PM Front Desk AgentComfort Inn St. Louis - WestportSt. Louis, MO
A property of: Bridgeton Holdings
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Job Description

Job Title: Front Desk Agent

Job Summary: Represents the hotel to the guest throughout all stages of the guest’s stay by working with all hotel personnel to ensure every guest experiences superior customer care. Responsibilities include registering guests, assigning rooms, accommodating special requests, and ensuring the guests have a pleasant stay and smooth checkout.

Job Duties: • Maintains an inventory of vacancies, reservations and room assignments. • Possesses a working knowledge of the reservations department. Takes same day reservations and future reservations when necessary. Knows cancellation procedures. • Knows room locations, types of rooms available, and room rates. • Registers arriving guests and assigns rooms. • Coordinates room status updates with the housekeeping department by notifying housekeeping of all check-outs, late check-outs, early check-ins, special requests, and part-day rooms. • Coordinates guest room maintenance work with the engineering and maintenance division. • Uses persuasive selling techniques to sell rooms and to promote other services of the hotel. • Knows daily activities and meetings taking place in the hotel. • Reports any unusual occurrences or requests to the manager or assistant manager. • Manages and resolves all guest complaints in a professional and courteous manner. • Processes guest check-outs and handles monetary transactions. • Maintains customers’ privacy. • Maintains a high level of professional appearance and demeanor. • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: • High school diploma or equivalent. • Previous hotel-related experience preferred. • Ability to communicate with public, hotel staff, and management in a professional manner. • Knowledge of surrounding areas and local events. • Ability to understand and adhere to proper credit, check cashing, and cash handling policies and procedures. Able to properly secure guest information. • Ability to learn safety, emergency, and accident prevention policies and procedures. • Skilled in the use of front office equipment. • Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette. • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.

  • Audits, balances, and reports on the various areas of the hotel (e.g., food and beverage, rooms, front desk, gift shop, etc.) to provide accurate and timely financial information on the hotel’s operational performance for the day. Oversees front office/front desk operations during the overnight shift
  • Job Duties:
  • Checks front office accounting records for accuracy and compiles information for the hotel’s financial records.
  • Tracks room revenues, occupancy percentages, and other front office operating statistics.
  • Prepares summary of cash, check, and credit card activities, reflecting the hotel’s financial performance for the day.
  • Posts room charges and room taxes to guest accounts. Processes guest charge vouchers and credit card vouchers.
  • Verifies all account postings and balances.
  • Summarizes results of operations and prepares reports for management.
  • Performs duties of the Front Desk Agent.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

 Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Accounting background preferred.
  • Previous hotel experience desired.
  • Strong customer service orientation and skills.
  • Present a professional image, and able to communicate well with both guests and employees.
  • Ability to operate front office equipment and computers.
  • Ability to compile facts and figures.
  • Ability to understand principles of auditing, balancing, and closing out accounts.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

Job Details

Entry level
Full-time
Hourly ($11 - $12)

About this location

class:
Midscale
room Count:
101-250
location Type:
Urban

Perks

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Comfort Inn St. Louis - Westport
Comfort Inn® St. Louis - Westport is located just off I-270 and 10
minutes from St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Enjoy our free van
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Address12031 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO, 63301 View map
Property typeHotel 
classMidscale 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 
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