Front Desk Agent
Company: La Quinta Plano West
Posted on: November 19, 2021
We are looking for a Hotel Front Desk Agent to serve as our
guests' first point of contact and manage aspects of their
accommodation. Hotel Front Desk Agent responsibilities include
registering guests, managing reservations and providing information
about rooms, rates and amenities. If you have a knack for customer
service and work experience in the hotel industry, we'd like to
meet you. Ultimately, you will help create a pleasant and memorable
stay for our guests.
High School diploma or equivalent required; College course work in
related field helpful.
Experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
Possess a positive and upbeat personality with a desire to deliver
outstanding customer service to our guests.
Demonstrate the ability to multi-task be detail-oriented and be
able to problem solve in order to effectively deal with internal
and external customers.
Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of
action quickly and accurately.
Must work well in stressful high pressure situations.
Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including
anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as
Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the
issues raised by co-workers and guests.
Must be able to work with and understand financial information and
data and basic arithmetic functions.
Ability to perform numerical operations using basic counting adding
subtracting multiplying and dividing
Ability to read comprehend and write simple instructions and/or
short correspondence and memos
Ability to use logic to define the problem collect information
establish facts draw valid conclusions interpret information and
deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar
An operational knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
Must be willing and have the ability to work a varied schedule that
may include evenings nights weekends and holidays. Shift times
include 7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm.
Holds an understanding of hotel products and guest services (i.e.
lifestyle full service resort etc)
Ability to participate in the creation of an enjoyable work
Approach all encounters with guests and associates in a friendly
service oriented manner.
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which
include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per
Maintain regular attendance in compliance with management
Comply at all times with hotel policies standards and regulations
to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations
Greet and welcome all guests approaching the Front Desk in
accordance with hotel standards; maintain a friendly and warm
demeanor at all times.
Maintain proper operation of the telephone switchboard and ensure
that all performance standards are met.
Handle requests for information mail and messages in an efficient
and courteous manner.
Answer guest inquires about hotel service facilities and hours of
Answer inquiries from guests regarding restaurants transportation
entertainment etc. Establish and maintain good communications and
team work with fellow associates and other departments within the
Be aware of all rates packages and special promotions; Be familiar
with all in house groups; Be aware of closed out and restricted
Obtain all necessary information when taking room reservations and
follow rate quoting scenario.
Be familiar with all hotel policies and house rules as well as
Have knowledge of and assist in emergency procedures as
Handle check-ins and check-outs in a friendly efficient and
Fully comprehend and be able to operate all relevant aspects of the
Front Desk computer system.
Ensure logging and delivery of packages mail and messages as needed
to guests and meeting rooms.
Use proper etiquette at all times when communicating with other
As needed deliver guest items such as luggage newspapers messages
packages amenities or other items requested by guests or team
Maintain an up to date working knowledge of all property amenities
as well as any special events local area attractions and things to
do around the hotel.
Perform other duties as assigned which may include but is not
limited to the following: helping coworkers in other areas of the
hotel maintaining a clean and organized work area and overall
cleanliness and safety throughout the hotel and grounds
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $12.00 - $13.00 per hour
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
We follow CDC guidelines and employees wear masks as a
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Hotel experience: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location
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