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Lead Front Desk Agent (Full Time)- The Westin Oaks Houston

Houston, Texas
Rooms and Guest Services Operations


 

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Posting Date Dec 04, 2019
Job Number 19161546
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location The Westin Galleria Houston, 5060 W Alabama St, Houston, Texas, United States VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

Job Summary
 
     Organize, confirm, process, and conduct all guest/group check-ins, check-outs, room reservations, requests, changes, and cancellations. Ensure current rate information is available. Identify package plans based on market codes, make necessary arrangements. Anticipate sold-out situations, obtain satisfactory alternative accommodations. Manage daily room inventory. Maintain database containing repeat/VIP guest preferences. Secure payment; verify and adjust billing; expedite problem payments. Activate room keys. Process all guest requests and relay messages. Identify and explain room features; supply guests with directions and information. Ensure any outstanding requests or problems are resolved. Compile and review daily reports/logs/contingency lists. Count bank at beginning and end of shift; secure bank. Process all payment types, vouchers, paid-outs, and charges. Notify Loss Prevention/Security of any guest reports of theft. Operate switchboard, forward calls to Front Desk whenever unattended. Monitor supply inventory. Assist management in training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, motivating and coaching employees; serve as a role model. Develop/maintain positive working relationships; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to employee concerns.
 
     Follow company policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications; ensure personal appearance is clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge guests; anticipate and address guests' service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Ensure adherence to quality standards. Enter and locate information using computers/POS systems. Reach overhead and below the knees. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
 
 
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