OVERVIEW / BASIC FUNCTION : Provides information to guest / visitor inquiries and coordinates all guest requests for special arrangements or services, courteously and efficiently.
Escorting VIPs to assigned guestrooms, informing guests of hotel services, features and room amenities. Attending to immediate needs of VIPs upon arrival and follow through attention throughout stay.
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards.
Ensure that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis.
Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended
Anticipate guests' needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
Maintain complete knowledge of :
All hotel features / services, hours of operation.
All hotel restaurant food concepts, menu price range, dress code and ambiance.
All hotel room types, numbers / names, layout, appointments, amenities and locations.
All hotel room rates, special packages and promotions.
Daily house count and expected arrivals / departures (particularly VIPs).
Scheduled daily group activities, names and location of meeting / banquet rooms.
Local events, attractions, holiday schedules.
Obtain assigned bank and ensure accuracy of contracted monies. Keep bank secure at all times.
Obtain department keys and beeper; ensure security of such.
Meet with Supervisor / departing Concierge to review business status and follow up actions.
Access all functions of computer system in accordance with departmental specifications.
Set up work station with necessary supplies; maintain cleanliness throughout shift.
Legibly complete requisition for additional supplies / materials and submit to Manager.
Maintain updated resource materials on all vendors and information to accommodate guest requests.
Review designated in-house guest list and be familiar with guests' names and room locations.
Answer department telephone using correct salutations and telephone etiquette.
Accommodate all guest requests expediently and courteously. Follow up with designated hotel personnel to ensure completion of request.
Coordinate guest requests with designated vendors which may include :
Airline reservations, changes, cancellations
Transportation from hotel to airport and return
Bus / train transportation
Car repair and servicing
Charter flights / rentals
Banking / financial services
Business center services / fax or telex services / mailing and delivery services
Restaurant reservations, nightclub activities
Dry cleaning, laundry, alterations, repairs
Sporting events, golf facilities, sport and athletic activities / rentals, outdoor activities, health club
Formal wear rentals
Movie / theater / attraction tickets
Legibly document all pertinent information in guest request log(s). Monitor and update log book(s) throughout the shift.
Place orders for amenities and coordinate delivery of amenities to designated guest rooms.
Legibly complete confirmation cards and deliver to guest upon completion of each arrangement coordinated for guest.
Relay accurate directions to guests' desired destination within local area and distribute maps with highlighted routes.
Compile weekly City Events Sheet detailing special activities and events within the local area; distribute to all departments.
Assist guests in locating and retrieving lost luggage.
Distribute all guest and departmental mail.
Monitor, send and deliver guest faxes.
Inspect blocked VIP rooms, using the checklist, prior to guest arrival; rectify any deficiencies.
Randomly inspect designated rooms weekly and complete necessary paperwork.
Escort VIPs upon arrival to their assigned room. Inform guests of hotel services / features and room amenities.
Telephone newly registered guests after check-in to establish guest needs and satisfaction. Follow up on any guest requests.
Adhere to all cashiering procedures :
Process miscellaneous charges.
Make change for guests.
Cash guests' personal checks / travelers checks.
Run closing reports.
Count bank and secure bank.
Complete designated cashier reports.
Set up, monitor, maintain and breakdown breakfast / afternoon tea / cocktail hour food and beverages.
Take record and relay messages accurately, completely and legibly.
Accept and record wake-up call requests; deliver to PBX.
All other duties as required.
OSHAD RESPONSIBILITIES :
While at work, (and while on work premises) an associate shall :
Take reasonable care of their own health and safety.
Take reasonable care of the health and safety of a person and the workplace, that may be affected by their acts or omission at work;
Cooperate with full compliance with Hotel's developed OSHMS policies, OSHMS procedures & operational works instruction in order to protect the health and safety of the people.
Report to immediate supervisor any situation which they have reason to believe could present a hazards and which they cannot themselves correct;
Report all OSH incidents and work related injuries; and
Not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided (e.g. Equipment & machineries, PPE, etc.) at the Hotel's workplace in the interest of health, safety, welfare or protection or management of the workplace.
Participate in conduct of OSH related planning and implementation in order to achieve the Hotel's OSH objectives, targets & program.
Attend all training arranged by Hygiene, Health & Safety Manager such as OSH training, safety Induction, on the job training, tool box talks, etc.
Held accountable and committed whatever it takes to comply with the company's OSHMS Policies, OSHMS Procedure, & Operational Works Instruction and any other relevant legislation applies within the organization.
Held accountable to take care of his own health and safety, other person in the workplace that may be affected by their acts or omission at work.
To report to his supervisor or respective Manager.