Sage Hospitality Resources PBX Operator - PM in Boston, Massachusetts

Req # 6298BR

Job Title PBX Operator - PM

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Hotel Commonwealth Boston

City Boston

State MA

Why Us Unscripted Honest Hospitality

At Hotel Commonwealth, we begin with a simple premise. We take cues from each guest to help define how we can be distinctly ‘of service’ to them – it’s a guest-changing philosophy that doesn’t live in a manual, but rather within the DNA of our brand. Unscripted hospitality plays out daily in all we do. It empowers our employees to provide incomparable, authentic service. And it has earned Hotel Commonwealth the distinction of being Boston’s most beloved hotel on Trip Advisor for three consecutive years.

We are seeking an exceptional PBX (Phone Operator) to join our team. This is a Full Time PM opportunity.

Posting Overview

Operate the hotel switchboard in an efficient, courteous and professional manner to provide quality operations which maximize guest satisfaction. Respond to inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Excellent hearing required to clearly hear the guest. Moderate vision required to read the computer screen and the guest registration rack. Excellent speech communication skills required to clearly understand the operator. Moderate comprehension and literacy required to ensure calls are directed properly and messages are taken accurately.

Abilities

Carrying up to 25 lbs. of various office equipment. Bending/kneeling -to obtain reports and for filing. Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent experience.

Experience

No prior experience necessary.

Material/Equipment Used

Switchboard, computer systems, fax machine

Environment

Work inside 95% shift.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.