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DESK CLERK

The Desk Clerk is responsible for registering guests, computing bills, collecting payments, and maintaining records. This position is governed by state and federal laws

Class Code:

C086C

Job Grade:

GS02

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Receives and confirms room reservations over the telephone, accepts advance credit card deposits, and maintains front desk operations. Mails room confirmations, deposit receipts, and/or refund forms to customers. Greets and registers guests and assigns rooms. Answers inquiries and provides information pertaining to hotel services, guest registration, travel directions, and tourist attractions in the area. Keeps records of guests’ accounts and posts charges to guest registration sheets. Totals and balances cash register with receipts recorded and reconciles differences. Compiles daily activity reports. Makes wake-up telephone calls to guests and relays messages. May sell gifts, maintain inventory of office supplies, conduct security checks of lodge and grounds, and assign work to custodial staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices. Knowledge of general office practices. Ability to understand and prepare oral and written material and information, including ledgers, journals, reports, correspondence, etc. Ability to establish and maintain filing systems. Ability to answer the telephone, greet visitors, and provide information and assistance. Ability to operate standard office equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

The education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in customer service, bookkeeping, or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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