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Front Desk Supervisor

posted November 12, 2019

Hampton Inn Carlisle
Carlisle, PA
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Front Desk Supervisor

Supervise front desk operations in accordance with established guest service, quality and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Assistant Front Office Manager – Front Office Manager – Assistant General Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values. 
  • Resolve guest complaints and concerns by conducting thorough research of the situation and determining the most effective solutions.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Participate in lobby ambassador and other activities related to interacting with guests on an individual level, thus creating a relationship and culture that will result in repeat stays.
  • Oversee front office operations in the absence of the Front Office Manager or Assistant General Manager. 
  • Perform bookkeeping activities such as balancing accounts and conducting audits.
  • Make and confirm reservations.
  • Promote Hersha Hospitality and brand-specific marketing programs.
  • Greet guests immediately upon arrival; register and assign guests to hotel rooms.
  • Provide welcome folders containing room keys, certificates, coupons and refreshment center keys as appropriate.
  • Compute bills, collect payments, handle cash, and make change for guests.
  • Close out guest accounts at time of check out. In the event of dissatisfaction, negotiate compromise, which may include authorizing revenue allowances.
  • Create specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely action plans to remedy guest service deficiencies.
  • Ensure hotel entrance, reception and other public areas are properly maintained in regards to cleanliness and appearance. 
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on all shifts, holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About This Employer

Hampton Inn Carlisle

1164 Harrisburg Pike
Carlisle, PA 17013

(717) 240-0200

97 Room Hotel

hamptoninn3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Our 97-room hotel located less than three miles from the Carlisle Barracks was renovated in April 2014 and boasts spacious guest rooms and suites for comfort. Whether traveling on business or exploring the local surroundings, guests will enjoy free WiFi, a heated pool, and Hampton’s free hot breakfast with our signature waffles and delicious oatmeal. We offer another standard for hotels in Carlisle, PA at Hampton Inn Carlisle.

This Carlisle hotel is located in a fantastic area for historical enthusiasts, with a range of dainty antique stores and famous attractions. George Washington stayed in the area and suggested the location for the Carlisle Barracks, which is the second oldest military installation in the United States. Travelers can explore nearby Gettysburg, or visit the site of the Whiskey Rebellion. Business guests enjoy easy access to Ahold USA (Giant Foods), Carlisle Syntec and Amazon. Our friendly staff is happy to arrange transportation.