Front Office Porter at AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest - Hospitality & Leisure jobs in Malta - December 2019

Front Office Porter at AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced
CATEGORY:
Hospitality & Leisure

AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Front Office Porter to join their team on a full-time basis.


Job Summary:

  • To offer our guests a friendly and efficient service at all times;
  • Taking account of the established service standard and Management guidelines;
  • To ensure that guests are satisfied with their accommodation and facilities.



Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Front Office Manager/Assistant Front Office Manager on all Front Office matters;
  • Provides functional assistance and direction to the Front Office operation as assigned;
  • Interacts with guests as well as individuals outside the Hotel including but not limited to travel industry representatives, competitors, suppliers, contractors and other members of the local community;
  • Offer our guests a friendly and efficient service at all times, taking account of the established service standard and Management guidelines;
  • Maintain safety levels;
  • Maintain flowing communication;
  • Ensure a high level of consistent service to all guests, maintaining communication between departments and conveying all guest feedback;
  • Promote all F&B outlets and activities;
  • Know the standards and put them into practice in his/her daily work, thus actively pursuing the hotel’s objectives;
  • Become familiar with all work sequences within the Front Office Department;
  • Be available for guests at all times as a point of contact and co-responsibility for appropriate treatment of guest complaints, passing on and making sure such complaints are documented;
  • Maintain regular contact with in- house guests;
  • Attend training courses deemed necessary and put the skills learned, into practice;
  • Attend all departmental meetings;
  • Assist Front Office Agent with their duties;
  • Ensure that all wake-up calls and messages are promptly delivered;
  • Be flexible in working hours according to departmental requirements;
  • Willing to assume over-time duties when necessary;
  • Carry luggage to and from guest rooms;
  • Assist in loading and unloading luggage to and from vehicles;
  • Accept luggage for safekeeping and storage in the luggage room;
  • Check the luggage of registered guest waiting for room assignments;
  • Clean and maintain luggage room and trolleys as well as report necessary repairs;
  • Check the lobby for cleanliness;
  • Attend to telephone calls and requests and to ensure that the telephone procedures are carried out efficiently;
  • Co-operate with Front Office Night Staff and the Night Manager;
  • Be aware of persons acting suspiciously in the public areas of the Hotel;
  • Check the driveway for cars;
  • Assume night duties when deemed necessary;
  • Perform personal services such as logging and delivering messages and packages, running errands, or giving business information;
  • Be able to conduct basic business services for guests such as photocopying and printing;
  • Ensures that the standard telephone procedure is adhered to;
  • Take environmentally friendly initiatives such as using recycling paper for internal use;
  • Comply with Company Grooming Standards, and Time and Attendance Policies;
  • Actively participate in training and development programs and maximize opportunities for self-development;
  • Demonstrate service attributes in accordance with industry expectations and company standards including;
    • Being attentive to Guests;
    • Accurately and promptly fulfilling Guest requests;
    • Anticipate Guests needs;
    • Maintain a high level of knowledge which affects the guest experience;
    • Demonstrating a ‘service’ attitude;
    • Taking appropriate action to resolve guest complaints;
  • Demonstrate understanding and awareness of all policies and procedures relating to Health, Hygiene and Fire Safety;
  • Familiarize yourself with emergency and evacuation procedures;
  • Ensure all security incidents, accidents are always logged in a timely manner and brought to the attention of your manager;
  • Be aware of the hotel's conservation of energy-saving policies;
  • Co-operates with the team and members of management and be supportive and loyal to the company;
  • Meets any other request given by the General Manager.


Requirements:
  • A good standard of education;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Knowledge of Opera, previous working experience in Front of House operations, like Check-in Checkouts will be considered as an advantage;
  • Have a good command of the English language, spoken and written, knowledge of other European languages will be considered as an advantage;
  • Able to work on his/her own initiative and take decisions when not supervised;
  • Willing and able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays;
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar environment;
  • Team worker and takes initiative.

Interested candidates are requested to send a detailed CV together with a covering letter.


AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest:
Our hotel Seashells Resort at Suncrest has been a leading 4-star hotel on the Maltese Islands since its very first days and has kept its tradition of hospitality within the AX group throughout the years. We decided that it was time to give the Qawra hotel a face-lift so during the winter months the hotel underwent an extensive renovation program. Its doors re-opened again on the 1st of April 2015. The new face of the Seashells Resort at Suncrest, your number one resort for the individual, corporate and family travel.

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