JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for serving guests at the front desk while providing the highest level of service possible in an efficient, courteous, and professional manner.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform guest registrations (check ins & check outs), room assignments, and special requests
Knowledge of daily hotel operations, policies, procedures, and internal rules
Knowledge of Brand’s operating systems and Brand’s customer loyalty programs
Knowledge of guest rooms, locations, amenities, features, and all other services offered
Knowledge of room rates, packages, discounts, and promotions
Ensure proper credit when checking out guest(s) and handle late charges accordingly
Knowledge of cash handling and bank procedures to check out all guest(s)
Bank out at end of shift by following drop procedures
Answer phones, handle mail, and take messages
Assist guests with problems and questions; ensure all guest problems are resolved
Knowledge of the city, local area, and attractions
Utilize spare time for cleaning (i.e. front desk, back office, common areas) and maintaining sidewalks and front entry
Know all emergency procedures and the proper action to take
Operate safe deposit boxes
Deliver express checkouts and newspapers. Inspect conference rooms and common areas to ensure cleanliness
Perform security walks of both hotel and parking lot
Investigate and address noise/party issues
Set up, prepare, and maintain breakfast area
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Computer software skills
Communication both verbal and written
Dependable and customer focus
Time management and problem solving skills
Strong leadership abilities
REQUIRED/PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1-2 years of hotel experience is a plus
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS
Valid driver’s license and safe driving record – satisfactory criminal background screening required – professional references
This position doesn’t manage any staff members.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to verbally communicate, listen, stand for long periods of time, ability to walk, kneel, stoop, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds.
EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This position requires variable hours based on the needs of the hotel.
In accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws, Lodgco is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal employment. This policy requires that all decisions involving hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and all other personnel practices and terms or conditions of employment will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic under state, federal, or local law. Lodgco also prohibits retaliation against any employee because the employee has engaged in an activity that is protected under state, federal, or local law.