Overnight Bell Attendant/ Security
Property Name:
Westmont Hospitality Group
Job Title: 
Overnight Bell Attendant/ Security
Location: 
District of Columbia/Washington
Company Name: 
City: 
Washington
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management  Position: 
No
Bonus Pay: 
No
Accommodation: 
No

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Corporate Overview

Westmont Hospitality Group was founded in 1975. What started with a single hotel in North America, has grown to become one of the largest privately-held hospitality organizations in the world.

Throughout the years, Westmont has had an ownership interest in and operated over 1,100 hotels. Currently this stands at over 500 hotels across three continents. Westmont has formed strategic alliances with many of the world's largest hotel brands. These include Fairmont, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton, Accor, Starwood, Wyndham, Choice Hotels, Renaissance, Radisson and Best Western. The company is one of the largest franchisees and co-owners of IHG hotels and Hilton hotels worldwide. Westmont has a very diversified portfolio ranging from budget and aparthotels to mid-market business and large conference hotels to boutique hotels and luxury resorts.

Our employees are our most valued resource.  Their expertise is what drives our future success.
If you are skilled in the hospitality industry and seek a stimulating workplace that fosters creativity, teamwork and personal development, contact us today. We reward our employees with the benefits and opportunities you’d expect from an industry leader.

Job Description

Westmont Hospitality is actively seeking to hire a very strong, exceptionally knowledgeable, energetic and highly experienced Bartender to join our outrageous team for an upscale boutique hotel in the fabulous area of Foggy Bottom in Washington DC

  • Spend majority of shift on foot patrol, walking, climbing stairs of the interior and perimeter of the hotel to observe and identify potential security and safety risks or undesirable conditions.

  • Requires verbal communication using pager and two-way radio, bending, stooping and kneeling as in performing CPR.

  • Maintain order in the hotel, dealing with the welfare of guests, e.g., assisting with door lock problems, coordinate expedient response to emergency conditions such as fire, fire or safety hazards and threats to life and/or property in a calm, rational and persuasive manner. Handle undesired conduct, violations of hotel policy and civil laws as warranted for the security and safety of hotel guests, employees, patrons and property. Requires grasping, lifting and or carrying or otherwise moving persons, packages, luggage, wheelchairs and safety equipment using manual dexterity of hands.

  • Answer security telephone and safety hotline calls and respond in a timely manner based on priority.

  • Use a clear, concise English speaking voice, listen with empathy, provide accurate information and document legibly all appropriate incident information.

  • Memorize and monitor life safety system installed at property including layout of entire building, alarm pull stations, location of fire extinguisher and sprinklers.

  • Receive, record and store lost and found items. Research and respond to inquirers from guests concerning status of items.

  • Escort guests and employees as required to parking lots, provide same for employees carrying house banks.

  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

  • Follows safety and security procedures and rules.

  • Knows department fire prevention and emergency procedures.

  • Utilizes protective equipment.

  • Reports unsafe conditions to management.

  • Reports accidents, injuries, near-misses, property damage or loss to management.

  • Provides for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules.

  • All team members must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance. (Specific standards outlined in team member handbook).

  • Assists other Front Desk Personnel when needed.

  • Perform any related duties as requested by management.

Job Requirements
  • 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. High school diploma preferred.

  • Prior law enforcement or other military experience preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge of the layout of the building, function rooms, and some knowledge of the city and surrounding areas.

  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger and collect accurate information.

  • Ability to listen effectively, speak, read and write English clearly to ascertain and document important information.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient while maintaining a pleasant cheerful demeanor.

  • Ability to follow written and or verbal instructions.

  • Ability to operate a computer, printer, copier, and telephone.

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