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Guest Service Agent

Posted June 17, 2022

Hyatt House White Plains
White Plains, NY
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Guest Service Agent

Greet, register and service guests in a friendly and courteous manner according to hotel/brand and sustainability standards. 

Potential Career Path

Front Desk Supervisor or Sales Coordinator – Front Office Manager or Sales Manager

Position Requirements

  • Immediately greet guest and offer to assist with their needs.
  • Register and assign guests to hotel rooms.
  • Establish method of payment and verify credit.
  • Make and confirm reservations.
  • Compute bills, collect payments, and make change for guests.
  • Transmit and receive messages, using telephones or PMS system.
  • Respond to guest requests in a timely manner.
  • Receive and resolve guest complaints, elevating to supervisor if necessary. 
  • Secure guests' valuables in hotel safe or safe-deposit boxes, if not available in guest rooms.
  • Perform bookkeeping activities, such as balancing accounts and conducting audits.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Assist in the breakfast area or assist guests with luggage when staffing assistance is required or during peak periods.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous customer service experience or equivalent training required.
  • Knowledge of PMS systems preferred.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standingfor extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25pounds, bending andreaching; stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

Located in the Westchester Corporate Park and situated right off Interstate-287, the HYATT house White Plains hotel offers travelers access to popular local destinations that include Westchester Mall, Rye Playland and is only mere minutes from New York City.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About this Employer

Hyatt House White Plains

101 Corporate Park Drive
White Plains, NY 10604

(914) 251-9700

159 Room Hotel

www.hyatt.com

Our Hotel

Comfortable and convenient, Hyatt House White Plains offers the perfect location for exploring New York City, extended business travel, or visiting your student at nearby colleges. Located in the heart of scenic Westchester County, our White Plains hotel is only minutes from the corporate offices of Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo, MasterCard, and IBM. For college students and families, we are conveniently close to Purchase College, Manhattanville College, Fordham University, and Pace University Law School. Come enjoy life around the House.

Guests will enjoy spacious and comfortable rooms at Hyatt House White Plains. They can also socialize, sip, and snack at H Bar, serving a selection of premium quality cocktails, beer, and wine.