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The Fairmont Banff Springs Concierge Agent (Spring/Summer 2017) Temporary in Banff, AB

The Fairmont Banff Springs

Branch Banff AB CA

Position:
Concierge Agent (Spring/Summer 2017)
Location:
Banff, AB

To assist guests with Spa information and reservations through our Spa Soft reservation system. A place for colleagues who aspire to deliver amazing guest…

Concierge Agent (Spring/Summer 2017)
Primary Location : Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs
Employee Status : Regular

Concierge Agent (Spring/Summer 2017)
Do you love working with our guests, exceeding their expectations? Would you like to turn moments into memories by assisting guests to make the most of their stay at The Castle in the Rockies? Do you have a passion to share your knowledge of our Hotel and area, multi-task, organize and assist our guests in a busy and exciting environment?

We are looking for that special individual to work with our experienced Chef Concierge and Concierge Team, to turn moments into memories for our guests. You must be a true professional that role models our Service Promises while engaging and assisting our guests.

You will work with a team that includes 3 Clefs D’or Concierge and many years of experience that they enjoy sharing with their Concierge colleagues. Opportunities for learning and growth are unlimited as you work with key departments in the Hotel and area vendors.

Hotel Overview: For over 125 years, The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation. With 768 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, 78,000 square feet of expansive conference facilities, and one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career. This is a vibrant workplace with tremendous growth and mentorship opportunities; a place for colleagues who aspire to deliver amazing guest service, learn, grow and innovate.

The Rocky Mountain lifestyle doesn’t disappoint. Just a 1-hour drive from Calgary, Banff uniquely blends a community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It’s all at your doorstep; this year-round, mountain culture offers true work–life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations. Our welcoming community is cultural, and dynamic.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Concierge, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • To provide a courteous and professional service at all times, utilizing our Service Promise Essentials to turn moments into memories for our guests
  • To provide correct information about dining and lounge areas and all other hotel related services
  • To offer assistance to all guests in making reservations and arrangements for dining, activities and tours; for example, horseback riding, limousine services, theatre tickets, sporting events
  • To provide correct and accurate information on tourist sites and activities, including being well versed in their individual company policies and procedures
  • To assist guests with their various in-house requests through Royal Service Manager
  • To assist guests with Dining information and reservations through our Open Table Concierge reservation system
  • To assist guests with Spa information and reservations through our Spa Soft reservation system
  • To assist guests with golf tee times facilitated through the golf computer system
  • To log reservations, create confirmations and itineraries, provide information and be well versed on the iConcierge computer program
  • To assist with any special requests the guest may have
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Complete knowledge of all hotel’s facilities and tourist attractions/ activities in the Town of Banff
  • High attention to detail
  • Proven track record providing excellent guest service
  • Flexible schedule
  • Member of Les Clefs d’Or is an asset.
  • Second language is an asset.
  • Diploma in Hotel Management an asset
  • One year of experience at the Front Reception or Guest Services is an asset.

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Frequent standing and walking throughout shift
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  • Frequent standing and walking throughout shift

Perks: Endless staff events, subsidized staff housing, competitive benefits, daily duty meal in our staff cafeteria, employee travel program, food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf discounts, competitive extended benefit plans (medical, vision, dental) and employee assistance program.

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level : Colleague
Schedule : Full-time
Shift : Rotating / Shift Work

Closing Date : 25.Feb.2017, 11:59:00 PM
Job Number: BSH03145

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Banff, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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