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Front Desk Supervisor
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Clerical and Administrative
Specialty Front Office
Location 08540, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Position Summary: The Front Desk Supervisor oversees the daily operation of the Front Desk staff, ensuring that the guests are being served in a friendly, professional and courteous manner.
Core Responsibilities:

Ensure proper staffing levels of front office associates, including interviewing, hiring, supervising, training and scheduling front desk agents, front office supervisors, guest service aides/bell staff, concierge staff and PBX operators.
Have complete understanding of Front Office staffs roles and duties and be able to perform duties at any given time.
Accurately manage and operate the MICROS system at the front office, including all daily transactions and those which are not performed often.
Accurately check AM and PM discrepancy reports.
Communicate with Housekeeping and Engineering Departments regarding guest rooms, requests and maintenance requests/needs. Efficiently process guest requests to the appropriate departments
Greet and communicate cordially with guests, promptly and professionally checking them in and out of the hotel, answering questions, and assisting guests with needs.
Accurately manage cash handling, including receiving cash, checks and credit card information from guests for payment of hotel charges and making change correctly.
Be aware of and informed of all hotel activity daily, including banquet events, restaurant hours of operation, as well as local nearby events or activities, to assist guests, as well as manage operational fluctuations.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:

High work ethic and self-initiative
Demonstrate proven decision making and problem solving skills
Ability to calmly work with high demand and/or upset guests
Regular attendance according to established guidelines
May be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the property
Focus and maintain attention to tasks, and complete work assignments on time despite frequent interruptions
Ability to maintain excellent relationships with staff and maintain staff and guest confidentiality at all times

Physical Requirements:

Stand, sit and walk for varying lengths of time, often long periods of time
Lift approximately fifty (50) pounds of equipment or supplies on and off a cart, using safe lifting techniques
Push and pull carts weighing up to one hundred (100) pounds
Possess valid drivers license and safely drive guest vehicles. Have proof of safe driving record as indicated by a copy of Motor Vehicle record.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal, including in high pressure situations
Grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, pulling, pushing, listening and hearing ability and visual ability
Know and be able to administer first aid
Direct evacuations in an emergency

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all job functions that are required of an employee in this position. Therefore, other duties may be asked of an employee in this position from time to time.
Job Type: Full-time

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee discount
Health insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance


Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

Work Location: One location