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Front Desk Agent

Posted August 3, 2022

Candlewood Suites - Jenks
Jenks, OK
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Beautiful New Property in Jenks Oklahoma! Looking for friendly faces with great customer service skills.

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Hotel Front Desk Hosts set the tone for a guest’s experience. A warm and friendly smile can turn a stressful travel day into the relief and relaxation of feeling at home. Front Desk Hosts check guests in, answer questions, and are a general resource that guests can rely on. Are you friendly by nature? Do you enjoy making others feel welcome? Are you always the one offering to be the host? Then being a front desk host might be a rewarding career for you. You can help create a home away from home for guests as you expand your career in the hospitality industry. Front desk host positions are great ways to learn the inner workings of a hotel. Explore Front desk host opportunities today ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Meeting and greeting customers with a warm welcome and smile Handling customer complaints and comments Complete daily checklist as required Prepare/serve food and beverage items for customers (could require food and beverage certifications) Ensure any cash overage/shortage is accounted for and balanced Adhering to rate and credit policies and procedures Addressing problems and concerns Motivate and lead by example for all team members Attend departmental meetings to review guest scores, new procedures and other important information Responsible for understanding and adhering to attendance guidelines set forth in the employee handbook; expected to report to work on scheduled days and at scheduled times Knowledge and operation of brand operating system Communicate with all hotel departments efficiently Check guest in/out, room assignments and special request Knowledge of accounting, cash handling, credit and billing procedures for all transactions OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice REQUIRED/PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Customer service experience required High school diploma required COMPETENCIES Excellence in communication both verbal and written Time management and problem-solving skills Self-motivated, well organized, and goal-oriented Excellent customer service skills Computer software skills ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Reports to the General Manager and AGM or Gallery Host Supervisor This position does not have supervisory responsibility WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to verbally communicate, listen, stand for long periods of time, ability to walk, kneel, stoop, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds. EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK This position requires variable hours based on the needs of the hotel including evenings, weekends, and holidays. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT AND BASIC UNDERSTANDING The hotel business functions seven days a week, 24 hours a day. All employees must realize this fact and be aware that at all times it may be necessary to move employees from their accustomed shift and alter assigned duties as business dictates. This job description is not intended to create, nor is it to be construed, as a contract of employment or a promise of employment. I understand that my employment is an “at-will” relationship and may be terminated by either party at any time, with or without notice. The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Use your past hotel job experience to make a difference at Candlewood. For immediate consideration for the Front Office Host position, click Apply Now and complete an application for the Front Office Host position at Candlewood

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About this Employer

Candlewood Suites - Jenks

219 S Gateway Pl
Jenks, OK 74037

(918) 639-1740

96 Room Hotel

Managed By

With more than 20 years of experience in hospitality investment,

the hotel developers at 3S Hotels Group have a proven track record of success in hotel operations and hotel management catering to the mid- and upper-market travel segments. Our team consists of seasoned professionals who excel in delivering ROI; completing projects quickly, on time and under budget; and developing strong teams.

We are a service management company targeted at filling a huge need gap in the Midwest region of North America. Our mission is to create value for our partners and associates; provide an unparalleled experience for the customer; and maintain an equal opportunity working environment that encourages communication, teamwork and respect for our associates.