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Front Desk Agent

Posted November 20, 2022

Aloft Mountain View
Mountain View, CA
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About This Job

A FUN boutique hotel located near Googleplex in Mountain View, California, Aloft Mountain View is open in space and spirit. Just minutes from Sutter Health, LinkedIn, Downtown Mountain View, Moffett Field, Google, Microsoft, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Apple, Intuit, California's Great America, and Levi's Stadium, the hotel affords easy access throughout Silicon Valley. Boasting fresh, purposeful environments and vibrant spaces that bring people together, we are the next generation of hotel.

We are seeking an energic, customer service orientated and motivated Front Desk Agent to join our great team!

What will you be doing?

As a Front Desk 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

Minimum Qualifications:

At least 6 months of experience in a customer service environment

Additional Qualifications:

Hotel experience a plus

Excellent computer skills

Flexibility to work weekdays, weekends, evening shifts and holidays

What do we offer?

  • Highly competitive wages
  • Exceptional benefit plan for eligible associates & their family members
  • 401K matching program for eligible associates
  • Flexible scheduling to help you with work/life balance
  • Opportunity to grow with us, a top rated company on Glassdoor
  • Discounts to any of our Crescent managed properties in North America for you & your family members
  • A workplace that you can be proud of, where you are valued, trusted and supported by the team

At Crescent Hotels & Resorts we strive to create a great place to work where associates at all levels of our organization are respected for their differences, just like the guests and owners we serve.  That’s why we are dedicated to creating an environment that facilitates open and honest conversations about race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.  By examining our own beliefs and behaviors, we can create change through training, recruiting, and promoting diverse talent to strengthen our culture.

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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Aloft Mountain View

840 East El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040

(650) 964-1700

167 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Elevating the hotel experience in Mountain View

A boutique hotel located near Googleplex in Mountain View, California, Aloft Mountain View is open in space and spirit. Just minutes from Sutter Health, LinkedIn, Downtown Mountain View, Moffett Field, Google, Microsoft, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Apple, Intuit, California's Great America, and Levi's Stadium, the hotel affords easy access throughout Silicon Valley.Boasting fresh, purposeful environments and vibrant spaces that bring people together, we are the next generation of hotel. Here, technology and design enhance experiences, move at the pace of our guests and infuse the hotel experience with the tech-savvy energy and innovation of Mountain View.