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Tamarack Hospitality LLC

Guest Service Agent Job Description

                                                           

Job Title: Guest Service Agent

Department: Front Desk

Reports To: General Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary Accommodates guests and owners of Tamarack Lodge by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Greet, registers, and assigns rooms to guests.
  • Issues room key and assist with luggage if requested.
  • Answers inquiries pertaining to hotel services; registration of guests; and shopping, dining, entertainment, and travel directions.
  • Keeps records of room availability and guests' accounts.
  • Computes bill, collects payment, and makes change for guests.
  • Makes and confirms reservations.
  • Posts charges such as room, food, liquor, or misc. charges to guest account.
  • Makes restaurant, transportation, or entertainment reservation, and arranges for tours.
  • Monitor daily events or activities.              

 Competencies                                                

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ;  Responds to requests for service and assistance;   Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue .
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows  through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Asks for and offers help when needed.

 Qualifications

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Education and/or Experience                                               

      High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Language Skills                                            

      Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 Mathematical Skills                                                  

      Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 Reasoning Ability                                                     

      Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Computer Skills                                            

      To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software and Word Processing software.                                           

 Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, or kneel.  The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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2035 N U.S. 31 North
Traverse City, MI   49686
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Call: 877.938.9744

 

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