Valet/Parking Attendant (PT)
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc - Baltimore, MD

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Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,090 properties in nearly 100 countries and 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element(SM). The company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts.

Location

Welcome to the revitalized Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel! Retreat to one of our 337 spacious guest rooms, and enjoy the celebrated "ahhhh" of the pillow-top mattress, featherweight, pure-white duvet and crisp white linens of The Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed. Touch base with home or the office with wireless High Speed Internet Access and oversized work desks, and enjoy new flat-panel TVs in our 100% smoke-free rooms. Take advantage of our newly installed Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft, a lobby lounge offering travelers a convenient online experience and a comfortable setting where you can to stay connected to work, family and friends while on the road.

Surround yourself with the best of Baltimore. Connected to the Convention Center and a brief walk from the magnificent Inner Harbor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and M&T Bank Stadium which is home to the Baltimore Ravens, we are convenient to everything that makes our city so wonderful. Get in on the fun with your friends and family and explore The National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, 1st Mariner Arena, or the Hippodrome Theater. Stroll around our charming and lively neighborhood, or take in historic Fort McHenry, birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner.

Department

Security

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE
Provide a consistently high degree of both friendliness and efficiency for all guests and visitors by parking guest vehicles in a safe and orderly manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Drive guest vehicles from motor court to designated parking area of garage for valet parking and return guest vehicle to motor court for guest pick-up when needed. Must be able to drive standard and non standard vehicles.

Other:
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.
Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:
Ascertain that all doors including rear doors are properly secured.
Recommend to guests that all valuables be secured in trunk or safety deposit boxes provided at the front desk.
Assist incoming and outgoing guests with getting baggage out of and into vehicles as requested.

Requirements

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Must be able to speak and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
Requires good verbal communication skills.
Must have satisfactory driving record.
Physical Demands
Most work tasks are performed outdoors. There is no effective protection from weather.
The worker is driving and getting in and out of vehicles most of the day. Must be able to stand or drive and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.
Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. frequently.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and luggage handling tasks.
Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
Education
High school or equivalent education preferred.

Experience
Ability to operate all types of passenger vehicles (standard and automatic).

Licenses or Certificates
Valid state driver’s license required.

Grooming
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Valet/Parking Attendant (PT)
Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,090 properties in nearly 100 countries and 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element(SM). The company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts.

Location

Welcome to the revitalized Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel! Retreat to one of our 337 spacious guest rooms, and enjoy the celebrated "ahhhh" of the pillow-top mattress, featherweight, pure-white duvet and crisp white linens of The Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed. Touch base with home or the office with wireless High Speed Internet Access and oversized work desks, and enjoy new flat-panel TVs in our 100% smoke-free rooms. Take advantage of our newly installed Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft, a lobby lounge offering travelers a convenient online experience and a comfortable setting where you can to stay connected to work, family and friends while on the road.

Surround yourself with the best of Baltimore. Connected to the Convention Center and a brief walk from the magnificent Inner Harbor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and M&T Bank Stadium which is home to the Baltimore Ravens, we are convenient to everything that makes our city so wonderful. Get in on the fun with your friends and family and explore The National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, 1st Mariner Arena, or the Hippodrome Theater. Stroll around our charming and lively neighborhood, or take in historic Fort McHenry, birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner.

Department

Security

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE
Provide a consistently high degree of both friendliness and efficiency for all guests and visitors by parking guest vehicles in a safe and orderly manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Drive guest vehicles from motor court to designated parking area of garage for valet parking and return guest vehicle to motor court for guest pick-up when needed. Must be able to drive standard and non standard vehicles.

Other:
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.
Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:
Ascertain that all doors including rear doors are properly secured.
Recommend to guests that all valuables be secured in trunk or safety deposit boxes provided at the front desk.
Assist incoming and outgoing guests with getting baggage out of and into vehicles as requested.

Requirements

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Must be able to speak and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
Requires good verbal communication skills.
Must have satisfactory driving record.
Physical Demands
Most work tasks are performed outdoors. There is no effective protection from weather.
The worker is driving and getting in and out of vehicles most of the day. Must be able to stand or drive and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.
Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. frequently.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and luggage handling tasks.
Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
Education
High school or equivalent education preferred.

Experience
Ability to operate all types of passenger vehicles (standard and automatic).

Licenses or Certificates
Valid state driver’s license required.

Grooming
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

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