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FT PBX Agent, SLS South Beach

SLS - Miami Beach


Company Description

From our dazzling location in the heart of Miami, SLS offers both our staff and our guests a hip, cutting-edge experience in the world of hotels as theater. We have an exciting job opportunity to join our Front Desk Team as a PBX Agent located at SLS South Beach, Miami. JOIN THE SLS FAMILY TODAY!

Job Description


A global tribe of individuals, partners, and progressives, devoted to creating extraordinary experiences for our community through our proprietary brands - we are SLS.  Visionaries at the forefront of hospitality, cuisine, design, residences, and entertainment, our lifestyle moments are forged with highly curated and passionate service.  We are committed to authenticity, sophistication, mastery, and innovation.  Our stage is the world. Our time is now.

With this in mind, we foster a family environment built on values that describe our lifestyle, experiences, and how we see the world. When you have a tribe such as ours and place it in and around the collection of accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, retail, and gaming, you create a force that cannot be replicated by anyone else. We are an equal-opportunity employer.

Job Purpose:
Under the general guidance of the Director of Rooms, provides telephone customer service support for all calls received while maintaining the core experience guidelines at the property. Responsible for the efficient service of food and beverage to all guests staying in the Hotel and for ensuring that standards and guest requirements are met at all times.

Duties & Functions:
• Must love and support their TEAM!
• Must love and take care of guests!
• Must say “yes” and “thank you” often!
• Answer the Room Service phone within two rings, using correct salutations and telephone etiquette
• Answers all guest inquiries while maintaining current knowledge/familiarity with all hotel services/features and local attractions
• Ensures all call transfers are appropriately routed to the requested destinations
• Ensures that call productivity is meeting the service guidelines set forth by the department and company
• Effectively inputs guest, room, and pertinent information accurately into the Hotel PMS
• Take guests' food and beverage orders, utilizing suggestive selling techniques and following all departmental standards
• Input orders into the system and distribute them to Servers; ensure authorization for room charges
• Process all payment methods in accordance with Accounting procedures and policies
• Greet guests in a positive, friendly manner and make them feel welcome
• Effectively communicate with management, chefs, and culinary staff in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees
• Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, procedures, and standards
• Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction
• Ensure the accuracy of the guest name and room number of each order for delivery
• Access all functions of the POS system in accordance with specifications
• Ensure timely set up and delivery of orders
• Input charges for amenity orders and coordinate delivery of such with Servers; following departmental procedures
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned
• Any other reasonable duties as assigned by the supervisor or manager
• We recognize we are in the hospitality industry and that may require us to provide lateral service. We will on occasion call for each individual in the team to on a routine
basis perform various related tasks as needed in the spirit of providing exceptional service

• Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear direction to the venue teams.
• Communicate with employees using a positive and clear speaking voice, listen to and understand requests, respond with appropriate actions, and provide accurate information.
• Remain calm and alert, especially during emergency situations and/or heavy restaurant activity, serving as a role model for the team and other employees. Interact with other department personnel and venue staff as needed.
• Make decisions and take actions based on previous experience and good judgment, sometimes revising procedures to accommodate unusual situations.

To be aware of and ensure constant compliance with all necessary operational policies including:
• Health and Safety
• Food Hygiene
• Maintenance
• Emergency Procedures
• Liquor Licensing

In addition to the performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

• Attend mandatory meetings including divisional meetings, staff meetings, etc.
• Participate in community events and ensure the corporate social responsibility goals of Ennismore are met.
• Utilize traditional software programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Micros, ADP, Open Table, and any departmental-specific systems used.
• Keep the work area clean and organized.
• Ensure confidential documents are kept in a secured area.
• When disposing of confidential documents that contain any personally identifiable information, they must be shredded or pulverized.
• Complete other duties as assigned by the Department Head.
• Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics, which inspire Team Members to meet and exceed standards.

• Ensure compliance with Ennismore’s policies and procedures.

Assimilate into Ennismore’s culture through understanding, supporting, and participating in all Ennismore elements. Demonstrate working knowledge of the service standards.

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

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the property.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required when performing work duties that may have the potential of risk to your health or safety. The restaurant will provide the required PPE. Team members will be trained in the proper use and care of any assigned PPE. It is your responsibility to report defective, damaged, or lost PPE, or equipment that does not fit properly, to your Manager.

Requires the ability to lift large and heavy packages and boxes and the ability to load and unload small and large boxes as needed. Must have the ability to safely lift a minimum of 50 lbs. without assistance and to push and pull up to 150 lbs. with appropriate equipment.

All employees must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance. Specific uniform guidelines and/or required articles of clothing will be explained to you as a part of the orientation process.

Additional language ability preferred.


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.

• High School Diploma or equivalent required
• At least one year of experience in a customer service role, preferably in an upscale or lifestyle brand hotel
• Must have an exceptional personality and hospitality-driven attitude
• An intermediate understanding of Computer systems such as Opera, GoConcierge, Nuvola, Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook is preferred
• Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point-of-sale systems
• Ability to spend extended lengths of time viewing a computer screen
• Possess a gracious, friendly, and fun demeanor
• Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and have a high level of attention to detail
• Maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments
• Ability to work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork
• Must be able to stand or walk a minimum eight-hour shift.
• Must be observant and quick to respond to various situations while also multitasking and handling stressful situations.
• Must be able to twist, tow (push or pull), reach, bend climb, and carry objects as necessary.
• Must have excellent communication skills and be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
• Must be able to work inside and outside at all times of the year as needed, based on business volumes.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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