Doorperson Valet – Fairmont Château Laurier Ottawa Canada

Company Description
Located in the heart of Canada’s capital next door to the Parliament Buildings, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel in Ottawa is looking to fill a role of Doorperson/Valet.

What is in it for you:

Wonderful company culture – our colleagues are at the heart of all that we do
Food & Beverage discount of 50% in our restaurants
Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide for you and your family
Learning programs through our academies designed to sharpen your skills
Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
Comprehensive extended health benefits package
Full rate of pay of $15.81/hour

Job Description

Reporting to the Guest Service Manager Valet, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Noticeably positioned at entrances to provide parking assistance upon arrival and departure of guest vehicles
Greet all guests arriving by vehicle, and promote valet parking as only hotel related parking option or clearly directs guest to appropriate public parking service if they prefer
To ensure customer satisfaction by offering the highest caliber of service to the hotel guest on arrival and departure and throughout the length of the guest stay
Greet all guests and co-workers with a smile and an appropriate hospitality greeting
Ensure all vehicle keys are clearly identified and stored in a locked location
Provide the guest with detailed parking fees and clear explanation of valet benefits
Ensure all entrance areas are free and clear from congestion for arrivals and departures of vehicles by ensuring all cars are parked in an expedient manner
Complete thorough walk around of guest vehicles prior to entering garage and highlight any damage on corresponding valet parking ticket
When requested or anticipated, will provide guests with information and answers to questions about Hotel facilities, meeting functions, dining facilities, local transportation alternatives and tourist attractions
Provide the removal of items from stored vehicles if required, and other miscellaneous services requested by the guest or supervisor in a timely manner
Assists in fire alarms by fulfilling duties as outlined in the hotel fire response manual
Assist in ensuring guest and co-worker safety and security by reporting any suspicious or unusual behavior or occurrence to the appropriate supervisor on duty and informing security
Strict adherence to Fairmont Service Standard Expectations as it relates to valet parking
In the course of normal duties; observe, report or take immediate corrective action on deficiencies, malfunctions, and untidiness
Able to operate all types of vehicles (manual and regular transmission)
Maintaining security of keys in an orderly manner
Ensures accountability of all tickets. Immediately reports variance to manager
Completes a variety of reports regarding claims tickets and payments.
Audit the keys at the end of every shift
Available to work the 3rd shift ( overnight )

Qualifications

Available to work weekends, evenings (up to 2am) and shift work
Excellent verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Team oriented
Customer service focused
Professional manner and outgoing personality
Valid Driver’s License with no infractions
Good command of the English language

Additional Information

Physical Aspects of Position include but are not limited to the following:

Frequent standing and walking throughout shift
Physical ability to operate a vehicle (foot pedals, gear shift, steering wheel, etc.)

Our Brands
“Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities.
Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
Do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.”

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