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Front Office Agent
Property Name
Benchmark, a global hospitality company
Job Title
Front Office Agent
Location
Maryland-Montgomery County
City
Bethesda
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in this country will not be considered.
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Front Desk
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At BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company the definition of success is as individual as each of the over 10,000 employees worldwide who compose our award-winning teams. Each person brings unique skills, talents, experience, history, and culture to our company. Together, they form an extraordinary mosaic that supports BENCHMARK's very entrepreneurial culture. Each team member's desire for accomplishment is supported by our determination and passion to build successful and rewarding futures.

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION: The Front Office Agent is to provide friendly, efficient registration, guest settlement, and information to all guests, fellow employees and visitors.

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, & WORK EXPERIENCE

High school graduate or equivalent. Two years of college education preferred. Two years experience in a service industry, preferably in the hospitality industry. Excellent oral and communication skills. Computer literate. Pleasant telephone demeanor. Typing skills of 30 words per minute. Previous PBX experience, preferably in a hotel. Ability to use radio communications and remain calm in emergency situations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Check guest in, ensuring proper credit is received, special requests are noted and fulfilled and accurate information is established. Thoroughly complete all guest transactions. Promote and sell special hotel programs. Interact with staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments with necessary information. Be knowledgeable of all emergency procedures and policies. Maintain house bank. Communicate all pertinent information to the Front Office Managers and Supervisors. Follow set procedures on posting, charges, cashing checks, safe deposits, and refunds. Solicit guest feedback via guest comment cards. Forward messages and faxes as needed to guests and various departments. Responsible for radio communications between security, engineering, ERT and MOD in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Job Requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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