Bellperson/Valet | Rose Wood

Job Description

OVERVIEW/BASIC FUNCTION:

Transport guest luggage to/from guestrooms. Escort guests to rooms and inform guests of all hotel services and features.  Drive, park and retrieve guest vehicles as they arrive and depart from the hotel, courteously, safely and efficiently according to the hotel’s standards. Responsible for attending to immediate needs of each guest upon arrival and follow through attention throughout stay.  Thorough knowledge of all hotel services and amenities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         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.

·         Be familiar with all hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately.

·         Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.

·         Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.

·         Transport guest luggage from the point of arrival at the hotel to their assigned room.

·         Transport guest luggage from current room to reassigned room for room changes.

·         Transport guest luggage from their room to the point of departure from the hotel.

·         Assist in locating guest’s lost luggage.

·         Correctly tag, store and retrieve luggage from holding room.

·         Identify and explain hotel facilities and features to guests while escorting them to their room.

·         Identify fire exit closest to guest’s room and explain safety features of assigned room.

·         Demonstrate use of room key to guests.

·         Place guest luggage inside room.

·         Identify and explain guest room features to include use of:

air conditioning/heat units and thermostat controls

telephone

television

clock radio

guest services directory

mini-bar

in room safe

lights

bathroom amenities

valet/laundry services

door lock

ice and vending areas

·         Offer packing/unpacking service; explain pressing and laundry service.

·         Maintain accurate knowledge of scheduled functions within the hotel to direct guests to correct locations.

·         Relay accurate directions to guests on inquiries of transportation within the local area.

·         Maintain accurate log record of guest calls for Bell Person assistance.

·         Answer Bell Stand telephone within 3 rings using correct greeting and telephone etiquette.

·         Remain in assigned postposition, maintaining correct stance.

·         Retrieve guest dry cleaning/laundry from rooms and deliver processed items.

·         Deliver items to guest rooms promptly to include:

messages

mail, faxes

packages

flowers

sundry items requested by guest

gift items

·         Monitor and maintain appearance of lobby areas and luggage holding room.

·         Polish brass luggage carts and maintain cleanliness of carts.

·         Communicate parking procedures to guests.

·         Assist guests with loading/unloading luggage into and out of their vehicles.

·         Take possession of and park vehicle.

·         Document location of vehicles parked in parking facility.

·         Ensure security of vehicle and its keys.

·         Date/time stamp vehicle parking ticket and file.

·         Retrieve guest vehicle keys from secured location and retrieve guest’s vehicle from parking facility.

·         Release vehicle to guest upon proper authorization of claim tickets.  Open vehicle doors, assist guest into the vehicle and close doors.

·         All other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience:       Prior hospitality experience, preferably in a similar position.

Education:        High school diploma.

General Skills:    Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize

and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest’s service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.

Technical Skills: Thorough knowledge of all hotel services and amenities; ability to provide clear directions; ability to drive all vehicle types

Language:          Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.

Physical Requirements:    Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting 60 pounds, endure various physical

movements throughout the work areas, reach up and down, remain stationary at times throughout work periods, and satisfactorily communicate with guests and co-workers to their understanding.

Licenses & Certifications:           Valid California State Drivers’ License

Must have a clean driving record.

Rosewood Sand Hill provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Rosewood Sand Hill requires all employees to be up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccination, including receiving a booster if eligible. Accordingly, applicants will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment and may only begin employment if fully vaccinated. In accordance with the law, Rosewood Sand Hill will accommodate applicants and employees who cannot be administered the COVID-19 vaccine for medical or religious reasons, if to do so would not be an undue hardship. Applicants should contact teresa.barajas@rosewoodhotels.com if they have questions about this requirement or wish to request an accommodation under the law.

Pay

The pay scale for this position is between $18.54 and $21.22/hour. This is the pay range for this position that the Hotel reasonably expects to pay.

Decisions regarding individual rates will be based on a number of factors, such as experience, type of hotel luxury experience and/or Fine Dining Restaurant Experience.

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