Sage Hospitality Resources Club Lounge Supervisor in Chicago, Illinois
Req # 6365BR
Job Title Club Lounge Supervisor
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name Ritz Carlton Chicago
Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces and an array of museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City. At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, a luxury hotel set atop Water Tower Place in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have every chance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works at the Art Institute. Yet with our hotel’s spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lap pool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave the premises.
Recognized as “the gold standard” of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the most passionate and skilled hospitality professionals. And as one of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you will reflect the values that make us the world’s finest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environment where individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired to work alongside your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and each other.
Supervises club lounge staff ensuring an efficient operation producing excellent results for our customers. Responds in a professional and courteous manner to arriving, departing and in-house guests by providing accurate and timely information and services. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Requires understanding of all hotel front office procedures.
Requires high school graduate level mathematical aptitude and knowledge of standard cash handling procedures and computerized cash register systems. Must have past experience in dealing directly with the public and acquired general knowledge of basic customer service skills.
Requires knowledge of company/hotel policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines. Requires supervision/management skills. Ability to communicate information and hotel services to management and guests. Second language may be required.
Excellent hearing required to communicate in person and on telephone frequently.
Excellent vision necessary for reading written communiqués, analyzing reports and seeing monochrome computer screen. Excellent speech communication skills required for continual interaction with guests. Frequent use of phone. Excellent literacy necessary to analyze report data, prepare reports and initiate correspondence. Must have hand and finger dexterity to operate computer, calculator and telephone keyboards, for cash handling and paperwork processing.
Continuous standing 90% of time -communicating with guests.
No climbing required. No driving required. Lifting up to 50 lbs. guest luggage; limited. Pushing up to 50 lbs. bell cart; limited. Pulling up to 50 lbs. bell cart; limited. Carrying up to 25 lbs. guest luggage; limited. Continuous standing -80% of shift.
High school education or equivalent experience.
1 or more full years employment experience in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Standard office equipment including but not limited to: telephone, copy machine, cash register, calculator, PC, fax machine, and PBX machine.
Prolonged standing at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled work station under florescent lighting. Work inside 95%.
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.