Guest Services Agent
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As Southwestern Ontario’s only IACC approved conference hotel, this historic London hotel is situated on 30 acres provides ample conference space and the best destination for meetings. Retreat to Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, a distinctive meeting and conference hotel experience that is sure to nourish the mind, body and spirit. The London Ontario centre offers a variety of leisure, wedding and meetings packages to suit your personal style
Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for Guest Services Agents to work at our beautiful Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre property in London, Ontario. This position is responsible for providing quality guest services that include registration and check-out, PBX operations, mail and message service.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Greet guests in a friendly and warm manner; perform guest check-in and check-out; solve guest-related problems within scope of responsibility.
- Enter data into computer, including posting miscellaneous charges and entering wake-up call requests into PBX system.
- Compute bill, collects payment and makes change for guests. May post charges such as room, food, liquor or telephone by hand or computer.
- Oversee all cash/credit card transactions and maintain a personal bank. Must understand and enforce the hotel company credit policies. Account for all cash and makes deposits in accordance with hotel and company policies.
- Answer inquiries pertaining to hotel services, registration of guests and shopping, dining, entertainment and directions.
- May make restaurant, transportation or entertainment reservations for guests; may deposit guests' valuables in hotel safe or safe-deposit box; may order complimentary flowers or champagne for special guests.
- Answer phones and relay messages to guests and associates; direct telephone calls, internal and external, to the proper party.
- Send/receive faxes that come in to the front fax machine; ensure that incoming faxes are delivered to the appropriate recipient.
- Generate reports for Front Desk, Engineering, and Housekeeping as necessary.
- Establish and secure proper credit between the property and the guest.
- Complete a daily shift audit and balance all account settlements, charges, etc.
- Transport guests as needed.
- Perform other guest services duties whenever necessary.
- Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.
- One year minimum job related experience required, preferably within a front desk or customer service role.
- Computer literate: Strong proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point. Adaptable to learning new and customized software programs
- Adept at managing fast paced environment and putting people at ease.
- Warm, personable and energetic demeanor with professional and pleasant phone manner.
- Comfortable interfacing with a diverse group of individuals.
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English.
- Exceptional attention to detail.
- Ability to prioritize, identify problems, and seek solutions and follow up and follow through with a variety of tasks.
- Projects a professional and polished image that inspires confidence and trust. Must be able to abide by the company appearance standards and compliance with the designated uniform.
- Dedicated to exceeding service standards and providing services and standards to the highest caliber.
- Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.
- Adept at managing fast paced environment and putting people at ease • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills in English.
- Must be able to work variable shift, weekends, holidays, and special events, as needed.
- Must have employment eligibility in Canada
- Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend and use hands to handle objects, tools or controls.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
- Frequently is required to talk or hear.
If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application please email your request to Mycareer@Wyn.com and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.
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