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Palm Desert, California Marriott Vacations Worldwide
Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

**Relocation Assistance Available**

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent degree; 2 years of progressive experience in a hotel Front Office operation.


  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; no work experience required.


Maintaining Guest Services and Front Desk Goals

  • Manages day-to-day operations, including group arrival, registration, VIP registration, and check-out.

  • Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

  • Supervises staffing levels to verify that guest service, and operational needs are met.

  • Verifies that there is regular on-going communication with associates to create awareness of business objectives and expectations, recognizes performance, and produces desired results.

Supporting Management of Front Desk Team

  • Provides coaching and written or verbal documentation of positive and or corrective feedback to Front Desk associates

  • Supervises and manages associates. Manages all day-to-day operations. Understands associate positions well enough to perform duties in associates' absence.

  • Communicates verbally and in writing, with all level of associates and guests that epitomizes the Marriott Vacations Worldwide Service Culture.

  • Maximizes productivity, and identifies problem areas and implement solutions.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Uses all available on the job training tools to train new hires and provide follow-up training as necessary.

  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with associates and ensures associates do the same with them.

  • Schedule associates to business demands and for tracks associate time and attendance.

  • Ensures associates understand expectations and parameters.

  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to policy.

  • Observes service behaviors of associates and provides feedback to individuals.

  • Ensures associate recognition is taking place on all shifts.

  • Solicits associate feedback, utilizes an "open door" policy, and reviews associate satisfaction results to identify and address associate problems or concerns.

  • Participates in associate progressive discipline procedures.

  • Review associate satisfaction results.

  • Participates in interviewing and hiring of team members with the appropriate skills.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

  • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

  • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints, taking corrective action as necessary including pass down

Managing Projects and Policies

  • Maintains Knowledge of and assists in all emergency procedures as required.

  • Follows and enforce all resort credit policies

  • Supervises daily Front Desk shift operations and monitors compliance with all policies, standards and procedures.

  • Verifies that property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs).

Supporting Human Resource Activities

  • Supports the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

  • Solicits associate feedback, utilizes an "open door" policy and reviews associate satisfaction results to identify and address associate problems or concerns.

  • Brings issues concerning associate satisfaction to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources.

  • Monitors Daily performance of Front Desk staff. Supervision duties include hiring, training, scheduling, assigning daily tasks, evaluating performance and terminating.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Participates in departmental meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the Front Desk goals to produce desired results.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.