Guest Services Talent Leader

Brookstreet Hotel, 525 Legget Dr, Kanata, Ontario, Canada Req #342
Friday, August 25, 2023
Looking for employment and want to stay ahead of the competition? Do you want to work for a place that knows how to work hard AND have fun?  If you’re ready to break the bonds of chain-affiliated hotel regimes and achieve service excellence, Brookstreet is the place to be! This 276 room luxury hotel is located in the heart of Ottawa’s high tech community and is guaranteed to offer unique experiences for guests and employees alike. Are you ready to break the bonds of typical chain-affiliated hotel regimes and drive innovation in your area of expertise?


  • Minimum 2 years' previous supervisory/management experience in Front Office operations, Hotel experience.
  • University degree or College diploma in Hotel Management an asset.
  • Knowledge of computerized Front Office systems required with emphasis in VisualOne an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.  (Strong Administrative Skills)
  • Must have cash/float handling experience.
  • Superior leadership and coaching skills with a proven track record of developing and motivating career minded Front Office professionals.
  • Must be able to work shift work, including weekends, evenings, overnights, and holidays.
  • Strong Guest service orientation and training skills background required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Highly organized, results-oriented with the ability to be flexible, multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • Must have Smart Serve certification( Manager on Duty requirement)
  • Bilinguism  French /English is an asset



Reporting to the Guest Services Manager, the Guest Services Talent Leader is responsible for ensuring the highest level of guest service and ensuring that standards are maintained for all positions within Guest Services. The Guest Services Talent Leader also serves as a resource to the overall operations of the hotel by providing assistance and direction as needed.


  • Coordinates Guest Services, Valet, Shuttle Ambassador, Lobby Ambassador and Star Service Partners while on duty to ensure a smooth operation and the highest level of Guest satisfaction.
    • Maintains a high level of professionalism in all aspects of job performance.
    • Seeks feedback on Guest satisfaction and resolves problems in accordance with Brookstreet Hotel SOP’s and philosophy of partner empowerment.
    • Coaches and mentors partners. Creates an environment that allows partners to achieve job fulfillment and provides a path for career development with Brookstreet Hotel.
    • Performs Partner Performance Connection Meetings & Connection Meetings
    • Maximizes rooms’ revenue through liaising with Reservations to maintain continual rate and room inventory integrity.
    • Oversees group business, reviewing and ensuring details of conference resumes are met and serve as a liaison with the conference conveners
    • Reviews arrival reports and VIPS's to ensure all special requirements are met or exceeded
    • Knows all emergency procedures and general crisis situation management, including fire and emergency procedures, ensuring Guest safety is followed by all hotel employees.
    • Performs Manager on Duty Role
    • Maintains Guest Service standards.
    • Ensures effective utilization and productivity of all employees through employee planning, scheduling and adhering to budget parameters.
    • Effectively maximizes inventory levels during high occupancy/sold out nights.
    • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to personal Guest Service excellence and profitably through special duties as assigned.
  • Upholds the highest standard of internal and external customer service at all times.



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Brookstreet is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.  Brookstreet Hotel welcomes and encourages applications from candidates with disabilities, to support the Integrated Accessibility Standards, Ontario Regulation 191/11 for the Employment Standards set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodations and/or a copy of these documents in an alternate format for reasons related to a disability, please contact our Casting Department (Human Resources) at 613-271-3592. To review our AODA IASR Employment Policy please contact the Casting department.

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