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Hersha Hospitality Management LP Rooms Supervisor in Boston, Massachusetts

Opportunity: Rooms Supervisor

Supervise front desk, housekeeping operations, and valet/bell services in accordance with established guest service, quality and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Assistant Front Office Manager OR Housekeeping Manager – Front Office Manager – Assistant General Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.

  • Resolve guest complaints and concerns by conducting thorough research of the situation and determining the most effective solutions.

  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.

  • Train staff to clean rooms in an efficient manner according to established standards or partner with external vendor to ensure staff is trained properly.

  • Issue cleaning supplies and equipment to associates.

  • On occasion, clean rooms or assist staff with cleaning rooms.

  • Participate in lobby ambassador and other activities related to interacting with guests on an individual level, thus creating a relationship and culture that will result in repeat stays.

  • Oversee front office operations in the absence of the Front Office Manager or Assistant General Manager.

  • Perform bookkeeping activities such as balancing accounts and conducting audits.

  • Make and confirm reservations.

  • Promote Hersha Hospitality and brand-specific marketing programs.

  • Greet guests immediately upon arrival; register and assign guests to hotel rooms.

  • Provide welcome folders containing room keys, certificates, coupons and refreshment center keys as appropriate.

  • Compute bills, collect payments, handle cash, and make change for guests.

  • Close out guest accounts at time of check out. In the event of dissatisfaction, negotiate compromise, which may include authorizing revenue allowances.

  • Create specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely action plans to remedy guest service deficiencies.

  • Ensure hotel entrance, reception and other public areas are properly maintained in regards to cleanliness and appearance.

  • Oversee and assist in valet and bell services as needed, to accommodate guests requests and / or potentially parking of guest vehicles.

  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.

  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.

  • Practice safe work habits and wear protective safety equipment.

  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 1 to 3 years of related experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on all shifts, holidays and weekends.

  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

ID: 2021-27808

UltiPro Location Description: 70 Sleep Street Boston Massachusetts 02210 US

External Company URL: www.hershahotels.com

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