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Sage Hospitality Group Club Lounge Attendant in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

The Bidwell Hotel is seeking an M Club Lounge Attendant to join our team in serving guests with creativity and passion!

Work Where You Belong! The Bidwell is a luxury hotel in downtown Portland offering guests easy access to the city’s shopping, dining, and top attractions including Powell's Bookstore, Multnomah Falls, and Pearl District. Foodies can tour the 100s of restaurants and bars right around the corner along with parks and outdoor spaces. Try our hip High Horse restaurant and bar featuring views of Portland’s Theater district and an elevated selection of regionally inspired food and drinks or unwind at our spacious M Club lounge. Each spacious room offers a stunning view of the city, mountains or beautiful West Hills and features state-of-the-art amenities including a 65-inch HDTV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Hotel amenities include refillable water stations on every floor, a fitness center with Peloton bikes and TRX equipment

As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.

We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job Overview

Oversee the Club service for our guests and ensure a quality experience which includes excellence in guest satisfaction with the highest food quality standards and service. Prepare food and beverage for the club room. Maintain clean and sanitary kitchen and club areas. Provide information concerning the hotel and the city to the guests and service their immediate needs as thoroughly as possible.

Responsibilities

  • Set-up and maintain continental breakfast buffet, honor bar and hors d'oeuvres.

  • Provide information and assist guests concerning: restaurants, theater/musical productions, airlines, automobile, rental, transportation directions, office services, beauty/barber establishments, any other appropriate services and render the services of reservations for such.

  • Offer services of ticket agencies, limousine service and tour guide organizations to guests.

  • Service each guest comment/complaint according to procedure - escort and service VIP guests.

  • Prepare food and beverage items and set out all hot and cold food items following all food safety regulations.

  • Replenish all food and beverage items during the meal period. Keep all items fully stocked even up until the last minute we are open. Ensure all foods are kept at safe temperatures.

  • Keep all tables bussed and cleaned throughout the entire time club hour are open. Ensure all tables are properly cleaned, and dining area is vacuumed.

  • Greet each guest as they arrive. Assist with service if required and replenish coffee as time permits.

  • Build rapport with all guests at all times, solving problems when able and reporting any complaints or issues immediately to management for resolution.

  • Learn about the hotel’s guests through conversations – to be measured by a minimum standard of learning three pieces of information about at least 10 of the hotel’s guests per day.

  • Pass on any sales leads on a daily basis that are obtained during discussions with guests to management.

  • Create and maintain a pleasant presentation.

  • Maintain a clean area, store food and remove all trash. Take trash out to dumpster as needed.

  • Continuously look for cost-effective ways to improve appeal.

  • Assists department in maintaining safety equipment and emergency procedures for the safety of all guests and employees.

  • Maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous manner at all times.

  • All other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary by management.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

One year previous customer service related experience.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Must have high school graduate level mathematical aptitude, know ordering procedures and be knowledgeable of safe food handling processes.

  • Must have past experience in dealing directly with the public and acquired general knowledge of basic customer service skills.

  • Must be competent in oral and written English.

  • Must have vision ability to read written communications and handle paperwork processing

Physical Demands

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

  • Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc. 20 -40 lbs. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bar 50 -100 lbs.

  • Must have manual coordination to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages.

  • Bending/kneeling: Ability to bend to lower level cabinets and lift trays.

  • Mobility: Maneuver in narrow areas and between seated guests.

  • Continuous standing required to service guest functions; 100% of the time scheduled.

  • Climbing approximately 12 steps 20% of 8 hours.

  • No driving required.

  • Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.

  • Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

Environment

Physically strenuous: prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance

  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays

  • Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

  • Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

ID: 2022-14341

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Bidwell Hotel

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Front Desk & Guest Services

Address : 520 SW Broadway

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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