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Valet Parking Attendant
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Property Name
Courtyard by Marriott - Portland
Job Title
Valet Parking Attendant
Location
Oregon-Portland
City
Portland
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
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Housekeeper, Valet, Bellperson

Job Details

Req # 3065BR

Job Title Valet Parking Attendant

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

City Portland

State OR

Why Us The Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center is a unique hip downtown Portland boutique property. We are a LEED Gold certified hotel just blocks from Pioneer Courthouse Square and steps away from MAX and Bus Lines; we embody that unique vibe that is the best of "Portland." Our dynamic, values-driven team works together to provide every guest with a truly warm Portland experience. As we love to say: "We make the ordinary Extraordinary" for every guest.

Posting Overview

Under general supervision, provides valet services to hotel guests and ensures their satisfaction and comfort by promptly and courteously responding to their requests. Assist Doorman in meeting and greeting all guest arrivals and departures and handling of luggage.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of hotel services and the local area events and activities.

Ability to drive all speed shifts of vehicles and automobiles.

Excellent driving record as verified by Motor Vehicle Report.

Ability to converse with guests and fellow employees.

Must be able to drive both manual and automatic transmission vehicles.

Excellent hearing required to accommodate city street and garage driving.

Excellent vision required.

Minimal comprehension and literacy required to read and interpret traffic and directional signage.

Must know current motor vehicle laws

Abilities

Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs., pushing or pulling cart up to 200 lbs. Bending/kneeling - occasionally during shift when needed to lift or load luggage into vehicle or onto cart. Driving - constant driving of vehicles to and from garages and on streets and driveways. Able to handle multiple arrivals/departures simultaneously and offer a quality experience to guests. Must have vision ability see objects and people up close and at a distance. Must have finger, hand and upper body dexterity to grasp handles, carry bundles and lift packages. Must have upper body strength to continually push, lift and carry up to 65lbs throughout the hotel during entire shift. Must be able to drive automatic and manual vehicles. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have a driving record that meets the needs of our insurance carrier.

Education/Formal Training

Must have a current valid Driver’s License. High school education or equivalent experience

Experience

Valet and guest contact experience preferred

Material/Equipment Used

Operate all speed shifts of vehicles and automobiles.

Environment

Work outside 75% of shift

Abnormal temperatures - exposed to winter and summer temperature extremes.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Requirements

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