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Front Desk Supervisor

Posted April 29, 2021

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport
Irving, TX
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Front Desk Supervisor

Supervise front desk operations in accordance with established guest service, quality and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Assistant Front Office Manager – Front Office Manager – Assistant General Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values. 
  • Resolve guest complaints and concerns by conducting thorough research of the situation and determining the most effective solutions.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Participate in lobby ambassador and other activities related to interacting with guests on an individual level, thus creating a relationship and culture that will result in repeat stays.
  • Oversee front office operations in the absence of the Front Office Manager or Assistant General Manager. 
  • Perform bookkeeping activities such as balancing accounts and conducting audits.
  • Make and confirm reservations.
  • Promote Hersha Hospitality and brand-specific marketing programs.
  • Greet guests immediately upon arrival; register and assign guests to hotel rooms.
  • Provide welcome folders containing room keys, certificates, coupons and refreshment center keys as appropriate.
  • Compute bills, collect payments, handle cash, and make change for guests.
  • Close out guest accounts at time of check out. In the event of dissatisfaction, negotiate compromise, which may include authorizing revenue allowances.
  • Create specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely action plans to remedy guest service deficiencies.
  • Ensure hotel entrance, reception and other public areas are properly maintained in regards to cleanliness and appearance. 
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on all shifts, holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport hotel features 506 rooms, 38,000 square feet of meeting space, a fitness facility and multiple food and beverage outlets. The over 306,00 square foot property is adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, DFW International Airport is the world’s third busiest airport and one of the largest, operating nearly 1,750 flights per day and serving 57 million passengers a year. The hotel’s unparalleled ballroom and event spaces allow guests to host one-of-a-kind receptions and corporate conventions for up to 1,600 attendees. The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport hotel is a welcome addition to the HHM family and represents an important gateway hotel for Dallas visitors.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About this Employer

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport

4545 West John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75063

(972) 929-4500

506 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Gracefully appointed and ideally situated, The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport provides a memorable backdrop for your Texas visit. Our hotel is two miles from DFW Airport, and we offer a complimentary shuttle service, eliminating the stress of travel. Travelers will find their sanctuary in our tranquil, pet-friendly rooms and suites, which include deluxe Heavenly® Beds and soothing Heavenly® Showers; they can pamper themselves with our in-room spa services, too. Maintaining a gym routine is easy in our state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, which overlooks the seasonal rooftop pool. If visitors are planning an event in Dallas, they'll be delighted with our adaptable venue spaces, which include a magnificent ballroom. We hope our guests will explore the DFW area while they're here as well; our free shuttle goes to Toyota Music Factory and other popular local attractions. 

A refreshing hotel experience awaits everyone at The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport.