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Overnight Front Desk Agent

at Omni hotels & resorts

Posted: 7/6/2019
Job Reference #: 37490

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date2 weeks ago(7/5/2019 8:42 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-37490
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Front Office Operations
  • Location

    Jacksonville Hotel

    The Omni Jacksonville Hotel is a warm, elegant oasis of luxury and superlative service. Relax in guest room accommodations featuring contemporary comfort and enjoy a host of amenities designed to make your visit unforgettable. This four-diamond luxury hotel is in the heart of downtown and just steps away from the Jacksonville Landing Riverfront Marketplace, where art, music and shopping thrive. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the St. Johns River and take in the best of Florida at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel.


    Omni Jacksonville’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Jacksonville Hotel may be your perfect match.

    Job Description

    Front Desk Agents are responsible for providing a five-star welcome and departure experience to each guest, as well as, serving as ambassadors throughout the guest’s stay. Front Desk Agents make the first impression upon our guests by extending a warm welcome, providing information about the hotel and local area, and offering our full range of upscale hotel amenities and services to them. Front Desk Agents are also responsible for settling guest accounts upon check-out, resolving guest issues and completing special requests. They work closely with all hotel departments especially our Concierge, Bell-Door and Ideal Services teams.

    Responsibilities

    • Process guest check-ins and check-outs according to Omni’s Moments of Service and Standard Operating Procedures
    • Empathetically listen to guest inquiries and provide appropriate responses
    • Set up accurate accounts for each guest checking in according to their preferences (room type, payment, etc.)
    • Block rooms in the computer and follow through on designated requirements
    • Pre-register designated guests and prepare key packets
    • Communicate pertinent guest information to designated departments/personnel (i.e., special requests, amenity delivery)
    • Maintain confidentiality of all guests and hotel information
    • Employ attention to detail in order to ensure security of guest room access.
    • Understand and execute all Omni accounting standards ensuring accurate settlement of folios, routing of charges and adjustments
    • Maintain guest history files on all guests
    • Accommodate room changes expediently
    • Document all guest requests, complaints or problems immediately and notify designated department/personnel for resolving the situation. Follow up to ensure completion and guest satisfaction
    • Issue safe deposit boxes to guests and ensure security of key
    • Monitor, send and distribute guest faxes
    • Generate, print and distribute daily and weekly reports
    • Resolve discrepancies on the room status report with Housekeeping
    • Maintain complete knowledge at all times of:
      • All hotel features/services, hours of operation
      • All room types, numbers, layout, decor, appointments and location
      • All room rates, special packages and promotions
      • Daily house count and expected arrivals/departures
      • Room availability status for any given day
      • Scheduled daily group activities

    Qualifications

    • Ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate both verbally and in writing in English with guests, management and co-workers, both in person and by telephone
    • Ability to accurately and efficiently input information into computer systems
    • Ability to work cohesively with co-workers both within and outside of your department
    • Ability to compute accurate mathematical calculations
    • Ability to think clearly, quickly and make concise decisions
    • Ability to prioritize, organize and follow up
    • Ability to work well under pressure, dealing with many arrivals and departures within a short period of time
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays
    • Ability to stand for an 8 hour shift
    • Previous customer service experience
    • Previous hotel front desk experience is strongly preferred
    • Previous cashiering experience is preferred
    • Fluency in a foreign language is preferred
    • Previous guest relations training is preferred
    • Temporary status for the first 90 days with the opportunity to become full time based on performance

    Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer - vets/disability. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement

    If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.