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Guest Service Supervisor / Duty Manager 

Hilton Hotels
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Closing date
5 Dec 2022
Guest Service Supervisor / Duty Manager 

The stories begin here at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian: 

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, known locally as the “Caley”, was built in 1903 and is one of Edinburgh’s most significant landmarks. Standing proudly at the West End of Princes Street, this former Victorian railway building hotel nestles in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. Its reputation for style and excellence has attracted international visitors and notable personalities for over one hundred years. 

Click on the link to view our General Manager presenting the hotel: 

Working as a Guest Service Supervisor / Duty Manager the hourly rate on offer for the role is £11.20 per hour (plus gratuities which are shared across the team/ and you will also be included in our fantastic upselling program). 

As a permanent contracted Team Member, you will enjoy time and a half for any overtime, including bank holidays. 

At the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, we are proud to guarantee every team member at the hotel a UK Hilton Minimum Wage of at least £10 per hour! 

In the event of relocation from a different part of the UK or further, we can offer comfortable en-suite accommodation, on property until you find your new home (subject to availability). 


12 and more reasons to love working at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian as a Guest Service Supervisor / Duty Manager? 


    Personal Development programmes for every level  The world is yours – we will support you with a promotion within your own department or a step within a different department like Front Office, Accounts or Human Resources in over 100 different countries?   Working in an environment where creativity is highly appreciated  Regular parties and outing for the whole hotel or your department   28 days holidays including bank holidays (increasing yearly)  Complimentary meals on duty and uniforms provided  Worldwide travel perks - up to 30 nights at discounted rates over 5,000 properties in more than 100 countries. If you love a city break or relaxing on the beach for forty-five pounds, a night there is a hotel to inspire everyone to travel with GO HILTON. You can also extend discounted room rates to your Family & Friends  50% Food & Beverage discount in our hotel’s outlets  Industry leading benefits including contributory pension scheme, discounted dental and health cover  Life insurance - the level of cover provided is a multiple of your base salary  Your wellbeing is our priority. We are proud to offer 24-hour employee assistance programme that you would be able to contact which offers support and advice  Personal membership to Hilton Marketplace (Perks at Works) offering a wide range of retail discounts, including cinema tickets, supermarket discounts and many more 
We look forward to explaining in detail the range of magnificent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide. 

How will you enjoy your day at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian? 


Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalised attention of True Waldorf Service that creates a singular experience.  If you understand the value of personalised attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of guest service, you may just be the person we are looking for! 


As a Team Member for the Waldorf Astoria?Edinburgh – The Caledonian you are?responsible for overseeing your department to deliver an excellent Guest and Team Member experience in accordance with the True Waldorf Service Standards. 


    Supervise and deliver Front Office operations to high standards  Serve as a point of contact for regular and VIP Guests  Complete daily admin duties  Welcome guests on arrival, deal with during stay queries and handle departure – all to standard.  Supervise, lead and coach the front line team to reach their potential  Maximise room occupancy at best rates and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities  Understand and demonstrate correct procedures regarding the acceptance of foreign currencies, credit cards and cash in accordance with the hotel credit policy  Represent the Front of House Manager and other senior managers in their absence, taking full responsibility of the hotel and helping keep our guests and team safe  Your will usually work 5 days from 7, although this will change for business needs, requests etc.  Shifts are usually Early, Mid or Late and periodic night cover will also be scheduled. 

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