Bell Person

Hilton Jackson
Jackson, MS

Posted November 30, 2022

Bell Person

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Job Overview: Escort arriving and departing guests in a friendly, courteous manner to and from their accommodations, transporting their luggage. Acquaint each guest with room and features.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Greet customers immediately with a friendly and sincere welcome. Remain calm and attentive, especially during heavy hotel activity and emergencies.

  • Retrieve guest items from cars, busses, vans and carts. Grasp, lift, carry and/or load luggage and packages weighing up to lbs. onto a bell cart to transport items throughout hotel to designated room. Navigate bell cart through public areas, guest room corridors and to elevators.

  • Read and match luggage tags, write claim tickets and detach portion to give to guest.

  • Organize and store luggage as necessary in a designated area.

  • Escort customers to accommodations, visually inspect room and telephone any deficiencies such as towels to housekeeping immediately. Point out room features and directory for reference.

  • Listen and respond to guest inquiries using a positive, clear speaking voice. Answer questions and offer assistance giving accurate information regarding outlet hours, other hotel services, directions to local attractions or function rooms, car rentals, airline shuttle service, etc.

  • Pick up and deliver guest laundry to and from guest rooms in a timely, accurate manner

  • Deliver morning newspapers, Checkout packets, mail, packages, faxes, etc. to specific guest rooms.

  • Clean and polish carts and other equipment used in the department.

  • Answer the Bell Desk phone and provide information as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor such as assisting as door person or Valet when necessary.

Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

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.

  • Ability to understand and follow written and/or verbally in English.

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally in English.

  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger and collect accurate information.

  • Ability to read English language sufficient to ascertain information from luggage tags and claim checks to write numbers and names on claim checks and rooming lists.

  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move packages, boxes and luggage up to lbs. continuously throughout shift.

  • Ability to stand, walk and/or sit and continuously perform essential job functions.

  • Sufficient manual dexterity in hands to be able to load and unload luggage.

  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances on property.

Other Expectations

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. This includes nights, weekends and/or holidays.

  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).

  • Employee is always required to take on the responsibility and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.

  • Complies with health and safety rules, regulations and procedures to maintain a safe environment.

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Hilton Jackson

278 Room Hotel

Luxury Accomodations in Jackson

The Hilton Jackson hotel offers classic elegance and exemplary customer service in the heart of Mississippi. Conveniently located at Interstate 55 and County Line Road, the hotel is just 13 miles from the Jackson-Evers International Airport. Corporate guests will appreciate the hotels proximity to many businesses and corporations, as well as the 24-hour business center.