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Guest Service Agent

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago/Southeast/Hammond

7720 Corinne Drive
Hammond, IN 46323

94 Room Hotel
Managed By Fine Hospitality Group

Compensation: 14.00, Part-Time

Reports To:    Front Office Manager, General Manager

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to speak fluent English
  • Stand for long periods of time behind the desk and front office areas
  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Handling objects, products, and computer equipment
  • Willing to work weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Need Part time both.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provide prompt, friendly, courteous, and professional guest service.
  • Ability to perform check-in / check-out of hotel guests in a timely and professional manner

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Register guests, issue room keys, provide information on hotel services, local area and room location.
  • Answer phones in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Upsell rooms where possible to maximize hotel revenue.
  • Be proficient on the use of the Property Management System.
  • Completion of all brand trainings for their discipline. Required to log on to Brand Portal, know and learn the brand requirements needed for their position. 
  • Have a good understanding of all of hotel operating procedures.
  • Accurately process all cash and credit card transactions in accordance with the established procedures.
  • Administrative responsibilities such as data entry, reporting etc.
  • Respond appropriately to guest complaints and guest requests and make appropriate service recovery actions to ensure total guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned including guest room tours, special guest requests, breakfast set up, cleaning lobby area, setting up meeting room, data entry, document scanning, and preparing reports.
  • Read and document all events, incidents in the communication log.
  • Ensure the proper appearance of the lobby and all public areas, including the breakfast area.
  • Ensure processes are followed to protect the identity, safety and security of the guests and fellow employees.
  • Be proficient on the use of all front office equipment such as credit card machine, copier, and fax.
  • Be willing and able to work any shift.
  • Have complete knowledge of room types and offered rate plans.
  • Fully understand the hotel’s franchise policy on guaranteed reservations and no- shows.
  • Process cancellations and modifications to reservations.
  • Promote goodwill by being courteous, friendly, and helpful to guests, managers, and all other associates.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communications and coordination with other departments.

Optimum Attributes: 

  • Effective communication skills
  • Pleasant personality
  • Good team player
  • Good listener
  • Well-groomed and professional appearance
  • Open with praise and discrete with criticism

Performance Standards: 

Annual performance evaluations are subjected to contributions of measurable value to hotel metrics and goals.

Posted April 5, 2024

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago/Southeast/Hammond

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