Front Service Cashier

The Westin Anaheim Resort
Anaheim, CA

Posted September 25, 2020

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Front Service Cashier

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Responsible for coordinating and monitoring all aspects of the valet cashier desk. Ensure all guests are courteously, cordially and efficiently handled with special attention to the valet operation. To monitor the activities of the valet desk, by answering all incoming phone calls, efficiently dispatching the staff, and assisting guests with vehicle requests, parking charges and payments.Ocasionally parking and retrieving guest vehicles in a prompt yet safe manner. Open doors and assist guests/visitors entering and leaving property. Inform guests of property amenities, services, and hours of operation, and local areas of interest and activities. Assist with luggage storage and retrieval. Assist guests/visitors in and out of vehicles, including assisting guests with loading/unloading luggage. Communicate parking procedures to guests/visitors.

Front Service Cashier Responsibilities

  • Assists guests with retrieving vehicles, charge guests accounts, collect monies and give correct change.
  • Processes payments of the self-parking and valet systems for overnight and day use guests
  • Handles the valet keys and ticket system
  • Light cleaning of the valet back office as well as valet cashier office
  • Answer and direct all incoming phone calls in a courteous, efficient manner to ensure ultimate guest satisfaction.
  • Monitor GXP and incoming messages for guest requests for vehicles and luggage assistance.
  • Monitor the status of the incoming flights for our limousine airport pick-ups.
  • Efficiently communicate with valet and doorman guests needs.
  • Monitor the status of taxis and ride share.
  • Ensure Valet/Bell booth are attended at all times.
  • Adhere to hotel safety standards.
  • Use respectful communication to assist guests with their questions, problems, and concerns; relay information to shift or Operations Manager as necessary
  • Perform other duties and handle projects as assigned by Manager.
  • Assist customers and/or guests with luggage and other items, encouraging a positive arrival and departure experience
  • Issuing and collecting claim tickets for our guest's vehicles

Maintaining Property Standards

  • Providing Exceptional Customer Service
  • Communicate professionally at all times with guests, the client, and your teammates
  • Smile and exude a pleasant and friendly demeanor
  • Follow all Westin guidelines and Marriott standards and procedures
  • Follow all departmental policies and procedures

Major areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Anticipate guest needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and at any time of day.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Ensure you are aware of all inhouse group activities, locations and times set
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all hotel and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Be knowledgeable and provide information regarding hotel facilities, hours of operation, key personnel, special activities and functions in the resort as requested
  • Handle luggage assistance requests and ensure that prompt courteous service is provided
  • Be knowledgeable and provide information regarding hotel facilities, hours of operation, key personnel, special activities and functions in the resort as requested
  • Provide directions to the resort from any location as requested
  • Handle luggage assistance requests and ensure that prompt courteous service is provided
  • Handle deliveries in a prompt and courteous manner
  • Be familiar with all departments and key personnel in each department
  • Be able to safely operate a Bell cart
  • Perform all duties listed on the Front Services checklists (opening, closing, cart cleanliness. storage facilities, parking lot checks, car counts, proper key storage) and inform department manager of any duties that are not clearly understood
  • Assist with mail/package deliveries as directed by the department supervisor or manager
  • Be present at the Porte Cache/Bell Podium/Front Desks areas to greet, welcome and engage with guests
  • Read all departmental memos and inform supervisor or manager of any information that is not clearly understood
  • Report to the supervisor or manager any supplies that are needed or any safety concerns that need to be addressed
  • Alert the following shift of any duties that have not been completed or of any pertinent information regarding special situations
  • Assist other departments and other team members when necessary
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned by department supervisor or manager

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience in elevated guest service (4-5 Diamond, 4-5 Stars) highly preferred.
  • Ability to participate as a member of a team
  • Strong team player and able to motivate a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with the handbook policies.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Experience in the hospitality industry preferred
  • Experience in 4 Diamond Rated Hotel preferred
  • Must be able to walk/stand/run for long periods of time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Constant standing, walking and running throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, running
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramp+
  • Must be able to operate a manual transmission vehicle.
  • Must be able to provide a clean driving record.

COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS:


Able to communicate effectively in English/Spanish preferred, both verbally and in writing.

Able to effectively deal with internal and external guests, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to diffuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • Valid Driver's License required 
  • Evidence of clean driving record must be provided
  • TIPS certification


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The Westin Anaheim Resort

618 Room Hotel

Coming December 2020: Enjoy the next level in luxury family vacations!

Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center and across from The Disneyland® Resort, the newly constructed, 618-room AAA 4-Diamond hotel will not only be a place for convention goers but also a stunning luxury retreat for leisure travelers.


Highlights:

  • Directly across from The Disneyland® Resort
  • Exclusive fireworks views from private balconies 
  • Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center
  • Amazing panoramic views from RISE Rooftop Lounge
  • Seven innovative and exciting restaurants and bars
  • Westin Heavenly Beds® for a great night's sleep
  • 47,542 square feet of meeting space
  • Heated Outdoor pool with private cabanas
  • Expansive state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT® fitness studio