Front Desk Assistant jobs in the United States

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Mansion Front Desk Agent
  • Front Desk Agent
  • Dallas, TX FULL_TIME
  • Job summary -

    • Check-in/check-out hotel guests courteously and efficiently; process all payments according to established hotel requirements. Provide information and assistance to all guests and visitors.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities – (Key Activities)

    The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:
    • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards.
    • Ensure that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis.
    • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
    • Anticipate guests’ needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
    • Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
    • Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
    • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
    • 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 / VIP’s.

    • Obtain assigned bank and ensure accuracy of contracted monies. Keep bank secure at all times.
    • Meet with Supervisor to review daily assignments and priorities.
    • Meet with departing Front Desk Agent to review business status and follow up items.
    • Access all functions of computer system.
    • Set up work station with necessary supplies.
    • Answer department telephone within 3 rings, using correct greeting and telephone etiquette.
    • Promote positive guest relations to all individuals approaching the Front Desk.
    • Process all guest check-ins.
    • Confirm reservation in system and review all noted information.
    • For guests without a reservation, sell a room type agreed upon.
    • Register guest in the computer.
    • Verify reservation information with the guest (departure date, room type).
    • Obtain back-up information for guest credit/payment method and input into system; collect cash when designated.
    • Assign guest room.
    • Advise guest of any messages, mail, faxes, etc. received for them.
    • Communicate services and amenities of the hotel to guests.
    • Obtain proper identification for tax exempt guests and attach form to registration card.
    • Direct Bell Person to escort guest and transport their luggage to the room.
    • Maintain guest history files on all guests.
    • Communicate VIP arrivals to designated personnel for escort and delivery of amenities.
    • Set up accurate accounts for each guest checking in according to their requirements (i.e., sharewiths, separate room/tax/incidentals, comp).
    • Handle overbooked or “walked” guests.
    • Accommodate room changes.
    • Document all guest requests, complaints or problems.
    • Take, record and relay messages accurately, completely and legibly.
    • Accept and record wake-up call requests; deliver to PBX.
    • Issue safe deposit boxes to guests and ensure security of keys.
    • Distribute all guest and department mail.
    • Monitor, send and distribute guest faxes.
    • Document and confirm reservations and cancellations.
    • Block rooms in 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).
    • Generate, print and distribute daily and weekly reports.
    • Resolve discrepancies on the room status report with Housekeeping.
    • Match the bucket check to in-house guest ledger report; report discrepancies to Manager.
    • Process all check-outs.
    • Resolve any late charges.
    • Present folio to guest and resolve any disputed charges.
    • Settle guest accounts.
    • Retrieve guest room key from guest.
    • Solicit guest comments on their stay.
    • Process express check-outs.
    • Handle requests for late check-outs.
    • Conduct group check-ins/outs.
    • Assist all departments/executives in obtaining appropriate information regarding groups, inventory and guest information.
    • Adhere to all cashiering procedures:

    Process adjustment vouchers, paid-outs, correction vouchers, miscellaneous charges.
    Make change for guests.
    Cash guests' personal checks/travelers checks.
    Post charges.
    Run closing reports.
    Count and secure bank.
    Complete designated cashier reports.
    Balance receipts.
    Drop receipts.

    • Document pertinent information in the log book/ Lotus Notes/Front Desk Checklist.
    • All other duties as required.

    This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

    Other Standard Responsibilities -

    Experience -
    • Previous Front Desk Agent preferred in a luxury or ultra-luxury hotel and/ or customer service experience

    General Skills -

    • Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a 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.

     Technical Skills -

    • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in English with co-workers, guests and management.
    • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel
    • Knowledge of PMS and hotel point of sales systems.
    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

    Education or Certification -
    High school diploma

    Language -
    Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.

    Physical Requirements -
    • Must be able to endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, reach up and down, remain stationary at times throughout work periods, lift up to 20 pounds, and satisfactorily communicate with guests and co-workers to their understanding.

  • 15 Days Ago

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Optometric Technician
  • OPTOMETRIC TECH / FRONT DESK
  • Novato, CA PART_TIME
  • We are looking for a reliable and personable optometric assistant to join our team in our medical office in Novato. Job duties include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, billing, answering ph...
  • 17 Days Ago

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Massage Therapist
  • Elements Massage Front Desk
  • Mechanicsburg, PA FULL_TIME
  • At Elements Massage in Mechanicsburg, we are a therapist-centric business built on understanding and supporting what it takes to be a successful LMT. We believe in and are passionate about the healing...
  • 8 Days Ago

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General Dentist - Anderson, SC / Thursday - Saturday
  • Front Desk- Hartwell
  • Anderson, SC FULL_TIME
  • Smith Dental Care is hiring a General Dentist at our Anderson location. We are a unique dental practice with soon-to-be 6 clinical office locations total, open 7 days a week from 8am-8pm. Our clinical...
  • 1 Month Ago

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Customer Support Representative - Front Desk Manager
  • Front Desk Manager - Fred Astaire Dance Studios
  • Cold Spring, NY PART_TIME
  • We are growing! Fred Astaire Dance Studios® is excited to be adding to our team of professionals. We are currently hiring for a Customer Support Representative. Do you enjoy making others smile, helpi...
  • 15 Days Ago

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Customer Support Representative - Front Desk Manager
  • Front Desk Manager - Fred Astaire Dance Studios
  • Albany, NY PART_TIME
  • We are growing! Fred Astaire Dance Studios® is excited to be adding to our team of professionals. We are currently hiring for a Customer Support Representative. Do you enjoy making others smile, helpi...
  • 24 Days Ago

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Front Desk Assistant
  • Affordable Care
  • Montgomery Village, MD
  • **Overview** **Come join our team as a Dental Front Office Assistant!** This position is more than just a job, it is an ...
  • 5/21/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Front Desk Clerk (weekends required)
  • Concord Hospitality
  • Springfield, VA
  • Description Front Desk Clerk We are looking for people that have a passion to serve others! Working at the front desk me...
  • 5/21/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Front Desk Agent | Canopy Washington DC | The Wharf
  • Concord Hospitality
  • Washington, DC
  • Front Desk Agent We are looking for people that have a passion to serve others! Working at the front desk means you are ...
  • 5/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Podiatric Medical Assistant
  • PODIATRIC DOCTOR'S OFFICE
  • Lorton, VA
  • Job Description Job Description We are a podiatry office looking for an on call medical assistant with podiatry experien...
  • 5/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Front Desk Clerk
  • Ladgov Corporation
  • Arlington, VA
  • Job title: Front Desk Clerk Location: Washington, DC Duties/Requirements: The candidate shall serve as the primary liais...
  • 5/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Front Desk Assistant/ Greeter
  • System One Holdings, LLC
  • Reston, VA
  • ALTA IT Services is looking for a Front Desk Greeter to work for a consulting client in Reston, Virginia. Pay: $18/HR Re...
  • 5/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Front Desk Agent | Hyatt House The Wharf
  • Concord Hospitality
  • Washington, DC
  • Front Desk Agent We are looking for people that have a passion to serve others! Working at the front desk means you are ...
  • 5/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Front Desk Attendant
  • Southern Management Corporation
  • College Park, MD
  • Responsible for greeting visitors and performing clerical tasks. Typical duties include offering advice and information ...
  • 5/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Front Desk Assistant jobs
$32,148 to $42,547