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Sage Hospitality Resources Rooms Controller in Chicago, Illinois

16869BR

Req #:

16869BR

Why Us:

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.

Job Title:

Rooms Controller

Location Name:

Ritz Carlton Chicago

City:

Chicago

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.

Posting Overview:

The Rooms Controller is responsible for the maintaining and coordinating the day-to-day operation of the Front Desk with regard to room inventory; organizing guest room moves; controlling sell-out days and supervising upgrades.

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

Must have basic customer service skills and PC operation. Must be extremely adept communicator and fluent in oral and written English. Must have ability to detect and trace computer and manual errors when reviewing reservations data for report preparation. Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with demanding customers. Must be able to memorize facts and figures. Must be organized and display patience when handling more than one call at a time. Must be friendly, enthusiastic and helpful.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have ability to read small details on computer screen, detailed computer printouts and written communications. Must have manual dexterity to use computer key board and handle written material. Must have ability to communicate and to follow written or verbal instruction.

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

No previous experience required.

Material/Equipment Used

Telephone, calculator, PC.

Environment

Prolonged sitting throughout entire shift at computerized or manual work station in office environment.

Area of Interest:

Reservations

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

IL

Address 1:

160 E Pearson Street

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