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Valet Attendant / Shuttle Driver Part-time

Hilton Employee Travel Discounts

Posted September 14, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown
Minneapolis, MN
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Purpose

Valet Drivers are often the first in-person contact for hotel guests and support the realized and unrealized needs of guests throughout the hospitality experience. Serving as a brand liaison, Valet Drivers are engaging, attentive, service-oriented, and take a creative approach to problem solving. The primary responsibility is to park vehicles, deliver and exceed guest expectations, execute brand service standards, resolve challenges, and maintain excellent communication with guests, peers, and supervisors.

Shuttle Drivers are often the first in-person contact for hotel guests and support the realized and unrealized needs of guests throughout the hospitality experience. Serving as a brand liaison, Shuttle Drivers are engaging, attentive, service-oriented, and take a creative approach to problem solving. The primary is to shuttle guests to and from local businesses and exceed guest expectations, execute brand service standards, resolve challenges, and maintain excellent communication with guests, peers, and supervisors.

Work Performed

  • Park and bring up guest vehicles as needed.
  • Engage in purposeful communication and build rapport with guests, creating an open dialogue to uncover guest expectations and unrealized needs.
  • Effectively engage with guests through phone or electronic communication consistent with hotel brand standards to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Promote hotel brand loyalty programs, encourage guest participation, and offer special rate packages and upgrades when appropriate.
  • Effectively communicate with hotel departments to ensure timely and accurate delivery of guest expectations, fulfillment of needs, and challenge resolution.
  • Listen to guests and empathize with their challenges. When necessary, solicit guest feedback and act on guests concerns.
  • Always maintain professionalism consistent with hotel brand and company expectations.
  • Know and communicate hotel emergency procedures; inform and assist guests in emergencies.
  • Use hotel communication log and verbal or electronic means to notify fellow associates and/or supervisors of pertinent information.
  • If applicable, maintain balance and security of house bank and accurately log all transactions.
  • Drive guests to and from local businesses
  • Engage in purposeful communication and build rapport with guests, creating an open dialogue to uncover guest expectations and unrealized needs.
  • Effectively engage with guests through phone or electronic communication consistent with hotel brand standards to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Promote hotel brand loyalty programs, encourage guest participation, and offer special rate packages and upgrades when appropriate.
  • Effectively communicate with hotel departments to ensure timely and accurate delivery of guest expectations, fulfillment of needs, and challenge resolution.
  • Listen to guests and empathize with their challenges. When necessary, solicit guest feedback and act on guests concerns.
  • Always maintain professionalism consistent with hotel brand and company expectations.
  • Know and communicate hotel emergency procedures; inform and assist guests in emergencies.
  • Use hotel communication log and verbal or electronic means to notify fellow associates and/or supervisors of pertinent information.
  • If applicable, maintain balance and security of house bank and accurately log all transactions.

Qualifications

Experience & Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalency education certificate required
  • Clean driving record

Communication:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in primary language used in the workplace

Physical:

  • 8+ hours per day at standing desk/computer; stand and walk frequently throughout the workday
  • Lift, lower, and maneuver up to 30 pounds occasionally

Managed by First Hospitality

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employee’s differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the customers we serve. FH fosters an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility, and fairness. Equal Opportunity Employer.

compensation: From $14.25/hour

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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown

1101 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 339-6633

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A Second Home in Downtown Minneapolis

The Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown is situated just one block from Minneapolis Convention Center, within walking distance to the bustling Nicollet Mall shopping strip and in the heart of downtown Minneapolis' corporations and entertainment. Visit the Walker Art Center or see a show at the Orchestra Hall. Stay in a spacious guest room at this downtown Minneapolis hotel, all of which feature contemporary decor and include complimentary WiFi access.

Swim laps in the hotel's indoor swimming pool and keep fit in the fitness center with both cardiovascular machines and weights. Borrow a Stay Fit Kit® from reception to work out in the privacy of your own room. Keep up with work in the business center, and host meetings and other events in The Lakes. Start each day with a delicious cooked-to-order breakfast at The Garden Grille & Bar restaurant, or pick up supplies at the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® convenience store.