Service Express Agent (Telephone Operator)
Posted November 14, 2019
157 High Street
Portland, ME 04101
Telephone (207) 775-5411
You’re the hub of information for the hotel. You’re also the critical touch point when emergencies rear. Often the first impression and without the benefit of visual cues, you effortlessly convey authentic warmth through the phone lines. You make prompt connections and provide quality info, never missing a beat with wake-up or helping a guest in need. If this rings true, Interstate’s Telephone Operator position may be a great opportunity for you.
As Telephone Operator, you will
- Graciously respond to all incoming calls, applying your thorough knowledge of the property to effectively assist callers and answer guest questions.
- Skillfully service hotline calls, ensuring guests needs are fully met.
- Convey messages accurately and timely and route calls efficiently.
- Ensure wake up requests are accurately delivered without fail.
A high school education or equivalent experience is required. Clear, effective English written and verbal communication skills are required, with a second language helpful. An excellent phone manner and the ability to “smile” through the phone lines is essential. Previous communications or switchboard experience is helpful. The ability to operate multiple phone lines, familiarity with computer use and the ability to conduct online searches is expected.
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.
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
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.