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Front Desk Agent - Palihotel Melrose

Company: Palihotel Melrose
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description
FRONT DESK AGENT - PALIHOTEL MELROSE

WHO WILL LOVE THIS POSITION?

  • An experienced hotel guest services professional who enjoys working closely with guests to ensure their needs are being accommodated
  • An individual who is independent, self-driven and a problem solver

    WE OFFER:
    • Competitive wages
    • Referral bonus program
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Employee discounts at our Hotels and Restaurants nationwide
    • Progressively increasing paid vacation plan
    • Sick pay
    • Holiday pay
    • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
    • Endless smiles and positive energy!

      POSITION PROFILE:

      The Hotel Front Desk Agent is responsible for check-in/check-out of hotel guests in a courteous and efficient manner while processing all payments according to established hotel requirements. As one of the first guest experiences, guest interaction should be energetic and accommodating while providing information and assistance to all guests and visitors.

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
      • Liaise and communicate positively with guests, colleagues, and vendors
      • Strengthen relationships both internally and externally, while ensuring the provision of superior service levels for all amenities and services offered
      • Execute all registration processes revolving around arrival, inclusive but not limited to, providing an introduction by name to guest valet/colleague performing escort, overview of key operation and offering further assistance (intuitive service) in accordance with check-in performance standards
      • Execute all registration processes revolving around departure, inclusive but not limited to, handling payment processing according to any instructions on file in accordance with check-out performance standards
      • Execute all telecommunications processes, inclusive but not limited to, answering incoming calls, responding in a timely fashion and minimizing call transfers in accordance with telecommunications standards of performance
      • Inputs and receives resident information into Opera and other interfaces as required
      • Execute all cashiering processes, inclusive of posting charges to accounts in Opera
      • Work cohesively in collaboration with the room reservations and Sales team to ensure a smooth experience for all residents and patrons
      • Enforce established policies and procedures regarding persons on property, reporting any concerns immediately to hotel management
      • Comply with company and departmental rules and regulations at the hotel
      • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to hotel grooming standards
      • Communicate all GST complaints and issues to the Housemaster and/or Supervisor
      • Conduct multiple property safety and security walks-through
      • In the event of an emergency, perform all necessary safety protocols, including but not limited to, checking the fire panels, contacting emergency services, and communicating with General Manager.
      • Perform any other reasonable duties as required by management

        REQUIREMENTS:

        Skills/Knowledge Required:
        • Must possess a positive attitude
        • Must be energetic and outgoing
        • Must be service oriented
        • Must be a team player
        • Must be able to multi-task
        • Must possess excellent interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills
        • Must have knowledge of basic arithmetic
        • Must have the ability to input data and access information on the computer
        • Fluency in English both verbally and non-verbally
        • Provide legible communication and directions
        • Ability to input and access information in the property management system/computers/point of sales system
        • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy
        • Ability to prioritize and organize
        • Be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment
        • Follow directions thoroughly
        • Understand guest's service needs
        • Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team
        • Work with minimal supervision
        • Maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data

          Physical Requirements:
          • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
          • Must be able to push, pull or lift up to 25 lbs.

            Qualification Standards:
            • Experience: Minimum two years of experience within guest reception or a similar position preferred, preferably a luxury hotel setting

              Palisociety is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Palisociety does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

              For information on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA"), California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 ("CPRA"), and other California privacy laws, please go to the Palisociety Careers page at www.palisociety.com and www.arrivehotels.comto view the notice.

              Requirements
              • Flexible schedule- must be available to work a variety of shifts
              • Minimum two years of experience within guest reception or a similar position preferred, preferably a luxury hotel setting

                Company Information
                ABOUT PALISOCIETY:

                Founded in Los Angeles by CEO Avi Brosh in 1998, Palisociety is a hospitality company that operates a collection of one-of-a-kind, neighborhood-centric hotels and restaurants across the country under four distinct monikers: Palihouse, Palihotel, and ARRIVE by Palisociety, and the Independent Collection. Palisociety is a family business, and we strive to connect guests and employees with a sense of place and belonging. We do this by prioritizing community, stylish comfort, and a hands-on creative approach to every unapologetically eclectic detail.

                Palisociety properties are regularly featured on the Conde' Nast Traveler's Hot List, and Travel + Leisure IT List, to name few, and the Palisociety Dining Group has received accolades from the James Beard association and Food & Wine Magazine. We are always looking for spirited, innovative, and hardworking people to join our team. Come be a part of the family!

                For more information, visit www.palisociety.com or follow @palisociety

                For more information, visit www.arrivehotels.com or follow @arrivehotels

Keywords: Palihotel Melrose, Los Angeles , Front Desk Agent - Palihotel Melrose, Sales , Los Angeles, California

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