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Front Desk Agent

posted October 9, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West
New York, NY
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About This Job

A Guest Services Agent is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

What will I be doing?

As a Guest Services Agent, you would be responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Greet guests and complete the registration process to include, but not limited to, inputting and retrieving information from the computer, confirmation of guest information and room rate, selection of rooms, coding electronic keys, promoting marketing programs, providing a welcome packet and ensuring guest knows location of room and/or has a bell person accompany him/her

Assist guests with check-out including, but not limited to, ensuring rooms and services are correctly accounted, using the point-of-sale system, handling money, processing credit and debit cards, accepting and recording various forms of payment, converting foreign currency, making change and processing gift certificates and cards

Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of hotel information including, but not limited to, room categories, room rates, packages, promotions, the local area and other general product knowledge and answer guest questions and inquiries

Use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities and to maximize room occupancy

Respond to guest inquiries and requests and resolve issues in a timely, friendly and efficient manner, field guest complaints, conduct research and resolve and negotiate solutions for guest satisfaction.

Receive, input, retrieve and relay messages to guests

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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About This Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York Times Square West

350 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018

(212) 607-8888

612 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Along with stunning views of the Hudson River, Empire State Building and downtown Manhattan, our Times Square hotel offers an enviable location near Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, Madison Square Garden and other iconic attractions. The Port Authority Terminal is moments away, and the Jacob Javits Center is a short walk – perfect when visiting for a convention.

Our friendly staff looks forward to welcoming you with a signature warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in. Settle into a guest room with a 40-inch HDTV, premium cable, coffeemaker and well-equipped workspace. WiFi access keeps you connected and blackout curtains ensure a great night’s sleep. Upgrade for a higher floor, prime city views, satellite TV and a walk-in shower.

For memorable Times Square dining, visit our restaurant for delicious American favorites all day, or unwind in the rooftop lounge with live music and unobstructed views over Manhattan. Keep up with work in the 24-hour business center, and burn calories in the complimentary fitness center. We offer 1,000 sq. ft. of stylish New York City meeting space for your next small meeting or social event.