Host-PT

The Westin Portland Harborview

157 High Street

Portland, ME 04101

Telephone (207) 775-5411

Host-PT

Part Time

Posted September 5, 2019

R-168531

Smiles come easily to you. And as the first point of guest contact in the restaurant, you appreciate that your actions make a difference. From promptly seating that road-weary guest to elevating that special evening at the first welcome, you love making a difference!  

As Host, you will

  • Provide arriving guests with a prompt, gracious greeting and seat them comfortably with menus.
  • Take reservations by phone and in person, providing helpful, accurate responses to inquiries.
  • Ensure that tables are clean and set before seating guests and seating charts for station rotations are maintained.
  • Tidy the service podium, keeping it organized, and maintain a supply inventory.

Fundamentals

Clear, effective written and verbal English communication skills are required. One year cash handling experience and the ability to accurately handle cash, credit, or room charges according to Interstate policies, procedures and guidelines, also is preferred. This role requires continuous motion and the ability to lift up to 30 pounds, clearing tables, buffets, and pulling tables.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

The Westin Portland Harborview

289 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

The Westin Portland Harborview provides travelers a perfect vantage point to explore Maine's largest city. Originally opened in 1927 as the Eastland Park Hotel, this historic hotel has been immaculately restored. Visitors can take a short walk to discover the Old Port and some of the best restaurants, retail shops, museums and artistic venues in Maine. Guests will leave feeling better than when they arrived when they stay over in our plush rooms and suites. Each of the guest rooms feature a stunning view of downtown, the harbor or Casco Bay. Guests can enjoy a thoroughly satisfying night's sleep in a Westin Heavenly® Bed. They can re-energize in our state-of-the-art Westin WORKOUT® Fitness Studio or relax with a massage, manicure and more at Artné Spa. We offer on-site dining, including the timelessly chic Top of the East rooftop restaurant with panoramic views. Weddings and meetings thrive here with nearly 15,000 square feet of event space and a spectacular grand ballroom.