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General Manager

posted November 28, 2018

Hilton New York JFK Airport
Jamaica, NY
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Excellent opportunity with this growing and innovative company headquartered in Nashville, TN! Company offers a great work environment, excellent benefits and career development opportunities!
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About This Job

Chartwell Hospitality is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead an experienced team for a full service Hilton,  in Jamaica, NY.  The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of urgency, personal initiative, and determination, be able to drive sales and exceed expectations of both team members and guests. We are looking for an experienced candidate with a proven track record of successfully managing a hotel's overall operation. A strong leader that can create a motivating work environment develop team members and deliver results while upholding all brand quality standards and maintain budgeted revenues and expenses.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all departments are profitable and maintain strong working relationships.
  • Performs Sales duties including marketing calls, attending community business functions, qualifying and retention of an in-house group and corporate business, and assisting Director of Sales with hotel sales strategies.
  • Meets all Accounts Receivable standards, and conducts monthly calls to ensure aging is current.
  • Adheres to all franchise and company procedures and regulations as well as standard operating procedures.
  • Allocates funds, authorizes expenditures, and completes in budget planning.
  • Reviews monthly financial reports and knows at all times where the hotel stands against budget.
  • Manages human resources functions of the hotel by controlling turnover, motivating employees, focusing on employee development and retention and conducting regular employee meetings.
  • Protects the hotel and its assets through enforcing and maintaining a preventative maintenance program.
  • Responds quickly to guest requests in a friendly manner and follows up to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Follows company policies and procedures and can effectively communicate them to subordinates.
  • Ensures hotel is in compliance with all federal, state and local laws, including OSHA, EEOC, Wage Hour and Health laws.

Job Requirements: 

  • FIVE (5) YEARS HOTEL MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE, Hilton preferred
  • Passion to provide exemplary guest service
  • Ability to create and develop a dynamic team
  • Must be flexible
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Proficiency with basic computer (PC) and office technology
  • Degree in Hotel or Hospitality Management a plus
  • Local market experience a plus

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life & AD/D
  • Long/Short Term
  • 401-K
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  • Compensation: Based on Experience

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About This Employer

Hilton New York JFK Airport

144-02 135th Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11436

(718) 659-0200

356 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Just ¼ mile from JFK Airport, Hilton New York JFK Airport is your ticket to convenience whether you’re flying in, flying out, or just looking for a hotel near Jamaica, NY’s corporate offices. Take advantage of our free shuttle, plus an indoor pool and complimentary business center. Located in a neighborhood of Queens, our Jamaica, NY hotel is a great base for a side trip into Manhattan, 15 miles away.

  • ¼ mile from JFK airport with complimentary airport shuttle 
  • Located near DHL, Swissport, GEO Group, and Delta corporate offices
  • Mini-fridge and designated work space in all guest rooms
  • Sparkling indoor pool and well-equipped fitness center
  • American bistro-style restaurant and sports bar open until midnight daily 
  • 9 versatile meeting rooms accommodating up to 500 guests