Search 26,918 current hospitality jobs

Front Desk Agent

Posted January 14, 2022

Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
Melbourne, FL
Save this job

About This Job

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Long/Short Term
  • 401 K

  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Professional Growth and Development Opportunities
  • Travel Discounts

Job Summary

Greets and registers guests, provides prompt and courteous service, and closes out guest accounts upon completion of stay, as well as ensuring the guest has an exceptional stay, to meet the hotel’s high standards of quality.

Essential Job Functions

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications. The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future. The Hotel operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting times, and hours worked in a week. Must be available to work on weekends and holidays.

  • Greet customers immediately with a friendly and sincere welcome. Use a positive and clear speaking voice, listen to understand requests, respond with appropriate action and provide accurate information such as outlet hours and local attractions.
  • Complete the registration process by inputting and retrieving information from a computer system, confirming pertinent information including the number of guests and room rate. Make an appropriate selection of rooms based on guest needs. Code electronic keys, certificates, and coupons as appropriate. Requires continual standing and movement throughout front office areas.
  • Verify and imprint credit cards for authorization using electronic acceptance methods. Handle cash; make a change and balance an assigned house bank. Accept and record vouchers, travelers’ checks, and other forms of payment. Perform accurate, moderately complex arithmetic functions using a calculator. Post charges to guest rooms and house accounts using the computer.
  • Promptly answer the telephone using positive and clear English communication. Input messages into the computer. Retrieve messages and communicate the content to the guest. Retrieve mail, small packages, and facsimiles for customers as requested.
  • Close guest accounts at the time of check out and ensure guests’ satisfaction. In the event of dissatisfaction, research and an attempt to resolve problems within established guidelines may include turning the problem over to a supervisor.
  • Field guest complaints, conducting thorough research to develop the most effective solutions and resolve complications such as location changes or credit issues. Listen and extend assistance in order to resolve problems such as price conflicts, insufficient heating, and air conditioning, etc. Remain calm and alert especially during emergency situations and heavy hotel activity. Plan and implement detailed steps by using experienced judgment and discretion. Keeps the corridors and service area neat at all times.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Follows safety and security procedures and rules.
  • Knows department fire prevention and emergency procedures.
  • Utilizes protective equipment.
  • Reports unsafe conditions to supervisor/manager.
  • Reports accidents, injuries, near-misses, property damage, or loss to supervisor.
  • Provides a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules.
  • All team members must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance. (Specific standards outlined in team member handbook).
  • Assists other Front Desk Personnel when need.
  • Perform any related duties as requested by the supervisor/manager.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

The Hotel may consider an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities cited below, when applicable.

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent and graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge skills, and abilities. High school diploma preferred.
  • Prior hospitality experience preferred, but not required.
  • Considerable skill in the use of a calculator and preparing 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 help resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to read, listen, and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.
  • Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand and move throughout the front office and continuously performs essential job functions.
  • Stand 95% of shift
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds maximum.
  • Occasional twisting, bending, stooping, reaching, standing, walking.
  • Frequent talking, hearing, seeing, andsmiling.

We invite you to take a quick assessment in an effort to move the process along a bit more quickly.

Simply copy and paste the link below into your internet browser search bar.

https://app.portalgreen.com/EmploymentAssessment/000204?locationCode=000EDZ

We are a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.

Eoe/Aa

Save this job

About this Employer

Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront

3003 North Highway A1A
Melbourne, FL 32903-2133

(321) 777-5000

200 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront is a relaxing retreat, just seven miles from Melbourne International Airport and located on Florida's Space Coast. We tick all the boxes for a memorable beach vacation – great views, delicious dining, an outdoor pool, and inviting rooms and suites. We also offer 9,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space, a business center, and more to keep you productive.

  • Green, eco-friendly hotel, located on the oceanfront
  • Complimentary shuttle within a 3-mile radius
  • Heated outdoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness center
  • 9,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space
  • Stylish ocean-facing guest rooms with full or standing-only balconies