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Front Desk Agent

Posted September 8, 2022

Crowne Plaza JFK Airport New York City
Jamaica, NY
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About This Job

A Guest Services Agent is 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.

What will I be doing?

As a Guest Services Agent, you would 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. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Greet guests and complete the registration process to include, but not limited to, inputting and retrieving information from the computer, confirmation of guest information and room rate, selection of rooms, coding electronic keys, promoting marketing programs, providing a welcome packet and ensuring guest knows location of room and/or has a bell person accompany him/her
  • Assist guests with check-out including, but not limited to, ensuring rooms and services are correctly accounted, using the point-of-sale system, handling money, processing credit and debit cards, accepting and recording various forms of payment, converting foreign currency, making change and processing gift certificates and cards
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of hotel information including, but not limited to, room categories, room rates, packages, promotions, the local area and other general product knowledge and answer guest questions and inquiries
  • Use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities and to maximize room occupancy
  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests and resolve issues in a timely, friendly and efficient manner
  • Field guest complaints, conduct research and resolve and negotiate solutions for guest satisfaction
  • Receive, input, retrieve and relay messages to guests

 NOTE:

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.  Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

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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About this Employer

Crowne Plaza JFK Airport New York City

138-10 135th Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11436

(718) 530-1160

330 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

BUSINESS HOTEL NEAR JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Crowne Plaza® JFK Airport New York City is a business hotel near JFK International Airport featuring spectacular airport and city views. After a day of travel, our hotel offers guests pet-friendly rooms and suites thoughtfully designed with premium amenities, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. From our standard rooms to our one-of-a-kind Presidential Suite, our hotel is a relaxing oasis to unwind after traveling, a layover, or spending the day in the bustling city.

For guests looking for a venue to host their next conference or meeting, we offer 4,540 square feet of flexible space perfect for all event types. Serving American favorites and craft cocktails, our in-house restaurant provides great event catering options and is an ideal place to share a delectable meal with friends or colleagues.

Our contemporary full-service hotel is conveniently located just a quarter-mile away from the airport and offers guests a complimentary airport shuttle to and from JFK and parking. We're also just a short distance from New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital, and other medical centers. While in town, make sure to visit the nearby Queens Museum, a fantastic museum in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park showcasing art, architecture, and design.