Posted September 4, 2022Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Watters Creek Convention Center
Just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas, Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel intuitively meets the needs of frequent travelers. Our hotel offers a sophisticated interpretation of the Texas urban landscape reflecting the energy of booming North Dallas, blending rustic design materials with curated art and the latest technology. A remarkable 79,000 square feet of meeting and convention space accommodate gatherings of any size, from an intimate gathering to a conference of 1,000. We are looking for individuals with passion for Service/Hospitality who will be responsible for creating a memorable guest experience.
This individual will perform protective and enforcement functions in a courteous and restrained manner in coping with emergencies, undesired conduct, disturbances and threats to life and property to maintain a safe and secure environment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
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.
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.
Watch for suspicious persons entering, exiting, or loitering around building. Conduct walk through observations of entire hotel. Promote safe work practices.
Answer security telephone and safety hotline calls and respond in a timely manner based on priority.
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.
Memorize and monitor life safety system installed at property including layout of entire building, alarm pull stations, location of fire extinguisher and sprinklers.
Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
At least 1-2 years of equivalent hotel experience is required. 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.
This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.
Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.
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)
777 Watters Creek Boulevard
Allen, TX 75013
300 Room Hotel
Introducing Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Convention Center, located just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas in Allen, TX. This stunning Allen hotel offers a sophisticated interpretation of the dynamic Texas urban landscape reflecting the energy of booming North Dallas, and blending rustic design materials with curated art and the latest technology. The hotel guest rooms and suites feature thoughtful accommodations, including lush linens, productive workspaces, local artwork and high-speed Wi-Fi. The culinary offerings deliver a true Texas dining experience—with a few delightful surprises thrown in. A remarkable 79,000 square feet of meeting and convention space accommodates gatherings of any size, from an intimate gathering to a conference of 1,000. Enjoy unique cuisine, ample parking, a fitness center, an expansive patio and pool, plus high-end shopping and dining across the street. Relish in luxury at our Watters Center Convention Hotel near Dallas.