Dual Assistant General Manager

Property Homewood Suites/TRU Albany
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/4/2021 11:49 AM)
ID
2021-77517
Location
US-NY-Albany
Category
General Manager/Senior Operations Leadership
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

The Dual Asst General Manager is responsible to ensure guest satisfaction and the efficient operation of 2 hotels by supervising operating departments in the absence of the General Manager and/or the Manager on Duty. Assist the General Manager by continually focusing on achieving hotel profitability through revenue generation cost control guest satisfaction and development of associates. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.

Exempt managers must customarily and regular direct the work of at least 3 full-time associates or their equivalents. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time. 

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • At least 5 years progressive experience in a Rooms or F&B department Hotel; or a 4-year college degree and at least 2 to 3 years experience in a Rooms or F&B department at a Hotel; or a 2-year college degree and at least 3 to 4 years of experience in a Rooms or F&B department at a Hotel.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • Must be proficient in Windows Operating Systems.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful high-pressure situations.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information data etc. from disparate sources and consider adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding clarifying and resolving the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive friendly courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality's dress code and wearing a nametag when working (per brand standards)
  • Comply and ensure adherence to Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food Handlers Alcohol Awareness CPR & First Aid.
  • Ensure the efficient operation of the hotel in the absence of the General Manager by supervising and supporting the Guest Services Food & Beverage Food Production Engineering Accounting Sales and Housekeeping departments. Communicate and/or correct deficiencies in these departments in conjunction with the supervisor on duty.
  • Use competencies from Aimbridge & Brand training materials to develop self in all operational departments. Work with Department Heads to gain a good understanding of each position and how it affects the operation of the hotel.
  • Assist the General Manager as needed in revenue generation programs. Participate in the sales effort by meeting on-site contacts for evening functions greeting important clients and participating in sales calls with Sales Team members.
  • Assist the General Manager in the development of managerial and hourly employees through the implementation of Corporate-approved training programs. Participate in (at a minimum) bi-weekly one-on-one's with the Department Heads to facilitate personnel development.
  • Assist in creating an environment where employees make empowered decisions to ensure guest satisfaction. Follow up on all empowerment successes and opportunities with the appropriate Department Head.
  • Assist the General Manager with the creation of financial reports as required by the Corporate Office. Meet all Corporate imposed deadlines as well as those imposed by the General Manager.
  • Participate in required M.O.D. coverage as scheduled.
  • Ensure that training in service standards is taking place in each department using the steps to effective training.
  • Ensure recruiting hiring and training for Guest Services based on occupancy
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive friendly courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality's dress code and wearing a nametag when working (per brand standards)
  • Comply and ensure adherence to Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food Handlers Alcohol Awareness CPR & First Aid.
  • Ensure the efficient operation of the hotel in the absence of the General Manager by supervising and supporting the Guest Services Food & Beverage Food Production Engineering Accounting Sales and Housekeeping departments. Communicate and/or correct deficiencies in these departments in conjunction with the supervisor on duty.
  • Use competencies from Aimbridge & Brand training materials to develop self in all operational departments. Work with Department Heads to gain a good understanding of each position and how it affects the operation of the hotel.
  • Assist the General Manager as needed in revenue generation programs. Participate in the sales effort by meeting on-site contacts for evening functions greeting important clients and participating in sales calls with Sales Team members.
  • Assist the General Manager in the development of managerial and hourly employees through the implementation of Corporate-approved training programs. Participate in (at a minimum) bi-weekly one-on-one's with the Department Heads to facilitate personnel development.
  • Assist in creating an environment where employees make empowered decisions to ensure guest satisfaction. Follow up on all empowerment successes and opportunities with the apprpriate Department Head.
  • Assist the General Manager with the creation of financial reports as required by the Corporate Office. Meet all Corporate imposed deadlines as well as those imposed by the General Manager.
  • Participate in required M.O.D. coverage as scheduled.
  • Ensure that training in service standards is taking place in each department using the steps to effective training.
  • Ensure recruiting hiring and training for Guest Services based on occupancy
  • Be in the public areas during peak times greeting guests and offering assistance as needed.
  • Maintain procedures for handling of the hotel safe specifically with regard to security and initiate a monthly safe audit.
  • Ensure that all scheduled meetings take place on the property.

 

Property Details

Homewood Suites Albany Crossgates Mall

This is a co-branded hotel
Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall

We're just across the highway from the University at Albany, and a 15-minute drive will let you explore the historic capital. Visit the nearby Washington Park for fresh air and beautiful views. You can also find a range of businesses nearby, including Tokyo Electron and IBM. Reach Albany Airport in 10 minutes.

Join us daily for free hot full breakfast. From Monday-Thursday, our complimentary evening social* offers beer, wine, soft drinks and a rotating menu. If you need a late-night treat, visit our 24-hour Suite Shop® in the lobby. Stay fit in the fitness center, play basketball on the sport court, or relax in the indoor pool. Our meeting space and business center are ideal for small meetings and work trips. 

Tru by Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall

Our New York State Capitol hotel is located just steps away from Crossgates Mall and a short drive to SUNY, Downtown Albany, Albany International Airport, and University at Albany. We are located near a range of local businesses, including General Electric and Global Foundries. A free area shuttle is available within 5 miles. Our efficient rooms are uniquely Tru, with large comfortable mattresses, free WiFi and a 55-inch TV with 150 channels.

From healthy to indulgent, our free ‘Build your Own’ Breakfast toppings bar is all about choices - featuring 30 sweet and savory toppings for cereal, bagels, yogurt and more. Grab snacks, drinks, light meals and single-serve wine and beer in the 24/7 market.

Cozy up with a book in the semi-private alcoves of our lobby, shoot some pool with fellow travelers, reenergize in a fully equipped fitness center, or take a dip in the indoor pool. Sharing a building with the Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall gives you additional amenities you cannot find in other Albany hotels, such as enhanced communal areas.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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