Guest Service Agent
Holiday Inn Express
180 Pratt and Whitney Drive
We are currently looking for a Guest Service Agent. At Holiday Inn Express® we want our guests to rest and feel energized and ready for the day ahead which means we need team members to demonstrate the following service behaviors:
• Make a Connection - show guests that they are important and make them feel at ease by taking time to acknowledge them in a friendly way
• Be Helpful - familiarize yourself with all the services in the hotel and the local area to answer any question and give guests what they need to find their own way
• Be Efficient - take ownership and play your part to get things done by making things easier for guests; doing as much as in advance and multi-task when you need to
 
Areas of Accountability:
Achieve ultimate in guest satisfaction:
 Oversee and participate in the prompt and courteous handling of all guest concerns as necessary, including, but not limited to:  check-in and check-out; telephone and personal inquiries; luggage and vehicle handling; and travel information. 
 Ensure rooms security by maintaining effective key control and confidentiality.
 Motivate self and associates by displaying excellence in customer service.
 
Exceed guest expectations by ensuring we provide superior service and teamwork:
 Ensure all hotel products and services are delivered efficiently and in a timely manner.
 Consistently communicate information and requests to associates to ensure teamwork generates exceptional guest service.  Follow up with other departments as necessary.
 Use tools such as daily logbook to communicate information.
 Follow standard cash-handling policies and procedures.
 Comply with check-in and check-out procedures for individual and group/tour activity
 
      Maintain clean and safe working conditions within department and hotel:
 Ensure all associates comply with safety rules and procedures.
 Notify management of any problems or discrepancies.
 Take corrective action, where required, to improve safety of work areas.
 
 
Perform tasks specific to Guest Services team:
• Accurate and Timely check-in and check-out of hotel guest
• Perform Reservations duties, as required
• Perform switchboard duties, as required
• Daily balancing of individual work, as well as maintaining a cash float
• Maintain a clean and safe work environment
• Provide excellent guest service, meeting and exceeding guests needs and request
• Be empowered to solve a guest’s problem immediately to ensure guest satisfaction
• Complete additional duties as required by the Front Office Manager and as noted on the Daily Checklist
• Act as an ambassador for our Brand
 
General:
 Foster spirit of teamwork while ensuring the department provides superior customer service to hotel employees and guests alike in a cooperative and harmonious working climate.
 Focus on consistent delivery of Holiday Inn Standards for guest service, Mission, and Values 
 Resolve any areas of concern relating to the safety and security of guests or staff.
 Maintain high level of integrity by respecting the privacy of guests and associates.
 Ensure management is informed of all unusual activity and matters of significance.
 Perform all duties in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with established corporate policies and procedures to achieve the overall objectives of this position
 
Company Benefits:
• Excellent travel benefits with IHG hotels worldwide 
• Group insurance plan 
• Free Staff Parking 
• Discounted staff meals
• MetroX Bus stops just outside hotel entrance
How to Apply
Contact Name: Karen Kingsley
Phone: 9025763285
Email: kkingsley@hiehalifaxairport.com
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