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Buffalo Lodging Associates Front Desk Guest Service Representatives Courtyard Marriott Airport in Cheektowaga, New York

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Our Airport Courtyard Marriott is seeking friendly, outgoing Part TimeFront DeskGuest Service Representativesto provide our guests with outstanding service! Duties include greeting guests and visitors, checking in & out, responding to questions and requests, answering phones, and ensuring our guests have a pleasant stay. Attractive and friendly work environment conveniently located across from the airport. These entry-level front desk positions are ideal for starting your career in the hospitality profession! Shifts are generally 7 am - 3 pm and 3 pm - 11 pm. Hotels are 24/7 so must have weekend, holiday and evening-shift availability as scheduled. Apply via email or for fastest consideration apply in person at 4243 Genesee Street. Join Western New York’s premier hotel management company! Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities

  • Professionally greets, registers, obtain pertinent information and establishes credit prior to assigning rooms to guests.

  • Identifies the needs of each guest and provides relevant information regarding the hotel services and amenities. Responds to all guest requests in a timely manner.

  • Takes reservations from incoming callers while providing superior service and inputs all information into the hotel management system. Updates and cancels reservations in the system as requested by the guest.

Job Duties:

  • Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Develops alternative solutions, uses reason at all times.

  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations. Responds promptly to customer needs, requests for service and assistance. Drives hotel shuttle to pick up and drop off guests at approved locations as needed. Delivers requested items to guests as needed including incoming faxes, mail, valet laundry, etc.

  • Team Work – Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Communicates with the housekeeping department about room status and availability.

  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures.

  • Quality - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality while demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness. Applies feedback to improve performance. Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards, completes work in a timely manner, prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.

  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events, changing approach or method to best fit a situation.

  • Compliance – Responsible for cash drawer content and transactions during the shifts. Ensures accuracy or daily deposits. Maintains accurate records including cash log, registration cards, reservation cards, wake-up call sheets, shuttle logs, property walks and all other logs as required.

  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Maintains confidentiality. Maintain a current room status report in case of emergency.

  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Is consistently at work and on time. Is able to meet the demands of the industry with regard to working holidays and weekends

Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent is preferred. Hospitality and/or customer service experience is preferred. Ability to develop an understanding of concepts, practices, pre-established guidelines and procedures used by the company in relation to guest service is necessary. Computer skills preferred. Must have valid drivers license, and acceptable driving history subject to company approval.

What we Offer:

At Buffalo Lodging, we are committed to keeping our most important assets – our employees – healthy, happy and productive. To achieve this, we offer a variety of benefits including the following:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Competitive 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan with Generous Employer Match

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Hotel Discounts – for You, Your Friends and Family

  • Monthly Employee Appreciation Activities & Events

  • Learning and Development Opportunities

  • Employee Referral Program

Location NameCourtyard by Marriott Buffalo-Airport

Job ID2020-3092

LocationUS-NY-Cheektowaga

TypeRegular Part-Time

DepartmentFront Desk

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