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Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver, Canada

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REF32913T

Guest Services Agent

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle


Company Description

Take part in the sustainable travel revolution at our harbor-front, eco-conscious hotel, which is home to Vancouver's first green roof and honey bee apiary. You'll be involved in building Fairmont Waterfront's ongoing reputation of excellence, which has recently seen us recognized as the 2nd Best Hotel in Canada by the readers of Conde Nast; Fairmont Waterfront offers relaxed luxury, incredible water views and is just steps away from Vancouver's seawall, Gastown and Canada Place. About us:

Why work at Fairmont Waterfront?

  • Deeply committed to sustainability and community
  • More than 50% of leadership team including c-suite, are women
  • Firm believers in diversity - we have colleagues from 60 countries
  • Passionate advocates for the LGBTQSIA + community - 365 days of the year, gender inclusive change rooms, only hotel brand to participate in Vancouver Pride Parade, on-going diversity training for all colleagues, hotel level committee and representation
  • Industry leading Leadership program and learning program through our Academies
  • Great perks - Colleague Travel Discount Program* that provides discounted rates for travel to over 5300 Accor hotels Worldwide, food & beverage discounts, transit reimbursement program for Trans Link monthly passes, subsidized meal during your shift through our colleague dining program, Benefit Plan* including medical, dental and vision coverage, Pension Plan, and more!
  • One free stay through our Be Our Guest Program
  • Full rate of pay, $29.85/hour 

*full-time and part-time status colleagues


Job Description

Guest Service Agent 
First impressions are everything! As a Guest Service Agent, you will take care of the guests from the moment they arrive through to their departure by ensuring they have a memorable experience with us. Join Fairmont Waterfront and take part in the sustainable travel revolution at our harbor-front, eco-conscious hotel, which is home to Vancouver's first green roof and honey bee apiary!

What you will be doing:

  • Greet, check-in, respond to requests and settle accounts while providing exceptional service
  • Proudly promote the hotel facilities, finding opportunities to enhance our guest’s stay and create a personalized experience
  • Maintain accurate records of daily transactions
  • Handle guest requests effectively and promptly
  • Cash handling which includes currency exchange and balancing a float
  • Become familiar with group resumes ensuring all details of incoming and outgoing groups are observed
  • Serve as sales agent promoting and up-selling hotel services
  • Monitor rooms' inventory to assist in maximizing rooms' revenue

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • Service focused personality is essential; previous Front Desk experience preferred
  • Post-secondary education in Hotel Management an asset
  • Computer literacy a must with Opera experience an asset
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • A passion for Guest Service and a skill for anticipating guest needs
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
  • Must be available to work a variety of shifts, including mornings, evenings, overnights, weekends, overtime shifts, split shifts and holidays
  • Ability to speak another language fluently an asset

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.  The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

 

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