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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Front Office Assistant Manager - Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Sacramento, California

What You'll Do

As the Assistant Front Office Manager, you’ll be responsible for providing quality guest service within the guidelines specified by hotel management. You’ll lead all Front Office Operations (Front Desk, IRD, Bell, Door, and Night Audit) by setting and maintaining a high level of guest service. Providing support for the line staff, scheduling for all areas of Front Office, and training of all employees.

Some of your responsibilities include:

• Oversee and supervise all duties performed by all Front Office employees.• Create and post all employee schedules within the required time frame.• Coach, counsel, and discipline employees when necessary, using proper documentation and techniques.• Ensure that all employees are posted at their stations at the correct time, and that they complete their essential duties before their departure.• Assist with all sick calls or tardiness by finding proper coverage, report to work and stay until proper coverage can be found.• Assist with any scheduled shift problems on the night audit shifts.• Properly train and monitor all service levels provided by employees to guests and other fellow employees.• Meet or exceed levels of service required by the Mystery Shopper Survey.• Monitor and maintain proper operational supplies.• Responsible for making sure expenses and labor costs are meeting budgetedrequirements.• Ensure all employees follow proper cash and credit handling procedures.• Accountable for the "guest ledger" and its proper daily maintenance as well as maintaining the “guest comment card” return ratios as expected by the hotel and management.

What You Bring:

  • Minimum of 1 year of management experience in hospitality or similar industry.

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.

  • Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of integrity.

  • Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally.

  • Experience with Opera and Microsoft Office Suite is preferred.

  • Flexible schedule, able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when needed.

    Why We're Here

We believe heartfelt, human connections make people's lives better. Especially the people who work here.

Our founder, Bill Kimpton rebelled against impersonal, generic hospitality that makes people feel disconnected. He initiated a new boutique hotel standard and environment where people could connect, from the heart. That was the goal then, and it is still our purpose today.

Your work here has meaning. You're here to improve the lives of coworkers, guests, owners, communities, and together we make that happen. It's what drives all that we do. Every day you can improve lives in your own, unique way and you can expect the same in return. It all starts with you.

How We're Different

Our San Francisco-born entrepreneurial spirit and zest for life kick started this culture in 1981, and it shines through to this day.

It all flows from you. The lively, rebellious, genuine you - with your diverse background, talents, experiences, and plucky personality - is fully welcome, and celebrated here. Because we know that when people can be themselves at work, they shine.

That's what we seek out and celebrate. It's people of all kinds who share a knack for creativity and self-leadership. People who don't need to be told what to do to get things done. People who have an innate passion for making others' lives better.

It adds up to a work environment that's a bit quirky, irreverent, exciting, uncommon, empowering, and downright exceptional. Guests feel it; you'll feel it too.

Differences make a difference. We are committed to creating a culture that reflects the diversity of our hotel and restaurant guests. With that goal in mind, we encourage each of our employees to understand, accept, and celebrate differences among people. That includes different personalities, lifestyles, work styles, education, and experience. We also welcome and embrace people of all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, physical abilities, sexual orientation, gender identities and genders. For our complete EEO policy click here ( .

Be Yourself. Lead Yourself. Make it Count.