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Front Desk Agent Part-Time

posted June 24, 2019

Hampton Inn & Suites Rochester/Victor
Victor, NY
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Widewaters Hotels is looking for an outgoing FRONT DESK AGENT to join the Hampton Inn & Suites Rochester/Victor, NY! Apply today for a chance to join an outstanding TEAM!
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About This Job

Job overview

The Front Office Agent is responsible for providing consistent excellent service to guests/clients before arrival, upon arrival, and during their stay, from check-in to checkout. This employee will be responsible for registration, checkout, and cashiering. 

What you will be doing

  • Welcome and register guests expeditiously, provide information to guests as needed, obtain identification and credit/check approval as directed by hotel policy. Verify rate and departure date. Confirm and modify information required to complete the registration process as per hotel procedures.
  • Answer all guest questions accurately and resolve problems in a timely manner ensuring guest satisfaction. Authorize revenue allowances as allowed by hotel policy.
  • Resolve guest problems and complaints following the “L.E.A.D” Widewaters Hotels process.
  • Upsell guest rooms, food & beverage outlets if applicable and seasonal hotel promotions.
  • Make restaurant, transportation, and/or entertainment reservations for guests, plus other Concierge services as requested and have thorough knowledge of hotel amenities, company, and local area & attractions.
  • Communicate with other hotel departments to maintain a high level of guest satisfaction.
  • Maintain an understanding of hotel history, services, facility information, and rates and packages.
  • Thank guests with genuine appreciation at the end of each stay, and ask “Is there anything that we could have done better to make your stay more enjoyable?”
  • Register guests in Reservations/PMS and follow proper check-in, check out procedures.
  • Review Front Desk log when coming on shift and record pertinent information as needed throughout shift.
  • Post charges to individual room or master account.
  • Manage cash/credit transactions and maintain a personal bank.
  • Accept payment for guest accounts including third party, advance purchase reservations, and during time of registration at check- in/check-out.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach goals.
  • Assists others as needed and special projects, as necessary.

Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Hospitality or Travel & Tourism preferred. 
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in a front office role.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have sound administrative skills.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Strong Guest Service Skills
  • Able to work on PMS software.
  • Able to communicate effectively with guests, management, and co-workers.
  • CPR certification is a plus.
  • Must be able to stand up to 8 hours at a time.
  • Must have a positive attitude at all times.

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels' Mission is an innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude, Effort & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

EEOC

We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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About This Employer

Hampton Inn & Suites Rochester/Victor

7637 New York State Route 96
Victor, NY 14564

(585) 924-4400

123 Room Hotel

hamptoninn3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

The Hampton Inn & Suites hotel in Rochester/Victor, New York occupies an exceptional part of the Empire State. Lush vineyards grace the Finger Lakes region of New York, as do championship golf courses and excellent shopping and dining.

Our hotel in Victor, NY is a short drive from the outdoor beauty of Lake Ontario. Discover the fascinating history of the Seneca Native Americans near this hotel in Victor, NY. Visit the nearby Erie Canal and Finger Lakes Race Track—a Thoroughbred racing venue. Take our complimentary local shuttle to attractions within 5 miles. Contact the front desk for more information.

Business guests will appreciate our proximity to a range of companies including Lenel, Constellation Brands, Redcom, L3 and Progressive Machine & Design. Nearby universities include Nazareth College, St. John Fisher College, RIT and the University of Rochester.

Whatever your reason for visiting Rochester/Victor, we’ll make sure you have a fantastic stay. We offer free WiFi in guest rooms and throughout the hotel, and a dedicated business center with photocopying, faxing and printing facilities. Unwind in our spacious, modern guest rooms, and get a great night’s rest in a clean and fresh Hampton bed®.

  • Easy access to downtown Rochester, NY and local vineyards
  • Located one-half mile south of great shopping at Eastview Mall 
  • 3 flexible meeting spaces for up to 60 guests
  • Complimentary shuttle within a 5-mile radius (inquire at the Front Desk)
  • Heated indoor pool and whirlpool
  • City Tavern Restaurant within same parking lot as hotel