Agent Front Desk (190217), Holiday Inn Express Fort Hood
Hotel Brand: IHG Army Hotels
Location: United States, Texas, Ft. Hood
Hotel: IHG Army Hotels - Holiday Inn Express on Ft Hood (MFHDC)
Job number: R189748
Do you see yourself as a Front Desk Agent? What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
We are IHG Army Hotels located on Fort Hood, TX. We cater to the Military, Military Families and Civilians as well..
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.
Your day to day
Check-in/check-out hotel guests in a timely and professional manner; process all payments according to established procedures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Welcome guests in a friendly, prompt and professional manner.
Register guests, issue room keys, provide information on hotel services and room location.
Answer phones in a prompt and courteous manner.
Up-sell rooms where possible to maximize hotel revenue.
Accurately process all cash and credit card transactions in accordance with established procedures including but not limited to posting all charges, completing cashier and other reports, preparing deposit, and counting/securing assigned bank.
Communicate any outstanding guest requests or issues to management that may require additional monitoring or follow-up.
Respond appropriately to guest complaints. Make appropriate service recovery gestures in order to ensure total guest satisfaction.
May routinely book guest reservations for individuals and/or groups that are requested either by phone or from within the hotel; process cancellations, revisions, and information updates on changes.
Promote team work and quality service through daily communications and coordination with other departments.
Perform other duties as assigned including guest room tours, concierge services, special guest requests, etc.
What we need from you
Qualifications and Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent, plus one year front desk/guest service experience. Some college preferred. Must speak fluent English. Other languages preferred.
You must be able to pass a Federal Background Check via the Military Installation to access the base. Must have valid drivers license.
This job requires ability to perform the following:
Frequently standing up behind the desk and front office areas
Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
Handling objects, products and computer equipment
Use a keyboard to operate various property management and reservations systems, etc.
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests and employees.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized often.
Basic math skills are used frequently.
Problem solving, reasoning, motivating and training abilities are often used.
May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
The statements in this job description are intended to represent the key duties and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This position is classified as non-exempt (per the Fair Labor Standards Act) and is subject to overtime in accordance with Federal and State Regulations.