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Woodcliff Hotel & Spa
Fairport, NY

Posted February 25, 2019

The Woodcliff Hotel & Spa is seeking dynamic, team-oriented, passionate individuals who seek career growth to join our Front Office team!

Front Desk Agent

Job overview

The Front Office Agent is responsible for providing consistent excellent service to guests/clients before arrival, upon arrival, and during their stay, from check-in to checkout. This employee will be responsible for registration, checkout, and cashiering. 

What you will be doing

  • Welcome and register guests expeditiously, provide information to guests as needed, obtain identification and credit/check approval as directed by hotel policy. Verify rate and departure date. Confirm and modify information required to complete the registration process as per hotel procedures.
  • Answer all guest questions accurately and resolve problems in a timely manner ensuring guest satisfaction. Authorize revenue allowances as allowed by hotel policy.
  • Resolve guest problems and complaints following the “L.E.A.D” Widewaters Hotels process.
  • Upsell guest rooms, food & beverage outlets if applicable and seasonal hotel promotions.
  • Make restaurant, transportation, and/or entertainment reservations for guests, plus other Concierge services as requested and have thorough knowledge of hotel amenities, company, and local area & attractions.
  • Communicate with other hotel departments to maintain a high level of guest satisfaction.
  • Maintain an understanding of hotel history, services, facility information, and rates and packages.
  • Thank guests with genuine appreciation at the end of each stay, and ask “Is there anything that we could have done better to make your stay more enjoyable?”
  • Register guests in Reservations/PMS and follow proper check-in, check out procedures.
  • Review Front Desk log when coming on shift and record pertinent information as needed throughout shift.
  • Post charges to individual room or master account.
  • Manage cash/credit transactions and maintain a personal bank.
  • Accept payment for guest accounts including third party, advance purchase reservations, and during time of registration at check- in/check-out.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach goals.
  • Assists others as needed and special projects, as necessary.

Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Hospitality or Travel & Tourism preferred. 
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in a front office role.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have sound administrative skills.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Strong Guest Service Skills
  • Able to work on PMS software.
  • Able to communicate effectively with guests, management, and co-workers.
  • CPR certification is a plus.
  • Must be able to stand up to 8 hours at a time.
  • Must have a positive attitude at all times.

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels' Mission is an innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude, Effort & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

EEOC

We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

Job overview

The Front Office Agent is responsible for providing consistent excellent service to guests/clients before arrival, upon arrival, and during their stay, from check-in to checkout. This employee will be responsible for registration, checkout, and cashiering. 

What you will be doing

  • Welcome and register guests expeditiously, provide information to guests as needed, obtain identification and credit/check approval as directed by hotel policy. Verify rate and departure date. Confirm and modify information required to complete the registration process as per hotel procedures.
  • Answer all guest questions accurately and resolve problems in a timely manner ensuring guest satisfaction. Authorize revenue allowances as allowed by hotel policy.
  • Resolve guest problems and complaints following the “L.E.A.D” Widewaters Hotels process.
  • Upsell guest rooms, food & beverage outlets if applicable and seasonal hotel promotions.
  • Make restaurant, transportation, and/or entertainment reservations for guests, plus other Concierge services as requested and have thorough knowledge of hotel amenities, company, and local area & attractions.
  • Communicate with other hotel departments to maintain a high level of guest satisfaction.
  • Maintain an understanding of hotel history, services, facility information, and rates and packages.
  • Thank guests with genuine appreciation at the end of each stay, and ask “Is there anything that we could have done better to make your stay more enjoyable?”
  • Register guests in Reservations/PMS and follow proper check-in, check out procedures.
  • Review Front Desk log when coming on shift and record pertinent information as needed throughout shift.
  • Post charges to individual room or master account.
  • Manage cash/credit transactions and maintain a personal bank.
  • Accept payment for guest accounts including third party, advance purchase reservations, and during time of registration at check- in/check-out.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach goals.
  • Assists others as needed and special projects, as necessary.

Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Hospitality or Travel & Tourism preferred. 
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in a front office role.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have sound administrative skills.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Strong Guest Service Skills
  • Able to work on PMS software.
  • Able to communicate effectively with guests, management, and co-workers.
  • CPR certification is a plus.
  • Must be able to stand up to 8 hours at a time.
  • Must have a positive attitude at all times.

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels' Mission is an innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude, Effort & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

EEOC

We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

Woodcliff Hotel & Spa

236 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Experience Woodcliff Hotel and Spa, a premier Rochester Hotel, conference center and spa located close to the scenic Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. We welcome you with the comfort, amenities and warm, personal service that you expect from a first class hotel and spa.

Located atop wooded hills in Fairport, just off I-90, Woodcliff Hotel and Spa is only 20 minutes from downtown Rochester, and offers spectacular views of the Rochester Skyline, Rochester Bristol Hills and Finger Lakes region.

Our guests enjoy beautiful hilltop views and creative cuisine in our distinctive Horizons Restaurant and Lounge, where our passionate culinary team offers imaginative dining in a relaxed atmosphere. This Rochester Restaurant and Horizons Lounge is the place to gather with friends, and on weekends. Horizons Lounge offers live musical entertainment for your enjoyment.

Our 9-hole regulation golf course is only steps outside our door, while our full service Rochester Spa - Spa Elan, and our Rochester Health Club encourage health and wellness programs to benefit mind and body.

Whether you seek an inclusive conference site, a romantic getaway or an elegant place to celebrate that unforgettable occasion, explore our world at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa. It's the place to entertain in style, enjoy imaginative cuisine and participate in energized meetings.

Contact

Address:
5786 Widewaters Parkway
Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone:
315.445.2424
Fax:
315.445.8570
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