• Hospitality Guest Service/Front Desk Supervisor

    Posted July 12, 2019

    People who personify our drive to exceed guest expectations, thrive on diversity and are anxious for an exciting career - Welcome! Opportunity abounds here!

    Hospitality Guest Service/Front Desk Supervisor

    Job overview

    As a Full Time Guest Service/Front Desk Supervisor, you will fill a key leadership role with an industry-recognized leader in hospitality management services. You will coordinate the activities of guest service representatives, drivers, bellmen, telephone operators and night auditors to ensure high-quality guest service. Your experience and expertise will focus on maximizing profits, developing and retaining employees and exceeding guest expectations. 

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have 2 or more years of Hotel Customer Service experience. *Special consideration will be given to those who exhibit a proven track record of exemplary customer service/sales performance in other business fields with strong leadership abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, proficient computer skills to include Word, Excel, Adobe and guest and employee centric management practices.*
    • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have knowledge of the local area.
    • Have good computer skills and brand POS experience.
    • Manages and controls the overall front house guest experience to include registration, creative guest problem resolution, correct billing and cordial appreciation upon departure.  Motivates staff within all hotel departments and establishes a productive working environment for hotel.
    • Assists to conduct training classes regarding safety, security, department procedures and service guidelines.
    • Assists with revenue management with the implementation and execution of programs to ensure that the hotel's room occupancy and Average Daily Rate objectives are met.
    • Maintains correct procedures for hotel accounting, credit control and handling of financial transactions.
    • Maintains procedures for security of monies, guest security and emergency procedures.
    • Respond quickly to guest requests or complaints in a friendly manner and appropriate action is taken.  Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction.  Uses creative reasoning to overcome guest objections and concerns and to ensure 100% satisfaction.
    • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

    Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

    Benefits for Full Time Employees

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
    • 401K retirement plan
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
    • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
    • Employee Assistance Program

    *Specific plans for specific positions

    Valley River Inn

    257 Room Hotel

    Our Hotel

    Our historic hotel in Eugene, Oregon offers 257 spacious suites & guest rooms with patios or balconies offering gorgeous views of the Willamette River, the Owen Rose Garden, and our beautifully landscaped courtyards. In addition to our cozy rooms and suites, our Eugene hotel offers an outdoor pool, indoor whirlpool, 24-hour fitness center, and on-site restaurant—the award-winning SweetWaters on the River—that serves innovative Pan-Pacific Northwest cuisine in an elegant riverfront setting.

    We’re located in the heart of Willamette Valley, close to everything you want to see and do in Eugene. Guests can visit your favorite student at the University of Oregon, and take in an Oregon Ducks football game at nearby Autzen Stadium. We close to great shopping and dining next door at Valley River Center and we're also near local wineries and breweries, including Territorial Vineyards, Steelhead Brewery, Hop Valley Brewing, and more. Eugene and its surrounding areas offer fun activities for all ages, and we put our guests in the middle of it all.