Westmont Hospitality Group
  • 21-Feb-2018 to 22-Mar-2018 (MST)
  • Region 1
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Summary

The acting General Manager position will promote, manage, and coordinate the daily operations of the hotel. It will increase hotel revenues and savings, improve efficiency, and increase brand loyalty in the local community. The Support Manager will step in to cover any PTO, fill in as needed, assist when called upon and any additional times that may be needed. 

Essential Functions

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications.  The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future.  The Hotels that are supported by the management company operates either on a hybrid (24 hours a day and 7 days a week) or weekly model (11am-7pm), so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting times, and hours worked in a week.

  1. Positions and forecast the hotel to achieve maximum revenue weekly, monthly, and quarterly to increase ADR (Average Daily Rate) and REVPAR (Revenue per Available Room) along with Star Reports.
  2. Contributes to the achievement of "perfect sells" on typically sold out nights and reduce "no-show" credits and revenue lost due to an improper guarantee method.
  3. Projects and maximizes revenue by positioning the daily inventory to allow for unexpected reservations and additional revenue that would otherwise be obtained by the local competition.
  4. Strategizes on al daily basis with the hotel team to ensure inventory and potential revenue information is clear and understandable so all involved can contribute to the "perfect sell".
  5. Becomes familiar with sales and budget goals and develops plans to achieve them. Acts as liaison between the local community and the hotel.
  6. Participates in sales activities to ensure brand awareness and maintain rapport and communications within the local community.
  7. Actively maintains all accounts receivable information and direct bill account status as well as ensures prompt return of unpaid bills and invoices.
  8. Conducts accounting audits on a daily basis and reviews reports to ensure consistent accounting practices and procedures are being implemented.
  9. Inspect guests' rooms, public access areas, and outside grounds for cleanliness and appearance using provided checklists in the Standard Operating Procedures Manual.
  10. Renders lockout and eviction decisions.
  11. Provide online Signature training to new associates. Cover front desk shifts accordingly. Conduct sale calls and parking lot shops.
  12. Ensures exceptional customer service to all guests and protects guest privacy and safety when within reasonable control of the position to do so.
  13. Manages human resources aspects at the hotel; this includes, but is not limited to: interviewing, recruiting, hiring, disciplinary action, counseling and progressive discipline, terminations, mentoring, federal labor regulations, documentation and retention, employee file maintenance and training.
  14. Ensure adequate supply of tools and resources for Associates to effectively complete tasks in accordance to company, guests, and brand standards.
  15. Attend and participate in scheduled Webinars.
  16. Ensure response to and reporting of guests/Associate incident/injury claims.
  17. Reviews and/or sends/completes reports from prior day's business.
  18. Prepares and/or sends daily reports and bank deposits.
  19. Answer/resolve guest complaints and problems.
  20. Coordinates and conducts associate training and development; as direct by General Manager.
  21. Adheres to all companies' policies and procedures including but not limited to guidelines published in the Standard Operating Procedure and Associate Manual.
  22. Maintains visibility and availability to guests and associates.
  23. All Associates must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance. (Specific standards outlined in Associate handbook).
  24. Follows safety and security procedures and rules.
  25. Knows department fire prevention and emergency procedures.
  26. Reports unsafe conditions to supervisor. Reports accidents, injuries, near-misses, property damage or loss to supervisor.
  27. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. High school diploma preferred. Any combination of education and experience equivalent and graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities is preferred.
  2. Strong analytical skills.
  3. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Knowledge of competitive market is preferred.
  5. Ability to utilize the PMS and train others on how to utilize the PMS.
  6. Basic understanding in utilizing the features available in Microsoft word, excel, and outlook.
  7. Proficient in the use of computer software programs with the ability to easily maneuver efficiently and accurately through software to complete tasks.
  8. Possess and demonstrate the ability to independently evaluate problems, issues, or challenges and develop, investigate, and implement solutions to resolve these challenges.
  9. Prior hospitality experience preferred.
  10. Considerable skill in the use of a calculator and prepare moderately complex mathematical calculations without error.
  11. Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information and help resolve conflicts.
  12. Ability to read, listen, and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  13. Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.
  14.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  15.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.
  16. Organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  17. Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  18. Previous Supervisory/Management of Associates experience required.
  19. Regular work attendance which includes flexibility in work schedule that may include afternoons, nights, weekends, and holidays.  

Physical Demands

  1. Ability to stand and move throughout, from, and to office, and continuously performs essential job functions.
  2. Lifting up to 25 pounds maximum.
  3. Occasional twisting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching,
  4. Frequent to constant standing, walking, sitting and using hands to fingers to feel/touch
  5. Frequent talking, hearing, seeing and smiling.      
  6. Occasional climbing of stairs.
  7. Climb stairs and ladders at a rapid pace.


** Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions**

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