Van Driver - Full timeLos Angeles Marriott Burbank AirportBurbank, CA
A property of: Spire Hospitality, LLCPosted 3 weeks ago

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Job Description

The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is seeking a dynamic and friendly Van Driver to take on the challenge of a unique position within a 488-room hotel that boasts 50,000 square feet of event space. The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is conveniently located near Hollywood and Universal Studios in the center of the entertainment hub. Our property provides complimentary meals, employee events, great hotel discounts at over 5,700 hotels world-wide and perks for local events & attractions!

POSITION PURPOSE

Transport guests in a prompt, friendly and courteous manner using safe driving practices.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Comprehend and abide by all traffic regulations while transporting customers to and from the airport terminal or other designated site.
  • Remain calm and alert especially during emergencies or heavy hotel activity and handle complications from driving in the local community.
  • Listen, understand and respond immediately to customer and employee inquiries and requests for assistance. Greet customers with a friendly and sincere welcome.
  • Lift luggage, packages and boxes from cars, buses, vans and carts, placing items on the ground, onto baggage carts, conveyors or other vehicles.
  • Clearly communicate the features, and services of the hotel facilities.
  • Maintain an alert and attentive demeanor. Maintain cleanliness of the hotel vehicle by cleaning and washing it when appropriate.
  • Take vehicle for periodic servicing and fueling as required.
  • Other duties as assigned such as assisting as Door Person or Bell Captain when necessary.

Related Functions:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing sufficient to ascertain and document appropriate pick up and drop off points, etc.
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger.
  • Ability to read English language to ascertain information from luggage tags, claim checks and to identify specific airline/customer pickup and drop off points and street signs.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move packages, boxes and luggage weighing up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, walk and/or sit and continuously perform essential job functions.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity in one hand to be able to load and unload luggage.
  • Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing stairs and walking distances throughout the property.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary.

Licenses or certificates:

Valid driver's license issued by the state in which the hotel is located. Provide evidence of insurability.

Training and Experience:

No prior experience required. Prior driver, hospitality, Bell Person or Door Person experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), to lift, carry, push, or pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Environmental Conditions:

Inside: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. A job is considered 'inside' if the worker spends approximately 75 percent or more of the time inside.

OTHER

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
  • Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.
  • Upon employment, all associates are required to fully comply with rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of hotel facilities. Associates who violate Hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).
  • Additional language ability preferred.

Job Details

Entry level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Upscale
room Count:
251-500
location Type:
Urban

Values

Community
Customer Service
Diversity
Hospitality
Leadership
Passion
Teamwork

Perks

401(K)
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Family Medical Leave
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Job Training
Legal Consultations
Life Insurance
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Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport
Advance your hotel career at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank hotel
near Hollywood. This hotel offers two on-site dining options, spacious
guestrooms, and over 45,000 square feet of meeting and eshow more
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Address2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA, 91505 View map
Property typeHotel 
classUpscale 
room Count251-500 
location TypeUrban 

People (5)

Barbara DoucetVP of Human ResourcesBarbara Doucet joined Spire Hospitality as our VP of Human Resources. Barbara spent the last 11 ½ years at Omni, starting at the hotel level before being promoted to regional and corporate positions, culminating to her current role as VP of HR supporting well over 50 upscale full-service hotels and corporate. Barbara and her team will continue to have an intense focus on team member support, culture, recruiting, retention and employee development and will work closely with the hotel teams to support our future growth.
Bill DeforrestVice ChairmanBill DeForrest’s hotel experience began with entry-level associate positions then moved to general manager, regional director of operations, vice president of hospitality management and vice president of sales and marketing. He joined Lane Hospitality, now Spire Hospitality, as senior vice president of development in 1996 and was promoted to President & CEO in 2000. After more than 20 years leading what is today Spire Hospitality, DeForrest serves as the Vice Chairman of the company. Under Bill’s leadership, Spire Hospitality established itself as one of the leading and most respected hotel management companies, and Bill continues to be involved in its growth in the Vice Chairman role. DeForrest earned an MBA from the University of Denver and has served on numerous boards, state hotel associations, industry leadership groups and charitable foundations, including The Summit Foundation, Utah Hotel & Lodging Association and local resort association boards. He currently serves on IHG Owners Association board of directors and was previously chairman of the association. DeForrest led more than 6,000 members of IHG Owners Association as global chairman in 2011.
Bill KeatingExecutive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer30+ years of experience in strategic planning, finance, real estate development and operations. Responsible for the development of office, residential, retail and mixed-use projects. Prior to Spire Hospitality, Keating worked extensively in acquisition activities for Lane Industries and its subsidiaries, overseeing more than 25 acquisitions in the hospitality, radio broadcasting and security service industries.
Dawna ComeauxSenior Vice President25+ years in the hospitality industry, representing all major hotel brands, including 260 hotels across 45 states with more than 8,000 employees Prior to joining Spire Hospitality, Comeaux led the sales, revenue management and operation teams of one of the largest third-party hospitality management companies, Pillar Hotels and Resorts Previously, Comeaux held the Senior Vice President of Sales and Senior Vice President of Operations role for Archon Hospitality and was an Area Director of Operations for Prism Hotels
Chris RussellChief Executive OfficerIndustry veteran overseeing a diverse portfolio of assets from Marriott, Hilton, IHG and independent hotels. Previously led Archon Hospitality, the in-house hotel management company for a Goldman Sachs subsidiary. Archon sold in 2011 and the business was rebranded Pillar Hotels & Resorts where Russell remained President/CEO managing over $2 billion of assets consisting of 260 hotels in 45 states with 8,000 employees. Pillar Hotels & Resorts sold to Aimbridge Hospitality in 2016 and subsequently joined Spire in 2018.

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