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Front Desk Agent

Posted June 18, 2021

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Job Summary

“It’s Not How We Work, It’s How We Live” We are seeking a Front Desk Agent at Hard Rock to join the team. At Evolution Hospitality, the Lifestyle hotel division of Aimbridge Hospitality, we’re passionate about individuals who are unafraid to test new ideas, to shed their ego for the good of the company, and to always strive to make it better than it was before. Talented and exceptional people who love what they do. Come grow with us, we look forward to receiving your application.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

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

207 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 702-3000

420 Room Hotel

www.hardrockhotelsd.com

CENTER STAGE IN DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO

There's something electric about being in the middle of it all. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego puts you in the limelight with chic accommodations in the heart of downtown and the famed nightlife of the Gaslamp Quarter. Whether you're here to catch a game at PETCO Park (located just one block away) or attend a corporate event at the San Diego Convention Center (right across the street), we'll take you there.

But we're so much more than a typical hotel in San Diego. Our award-winning service and stunning event venues amp up any occasion, with group packages that make your attendees all VIPs. And you can live it up without ever leaving the hotel—try a jam session in your suite with our complimentary Sound of Your Stay® service, or mouthwatering sushi at world-famous Nobu, and rooftop cocktails at Float rooftop lounge or 207 bar. Indulge your body at our full-service Rock Spa, or free your mind with a stress-crushing workout in our 24-hour fitness center.

WHERE EVERY EMPLOYEE IS A ROCK STAR!

Come to Hard Rock Hotel San Diego for a career you'll love, with incredible employee benefits. Working with us is a total rock experience! If you're passionate about music, and even more passionate about VIP guest service, you belong on our team. This is no ordinary hotel, and we don't hire ordinary employees. Our staff is as excited about the Hard Rock Hotel experience as the guests, with a focus on attentive, detailed service. If you're ready for something extraordinary, check out our openings to see where Hard Rock Hotel San Diego can take you.