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Sage Hospitality Resources Front Desk Agent/Driver in Irvine, California

Why us?

The Embassy Suites Irvine Orange County Airport is in the heart of Orange County best known for our proximity to the Orange County Airport. We pride ourselves on being committed to serving our guests from all walks of life.

As a part of the Front Office Team, you will be the face of The Embassy Suites! We want you to be knowledgeable about the assortment of guests we house and relationships you build with our repeat travelers. We are an energetic, diverse and close nit team that has a blast creating extraordinary experiences for our guests and fellow associates.

At Sage we create a culture of belonging. Our team members serve with creativity, and passion. Sage associates execute unforgettable experiences and take pride in our communities. We set new standards in hospitality.

Job Overview

Responds in a professional and courteous manner to arriving, departing and in-house guests by providing accurate and timely information and services. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns.Transport hotel guests to and from the airport and other requested and assigned locations.Ensure guest safety at all times. Report potential problems and opportunities to leadership.

Responsibilities

  • Greets and completes established check-in procedures for arriving guests on a daily basis, using both manual and computerized methods, in order to ensure guest are satisfied and in rooms as requested.

  • Facilitates guest departure (check-out) on a daily basis by following established manual and computer procedures in order to close guest accounts and open the room for the next sell.

  • Regularly calculates and/or posts monies, receipts, guest accounts and other forms of credit using accurate, proper cash handling methods and established procedures in order to present the customer with timely and precise hotel charges upon check-out and maintain accurate hotel records.

  • Courteously answers inquiries and accepts reservations, both in person and by telephone, by accurately communicating hotel rates and information and by using suggestive selling techniques to sell room nights, increase occupancy and revenue.

  • Maintains good customer relations by keeping abreast of all in-house and area functions in order to answer questions and concerns with timely and knowledgeable responses, in person and on telephone.

  • Operates the PBX equipment by accepting incoming calls, assisting outgoing calls, scheduling and setting wake-up calls and paging guests to provide guests with timely and efficient service.

  • Controls cash transactions at the front desk and maintains complete responsibility for personal bank as specified by hotel bank agreement policy.

  • Maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous demeanor at all times.

  • Driving hotel guests to and from the airport and other assigned trips, obeying all traffic rules and regulations constantly throughout shift to ensure a safe, accident-free trip.

  • Assist guest with storage and retrieving their luggage from the van.

  • Open vehicles and hotel doors to assist guests.

Must Possess a valid driver’s license. Pass a Motor Vehicle Report background check.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High School diploma or equivalent

Experience

None required

Knowledge/Skills

  • Must have high school graduate level mathematical aptitude, know standard cash handling procedures and knowledge of computerized cash register systems.

  • Must have past experience in dealing directly with the public and acquired general knowledge of basic customer service skills.

  • Must be fluent in oral and written English.

  • Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

  • Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to minute written and verbal details, particularly when performing multiple tasks.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to read written communiques and monochrome computer screen.

  • Must be able to operate computer, calculator and telephone keyboards, for cash handling and paperwork processing.

  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, work on more than one task at a time, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • 90% of shift is standing, Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing.

  • Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients.

  • Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Environment

Prolonged standing at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled work station under florescent lighting. Work inside 95%

ID: 2020-2109

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Embassy Suites Irvine

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Front Desk & Guest Services

Min: USD $14.00/Hr.

Max: USD $15.00/Hr.

Tipped Position: No

Address : 2120 Main St

City : Irvine

State : California

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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