SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its hiring preferences for 35 new associates, officials at the under construction Homewood Suites by Hilton said today that they plan to give extra consideration to applicants with the initials “RG” or with the designation “III.” The hotel, scheduled to open in January 2013, will hold a job fair from 1-4 p.m. on Monday, December 10. The event will be held at the nearby Comfort Inn Hotel, located at 6560 Loisdale Court, Springfield, Va.
“To show our support for the Redskins we are giving extra consideration to job candidates with those initials. We’re looking for 35 men and women, regardless of their initials, who can provide the same sort of excitement and flawless execution to our guests that RGIII does on the football field.”
“Like everyone else in the Washington area, we have RGIII fever,” said Chris Tyner, general manager of the Homewood Suites. “To show our support for the Redskins we are giving extra consideration to job candidates with those initials. We’re looking for 35 men and women, regardless of their initials, who can provide the same sort of excitement and flawless execution to our guests that RGIII does on the football field.”
The hotel is seeking both seasoned and “rookie” associates, including front desk staff, night auditor, front desk supervisor, housekeepers, housekeeping inspectors, houseman, laundry attendants, breakfast and dinner cooks, food-service bussers, bartenders and maintenance technicians. Salary levels are commensurate with the positions and experience of the applicant, generally ranging from $10 to $16 per hour. The hotel offers a highly attractive benefits package, including health care coverage, a 401k match and complimentary hotel stays.
Located at 7010 Keene Mill Road, just off of I-395, the 165-suite LEED-certified Homewood Suites by Hilton offers spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, complimentary high-speed Internet access, comfortable work desk and a seating area with 42-inch HDTV. The hotel offers meeting space and a 24-hour business center, fitness center and heated indoor swimming pool. The hotel will provide a complimentary free breakfast each morning and evening dinner and social hour Monday through Thursday.
About Concord Hospitality
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Springfield is managed by Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and development company based in Raleigh, N.C., The company currently manages over 85 hotels offering more than 11,500 guest rooms in 22 states and two Canadian provinces. The company operates hotels and resorts under such well-known industry elite brands as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, and Choice Hotels, as well as select independent boutique hotels. Formed in 1985, Concord recently was listed as one of the nation’s top management companies in the nation by independent sources, and recently won Marriott’s elite Partnership Circle award for the eighth time. Concord properties are some of the most awarded hotels in the country, having won nearly 100 top honors in the past two years alone. For more information, visit www.concordhotels.com.