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Guest Services

Company: Blackberry Farm
Location: Walland
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Blackberry Farm is seeking friendly, welcoming attendants to join our legendary guest services team. This important, first-impression position earns competitive pay, exciting benefits and rewarding travel and dining perks. Ideal candidates will be well-spoken, polite problem solvers who demonstrate a passion for pleasing others and an interest in building a meaningful career with a hospitality leader.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Strong self-motivator and ability to motivate others
  • Reviews daily traces to determine guest needs

  • Maintain a calm & courteous attitude to ensure guest satisfaction

  • Ability to effectively communicate accurate information to guests and other team members

  • Escort guests to their rooms with a proper and accurate tour

  • Observe property for cleanliness and all is in order

  • Assist with vehicles, parking and pulling around

  • Prepare all reports for the guest service team

  • Ensures that meeting rooms are set for group use

  • Assists with cooking school & special event set up

  • Maintains bikes, bike racks and golf cart inventories

  • Completes daily rounds to ensure a 5-star appearance

  • Meets and exceeds all guest requests

  • Check-ins and check-outs including luggage delivery and removal

  • Maintains fireplaces and the appearance of the pool

  • Prepares meeting areas when groups are scheduled and any other special activities

  • Set up/ takedown of outdoor functions

  • Sweep and cobweb outdoor common areas of the property

  • Flexibility with scheduling for weekends and holidays

  • Have great knowledge of property and all the activities it has to offer

  • Follows instructions from your direct supervisor

  • Assists guest with questions

  • Greets guests upon arrival

  • Provides safe transportation for on the property or off property activities

  • Assists with cooking school and special event set up

  • Assist all other departments to meet the guest needs

  • Be familiar with all of Blackberry Farm past, present & future

Must comply with all company policies and procedures.

To perform the essential functions of this position regular and consistent attendance is required.

Must be able to work well with other Team Members, Managers and interact with our guests.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Hospitality experience required
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Knowledge of MS Office


  • Must be able to communicate effectively with guest, team members and managers


  • Basic math skills.


  • Must be able to remain calm under pressure
  • Must possess motivational skills
  • Must be able to exercise judgment and make decisions based on job knowledge and awareness of company goals


  • Job entails excessive lifting of luggage and other guest requests such as trays and packages.
  • Job requires to be on feet most or all of shift
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to safely operate a company vehicle or golf cart
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions


  • General office / front desk guest reception area
  • 4,200 acres of Blackberry Farm property

About Blackberry

Blackberry Farm and Blackberry Mountain are joined together with our core belief that our teams are at the heart of all we do. At Blackberry, we see ourselves as family, focused on our 18 foundations uniting us in our mission to support Legendary Hospitality, Memorable Experiences and Generational Sustainability.

Blackberry Farm provides a world-class hospitality experience for our guests. Our attention to every detail, impeccable service, unique activity offerings and outstanding cuisine have helped Blackberry Farm earn its pedigree as one of the most celebrated small luxury resorts in the world.

  • James Beard Award Winner- Outstanding Service
  • James Beard Award Winner- Best Wine Program
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine- #1 Resort in North America
  • Andrew Harper- #1 Food and Wine Resort
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine- #1 Service in North America
  • 4,200 Acre Working Farm setting the standard for Farm to Table Cuisine

For immediate application and interview, please feel free to stop by our Staffing and Support Office located at 108 W. Church Ave. Maryville, TN 37801 between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm, Monday- Friday. Please bring your resume or your employment history.

Blackberry Farm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Blackberry Farm, Knoxville , Guest Services, Other , Walland, Tennessee

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