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Front Desk Supervisor

posted October 28, 2018

Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown
San Jose, CA
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About This Job

It’s all about the people for you. You understand that your department is a critical, often first, touch point for guests. Your expert skill and natural ability to foster relationships ensures that your team’s ON it. You’re a wiz at juggling schedules. You know the groups and arrival times to staff efficiently, with operational ease top of mind. Fluid communications and accurate timely reporting keep departmental partners informed, enabling smooth operations and increased profitability. Ready to rise? Interstate’s Front Desk Supervisor position may be the perfect opportunity for your talent to shine and your career to elevate.

As Front Desk Supervisor, you will

  • Oversee the front desk staff to ensure optimal guest experience and smooth front desk operation. Pitching in, you attend to guest needs at the front desk. You know the property layout by heart to ably guide guests and answer questions.
  • Create an environment where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance. Oversee a diverse team of motivated desk agents by modeling the way, by training, empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Keep a pulse on workflow, room status and group activity and effectively communicate info for well informed fellow departments, to increase team efficiency and overall productivity.
  • Help with security by ensuring cashier reports balance, banks and deposits are verified, and key control is monitored.

Fundamentals

A high school education or equivalent is required, with one to two years’ supervisory experience in hospitality or other customer-related position. You must have excellent verbal and written English communication skills, with a second language helpful.  The ability to access, retrieve and leverage info from the hotel property management system is expected. You must also be able to handle cash or credit transactions and have Microsoft Office and Excel proficiency. General office equipment and cash register operation knowledge is expected.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3830 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown

282 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113

(408) 998-0400

236 Room Hotel

sanjose.place.hyatt.com

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Our Hotel

Our hotel is walking distance from the train station and around the corner from major thoroughfares. Business travelers are minutes from companies and convention centers while families are just miles from shopping on Santana Row or campus tours of Stanford.

What Guests Love:

  • A different place: 236 spacious, contemporary guest rooms featuring our signature Hyatt Grand Bed™ and Cozy Corner with sofa-sleeper in our king rooms
  • Grab a bite, 24/7: Enjoy the convenience of freshly prepared meals anytime, day or night, including a free hot breakfast with signature breakfast bowls
  • Meet and Greet: 7,000 sq ft of recently renovated, flexible meeting space, with on-site catering and technology solutions
  • Boost your productivity: Enjoy free Wi-Fi, connect to public computers with free, remote printing, and meet with colleagues at nearby tech hubs
  • Heart of downtown San Jose: Walking distance to San Jose McEnry Convention Center, SAP Center, VTA Light Rail and just a short drive to Mineta San Jose International Airport, Levi’s Stadium, and Avaya Stadium