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Front Desk Agent

Posted April 15, 2021

Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort
North Miami Beach, FL
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About This Job

Job Overview: Responsible for welcoming guests through check in and out of hotel, receiving payment, correcting account and reservation discrepancies, creating and canceling reservations.

Reports To:       Director of Front Office

You Will Make A Difference By:

  • Assisting 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
  • Demonstrating 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
  • Using up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities and to maximize room occupancy
  • Responding to guest inquiries and requests and resolve issues in a timely, friendly and efficient manner
  • Fielding guest complaints, conduct research and resolve and negotiate solutions for guest satisfaction
  • Receiving, inputting, retrieving and relaying messages to guests
  • Performing any other job related duties as assigned.

You Will Bring To The Table:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A self-starter personality with an even disposition
  • A professional appearance and manner at all times
  • Ability to communicate with guests
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player
  • Able to use a calculator to prepare moderately complex mathematical calculations without error
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts
  • Ability to stand and move throughout front office and continuously perform essential job functions
  • Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system
  • Ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, customers and patrons.

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

Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort

16701 Collins Avenue
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

(305) 949-1300

Our Resort

Situated beachfront in the heart of Sunny Isles–North Miami Beach, the beautiful AAA-rated Newport Beachfront Resort and Spa elevates the Miami Beach Resort experience. Escape to this treasured place where iconic design, rich history and mesmerizing views of the Atlantic from your private balcony lay the backdrop for an all-encompassing Miami Beach experience. Soothe at our luxurious Aveda Seven Seas Spa & Salon featuring a wide range of replenishing and anti-aging facial and body treatments. Indulge at our electric Kitchen 305 presenting Miami inspired culinary dishes or at our Coconuts Poolside Tiki Bar & Grill. Be pampered by our team of beach butlers at our Newport Beach Club while lounging in our tiki-hut cabanas. Fish at our exclusive Newport Fishing Pier. Explore Miami’s greatest sites and attractions including South Beach, the Miami Zoo, the Florida Everglades, and Aventura Mall.