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Front Desk Agent

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Posted June 11, 2022

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks
Fairfax, VA
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Front Desk Agent - APPLY NOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SIGN IN BONUS $$$1,000.00!!!

As a Front Desk Agent you will be responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

Responsibilities

  • 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 with routine difficulty from a computer system, confirming pertinent information including number of guests and room rate. Promote Hilton marketing programs. Make appropriate selection of rooms based on guest needs. Code electronic keys. Requires continual standing and movement throughout front office area.
  • Verify credit cards for authorization using electronic acceptance methods. Handle cash, make change and balance an assigned house bank. 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 time of check out and ascertain satisfaction. In the event of dissatisfaction, negotiate compromise, which may include authorizing revenue allowances.
  • Remain calm and alert, especially during emergency and/or heavy hotel activity, and resolve complications such as location changes or credit issues.
  • Field guest complaints, conducting through research to develop the most effective solutions and negotiate results. Listen and extend assistance in order to resolve problems such as price conflicts, insufficient heating or air conditioning, etc. Remain calm and alert especially during emergency situations and heavy hotel activity. Plan and implement detailed steps by using experienced judgement and discretion.

Qualifications

  • Considerable skill in the use of 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 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.
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.
  • No prior experience required. Prior hospitality experience preferred.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance (specific standards available).
  • Applicants with additional language skills preferred.

BENEFITS

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
  • Free Group Life Insurance (one time your annual salary) 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Personal Days
  • 401k + Matching
  • Marriott Team Member Travel Discount!
  • Crescent Hotel & Resorts Travel Discount!
  • Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Accident Insurance
  • and much more!

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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Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks

11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway
Fairfax, VA 22033

(703) 352-2525

310 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Providing style and substance in a convenient location only 20 miles from the nation's capital, Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks is ideal for business travelers and vacationers. Whether you're meeting with clients or discovering the shopping, dining and entertainment at Fair Oaks Mall, we offer amenities that will keep you refreshed and ready for your next activity. After a quick drive from Washington Dulles International Airport to our hotel, catch up on your rest in our modern rooms with plush bedding. When you wake up, take care of any work obligations you might have using our ergonomic workstations and high-speed Wi-Fi, or watch your favorite show on our flat-panel TVs. Order room service when you get hungry, or head down to our delicious on-site restaurant. Guests looking to maintain their exercise goals will be pleased to find a wide selection of equipment at our renovated fitness center.