting Management of Front Desk Team

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Encourages and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

• Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations. Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.

• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.

• Supervises all areas of the Front Office in the absence of the Front Office or Assistant Front Office Manager.

 

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.

• Interacts with customers to obtain feedback on quality of product, service levels and overall satisfaction.

• Ensures employees understand customer service expectations and parameters.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

 

Managing Projects and Policies

• Implements the customer recognition/service program, communicating and ensuring the process.

• Trains staff and monitors adherence to all credit policies and procedures to reduce bad debts and rebates.

• Supervises same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and control property occupancy.

• Supervises daily Front Desk shift operations and ensures compliance with all policies, standards and procedures.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.

 

Supporting Human Resource Activities

• Supports the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

• Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an “open door” policy and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.

• Brings issues concerning employee satisfaction to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources.

• Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members with the appropriate skills.

• Supports a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.

• Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.

 

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

• Performs all duties at the Front Desk as necessary.

• Runs Front Desk shifts whenever necessary.

• Participates in departmental meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the Front Desk goals to produce desired results.

 

At Marriott, we are committed to putting our associates first and their health and safety are our highest priorities. This position requires associates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per current Public Health Agency of Canada standards or approved for a Human Rights accommodation.

 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

 

Notification to Applicants: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel takes seriously its obligations under provincial human rights and accessibility legislation (such as the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, and Nova Scotia Accessibility Act). We are happy to provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance. If you require an accommodation in relation to this job posting, our online application or an interview, please call 905-366-5227 or email CanadaApplicationAccommodation@marriott.com and a member of our Human Resources team will respond to your request. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accessibility accommodation as part of the recruiting process.


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About Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel


With contemporary design, extraordinary service and an impeccable location, Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel provides everything you need for a brilliant travel experience. Situated just a few minutes away from Toronto Pearson International Airport, with a complimentary hotel shuttle service and easy access to downtown Toronto via the UP Express train. Located near the Toronto Congress Centre and International Centre. Light-filled, intuitively designed rooms and suites feature pillowtop beds, work desks, mini-fridges and large windows with golf course or airport views. Elsewhere at the hotel, we invite you to enjoy a meal at Wayside Social, which showcases sustainable, locally sourced ingredients. Keep fit with a visit to the gym, or enjoy a swim in the heated indoor pool. Those planning events in Toronto can take advantage of our over 26,000 square feet of meeting space, enhanced by excellent catering and managed from start to finish by our experienced hotel team. We're looking forward to your visit.