Seeking a fun and upbeat Receptionist to join this Hyatt hotel!

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Accelerate your rooms career just outside of Washington DC in Arlington. Rotate through Front Desk Rooms Controller Agent, Front Desk Agent, and Front Desk Supervisor! Don't wait and apply now!

Train in style at this newly renovated Hyatt Centric hotle. Visit the White House, Arlington National Cemetery, and explore the Northeast coast! Join the Rooms Division to train for 12 months!

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Placement Remarks

Uniforms will be offered. Shoes are not included in the uniform, please have bring shoes that you can stand in for long periods of time that are not sneakers. Dress shoes/professional shoes. Bring nice slacks and a button down shirt (business attire) so you have something to wear just in case your uniforms are not delivered in time.

1 complimentary meal per shift is allowed in employee cafeteria.

PTO is not provided until after 12 months.

Airport pick up is not provided however if you fly into DCA or IAD (DCA is only about a 15-20 minute ride from here) public transportation is available. If you fly into DCA, you can take the metro from the airport to Rosslyn station. From there, it is less than a 5 minute walk to the hotel. If from Dulles, you can take the 5A bus to the Rosslyn bus stop and walk to the hotel. This is about a 30 minute commute. You can also take a taxi/Uber directly to the hotel.

Hotel will provide up to 14 days of housing depending on occupancy.

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Salary

$12.00/hour
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Local info

Endorsements:

Gary L for TripAdvisor: “Total experience was excellent. Helpful and friendly staff, very good restaurant. Rooms were spacious and clean. Several specific requests made for Items that I needed; staff responded in a prompt and courteous manner.”

Companion56544939036 for TripAdvisor: “After several days of travel, the friendly smile and warm welcome was very much appreciated, going above and beyond my expectations. Room was superb and clean with amenities that were appreciated. Overall, I would definitely recommend this location to co-workers, family and friends. Thanks for going the extra mile to make me feel welcome and an appreciated customer.”

Garret for booking.com: ” Perfect location for exploring as next to Rosslyn Station. Great hot water for shower. Room was quiet with a comfortable bed.”

Monique J. for Yelp: “I stayed here for a month and am so happy I did. The staff is friendly, and got to know me by name. The hotel is clean and quiet, and walking distance to plenty of restaurants. The hotel bar is always lively and the breakfast every morning is a great convenience. This became my home away from home!”

Housing: Housing Options: Washington DC Metro area is expensive. A 1 bedroom apartment can start around $1800+ per month, unfurnished. HRC recommends that you consider rooming with another J1 or local to share the cost of the living. The metro is very reliable, which allows the option to live outside the city where the cost of living will be a bit less expensive. Local classifieds (advertisements), websites and university classifieds can assist with locating housing. Here are some suggestions on finding housing in the Washington/Alexandria/Arlington area.

Abingdon House
815 South 18th Street
Arlington, VA
703-577-8587
(1 or 2 Bedroom Apartments)
http://www.thebrickcompanies.com/for_living/abingdon_house

Miramar Apartments
1301 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-462-2244

2400 M Apartments
2400 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
202-293-6810
(Studio, 1, 2, or 3 Bedroom Apartments)
http://2400mapts.com/default.asp

Jefferson at Thomas Circle
1301 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-216-2955
(1, 2, or 3 Bedroom Apartments ranging from $1,885-4,315/month)
http://www.jeffersonatthomascircle.com/templates/template_jpi_c/default2.asp?w=jeffersonatthomascircle

Crystal House
2000 S Eads St
Arlington, VA 22202
703-521-4200
(Studio, 1, 2, or 3 Bedroom Apartments starting at $1,255/month)
http://www.archstoneapartments.com/Apartments/Virginia/Arlington-Crystal_City/Crystal_House/default.htm

Crystal Towers
1600 S Eads St
Arlington, VA 22202
703-521-9000
(Studio, 1, 2 or 3 Bedroom Apartments starting at $1,370/month)
http://www.archstoneapartments.com/Apartments/Virginia/Arlington-Crystal_City/Crystal_Towers/
Other Resources:
www.apartmentshowcase.com
www.rent.com
www.apartmentratings.com

Transportation: Depending on the location of the candidate’s housing, a car may not be necessary while living in D.C. A stop on the D.C. metro is near the hotel, making getting across the city relatively painless. It is recommended that candidates get metro passes as soon as they can once in town.

Climate: The weather and climate in Arlington is subtropical, with hot summers and mild winters. Spring weather in Arlington is pleasant with temperatures during April ranging from daily highs of 21°C / 70°, dropping to 7°C / 45°F. Summer weather in Arlington is normally sunny and humid, with temperatures during June, July and August reaching over 27°C / 80°F. During July and August, the climate in Arlington can be surprisingly warm, with temperatures peaking as high as 32°C / 90°F. Night temperatures during summers in Arlington drop to around 20°C / 68°F and it is always advisable to be prepared for cool evenings.

http://washington.org/
http://dc.about.com/od/touristattractions/tp/FreeDCAttractions.htm (50 Free Washington, DC Attractions)
http://www.si.edu/Visit
http://www.nightlifeagency.com/

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Details

Hyatt Centric Arlington
Arlington, VA
October 4, 2021
RD - Reception - agent
12.00 per hour
Once you click the apply button, one of our wonderful career consultants will be notified of your interest in this position and will get back to you within two business days. When you qualify for the placement, the next step will be an introductory call to see if we can meet your expectations.
Job Rotations
Department Position Duration
Orientation Orientation 1 Months
Front Desk Agent 3 Months
Guest Services Guest Relations Agent 2 Months
Front Desk Supervisor 4 Months
Front Desk Rooms Controller Agent 2 Months

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