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Sage Hospitality Resources Front Desk Agent in Washington, District Of Columbia

Why us?

Sage Hospitality is set to hire an accomplishedteam member at Homewood Suites by HiltonWashington DC Capitol-Navy Yard. We are seeking a teammate to contribute to the property by being influential, driven, and ultimately committed to the continued growth and success of the hoteland community!

Nestled in the heart of DC’s fastest emerging neighborhood along the Anacostia River, Homewood Suites by Hilton™ Washington DC Capitol Navy Yard is the premier choice for your getaway. Our all-suite Washington Navy Yard hotel is just footsteps away from the Washington National’s ballpark and is proud to be an official partner and passionate supporter of the Nationals. With many new restaurants, stores, outdoor concerts, and a vibrant waterfront along the Anacostia River, guests will find it’s easy to ‘Be At Home’ during their stay.Featuring a modern glass façade and contemporary décor, our hotel celebrates the energy of the Navy Yard neighborhood with floor-to-ceiling windows and Washington Nationals memorabilia along with all the other amenities of the Homewood Suites.Unique to our property we have modern rooftop terrace equipped with gas grills, a pop-up bar, and panoramic views of Washington DC, including historic attractions such as the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument.

Feel at home at theHomewood Suites Washington DC Capitol-Navy Yard

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.

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.

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: 2020-1833

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : HWSuites DC Navy Yard

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Front Desk & Guest Services

Address : 50 M St SE

City : Washington

State : Washington, DC

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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