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Guest Services Supervisor

Posted April 10, 2021

Pacific Terrace Hotel
San Diego, CA

About This Job

Guest Services Supervisor

A great opportunity to be a part of an extraordinary hotel and company: Pacific Terrace Hotel, a 4 diamond boutique hotel on the beach in San Diego, is top rated in TripAdvisor, and part of Bartell Hotels, the family-owned employer of choice with 8 hotels and resorts in the city.

Primary Objective of Position

To increase room revenues and guest satisfaction by maintaining smooth and efficient operation of all Front Desk procedures in accordance with the standards of Bartell Hotels. . YOU ARE REQUIRED TO LEARN THE GUESTS NAME AND USE IT THROUGHOUT ANY PHONE OR PERSON TO PERSON INTERACTION


The hotel business is much like show business; the public expects a certain image and we must live up to it. In a very real sense, you are on stage. No matter what position you occupy within the Company, you are first and foremost a sales person promoting the image and hospitality of the hotel. In working at the Front Desk, you are a Guest Service Representative

  • you are in the people business and the impression you leave with the public is the impression the public has of the hotel.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Meets and exceeds guest and team member expectations by providing exceptional service and teamwork
  • Provides value-added service to guests by doing whatever reasonable and possible to meet or exceed guest expectations
  • Communicates effectively with guests, co-workers, and supervisors
  • Demonstrates teamwork by cooperating and assisting co-workers as needed
  • Handles difficult situations, including guest complaints, effectively
  • Performs other duties as required to perform exceptional guest service and teamwork
  • Inputs weekly schedule in e-time
  • Assists FOM with monthly employee incentives, verifying, tracking and totaling bonuses
  • Assists FOM with weekly schedule and employee requests
  • Provides quality service to the guest by responding to their requests promptly, efficiently and courteously during registration, cashiering, reservations, telephone, and information

  • Reviews all incoming reservations and pre-registers/pre-blocks into; VIP's, packages, and pre-assigned/pre-registered groups
  • Oversees concert band rooms, arrival, assigns concert view rooms
  • Insures prompt and courteous check in and check out of guests
  • Responds to guest requests for information about the hotel and community
  • Assists in the training of Guest Service Representatives
  • Arranges fulfillment of guest requests by working with bell staff, housekeeping, reservations and room service
  • Training of staff using the guidelines, check lists and individual training packets.
  • Maintain reservations restrictions / rates
  • Demonstrates knowledge of hotel accommodations, guest services, and attractions
  • Maintains timely and accurate house counts

  • Checks on room availability and house status
  • Verifies sell-out and near sell-out nights with reservations
  • Communicates with Housekeeping to insure room availability and changes in house status; works to ensure that room assignments are made to provide the guest with the best possible experience
  • Insures smooth transition through shift changes and relays all pertinent information to relieving supervisor
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with established company policies and procedures to achieve the overall objectives of this position

  • Attends work on time as scheduled
  • Follows and enforces hotel grooming and dress standards
  • Minimizes safety hazards by following all safety rules and procedures
  • Insures credit and cash policies are adhered to by all Guest Service Representatives
  • Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate
  • At all times projects a favorable image of Bartell Hotels Corporation to the public

In addition to the above Major Areas of Accountability, other duties may be assigned as needed in order to ensure the Guest Service standards


About this Employer

Pacific Terrace Hotel

610 Diamond Street
San Diego, CA 92109

(858) 581-3500

73 Room Hotel

Managed By

Our Hotel

Perched on a sandy bluff overlooking the sparkling ocean, the Pacific Terrace Hotel provides Four Diamond, beachfront accommodations in San Diego's Pacific Beach. Kick off your shoes, settle into your balcony chair, sip a relaxing beverage, and look out over the amazing California coast. Treat yourself to a massage by the pool, a bike ride down the boardwalk, or just get comfortable in our portable beach chairs, and sun umbrellas, out on the warm sand. Beach buckets and shovels, toys, boogie boards, and bikes are on hand and ready to entertain the kids (and grownups)! Located at the far north end of Pacific Beach's oceanfront boardwalk, our central San Diego hotel provides easy access to exceptional surfing, sailing, fishing and cycling. We're also just down the road from the city's world-renown attractions, including SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo, La Jolla, Legoland, Torrey Pines State Beach, and just eight miles north of San Diego's International Airport.