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Front Desk Agent - St. James Place - Winter Seasonal

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Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

 

The Front Desk Agent is assigned to perform all tasks associated with the everyday operation of the hotel's front desk including check in/check out, all manners of guest service, communication between all other hotel departments, management of cash drawer, and operation of PBX system. The Front Desk Agent is responsible for answering internal and external telephone calls, greeting guests, checking guests in and out of the hotel, establishing credit, maintaining guest and group accounts, managing mail deliveries and maintaining the Front Desk and surrounding public areas in pristine condition. Front Desk Agents create a warm, genuine and friendly atmosphere leaving each guest with a positive first and last impression.

 

The Front Desk Agent responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Greeting guests in a warm and friendly, prompt and professional manner

Register guests collecting appropriate information from the guest and make necessary notations in the reservation system, issue room keys, provide information on hotel services and room location, process payment for stay and close out guest accounts at time of check out

Receive and process payments, explain guest charges accurately and professionally and respond to disputes of guest charges

Make room reservations, log guest requests and accurately maintain the status of each reservation

Manage incoming telephone and email correspondence in a prompt and courteous manner

Perform weekly pre-arrival and post-arrival inspections of high end hotels, condos and homes

Maintain front desk cash drawer within the regulations of the Vail Resorts cash handling procedures

Accept and log all incoming packages, ship and log all outgoing packages, accept and schedule the delivery of guest amenities and ensure guests receive all mail, luggage and packages in a timely manner

May perform tasks related to and assist other staff with bellmen, housekeeping and maintenance

Responsible for cleanliness of Guest reception and surrounding public areas

Fulfill concierge duties including dinner, transportation and activity reservations on occasion. Provide useful information to guests about local services and activities

Maintain a high level of professional appearance, demeanor and ethics at all times

Handle confidential information, including guest records with a high degree of integrity

Participate in training classes as assigned by the manager

Comply with all resort policies, deliver a consistently high standard of customer service within the department and maintain a high level of professional appearance, demeanor and ethics at all times

Other duties as assigned by specific hotel Front Desk Managers/Supervisors

 

 Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent - required
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent - preferred
  • Must be able to read, write, speak & comprehend English fluently - required
  • Must have a Valid Colorado Driver’s License - required
  • At least 1 year of guest service, hotel or hospitality experience - preferred
  • Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time in excess of 2 hours without sitting - required
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Work, Excel and Outlook) - required
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Must be able to work in a team and be detail orientated
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays, days, and evenings - required
  • Must be able to work a varied schedule depending on the property - required
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs
  • 2 or more years of guest service experience - preferred
  • Knowledge of LMS property management system - preferred
  • In-person interview - preferred
  • Resume - preferred
  • Knowledge of Beaver Creek and Vail area activities, restaurants, mountain layout - preferred
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We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 230687


Nearest Major Market: Denver