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Hotel Receptionist

Remuneration:R5500 - R6500 per month Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior
Company:Career Custodians

If you are an organised, smart and enthusiastic individual looking to make a career move, this could just be the right move for you.

Candidate minimum requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Accommodation Certificate/Hotel School diploma is advantageous
Work experience:
  • At least two years’ previous experience in the same or similar position in a four/five-star hotel
  • Familiar with all duties and procedures in the front office department
  • MS Office (Word, Excel and email) is essential
  • One year of Opera experience is essential
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Third language is advantageous
  • Friendly and service orientated
  • Reliable, responsible and dependable to fulfil obligations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to lead, take charge and offer direction
  • Ability to multitask
  • Show initiative by taking control of task
Tasks (include but not limited to):
  • Check in and check-out of guests
  • Ensure accurate billing
  • Make travel arrangements for sightseeing and tours
  • Receive, store and deliver luggage and mail
  • Relieve night audit when necessary
  • Perform office duties
  • Receive reservations for accommodation from clients, either in person, online or by telephone, fax or email
  • Take guests' details and allocate their rooms
  • Talk to transport carriers (such as airlines, bus companies and rental car agencies) to make and confirm travel arrangements for guests
  • Inform guests of the hotels services and facilities, policies and procedures
  • Provide tourist information to guests
  • Make reservations for sightseeing tours, restaurants, the cinema and live entertainment
  • Deal with enquiries and requests from guests
  • Take messages for guests
  • Finalise guests' bills and issue receipts upon payment
  • Perform cashier duties and exchange foreign currency
  • Place guests' possessions in a safe if requested
  • Coordinate the cleaning of guests' personal laundry and room service deliveries
  • Follow in-house procedures to help ensure the security of guests and employees
  • Perform general secretarial duties, such as preparing correspondence and attending to incoming calls
To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself to

**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days – please consider your application unsuccessful**

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Posted on 09 Sep 14:11

Career Custodians

Career Custodians is a recruitment and talent management agency, specializing in the wellness, hospitality and tourism industry.

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