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Company: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Hourly pay rate of $16.42 plus a one time $500 Sign on Bonus!

FRONT DESK ATTENDANTS (Williamsburg Inn Hotel)

Job Duties:

Assists guests efficiently, courteously and professionally in all front office related functions including registration, cashiering and information.

Maintains a high standard of service and hospitality at all times.

Trains new employees.

Performs other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

High school diploma or G.E.D.;

Flexibility to include availability on short notice;

Flexible schedule to include days, nights, weekends and holidays;

Full time position;

Ability to handle cash handling duties;

Excellent public contact and organizational skills;

Effective oral and written communication skills;

Some front desk or guest relations experience preferred;

Ability to (1) handle guests' complaints; (2) work well under pressure; (3) stand for long periods of time; (4) act and react quickly in a professional manner; (5) handle paperwork efficiently

Must be available to work all shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays

Physical requirements include, but are not limited to: (1) performing heavy cleaning; high and low dusting; (2) transporting objects weighing up to 60 pounds; (3) a great amount of walking in all types of weather and (4) lifting, standing and bending up to 8+ hours daily.

STANDARDS: Maintain a positive, enthusiastic outlook; smile and greet guests, employees, managers, and supervisors; show respect for and cooperate at all times with those for whom and with whom you work; report to work as scheduled and on time; meet appearance standards; perform assigned tasks accurately and on time.


* Beautiful historic setting
* Competitive benefits for eligible employees include:
* health insurance
* pension plan
* vision plan
* medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
* Sick, vacation, and holiday pay
* 401(k) plan with a portion of contributions matched
* life insurance
* long-term disability
* accidental death and dismemberment insurance
* group travel accident insurance

About Colonial Williamsburg:

From our Historic Area to Hotels, Colonial Williamsburg's mission "that the future may learn from the past" is part of everything we do. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is a private, not-for-profit educational institution welcoming guests to the world's largest living history museum which brings the past to life through museum theater, 18th-century trades, historic sites, and more. The Foundation also includes two world-class art museums, featuring the nation's premier folk art collection, plus the best in British and American fine and decorative arts from 1670-1840. The Colonial Williamsburg Company boasts a rich history as well, having hosted and entertained guests from around the world with an impressive collection of amenities including our hotels, guest homes, food and beverage outlets, championship golf courses, and spa & fitness center.

Our Team:

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. We promote diversity & inclusion of thought, culture, and background, which connects our entire team. As such, Colonial Williamsburg is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Keywords: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Newport News , FRONT DESK ATTENDANT (Williamsburg Inn), Other , Williamsburg, Virginia

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