Hotel Jobs Johannesburg

Marriott International, Inc

MClub Agent

Job Description 

Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Non-Management

POSITION SUMMARY

Monitor club lounge for seating availability, service, safety, and wellbeing of guests. Maintain cleanliness and condition of bar, bar unit, tables, and other tools. Prepare and serve hot, cold, and/or alcoholic beverages. Stock ice, glassware, and supplies. Anticipate and communicate replenishment needs promptly. Wash dishes and serving utensils as needed. Complete opening and closing duties. Requisition all necessary supplies, transporting supplies from storeroom to bar set-up area as required. Secure liquors, beers, wines, coolers, cabinets, and storage areas. Document pertinent information in department logbook. Forecast additional meal requirements and communicate special requests to the kitchen.

Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager. Follow all company policies and procedures, ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests’ service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language, prepare and review written documents accurately and completely, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance; and stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

CRITICAL TASKS

Safety and Security

  • Report work related accidents, or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.
  • Follow property specific procedures for handling emergency situations (e.g., evacuations, medical emergencies, natural disasters).
  • Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to ensure a clean, safe, and secure environment.
  • Maintain awareness of undesirable persons on property premises.
  • Identify and correct unsafe work procedures or conditions and/or report them to management and security/safety personnel.
  • Use proper equipment, wear appropriate personal protective clothing (PPE), and employ correct lifting procedures, as necessary, to avoid injury.

Policies and Procedures

  • Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
  • Ensure uniform, nametags, and personal appearance are clean, hygienic, professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Follow company and department policies and procedures.
  • Protect company tools, equipment, machines, or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Guest Relations

  • Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
  • Address guests’ service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.
  • Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest’s name when possible.
  • Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay, property services, and area attractions/offerings.
  • Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions, concerns, and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g., LEARN, PLEASED, Guest Response, LEAP) to resolve issues, delight, and build trust.
  • Anticipate guests’ service needs, including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.
  • Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.
  • Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, including assisting visually, hearing, or physically-impaired individuals within guidelines (e.g., escorting them when requested, using words to explain actions, writing directions on paper, moving objects out of the way, or offering access to Braille or TDD phones).

Communication

  • Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
  • Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette including answering the phone within 3 rings, answering with a smile in one’s voice, using the callers’ name, transferring calls to appropriate person/department, requesting permission before placing the caller on hold, taking and relaying messages, and allowing the caller to end the call.
  • Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.
  • Provide assistance to coworkers, ensuring they understand their tasks.
  • Discuss work topics, activities, or problems with coworkers, supervisors, or managers discreetly and quietly, avoiding public areas of the property.
  • Prepare and review written documents (e.g., daily logs, business letters, memoranda, reports), including proofreading and editing written information to ensure accuracy and completeness.

Assists Management

  • Ensure that hourly employees are trained on company core values, job roles, responsibilities, and technical and service aspects of the job.
  • Assign and ensure work tasks are completed on time and that they meet appropriate quality standards.
  • Coordinate tasks and work with other departments to ensure that the department runs efficiently.
  • Serve as a departmental role model or mentor by working alongside employees to perform technical or functional job duties.
  • Assist management to ensure that hourly employees have the necessary resources to effectively perform their jobs (e.g., supplies, equipment, and inventory).
  • Encourage and motivate employees to perform their best, take responsibility for tasks and assignments, make decisions and provide input on possible improvements.

Working with Others

  • Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
  • Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact, respect, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
  • Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.

Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement

  • Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.

Physical Tasks

  • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
  • Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance.

General Concierge – Club Level

  • Monitor club lounge for seating availability, service, safety, and wellbeing of guests.
  • Complete opening duties, including setting up necessary supplies and tools, and ensuring work area is clean and everything is in working order.
  • Clean and reset tables after guests depart.
  • Forecast additional meal requirements and communicate special requests to the kitchen.
  • Anticipate and communicate replenishment needs promptly, ensuring no shortages throughout scheduled presentation time.
  • Bus and wipe down tables in club lounge.
  • Check in with guests to ensure satisfaction with food or beverages.
  • Direct final breakdown and cleanup of club lounge according to service offerings.
  • Secure liquors, beers, wines, coolers, cabinets, and storage areas.
  • Brew daily coffees.
  • Mix and serve alcoholic beverages to guest in accordance with the company standards.
  • Prepare and serve hot beverages (drip coffee, tea, cappuccino, espresso, etc.).
  • Issue, open, and serve wine/champagne bottles.
  • Complete closing duties, including storing all reusable goods, breaking down goods, cleaning all equipment, restocking items, and completing daily cleaning checklist.
  • Document pertinent information in department logbook.
  • Complete scheduled inventories (e.g., opening inventory) of supplies, food, and liquor, to check stock and requisition necessary supplies.
  • Requisition all necessary supplies, transporting supplies from storeroom to bar set-up area as required.
  • Wash all coffee and beverage dishes and serving utensils as needed.
  • Check quality and set up designated bar stock and supplies by using checklist.
  • Stock ice, glassware, and paper supplies.
  • Maintain cleanliness and condition of bar, bar unit, tables, and other tools.

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

Analytical Skills

  • Learning
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision-Making

Interpersonal Skills

  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Diversity Relations
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Work

Communications

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Communication
  • Listening

Personal Attributes

  • Presentation
  • Positive Demeanor
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Organization

  • Detail Orientation
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Time Management

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

High school diploma/G.E.D. equivalent

Related Work Experience

No related work experience is required

Supervisory Experience

No supervisory experience is required

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott Hotels strive to elevate the art of hospitality, innovating at every opportunity while keeping the comfort of the oh-so-familiar all around the globe. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep the promise of “Wonderful Hospitality. Always.” by delivering thoughtful, heartfelt, forward-thinking service that upholds and builds upon this living legacy. With the name that’s synonymous with hospitality the world over, we are proud to welcome you to explore a career with Marriott Hotels. In joining Marriott Hotels, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of more than 100 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. JW Marriott associates are confident, innovative, genuine, intuitive, and carry on the legacy of the brand’s namesake and company founder, J.Willard Marriott. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can pursue your passions in a luxury environment with a focus on holistic well-being. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™. In joining JW Marriott, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

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