Sleek New York Hotel Seeking Reservations Agent!

Detailed description

Experience all that "The Queen City" has to offer as you move throughout the Rooms Department of this brand new luxury property in the heart of downtown Buffalo! This is truly a unique opportunity! In your free time, take a double decker bus tour, tour museums all over town, or enjoy an array of professional sports games, like soccer, football, hockey, baseball, and more!

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Placement Remarks

Benefits:

$15.00/ hr
A uniform will be provided by the property. J1s will need to confirm with HR prior to arrival if any additional clothing is needed.

A complimentary meal per shift is provided, but this is subject to change to an employee meal program in the future.
PTO/Vacation time is available and is accrued based on hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours in a pay period.

The best airport to fly to is Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The airport is located roughly 10 miles from the property. The employer has agreed to provide complimentary pickup of the J1 upon arrival. The J1 will need to confirm the details and time of pickup with HR.

Public transportation is easily accessible from the property. The Buffalo METRO Rail runs Monday - Friday 5:10 AM - 12:50 AM, Saturday 7:05 AM - 12:50 AM, and 8:00 AM - 11:50 PM on Sunday and Holidays Trains run as often as once every 10 minutes at rush hour, and generally once every 15 to 20 minutes otherwise. The hotel is three blocks from the Free Fare Zone of the Buffalo Metro Rail which provide complimentary service to nearby attractions in the area. If traveling outside the Free Fare zone, rates range from $5 for a day pass to $75 for a monthly pass.

The property has agreed to provide 14 days of complimentary housing for J1s until they secure more permanent housing. Please confirm with HR prior to arrival the details of your housing arrangements.

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Salary

Rate of Pay: $15.50/hour
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Requirements

*Eligibility criteria for our Career USA programs:
- you have enrolled in a post-secondary ministerially recognized academic institution in the hospitality industry
OR
- you have a hospitality degree and at least 1 year of recent relevant work experience in the (ultra) luxury hotel industry (outside of the USA)
OR
- you have 5 years of recent relevant work experience in the (ultra) luxury hotel industry (outside the USA)
- you have shown consistent career growth over the last years
- you have shown serious commitment to your most recent employers
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Local attractions

Buffalo is a city rich in culture and history. From the inspired architecture of the "Avenue of the Presidents" to the exciting championship sports teams to famous art collections and exhibits, Buffalo shines. As an "All America City," a gateway to one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, and a center of commercial development and cultural activity, Buffalo inspires. Find out more about attractions in Buffalo here and here for the weather

Transportation: The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority http://www.nfta.com/ or http://metro.nfta.com/

Housing: Housing in Buffalo is moderately priced and it is recommended that you start reviewing housing in the area prior to your arrival. The average one-bedroom apartment starts at around $1050 per month, unfurnished, excluding utilities. Keep in mind without any credit in the USA you will need to pay the first and last month's rent as a deposit. House sharing is recommended to maybe reduce the costs per month to around $750; however, the costs can also be reduced if you are willing to live outside the city and take public transportation. Check out The Belisario, The Buffalo Lofts, Ellicott Homes, Planning Mill, The Sidway, The Sinclair, Westbrook Apartments, and Shoreline Apartments. Additional Resources: Apartment.com, Apartment Guide, Roommates, Forrent, Hotpads, Live Lovely, Place of Mine or Homestay

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Details

The Westin Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
January 2, 2023
RD - Reception - agent
15.00 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
Reservations Agent 2 Months
Front Desk Agent 5 Months
Guest Services Concierge 4 Months

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