Driver | Choice Hotels

Job Description

Position Summary

The role of Driver is to ensure 100% guest satisfaction by operating the courtesy shuttle to provide transportation to and from local destinations for our guests.

   

The Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport, located across the street from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), is looking for looking for an energetic individual to our Front Office team for a Driver position. 

Our exciting and fast paced Hotel offers a break from the repetition, with no two days that are ever the same. We are proud to offer package that includes competitive pay, generous vacation package, 8 paid holidays, and excellent benefit package for fulltime employees. 

PAY DETAILS:

Hourly Wage of $20.00

Key Responsibilities

Operates Hotel Shuttle Service

  • Ensure a delightful, seamless arrival and departure for our guests.

  • Greets guest and welcomes to hotel city

  • Keeps current on hotel services and local attractions to answer guest questions and promote hotel services.

  • Handles all guest complaints, comments, observations and challenges in a timely manner to effectively achieve full guest satisfaction

  • Drives shuttle to pick-up and drop-off guests to local destinations on a by request or schedule basis

  • Follows airport procedures and shuttle traffic rules to pick up and drop off guests

  • Logs trips and retains fuel receipts in accordance with hotel process

  • Loads and unloads guest luggage from shuttle, using cart and transporting to guest room when required

  • Keeps in contact with the front office and other drivers through provided radio equipment to keep hotel informed of status and location

Completes other duties to assist hotel

  • Cleans and maintains lobby area when not operating shuttle, including but not limited to; cart cleaning and polishing, washing front windows, stocking newspapers

  • Assists in other departments as shuttle schedule allows, wearing provided radio to keep in contact with front desk

  • Assists in arranging taxi or other transportation service for guests traveling outside shuttle’s service area

  • Keeps shuttle fueled and reports maintenance issues to engineering for prompt repair arrangement

  • Picks up needed materials locally for departments when orders or other shipping arrangements cannot be made.

Creates 100% guest satisfaction by providing the Radisson experience through performance that demonstrates the standards of, genuine hospitality and exceeding guest expectations.

  • Gives personal attention, takes personal responsibility and uses teamwork when providing guest service and experience

  • Listens, apologizes with empathy, finds a solution and follows through when resolving guest problems

  • Provides Yes I Can! genuine hospitality and teamwork on an ongoing basis

  • Assumes the responsibility to notice when the guest is not satisfied and uses their best judgment as to when it is appropriate to use the 100% Guest Satisfaction

Performs other duties required to provide the service brand behavior and genuine hospitality

Requirements

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to exceptional guest service

  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude

  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the hotel

  • Adhere to safe driving practices and traffic law

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays and weekends

  • State Driver’s License with no restrictions that prevent operating hotel shuttle.

  • Ability to clear all necessary airport certification requirements to operation shuttle in airport

   

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand for entire shift

  • Able to drive for long periods of time, frequently stopping and getting into and out of a vehicle

  • Frequent walking while lifting

  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds

Other Information

The hotel business functions seven days a week, 24 hours a day. All associates must realize this fact and be aware that at all times it may be necessary to move associates from their accustomed shift and alter assigned duties as business dictates. In addition, this is a hospitality business, and a hospitable service atmosphere must be maintained at all times.
This position description is not intended to create, nor is it to be construed, as a contract of employment or a promise of employment. I understand that my employment is an “at-will” relationship and may be terminated by either party at any time, with or without notice.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and make employment decisions without regard to age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected class. Our locations are drug-free and pre-employment drug tests are required. Background checks are also required before employment begins. We participate in E-Verify and those who are ineligible to work in the United States will not be considered.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Ability to model Choice’s Cultural Values: Welcome and Respect Everyone, Be Bold, Be Quick, Listen, Be Curious and Show Integrity.

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