Front Desk Agent

Commonwealth Lodging Management LLC - Norfolk, VA

The position involves high guest contact and presents the first point of contact for all of our guests. The Front Desk Agent is responsible for assisting guests with check-in and check-out, answers and processes all phone calls received, and handles all special requests for services or information, in accordance with standard policies and procedures. Maintain positive guest relations at all times. Work to resolve guest challenges, ensuring guest satisfaction.
This industry functions seven (7) days a week, twenty-four (24) hours a day. Regular attendance in accordance with company standards is essential for success in this position.

High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent
Computer skills required. Familiarity with Microsoft Office preferred.
Experience with hotel property management systems is preferred
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience as a Guest Service Agent is preferred.
Previous cash handling experience is preferred.

Good understanding of the English language.
Good communication skills both written and verbal.
Exert physical effort in lifting/transporting at least 25 pounds.
Push/pull carts and other equipment up to 100 pounds.
Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas.
Work environment – front office, and all areas of the hotel. Job involves working under variable temperature conditions and noise levels, in indoor and outdoor settings
Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8-hours in length. Must be willing and have the ability to work a varied schedule that includes nights, weekends and holidays.
Provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional demeanor.
Knowledge of the local area.
Ability to suggestively sell.