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Hotel Front Desk Agent Part-Time

posted September 5, 2019

Days Inn & Suites Altoona
Altoona, PA
Days Inn Altoona is seeking part time front desk agents. Must be available weekends and holidays. Apply within
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About This Job

Days Inn & Suites Altoona is currently seeking front desk agents experienced in customer service and or sales. We are seeking someone for 4-5 shifts per week. Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to pass background check.
Random drug testing applicable.



458 Sabbath Rest road

Altoona, PA 16601 

(Exit # 39 Pinecroft off I99)

Job overview

As a Guest Service Representative, you will fill a pivotal role in ensuring guest satisfaction through check in, check out and attentive coordination of hotel services for each guest. You will be focused on optimizing each guest’s experience by promoting hotel services, facilities and outlets and providing information of upcoming events/functions in the hotel and surrounding areas.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have one year of hotel, customer service and/or sales experience. * Special consideration will be given to those who exhibit a proven track record of exemplary customer service/sales performance in other business fields with strong leadership abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, proficient computer skills to include Word, Excel, Adobe and guest and employee centric management practices.*
  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have knowledge of the local area. 
  • Have good computer skills and brand POS experience.
  • Register guests into the hotel in a prompt and courteous manner using up-selling techniques to maximize room rates; prepares for group check-ins, check-outs, and VIP arrivals. Greets, registers, and assigns rooms to guests. Answers phone in a prompt, efficient, and friendly manner.
  • Respond quickly to guest requests or complaints in a friendly manner and appropriate action is taken. Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction. Uses creative reasoning to overcome guest objections and concerns and to ensure 100% satisfaction.
  • Completes daily paperwork to include cashing out, documenting all adjustments, miscellaneous postings, paid outs, charges and check-outs. 
  • Assists with sales and marketing efforts as directed by the Director of Sales and General Manager.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan 
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions


About This Employer

Days Inn & Suites Altoona

458 Sabbath Rest Road
Altoona, PA 16602

(814) 944-4499

54 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Travelers can visit Appalachia and explore wineries, museums, rich history, and more while staying at our Days Inn & Suites Altoona hotel. We are near legendary Altoona Works, the Baker Mansion, Oak Spring Winery, and Penn State-Altoona.

With 300 square feet of event space, our hotel features one meeting room, which can be arranged to accommodate 12 conference guests or 12 banquet guests. Anyone can plan their next meeting or special event with us. We also arrange great rates for groups — large or small.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.