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Posted November 10, 2021

The Westin Chicago Lombard
Lombard, IL
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MINIMUM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS including, but not limited to the following:  Flexibility with available shifts is a must as we will have some AM, PM, and possible Overnight shifts available.

  1. Spend majority of shift on foot patrol, walking, climbing stairs of the interior and perimeter of the hotel to observe and identify potential security and safety risks or undesirable conditions. Requires verbal communication using pager and two-way radio, bending, stooping and kneeling.
  2. Maintain order in the hotel, dealing with the welfare of guests, and assisting with door lock problems. Coordinate expedient response to emergency conditions such as fire, fire or safety hazards and threats to life and/or property in a calm, rational and persuasive manner. Handle undesired conduct and potential violations of hotel policy as warranted for the security and safety of hotel guests, associates, patrons, and property. Requires grasping, lifting and or carrying or otherwise moving persons, packages, luggage, wheelchairs and safety equipment using manual dexterity of hands.
  3. Watch for suspicious persons entering, exiting, or loitering around building. Conduct walk-through observations of entire hotel.  Promote safe work practices. 
  4. Answer security telephone and safety hotline calls and respond in a timely manner based on priority.
  5. Observe the security monitors for any unusual activity and in the case of suspicious behavior report directly, via radio, to the supervisor on duty; report any alarms similarly.
  6. Memorize and monitor life safety system installed at property including layout of entire building, alarm pull stations, location of fire extinguisher and sprinklers.
  7. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  8. Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.  Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.       Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Thorough knowledge of the layout of the building, function rooms, and some knowledge of the city and surrounding areas.  Ability to stand, walk and/or sit and continuously perform essential job functions for duration of shift.  Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.  Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on the property.  Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move goods weighing a maximum of 150 lbs.  Sufficient manual dexterity in hands.  Ability to climb stairs and ladders at a rapid pace.  Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The Westin Chicago Lombard

70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148

(630) 719-8000

500 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

An empowering experience awaits you at The Westin Chicago Lombard, a dynamic destination for business travelers and vacationing families. Our hotel is located in the western suburbs of Chicago, providing a complimentary shuttle to the nearby Metra station, which takes you directly into the city. Stretch out in your intuitively appointed room or suite and enjoy amenities including the Westin Heavenly® Bed and White Tea by Westin™ bathroom products. Move well in the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, or rejuvenate with a swim in the indoor pool. Sample fresh fare at one of our on-site restaurants, which offer Italian cuisine, seafood or pick up a healthy on-the-go breakfast from Yorktown Market. We offer 39,000 square feet of venue space, including an expansive ballroom - the largest in Lombard. In your down time, walk across the street from our hotel to Yorktown Center, visit Morton Arboretum or venture into Chicago and explore. Whatever the reason for your Lombard visit, we look forward to making it special.