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Overview

The Front Desk Clerk is responsible for assisting guests with check-in and check-out, answers and processes all phone calls received, plus handles all special requests for services or information, in accordance with standard policies and procedures.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
  • Anticipate guests needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
  • Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
  • Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
  • Maintain complete knowledge at all times of: a) all hotel features/services, hours of operation. b) all room rates, special packages and promotions. c) daily house count and expected arrivals/departures. d) scheduled daily group activities.
  • Obtain assigned bank and ensure accuracy of contracted monies.
  • Keep bank secure at all times.
  • Answer department telephone within 3 rings, using correct greeting and telephone etiquette.
  • Process all guest check-ins.
  • Verify registration card information with the guest.
  • Obtain back-up information for guest credit/payment method and input into system; collect cash when designated.
  • Direct Bell Person to escort guest and transport their luggage to the room.
  • Handle overbooked or walked in guests.
  • Accept and record wake-up call requests.
  • Monitor, send and distribute guest faxes.
  • Communicate pertinent guest information to designated departments/personnel (i.e., special requests, amenity delivery).
  • Resolve discrepancies on the room status report with Housekeeping.
  • Match the bucket check to in-house guest ledger report; report discrepancies to Manager.
  • Process all check-outs.
  • Process adjustment vouchers, paid-outs, correction vouchers, miscellaneous charges.

Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED).
  • One year previous experience in a similar position in a hotel.
  • Basic computer skills required.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or disability status. 

Why a career in the hotel industry? 

Service to others is one of the pillars of working in the hotel and lodging industry. Workers within the industry have the direct ability to aid, advise, and provide services to guests. In the industry, workers are able to tend to public needs and support guests and community members in a way many other careers rarely provide. The hotel and lodging industry is committed to attracting, retaining, and educating individuals for lifelong careers. They partner with community-based organizations to recruit local applicants, provide employees with professional development workshops and apprenticeships, and award $1 million in academic scholarships each year. 

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach

307 Eastwood Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

(910) 791-8082

122 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach combines comfort, location, affordability and functionality. We are the closest hotel to UNCW and located near the upscale Landfall shopping/dining District, Wilmington International Airport (ILM), historic downtown Wilmington riverwalk and Wrightsville Beach. Close in proximity to businesses such as Corning, GE Nuclear, Hitachi, New Hanover Medical Center, Verizon, PPD and Screen Gems Studios. We're also near the UNCW Burney Center, the Natatorium and Trask Coliseum, so we're the first choice for athletes. Start your day with our complimentary hot breakfast buffet or unwind in our indoor pool and fitness center. Get connected with complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Visit the NC Aquarium, USS North Carolina, Airlie Gardens, Azalea Festival, or many other Cape Fear Coast attractions.