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Front Desk Supervisor

posted October 13, 2019

SpringHill Suites Newark Liberty International Airport
Newark, NJ
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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) 387-3888 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

SpringHill Suites Newark Liberty International Airport

652 US Highway 1 and 9 South
Newark, NJ 07114

(973) 624-5300

200 Room All Suite

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Our spacious suites offer separate living and sleeping areas, soundproof windows and luxurious bedding. With premium movie and cable channels on your HDTV, unwinding after a long day of traveling is easy and enjoyable. If guests need to stay productive, they can use our well-lit working and sitting areas with free Wi-Fi, or stop by our full-service business center. Being only minutes away from the airport makes attending meetings in one of our conference rooms accessible. After a day of shopping at The Mills at Jersey Gardens or visiting nearby New York City, visitors can work on their weight training or cardio routine in our fitness center. they can refuel after a workout or grab a snack anytime at our 24-hour Market. Whether catching a concert at the Prudential Center or catching an early morning flight, we want guests to think of SpringHill Suites Newark Liberty International Airport as their hub for comfort and convenience.