Front desk

at Hostelling International New York City

Job Detail


Salary

$15.149999618530273/hour

Experience

1-2 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Full Time

Location

891 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025, USA

Duration

Permanent

Expires

04/18/2019, 01:31 PM


Description

Hostelling International Job Description Job Title: Front Office Clerk Location: address, address Reports To: Front Office Manager/ Manager On Duty FLSA Status: Summary: To provide seamless check-in and check-out processes for the guests, prepare for arrivals, process walk-ins, smoothly check in groups, verify departures, follow up on late departures. Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Welcome and register guests in a timely manner.* 2. Check guests in and out, assign rooms and issue room keys or cards.* 3. Provide information about services available in the hostel and in the community.* 4. Protect privacy of guests and colleagues at all times.* 5. Verify customers' credit and establish how the customer will pay for the accommodation.* 6. Promote and sell guest rooms.* 7. Keep an inventory of rooms reservations.* 8. Respond to reservation enquiries.* 9. Investigate and resolve disputed charges on guest accounts.* 10. Answer telephones and take messages.* 11. Handle and distribute guest mail.* 12. Record guest comments.* 13. Responsible for handling cash and operating the register.* 14. Communicate guest complaints and refer dissatisfied guests to a manager.* 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/Experience: High School Diploma or GED; and one to two years retail experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Ability: 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. Math Ability: 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 instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 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 sit and use hands. The employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.