Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants in Alexandria, VA is seeking talented and experienced Guest Service Agent for the Monaco Alexandria.
The Guest Service Agent is responsible for providing quality guest services that include registration and check-out, and PBX operations. The Guest Service Agent must be accurate with daily accounting procedures.
The essential hospitality standards must be used at all times: eye contact, smile, speak first, engage in polite conversation, use the guest surname!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Review arrivals noting special requests, blocking rooms as needed.
Check in and out hotel guests in a confident, professional and friendly manner.
Answer all phone calls promptly and knowledgeably, always ensuring complete and accurate information.
Complete all items on appropriate (AM, PM, Graveyard) checklist by end of shift.
Conduct pre-assignment of hotel rooms, which includes VIPS, repeat guests, all packages, and any special requests.
Follow established key control policy.
Ensure proper credit policies are followed.
Issue guest safety deposit boxes.
Submit all lost & found articles accompanied by a completed lost & found report.
Knowledgeable of immediate area, services, attractions, and events.
Knowledgeable of fire and emergency procedures.
Open, secure, and balance out daily shift bank which involves counting and verifying cash, check, and credit card transactions occurring while on duty.
Verify credit limit report.
Monitor room availability throughout the day.
Review daily the selling status of the hotel using yield management system.
Attend department meeting once a month.
Performs all other duties as directed by immediate supervisor.
Contact via telephone with the other departments such as Reservations, Sales, Housekeeping, Bell Staff, and Valet is crucial to ensure that hotel services are coordinated to provide the best in guest satisfaction.
Required Skills & Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Candidate must possess a flexible schedule.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Must be accountable for balancing daily shift bank. Also must maintain organization image by demonstrating quality service at all times.
Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews
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