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Guest Service Representative - Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing strong sales techniques and excellent guest service, according to Suburban Inns Core Values and Hilton/Embassy Suites standards, as well as going above and beyond to ensure that guests are 100% satisfied.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Report to work in uniform presented professionally, neat, and clean
  • Greet all guests in a friendly, positive manner.  Ask questions of guests and make personal connections to make them feel they are welcome and valued
  • Anticipate and meet the needs and expectations of our guests, then go one step further
  • Sell the property according to the Suburban Inns sales standards
  • Collect leads and prospect new business, communicate the information with the Sales Department
  • Gather the appropriate data from each guest, from address information to credit cards and signatures
  • Clearly state all necessary policies and hotel information to each guest
  • Follow the shift checklists each day, completing every task in order to ensure smooth and efficient hotel operations
  • Record any special needs or requests and unique occurrences throughout the shift in Quore. Communicate any unordinary occurrences to the next shift.  Communication is instrumental in smooth operations
  • Maintain a neat and clean workspace at the front desk and adjacent areas
  • Perform property walk-arounds as needed throughout the shift, and address all issues encountered.  All trash, used towels, room service trays, etc. must be picked up.  Keep eyes open for any and all safety and security issues.  Report any problems to the appropriate department and General Manager
  • Complete any required emergency training needed according to Hilton standards, with documentation of training being completed.  Stay knowledgeable of all emergency procedures and aware of how to handle each situation
  • Check the pool area as many times as needed throughout the shift, stocking pool towels and straightening up the pool deck.
  • Complete any required Hilton/OnQ training for front desk procedures and Hilton Honors. 100% responsible for ensuring Hilton Honors standards are exceeded each shift
  • Responsible for the settlement and reconciling of guest accounts and paperwork
  • Balance cash drawer and make appropriate cash drops
  • Provide excellent guest service:
    • Supply information to guests regarding hotel policies, services, and amenities
    • Respond to guest requests for assistance and information on the surrounding areas, such as directions, dining, and entertainment
    • Handle all guest concerns and be able to problem solve in a tactful, professional manner
  • Maintain open lines of communication between all departments within the hotel
  • Follow all Suburban Inns Processes
  • Exhibit regular and recurrent attendance records
  • Other duties as requested by management

 

Position Requirements:

Minimum Knowledge:  Requires ability to interpret / extract information and / or perform arithmetic functions.  Typing, record keeping, and word processing skills.  Good communication skills.

Formal Education and Job-Related Experience:  This position requires a minimum formal education of a high school diploma or equivalent related experience.

License, Registration, and/or Certification Required: CTA Certification preferred

 

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