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Front Desk Agent Part-Time

Posted May 1, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area
San Diego, CA
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Job Summary

Front Desk Agents are responsible for greeting and registering the guest providing outstanding guest service during their stay and settling the guest's account upon completion of their stay. Primary responsibilities include: registering guests making and modifying reservations hotel operator and concierge duties. Providing attentive courteous and efficient service to all guests prior to arrival and throughout their stay while maximizing room revenue and occupancy.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; College course work in related field helpful. 
  • Experience in a hotel or a related field preferred. 
  • Possess a positive and upbeat personality with a desire to deliver outstanding customer service to our guests. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task be detail-oriented and be able to problem solve in order to effectively deal with internal and external customers. 
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly. 
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately. 
  • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations. 
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary. 
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests. 
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions. 
  • Ability to perform numerical operations using basic counting adding subtracting multiplying and dividing 
  • Ability to read comprehend and write simple instructions and/or short correspondence and memos 
  • Ability to use logic to define the problem collect information establish facts draw valid conclusions interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations 
  • An operational knowledge of Microsoft Office suite 
  • Must be willing and have the ability to work a varied schedule that may include evenings nights weekends and holidays 
  • Holds an understanding of hotel products and guest services (i.e. lifestyle full service resort etc) 
  • Ability to participate in the creation of an enjoyable work environment 

Responsibilities

  • Approach all encounters with guests and associates in a friendly service oriented manner.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality policies standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Greet and welcome all guests approaching the Front Desk in accordance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards; maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Maintain proper operation of the telephone switchboard and ensure that all Aimbridge Hospitality performance standards are met.
  • Handle requests for information mail and messages in an efficient and courteous manner.
  • Answer guest inquires about hotel service facilities and hours of operation.
  • Answer inquiries from guests regarding restaurants transportation entertainment etc.
  • Establish and maintain good communications and team work with fellow associates and other departments within the hotel.
  • Be aware of all rates packages and special promotions; Be familiar with all in house groups; Be aware of closed out and restricted dates.
  • Obtain all necessary information when taking room reservations and follow rate quoting scenario.
  • Be familiar with all Aimbridge Hospitality policies and house rules as well as hospitality terminology.
  • Have knowledge of and assist in emergency procedures as required.
  • Handle check-ins and check-outs in a friendly efficient and courteous manner.
  • Fully comprehend and be able to operate all relevant aspects of the Front Desk computer system.
  • Ensure logging and delivery of packages mail and messages as needed to guests and meeting rooms.
  • Use proper two-way radio etiquette at all times when communicating with other associates.
  • As needed deliver guest items such as luggage newspapers messages packages amenities or other items requested by guests or team members
  • Maintain an up to date working knowledge of all property amenities as well as any special events local area attractions and things to do around the hotel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned which may include but is not limited to the following: helping coworkers in other areas of the hotel maintaining a clean and organized work area and overall cleanliness and safety throughout the hotel and grounds
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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area

4200 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110

(619) 260-0607

179 Room Hotel

www.hgioldtown.com

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INSPIRED BY THE PAST BUILT FOR THE FUTURE

The Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town is Old Town San Diego’s only completely new hotel in over 12 years. While our exterior echoes the Spanish influence found throughout historic Old Town San Diego, once you enter our modern lobby you will realize that the Hilton Garden Inn is anything but a typical Old Town hotel. Modern, contemporary, and with advanced technology throughout, we are wired for today and beyond. Best of all, our convenient Old Town location puts you minutes from all of San Diego’s famed attractions, such as the world-famous San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Balboa Park, downtown San Diego, the Gaslamp Quarter, Valley View Casino, Port of San Diego and miles and miles of scenic beaches.

SEE OLD TOWN IN A WHOLE NEW WAY

It may be called Old Town, but it’s certainly not dull. Old Town San Diego is a vibrant historic community full of unique shops, authentic restaurants, and one-of-a kind attractions. Considered by many to be the “birthplace” of California, Old Town San Diego offers culture and history. Visit the Whaley House – a designated “haunted house,” the Little Adobe Chapel – the first church in Old Town, and the beautiful Presidio Park – home of Junipero Serra Museum.

MODERN AMENITIES IN OLD TOWN

As the newest hotel in Old Town San Diego, the Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town has elevated the bar for amenities and accommodations. Featuring wide-open spaces designed for socializing, a clean and airy lobby, a heated outdoor pool with oversized deck and casual seating area, and an unbeatable Old Town San Diego location, the Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town is the ideal stay for visitors to the city. Each room comes with a king or two queen beds, as well as free Wi-Fi internet access, a microwave, Keurig coffeemaker with complimentary coffee and tea, and a mini-refrigerator.