Guest Services Supervisor at Banff Centre

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$47,048–$67,283 a year - Full-time
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$47,048–$67,283 a year

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$47,048–$67,283 a year
Job type
Shift and schedule
Weekends as needed

Banff, AB

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Dental care
Housing allowance
Paid vacation

Full job description
Guest Services Supervisor
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity acknowledges, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as “Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney First Nations – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Rockyview Region 4. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play here, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is looking for a Guest Services Supervisor which is accountable for creating and maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction through supervising the daily operations of the Guest Services team.

The Supervisor will provide expertise and assistance to all Guest Service, Reservations, Night Audit, and Bell Desk staff to ensure the successful delivery of customer service. Leadership abilities will be needed to help convey a strong customer service approach that supports the delivery of high quality services to guests (program participants, conference clients, faculty, audience members, the general public and staff) and a positive staff experience.

Specific Accountabilities
Works with the Guest Services Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of Guest Services, Reservations, Bell Desk, and Night Audit.
Works with the Guest Services Manager to implement and maintain a Customer Service Strategy for all aspects of the department.
Liaises with Operational Departments to ensure all guest accommodations and special needs are planned and executed accordingly.
Works closely with Program Coordination and Conference Services to plan, executive and troubleshoot for Program and Conference groups billing, arrivals and departures.
Conducts regular department meetings to ensure clear communication and a complete understanding of specific objectives and activities by all staff.
Ensures a quality guest experience through the provision of services in all areas of the Guest Services Department.
Maintain open communication and a positive, inclusive culture.
Ensure employees fully understand their roles, responsibilities and performance standards and provide ongoing formal and informal feedback, coaching and support as employees achieve expectations.
Provides day-to-day leadership, direction and supervision to direct reports effectively allocating assignments across the Guest Services teams.
Ensures a positive and safe work environment for all Banff Centre employees, aligned with all Banff Centre Policies.
Ensure team members represent Banff Centre to any stakeholders and constituents in an informed, helpful and positive way, striving to increase the organizations public value in each interaction.
Works closely with the Human Resources Team in all aspects of human resource management, including; hiring, training, payroll, coaching and performance management.
Ensures employee time reporting and overtime is recorded accurately in the time keeping system, meeting the established payroll deadlines.
Create and implement Standard Operation Procedures.
Qualification and Educational Requirements
3+ years of Hospitality experience and 1+ year hotel Front Desk experience.
Post-Secondary education is preferred.
Demonstrated experience in a team environment and advanced communication and coordination/organizational skills are essential.
Experience in effectively servicing large conference groups.
Highly detail oriented, exceptional organizational skills and able to effectively handle competing priorities.
Strong customer first attitude and proactively looks for ways to enhance the level of service provided to Banff Centre guests.
Ability to respond to questions from guests offering appropriate options or resolutions.
Takes ownership of duties and shows initiative.
Strong personal integrity with an innate desire to work in an ethical and confidential manner.
Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills, works well under pressure.
Proven warm and sincere verbal communication.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products (e.g. Excel, Word, etc).
Knowledge of lodging system software/applications, VisualOne is an asset.
Special Requirements
Due to the nature of the job, this position requires the candidate to be available to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with the terms of employment governing Management/PSP employees, this is a permanent, full time position, subject to a 6 month probationary period working 40 hours per week.
The salary range for this position is $47,048 - $67,283 based on experience.
The successful candidate will enjoy twenty paid vacation days and four personal days annually, extended medical and dental benefits, and participation in an employer-matched pension plan.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Transitional staff housing options (based on availability)
Professional Development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Application Process
We are currently accepting applications for the Guest Services Supervisor position until a suitable candidate is found.
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.
Visa requirements: Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

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