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Itasca, IL 60143
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Job Description Summary:
Oversee front Desk daily activities in a professional and courteous manner.
QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, & WORK EXPERIENCE
+ Education: Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
+ Experience: Two years experience in customer service industry, salon/spa experience a plus
+ Licenses or certificates: N/A
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
+ Must have full knowledge of Spa/Salon, guest relations and etiquette.
+ Knowledge of the Benchmark First Priorities and Core Values.
+ Basic knowledge of the English language sufficient to understand inquiries from customers andcommunicate simple instructions.
+ Ability to problem solve in the Manager’s absence.
+ Ability to explain, recommend, and promote the variety of Spa menu items.
+ Order supplies for the Spa, water, trail mix, paper products etc…
+ Capable of opening and closing Spa.
+ Handle groups planning Spa outings.
+ Able to assist manager in all procedures
+ Attend Spa meeting every month
+ Maintain a clean work station, front desk must always be impeccable and in order
+ Maintain professionalism and Four Diamond Service at all times
Perform daily at front desk greeting guests and working on guest reservations.
Attend all department meetings once a month.
Maintain a clean and organized retail area, shelves must be completely dusted twice a week and wiped down daily.
Greet guests and respond to requests in a friendly and courteous manner.
Responsible for calling groups a week in advance to ensure all details are set.
Clean front desk, before after and during regular work shift.
Replenish water (hot and bottled), tea, sugar, napkins, straws and trail mix in Tranquility as needed.
Hourly rounds of the facility, emptying garbage cans, checking for towels, restocking robes and replenishing products in locker rooms. It is very important that everything looks fresh for every guest!!
Assist Manager in scheduling group Spa.
Uniforms must always be presentable, nametags in left side and shirts tucked in, not showing underneath jacket.
Internet should only be used for guest assistance.
Maintain a professional atmosphere at all times, NO magazines unless you are on break in the office. No cell phones at front desk. Personal phone calls need to be for break only, no call should come to the Spa phone that is personal. You must always be standing ready to greet a guest at a 4 Diamond level.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.
Front desk open and close out procedures. Handle guest complaints and praises. Assist front desk with phone calls and scheduling.
Other:Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Benchmark from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Benchmark rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of hotel facilities. Employees who violate Hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Rate of Pay: $10.00/hr
Employment Status: Part – Time
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’ iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly preferred destinations.
BENCHMARK’S distinguished and proven reputation is deeply-rooted in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The combined portfolios feature nearly 70 unique and distinctive properties domestically and internationally. The company leadership and valued employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry’ most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and memory-making experience.
BENCHMARK’S progressive “Be The Difference” culture and values are a cornerstone to the company’s nearly 40 years of extraordinary achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized with the Benchmark Conference Centers® mark of meeting excellence. www.benchmarkglobalhospitality.com