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Front Desk Agent

Posted January 12, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria
Houston, TX
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About This Job

We are looking for candidates able to work: flexible schedule, weekends and holidays.

The ideal candidate must have at least 6 month experience as a Front Desk Agent in a hotel environment. OnQ System experience is a plus.

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

Please remember to add your updated Resume and at least 2 professional references. 

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria

5353 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056-5474

(713) 961-9000

476 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Our 100% non-smoking Houston, TX hotel is 30 to 45 minutes from William H Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental airports. This Houston Galleria hotel’s location is convenient to world-class restaurants, entertainment venues and popular attractions. Stay with us and be just steps from the Galleria Mall, featuring over 400 shopping and dining outlets.

Our business guests will appreciate the convenience of in-room work stations, lobby tech center, and the proximity of the Central Business District, home to numerous Fortune 500 companies.

Relax at our outdoor pool, utilize our fitness center, and enjoy a meal at The Restaurant. Featuring flexible meeting and event space, over-sized deluxe guest rooms and residential suites with full kitchens, our Houston Galleria hotel is convenient to all that Houston has to offer.