Fairmont Reservations Agent in Canada
Reservation Agent - 2 Month ContractAt Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, all guest service has the potential to create a lasting memory when it is delivered with warmth and sincerity. Be an ambassador for our brand as a Reservation Agent, where the engaging and anticipative service you provide will make our guests feel valued and reflect the exceptional hotel experience to come.
Hotel Overview: Centrally located in downtown Calgary, The Fairmont Palliser is the city's premier, landmark hotel. With 407 elegantly appointed guestrooms and a recent extensive renovation project, The Fairmont Palliser is truly the place to be.
Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Reservations and Royal Service Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Book and enter room reservation requests using the Property Management System
Enter rooming lists while ensuring accuracy, as required
Update reservations ensuring a flawless check in and check out process
Ensure revenue is maximized by up-selling guest rooms and recommending hotel facilities
Liaise with Sales and other departments as required
Answer telephone and email inquiries in a timely manner
Assist guests regarding hotel facilities in an informative and helpful way
Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety policies
Other duties as assigned
Previous customer related experience required
Previous Property Manager System experience preferred
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
Must be able to type 25 words per minute
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
Frequent sitting throughout shift
Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, walking and standing
Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
Primary Location: Canada-Calgary-The Fairmont Palliser
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Colleague
Shift: Day Job
Closing Date: 28.Aug.2017, 10:59:00 PM
Req ID: PAL01089