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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Courtyard - Cherry Creek Denver, CO

Denver, CO
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Associates Degree


Our Company is a privately-owned hospitality firm that is headquartered near Denver, Colorado. Founded in 1991, it is a well-established, rapidly-growing company with a proven track record in hotel development, real estate investment and hotel operations. Our portfolio consists of more than 40 premium-branded hotels including select-service, extended stay, and full-service lodging facilities located in primary and secondary markets throughout the United States. * Are you looking for an exciting, rewarding and progressive career in hospitality? * Are you outgoing, adventuresome and consider yourself a people person? * Do you enjoy making people smile and going out of your way to make them happy? * Would you like to be a part of a successful team, motivating each other to reach far beyond our goals to grow into industry leaders? * Are you nodding your head and thinking YES, THIS IS ME? Then submit your application to be considered for this fantastic opportunity! The Courtyard by Marriott Cherry Creek is looking for an experienced FULL SERVICE hotel General Manager! Our beautiful 240 room property is located in the stylish shopping and business district of Denver's Cherry Creek. Courtyard Cherry Creek is part of the Marriott portfolio and is managed by Stonebridge Companies. We are conveniently located near the Cherry Creek shopping district, the Denver Zoo, and the University of Denver. For business and social needs, we offer 6,500 sq ft of event space which feature incredible views of downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains. This property perfectly suits both business and leisure travelers alike. For dining options, we have the classic Courtyard Bistro and a Starbucks coffee. Our ideal candidate will have prior hotel GM experience in a similar hotel size with Cherry Creek market knowledge and a background with Marriott brands. Full Service experience is preferred. The purpose of a BANQUET CAPTAIN is to oversee the set-up and clean-up of food and beverage during banquet functions while continuing to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas. * Supervise food and beverage service throughout banquet functions to ensure quality service and product quality * Assist with the planning, organizing and execution of all banquet functions including, but not limited to, breakfast, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners and cocktail receptions. * Meet with the Chef and Banquet Manager to review scheduled group's menu and equipment requirements. * Prepare station assignments for Banquet Servers according to group requirements and Hotel standards. * Ensure that assigned staff has reported to work; document any late or absent employees. * Coordinate breaks for assigned staff. * Assign stations and sidework to Servers in accordance with departmental procedures. Communicate additions or changes to the assignments as they arise throughout the shift. * Maintains regular attendance, is consistently on time, and observes prescribed work, break and meal periods in compliance with standards. * Maintains high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include compliance with the dress code. * Performs any other duties as requested by restaurant manager. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. DESIRED COMPETENCIES, WORK SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies. Other competencies may be required. Associate demonstrates a high QUALITY of work: * Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. * Monitors own work to ensure quality. * Provides the best possible service to clients and customers. Associate demonstrates acceptable PRODUCTIVITY standards * Meets or exceeds productivity standards. * Produces adequate volume of work efficiently in a specific time. Associate demonstrates excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS * Responds to requests for service and assistance. * Demonstrates the desire and ability to provide high quality service to both internal and external customers. * Solicits customer feedback to improve service. Associate demonstrates INITIATIVE * Asks for and offers help when needed. * Includes appropriate people in decision-making. Associate demonstrates ACCOUNTABILITY for their job performance * Takes responsibility for own actions. * Performs work with little or no supervision; works independently. * Can be relied upon regarding task completion and follow up. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Associates degree; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. QUALIFICATIONS * Must have flexibility to work nights and weekends. * Must be able to read and write fluent English. * Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. * Ability to write simple correspondence. * Ability to interpret and perform basic computer and POS system functions. Knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel. SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES Position will supervise banquet staff, in conjunction with the Banquet / Food and Beverage Manager. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment normally entails the following: * Indoor work environment * Minimal to moderate noise levels consistent with hotel environment. * Exposure to certain cleaning chemicals. Top of Form PHYSICAL DEMANDS During the course of performing the physical demands of this position, associates are expected to observe and adhere to safety and security procedures, promoting a safe work environment. The physical activity normally entails the following attributes. Position is expected to: * Stand more than 2/3 of the time * Walk more than 2/3 of the time * Sit less than 1/3 of the time * Lift up to 50 pounds. * Push / pull up to 50 pounds. Our company does not discriminate against its associates or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-associate relationships, including recruitment, hiring, advancement, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. Every reasonable accommodation will be made for disabled associates. Resumes and applications for employment will be evaluated on the basis of qualifications to meet the requirements of the position and ability to perform the requirements of the position.