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Operations Manager II

posted October 12, 2019

Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
Austin, TX
697660 l

About This Job

Oversees two or more departments in the hotel. Accountable for achieving budgeted revenues/profits, while maintaining the operational and service standards prescribed by Hotel as well as those prescribed by White Lodging.

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• Provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times and ensure associates do the same.
• Able to run the Perfect Shift, using checklists and/or calendars for success.
• Manage and coordinate the activities of hotel staff.
• Able to carry out supervisory duties for any department under the Operations Manager (i.e. Front Desk, F&B, Housekeeping, etc.)
• Interpret company policies and provide a safe work environment by ensuring compliance with safety programs and job safety analysis.
• Ensure adherence to the Guarantee of Fair Treatment Policy.
• Source talent, interview applicants, facilitate orientation, and train new associates. Conduct ongoing training to increase job knowledge and skill level.
• Coach and counsel associates to encourage positive behaviors and correct negative behaviors.
• Analyze and resolve work problems or assist associates in solving work problems.
• Initiate or suggest plans to motivate associates to achieve related goals.
• Monitor uniform standards to ensure compliance with the Standards of Appearance.
• Comply with all regulations and guidelines for Human Resource tasks.
• Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, discharges and disciplinary measures.
• Be knowledgeable of associate benefits procedures and administration. Guide or direct associates to benefits information.
• Ensure proper hiring practices comply with eVerify, I-9, ADA and EEO requirements.
• Monitor service trends by speaking with guests, reviewing written guest comment cards, and guest tracking information to ensure service standards are achieved.
• Review individual guest surveys, guest satisfaction reports, online reviews, verbal comments, and the service recovery/defect tracking.
• Resolve all service issues via written communication or phone calls to complete the satisfaction of the customer.
• Empower and teach all associates how to resolve guest questions and/or complaints.
• Recognize associates for demonstrating outstanding service initiative with guests and fellow associates.
• Coordinate implementation of service strategies at the hotel level. Ensure service strategies align with White Lodging Services Pledge and the Brand’s service strategy.
• Support development of new business by creatively resolving special customer requests through making sound business decisions, passing on leads, conducting tours, making sales calls, and actively participating with community organizations.
• Review inventory control and selling strategy multiple times a day. Monitor house count to ensure rooms are ready for guests at checkin.
• Ensure hotel staff understands national sales and marketing programs and promotions at the hotel level.
• Ensure accounting policies are in place.
• Perform hands on duties as needed.
• Input and reconcile invoices.
• Ensure all equipment is maintained in accordance to the service standards and outages are reported and resolved in a timely manner.
• Responsible for management systems – accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, scheduling, etc.
• Ensure effective and ongoing training and development plan is in effect, especially regarding the effective use of all confidential systems.
• Ensure compliance with all SOPs, brand procedures, and White Lodging procedures.
• Ensure associates follow safe working procedures.
• Responsible for passing safety and brand audits.
• Ensure food safety and sanitation.
• Complete room inspections and property walks.
• Ensure compliance with liquor laws and regulations.
• Act as primary contact with vendors for supplies.
• Associate must adhere to all work rules, procedures, and policies established by the company, including, but not limited to, those contained in the associate handbook.
• Associate must perform other managerial duties as assigned, of which the associate is capable
• Must be able to work flexible hours and be on call 24-hours a day if an emergency arises
• Work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.


• Job Knowledge
• Flexibility/Adaptability
• Quality of Work
• Perseverance
• Quantity of Work
• Organization Skills
• Guest Focus/Customer Service
• Effort
• Reliability/Dependability
• Judgment/Problem Solving
• Motivation/Initiative
• Cooperation/Teamwork

• If responsible for F&B, be food safety certified.
• Familiar with eVerify, I-9, ADA and EEO requirements.

• Minimum 2 year college degree or equivalent work experience required.

• Lift, carry or otherwise move up to 10 lbs. regularly.
• Lift, carry or otherwise move up to 50 lbs. occasionally with assistance.
• Follow proper moving and lifting procedures identified in Departmental Orientation Handbook.
• Regularly required to stand; sit; walk; reach; use hands to finger, handle or feel; talk and hear.


About This Employer

Hyatt Place Austin Downtown

211 East 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701

(512) 476-4440

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Our Hotel

Located right near all the action in downtown Austin, the Hyatt Place Austin Downtown hotel is one block from the Austin Convention Center, three blocks from the 6th Street entertainment district and one mile from UT Austin campus. Outdoor enthusiast? We’re just a 5-min. walk to the beautiful Lady Bird Lake which has awesome running/walking/biking paths.

Our 17-story building offers amenities typically expected only in full-service hotels such as free unlimited high-speed WiFi, Corner King rooms with expansive city views, valet-parking (*applicable fees) , 24/7 dining menu and our always buzzing Coffee to Cocktails bar.

Our downtown Austin hotel is top-rated on TripAdvisor being one of the Top 10 hotels in all of Austin and a 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner. Guests rave about all the free perks already included in the rate such as complimentary WiFi, daily free breakfast, access to the 24/7 fitness center and our family-friendly indoor pool.