IHG Front Desk Agent in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas
Front Desk Agent
Job Number R183557
Hotel Brand: IHG Army Hotels
Americas - United States - Kansas - Ft. Leavenworth
At IHG Army Hotels-Holiday Inn Express- Fort Leavenworth, KS we’re all about travel that’s simple AND smart.That means we offer more to our guests where it matters most to them. Easy check-in? Check. All the essentials in a comfy room? They’re all included with a great night’s sleep. We’re focused on getting our guests more than ready. So we’re always ready. Are you?
Your day to day
The moment a guest steps into one of our hotels, they walk into a genuinely memorable experience. As a Front Desk Agent, you’ll not only be the person they rely on to handle transactions, offer local insights and anticipate every detail of a friction-free experience. You’ll also create the warm atmosphere that makes our guests feel at home in any location.
What we need from you
Check-in/check-out hotel guests in a timely and professional manner; process all payments according to established procedures.
. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Welcome guests in a friendly, prompt and professional manner.
Register guests, issue room keys, provide information on hotel services and room location.
Answer phones in a prompt and courteous manner.
Up-sell rooms where possible to maximize hotel revenue.
Accurately process all cash and credit card transactions in accordance with established procedures including but not limited to posting all charges, completing cashier and other reports, preparing deposit, and counting/securing assigned bank.
Issue, control and release guest safe-deposit boxes.
Communicate any outstanding guest requests or issues to management that may require additional monitoring or follow-up.
Respond appropriately to guest complaints. Make appropriate service recovery gestures in order to ensure total guest satisfaction.
May routinely book guest reservations for individuals and/or groups that are requested either by phone or from within the hotel; process cancellations, revisions, and information updates on changes.
Promote team work and quality service through daily communications and coordination with other departments.
Perform other duties as assigned including guest room tours, concierge services, special guest requests, etc.
Must be able to work a combination of the below (3) three shifts per week.
Hours: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm and 10:00pm to 6:30am and 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Full-time 40 hours per week.
Qualifications and Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent, plus one year front desk/guest service experience. Some college preferred. Must speak fluent English. Other languages preferred.
This job requires ability to perform the following:
Frequently standing up behind the desk and front office areas
Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
Handling objects, products and computer equipment
Use a keyboard to operate various property management and reservations systems, etc.
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests and employees.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized often.
Basic math skills are used frequently.
Problem solving, reasoning, motivating and training abilities are often used.
May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here at http://careers.ihg.com/ to find out more about us.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.
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