Bellperson/ValetThe Westin New Orleans Canal Place New Orleans, LA
A property of: Highgate HotelsPosted 2 weeks ago

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Job Description

Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. www.highgate.com .

Location

Situated at the end of famed Canal Street, The Westin New Orleans offers stunning views of the mighty Mississippi River and the French Quarter. Guests are just steps from the Shops at Canal Place and Harrah's Casino and a short walk to the excitement of Bourbon Street and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The hotel features 462 rooms and suites, including a Presidential Suite, with Westin's signature Heavenly® bedding, 34,000-sq-ft of event space, a fully equipped WestinWORKOUT fitness center, a lobby bar Observatory 11 with the best view of the French Quarter anywhere, and a new restaurant Bistro at the Bend.

Employment Status

Full-Time

Overview

The Bellperson/Valet is responsible for assisting guests with luggage upon arrival and departure and accommodating guests during their stay in an attentive, courteous and efficient manner. Parking guest vehicles is also required.

Responsibilities

  • Load and unload luggage carts.
  • Organize and deliver luggage for tour groups
  • Escort guests to rooms and familiarize them with hotel services.
  • Inspect guest's room to ensure it is in order and that supplies are adequate.
  • Explain features of the room including operation of electronic devices and entertainment.
  • Check/store luggage for arrivals and departures with luggage tags.
  • Store, track, and deliver packages as needed.
  • Deliver messages to meeting rooms.
  • Deliver flowers, laundry, packages and other amenities to guestrooms.
  • Assist with room changes.
  • Maintain current listing of local and area attractions, special events and activities.
  • Maintain list of local transportation guides, churches, sports arenas, etc.
  • Assist Houseperson with guest requests.
  • Ensure lobby reader board is correct.
  • Provide information, maps and directions as required.
  • Where applicable answer console to assist front desk agents.
  • Show guestrooms and suites as needed and emphasize the hotel's amenities.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Driving and parking guest vehicles.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for the applicable state. (If applicable)
  • Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.

Job Details

Entry level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Upscale
room Count:
251-500
location Type:
Small Metro / Town

Values

Belonging
Greatness
Growth
Innovation
Leadership
Pioneering
Trust
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The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
The Westin New Orleans Canal Placeshow more
Address100 Iberville St. , New Orleans , LA , 70130 View map
Property typeHotel 
classUpscale 
room Count251-500 
location TypeSmall Metro / Town 

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Aga Khan FoundationThe Aga Khan Foundation brings together human, financial and technical resources to address some of the challenges faced by the poorest and most marginalized communities in the world. Special emphasis is placed on investing in human potential, expanding opportunity and improving the overall quality of life, especially for women and girls.
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Sustainability EffortsHighgate and its portfolio of properties are committed to incorporating environmentally friendly initiatives into our day-to-day activities. As part of our continued sustainability efforts we are proud to support Clean the World® in promoting waste reduction programs through the recycling of soap and bottled bath amenities — helping to protect the environment, preserve natural resources, and reduce costs.
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