Sage Hospitality Resources Valet Parking Attendant in Portland, Oregon
We are looking for a dedicated and motivated individual to join us as the new Valet Parking Attendant for the sophisticated and luxurious Modera hotel. The independent, 174-room property is located downtown Portland, directly in the center of the city’s theatre district, and is surrounded by fine restaurants, art galleries, museums and nightlife. Modern simplicity defines the boutique hotel, where guests gather to enjoy fresh, seasonal fare at Nel Centro, and unwind in an intimate garden courtyard framed by the city’s first living green wall. In addition, the property has 6000 square feet of flexible meeting space. The Modera was voted among the “Best Hotels in Oregon in 2017” by US News and World Report!
We offer competitive benefit package, medical/dental/vision, 401(k) matching, paid sick/vacation/holiday, hotel room/restaurant discount in addition to a $50 monthly TriMet (public trans) subsidy.
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference. If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Hospitality that await you.
Valet Parking Attendant
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.
Under general supervision, provides valet parking and luggage services to hotel guests and ensures their satisfaction and comfort by promptly and courteously responding to their requests. Assist Doorman in meeting and greeting all guest arrivals and departures and handling of luggage.
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.
Knowledge of hotel services and the local area events and activities.
Ability to drive all speed shifts of vehicles and automobiles.
Excellent driving record as verified by Motor Vehicle Report.
Ability to converse with guests and fellow employees.
Must be able to drive both manual and automatic transmission vehicles.
Excellent hearing required to accommodate city street and garage driving.
Excellent vision required.
Minimal comprehension and literacy required to read and interpret traffic and directional signage.
Must know current motor vehicle laws
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs., pushing or pulling cart up to 200 lbs. Bending/kneeling - occasionally during shift when needed to lift or load luggage into vehicle or onto cart. Driving - constant driving of vehicles to and from garages and on streets and driveways. Able to handle multiple arrivals/departures simultaneously and offer a quality experience to guests. Must have vision ability see objects and people up close and at a distance. Must have finger, hand and upper body dexterity to grasp handles, carry bundles and lift packages. Must have upper body strength to continually push, lift and carry up to 65lbs throughout the hotel during entire shift. Must be able to drive automatic and manual vehicles. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have a driving record that meets the needs of our insurance carrier.
Must have a current valid Driver’s License. High school education or equivalent experience
Valet and guest contact experience preferred
Operate all speed shifts of vehicles and automobiles.
Work outside 75% of shift
Abnormal temperatures - exposed to winter and summer temperature extremes.
Full Time - Regular