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MERRITT HOSPITALITY LLC Front Desk Agent in Lakewood, Ohio

Front Desk Agent Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland Requisition ID 2024-48720 Category Front Desk / Guest Services Position Type Regular Full-Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt Location Name Westin Cleveland Discretionary Performance Bonus Eligible No Tipped / Service Charge Eligible No About Us The Westin Cleveland is a stunning 484 room hotel located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, around the corner from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Great Lakes Science Center and Cleveland Convention Center. For sports lovers, the FirstEnergy Stadium and Rocket Mortgage Field House Arena are less than a mile away. This beautiful property features refined spaces highlighting dynamic works from local artists adding a touch of class and sophistication to our hotel lobby. Here at The Westin Cleveland, we are looking for individuals who have a passion for outstanding service. We strive to create an experience where the guests come back because of the excellence and family feel. We want you to be a part of Cleveland's history! Don't meet every single requirement of this job? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At HEI we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to still send in your information. You may be the perfect candidate for this or for other roles within our organization! We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply. Overview Assist guests with arrival and departure from hotel, while providing positive guests experiences. Responsibilities Greet customers immediately with a friendly and sincere welcome. Use a positive and clear speaking voice, listen to and understand requests, respond with appropriate action and provide accurate information such as outlet hours and local attractions. Complete the registration process by inputting and retrieving information from a computer system, confirming pertinent information including number of guests and room rate. Promote HEI Hotels and Resorts and brand marketing programs. Make appropriate selection of rooms based on guest needs. Code electronic keys. Non-verbally confirm the room number and rate. Provide welcome folders containing room keys, certificates, coupons and refreshment center keys as appropriate. Verify and imprint credit cards for authorization using electronic acceptance methods. Handle cash, make change and balance an assigned house bank. Accept and record vouchers, traveler's checks, and other forms of payment. Convert foreign currency at current posted rates. Post charges to guest rooms and house accounts using the computer. Promptly answer the telephone using positive and clear communication. Input messages into the computer. Retrieve messages and communicate the content to the guest. Retrieve mail, small packages and facsimiles for customers as requested. Close guest accounts at time of check out and ascertain satisfaction. In the event of dissatisfaction, negotiate compromise, which may include authorizing revenue allowances. Field guest complaints, conducting thorough research to develop the most effective solutions and negotiate results. Listen and extend assistance in order to resolve problems such as price conflicts, insufficient heating or air conditioning, etc. Remain calm and alert especially during emergency situations and heavy hotel activity. Plan and implement detailed steps by using experienced judgment and discretion. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. Perf

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