JW Guest Services Manager – JW Marriott Parq Vancouver – Canada


Job Number 19165881
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location JW Marriott Parq Vancouver| 39 Smithe Street| Vancouver| British
Columbia| Canada
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and
Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International???s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you???re happy| our guests will be happy. It???s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you???ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That???s The JW Treatment???.


Serves as the property Manager on Duty and oversees all property operations|
ensuring that the highest levels of hospitality and service are provided.
Represents property management in resolving any guest related situation.
Manages the flow of questions and directs guests within the lobby. Serves as
Guest Relations Manager and handles the tracking of service issues.


Education and Experience

??? High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the guest services| front
desk| or related professional area.


??? 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant
Management| Hospitality| Business Administration| or related major; no work
experience required.


Leading Guest Services Teams

??? Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead| influence| and
encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making;
demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

??? Encourages and builds mutual trust| respect| and cooperation among team

??? Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

??? Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations.
Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees|

??? Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team

??? Establishes and maintains open| collaborative relationships with employees
and ensures employees do the same within the team.

Maintaining Guest Services and Front Desk Goals

??? Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize| organize| and accomplish
your work.

??? Handles complaints| settling disputes| and resolving grievances and
conflicts| or otherwise negotiating with others.

??? Maintains a strong working relationship with all departments to support
property operations and goals and to expedite the resolution of any problems
that may arise through the general operation of the property.

??? Intervenes in any guest/employee situation as needed to insure the integrity
of the property is maintained| guest satisfaction is achieved| and employee
well being is preserved.

??? Ensures that regular on-going communication is happening with employees to
create awareness of business objectives and communicate expectations|
recognizes performance| and produces desired results.

??? Comprehends budgets| operating statements and payroll progress reports as
needed to assist in the financial management areas of department.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

??? Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and

??? Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand
guest needs| providing guidance| feedback| and individual coaching when

??? Manages day-to-day operations| ensuring the quality| standards and meeting
the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

??? Serves as a leader in displaying outstanding hospitality skills.

??? Sets a positive example for guest relations.

??? Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

??? Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

??? Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to

??? Strives to improve service performance.

??? Provides immediate assistance to guests as requested.

??? Ensures employees understand customer service expectations and parameters.

??? Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action
plans to improve guest satisfaction.

Implementing Projects and Policies

??? Implements the customer recognition/service program| communicating and
ensuring the process.

??? Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently|
disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard
and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPS) and support the Peer Review

??? Manages payroll administration.

Conducting Human Resource Activities

??? Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching| mentoring| or
otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

??? Provides guidance and direction to subordinates| including setting
performance standards and monitoring performance.

??? Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.

??? Uses all available on the job training tools for employees.

??? Solicits employee feedback| utilizes an ???open door??? policy and reviews
employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or

??? Supervises on-going training initiatives and conducts training when

??? Participates in the employee performance appraisal process| providing
feedback as needed.

Additional Responsibilities

??? Provides information to supervisors| co-workers| and subordinates by
telephone| in written form| e-mail| or in person.

??? Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and
solve problems.

??? Informs and/or updates the executives| the peers and the subordinates on
relevant information in a timely manner.

??? Maintains high visibility in public areas during peak times.

??? Understands and can implement all emergency plans including accident| death|
elevator| thefts| vicious crimes| bombs| fire| etc.

??? Performs Front Desk duties in high demand times.