Staybridge Suites Front Desk in Great falls, Montana
Front Desk agents are personally involved in the daily operations and success of this hotel. The main aspect of the job is to ensure the guest’s stay, from reservation to check-out, is as efficient and friendly as possible. We want to exceed our guest’s expectations and always go that extra mile to prove how important they are to our success.
Responsibilities include assisting guests with the check-in and check-out process, being proficient in local area amenities (nearest restaurants, gas stations, banks/ATMs, post offices, shopping, etc), handling guests’ concerns immediately and requesting management assistance if necessary, having a detailed knowledge of the hotel amenities including all systems in the guest rooms (phone systems, internet use, movies, long-distance phone calls, how to work the thermostat, etc), and ensuring, through their actions, the highest level of guest satisfaction possible. Front Desk Agents must sell the value of our hotel and strive to earn the most reservations and room sales via phone and personal contact with potential guests.
Excellent communication skills, a professional positive guest-oriented attitude, ability to multitask efficiently, ability to use a variety of computer applications, cash handling experience, a presentable professional appearance, flexibility with scheduling, motivation to complete training, ability to maintain an easy conversation with the public, great customer service skills, ability to work in a busy environment and make judgment calls possess a clear speaking voice and fluency in English, as well as time management skills, are assets that will help a Front Desk agent excel at their position.
You are oftentimes the first representative of our hotel that a guest comes in contact with, and as such one of the most important sources of public relations to our business. Therefore, confidentiality, cheerfulness, friendliness, honesty, politeness, and tactfulness are important traits that are expected at all times. Each guest must know they come first. Negative, unprofessional comments about guests or other team members should never be expressed in public or to a guest. Keep the 4 R’s in mind; you must be responsible, reliable, respectful, and responsive.
Light maintenance and custodial work are required as needed. This could include but is not limited to, plunging toilets, changing light bulbs, spot mopping, dusting, and pool chemical checks. You are responsible for maintaining the appearance and organization of the lobby, common areas, and behind the front desk. Front Desk agents may also be called upon to entirely turn over a room in order to re-sell in the event of a check out after housekeeping has left for the day.