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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Valet Attendant - Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle in Seattle, Washington

FullTime Valet Attendant

Hotel Vintage Seattle

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Downtown Seattle

The hourly pay range for this role is $19.97

This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Seattle, WA. This is the lowest to highest pay scale we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the pay range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs.

We Offer a Comprehensive Package of Benefits Including:

  • Affordable medical/dental/vision plans for employee & family (Blue Shield/ Cigna/ Aetna/ Kaiser)

  • Basic Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Child Life Insurance

  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness & Accident Insurance

  • Pet Insurance

  • Group Auto & Home Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Matched 401k contributions - 100% match up to 4% contributions + deferred compensation plan

  • 1 hour of sick & safe time for every 30 hours worked

  • Up to 10 Vacation days after 90 days

  • 7 paid Holidays + 1 Floating Holiday after 90 days

  • Employee rate hotel + restaurant discounts in all of Kimpton + IHG

  • Work perks website discounts

  • Backup childcare

  • Cell phone discounts (AT&T/Verizon)

  • Tuition reimbursement ($1,000/year)

  • Free Online Mental Health Therapy

Best Place to Work culture recognition on Fortune Magazine, inclusive culture and supportive of women, BLM, LGBTQ+ community. Commitment to internal promotions and development.

You can apply for this role though Kimptoncareers.com (or through the internal career site if you are a current employee.)

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Why We're Here

We believe heartfelt, human connections make people's lives better. Especially the people who work here.

Our founder, Bill Kimpton rebelled against impersonal, generic hospitality that makes people feel disconnected. He initiated a new boutique hotel standard and environment where people could connect, from the heart. That was the goal then, and it is still our purpose today.

Your work here has meaning. You're here to improve the lives of coworkers, guests, owners, communities, and together we make that happen. It's what drives all that we do. Every day you can improve lives in your own, unique way and you can expect the same in return. It all starts with you.

How We're Different

Our San Francisco-born entrepreneurial spirit and zest for life kick started this culture in 1981, and it shines through to this day.

It all flows from you. The lively, rebellious, genuine you - with your diverse background, talents, experiences, and plucky personality - is fully welcome, and celebrated here. Because we know that when people can be themselves at work, they shine.

That's what we seek out and celebrate. It's people of all kinds who share a knack for creativity and self-leadership. People who don't need to be told what to do to get things done. People who have an innate passion for making others' lives better.

It adds up to a work environment that's a bit quirky, irreverent, exciting, uncommon, empowering, and downright exceptional. Guests feel it; you'll feel it too.

What You'll Do

As the Valet Attendant, you'll be responsible for providing a memorable first and last impression to guests as they arrive and leave the hotel. When interacting with guests, you'll maintain a professional, friendly, and helpful attitude using the "Five Hospitality Standards" of eye contact, a smile, speak first, engage in polite conversation, and use the guest's surname. This position also involves assisting guests with their luggage and packages upon arrival and departure and for arranging transportation when necessary.

Some of your responsibilities include:

  • Greet all guests upon arrival.

  • Assist guests with luggage to their rooms promptly when checking in and upon checking out.

  • Hail taxicabs and answer questions.

  • Once in guest room, provide the guest with general hotel information.

  • Assist guests by taking luggage to the curb to meet their transportation.

  • Remove trash, papers, cans, bottles, cups, etc. in lobby area between housekeeping runs. Provide guests with general questions and assistance when Concierge is not available.

  • Be knowledgeable of the community and area in which the hotel is located to provide information on special events (sporting, theater, movies, entertainment, and restaurants) to guests.

  • Submit all lost and found articles accompanied by a report.

  • Function as a doorperson as needed.

  • Deliver faxes, messages, packages, flowers, wine, and other items to guests in their rooms.

  • Ensure that the "white zone" is kept free and clear for guest arrival and in the case of an emergency.

  • Notify guests by telephone of delivery of automobiles, packages, or arrival of visitors.

  • We all wear multiple hats here at Kimpton. You may need to take on responsibilities that are outside of this job post at times, as we all do.

What You Bring

  • High School Diploma is preferred.

  • 1 year of experience in customer service or similar role.

  • Basic writing skills, professional communication skills.

  • Clean driving record.

  • Flexible schedule, able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when needed.

Differences make a difference. We are committed to creating a culture that reflects the diversity of our hotel and restaurant guests. With that goal in mind, we encourage each of our employees to understand, accept, and celebrate differences among people. That includes different personalities, lifestyles, work styles, education, and experience. We also welcome and embrace people of all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, physical abilities, sexual orientation, gender identities and genders. For our complete EEO policy click here (https://ihg.scene7.com/is/content/ihg/IHG_DAM/kimpton-hotels/2018-brand-pages/amer/pdfs/eeo-policy-kimpton.pdf) .

Be Yourself. Lead Yourself. Make it Count.

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