• Director of Front Office

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(12/27/2018 1:49 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Front Office Operations
  • Overview

    Shoreham Hotel




    Nestled in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Washington, DC, the Omni Shoreham Hotel is a true urban oasis within the Capitol City. Associates pride themselves as being a part of a historic landmark serving as host to numerous presidents, dignitaries, political events and inaugural balls.

    Associates can enjoy and be rewarded by several career development opportunities and the environment to grow one’s career into various areas of the hotel including leadership roles. The Omni Shoreham Hotel associates consistently rank their place of employment as one of the Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal and scored the hotel with the highest ever results on the Associate Engagement Survey in 2012.

    Associates at the Omni Shoreham Hotel are proud of being a true part of an extended family and many have spent their entire careers within the hotel, some with over 4 decades of service! We celebrate these milestones and as well as many other successes on a monthly basis during our all associate rallies, “Hibiscus Huddles, “in honor of our company logo.

    Job Description

    To work closely with the Rooms Director and other Assistant Front Office Managers and supervisors to oversee the Front Desk staff, ensuring maximum Front Office operating efficiency.  Managing and problem solving associate and guest issues while remaining professional at all times.


    • Ensure registration cards are completed.  
    • Ensure all needed reports are run.  
    • Continued training done with all associates. Ensure MOS& POE program is consistent.  
    • Communicate with all departments on continuing basis.  Especially the communication with Assistant Front Office Managers each evening/morning.  
    • Handle all guest complaints maintaining a satisfactory impression with the guest on resolving any complaints.  
    • Be familiar with the hotel computer system for training, maintenance and trouble shooting.  
    • Complete rate discrepancy report and make needed changes.  
    • Block/assign applicable arrivals for the following day; i.e. V.I.P.'s, Select Guests, ESP's, Special Requests, etc.  
    • Complete check-out with balance report.  
    • Complete credit check daily.  
    • Adhere to all Systems & Controls of the Front Office and appropriate areas of responsibilities.  
    • Assist with departmental scheduling and monitoring payroll productivity.  
    • Directly oversee all aspects of Front Office, Guest Services and the PBX department.  
    • Attend meetings as assigned by Director of Rooms. 


    • At least 3 years directly related experience (Hotel-Front Desk) in a managerial role. 
    • Must be able to work approximately 50 hours per week, flexible shifts, including weekends and holidays. 
    • Must have excellent organizational, supervisory, customer service skills. 
    • Must be able to work well under stressful situations and handle challenges in a professional manner. 
    • Must have a 4 diamond presentation. 


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