Jobs in Monterey

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Advance your career with our assortment of exciting jobs in Monterey. Applicants are encouraged to apply in person whenever possible. Please apply online only if you are unable to apply in person for our listed hotel careers; we want to see your smiling face! We accept applications in our office Thursdays from 1:00pm - 6:00pm.

Why Start Your Hospitality Career with Portola?

The Portola Hotel & Spa Offers a competitive wage/benefit package which includes Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Sick Pay, 401(k) Retirement Savings Program, Educational Reimbursement Program, and a Complimentary Salad Bar Buffet during Meal Periods. Resumes may also be faxed to (831) 375-0857. For more information, call (831) 649-2696. 

Listings for Management Openings

Department Position Description
Sales Sales Manager-National Associations

Portola Hotel & Spa is seeking a highly experienced Sales Manager for National Association Group sales for up to 750 attendees.

Three years of hospitality sales in a four diamond-or above- hotel brand is required. Candidate will perform conference center negotiations, routine sales functions, including: preparing and negotiating contracts; conducting site tours; traveling; attending tradeshows, entertaining, designing and implementing sales action plans; creating and implementing promotions; maintaining business contacts; and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction. Additional responsibilities include: ensuring all rate loading on property through revenue director and externally through all distribution channels (including but not limited to GDS), tracking VIP guests and travel agency bookings, monitoring arrivals, rates and special requests. Candidate's performance will be measured against stipulated goals determined by the hotel DOS.

Manager will actively participate in sales and marketing meetings sharing action plans and results on direct sales efforts.  Must understand and work with hotel sales system DELPHI; Must have quick problem solving ability; Must possess basic computational ability; including, but not limited to, accounting programs, Microsoft Word, Power point and excel; excellent inter-personal skills; and exceptional organizational, supervisory skills. Must have the flexibility to travel for tradeshows, sales calls. Some weekend hours may be necessary for site visits.

Listings for Part-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Jacks Restaurant FSA (Busser)

Must be professional, team player and have the ability to multi task. Experience in food and beverage a plus.  Must have or be able to obtain Food Handler Certificate.

Jacks Food Server

Must be a team player, enjoy people, and have been on a service team. Great attitude and communication skills a must. Previous serving experience required. Micros experience a plus. Food Handler Card required.

Banquets On-Call Server

Should have at least two years of Banquets serving experience.  Must have current Food Handler Certificate, great customer service skills and ability to multi-task.  Previous hotel experience a plus.  This is an on-call position.

Security Security Officer

Must be a team player, professional, and have a flexible schedule. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Previous security industry, hospitality law enforcement or military experience is preferred.

Guest Services Porter

Must have a valid California drivers license. Previous bell/valet experience a plus. Exceptional customer service and communication skills needed. Must present DMV driving record.

Banquets On-Call Houseperson/Set-up

Must have quick problem solving ability, excellent inter-personal skills, and must be extremely organized.  Detail oriented a must.  Banquet set-up experience preferred.  Looking for someone who is energetic, can build a strong team and who has great communication skills. On-Call position.

Housekeeping Room Attendant

Room Attendants are responsible for maintaining the high level of cleanliness of our guest rooms during and after the guests stay while providing courteous, attentive and efficient service to all guests.  Must be a team player and have a strong desire to work in a fast paced environment. Previous hotel housekeeping experience a plus. Flexible schedule required and must be available to work weekends & holidays 

Jacks Lounge Bar-back

A bar back is responsible for basic prep work behind the bar, including such tasks as refilling ice bins, restocking liquor, replacing kegs, cutting garnishes, and clearing away and washing empty glasses.  Must have strong communication skills. Previous experience preferred.

Listings for Full-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Housekeeping Floor Supervisor

To supervise the Room Attendants and Housepersons on the floors. Responsible for cleanliness and service of public areas and guest rooms, report and follow-up on all repair and maintenance needs within your area of responsibility, responsible for the continual training and retraining of new and existing employees. FT position- flexible schedule. 1-2 years housekeeping supervision experience required.

Housekeeping Houseperson

Must be a team player, professional and have a great attitude. Previous hotel experience a plus. Must have flexible availability and be able to work weekends and holidays.

Reservations Reservations Agent

Sells and inputs future room reservations for corporate, transient and group guests. Provides excellent service to customers while ensuring the highest possible occupancy and revenue for the hotel.

At least one year of customer service experience in a service industry or 6 months in a Hotel Front Desk or Reservations role. Computer knowledge a MUST.  Opera knowledge a plus.

Peter B's Brewpub Restaurant Supervisor

Peter B's Brewpub is in search for a Restaurant Supervisor with extensive experience in F&B.  5 years of restaurant experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory role required.  Must have ability to effectively run restaurant and staff during high volume operations.  Great communication skills are a must as well as the ability to coach and train staff.  Knowledge of Micros system preferred. 

Guest Services Front Desk Agent

We are looking for an energetic, positive personality with exceptional communication skills.  Must be show professionalism, be a team player, and a multi-tasker Responsible for greeting, checking-in guests, and providing prompt and courteous service.  Previous customer experience required, hotel experience preferred. Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time.  Must be flexible regarding working hours.

Kitchen Cook II

Culinary skills required. A Cook 2 will be required to know culinary terminology, tools used in a kitchen and basic safety and sanitation guidelines. Must be proficient in writing and reading English. Knowledege in cooking meats and fish to the correct temperature. Required cooking skills: Sautéing, baking, blanching, frying, roasting and braising. Knife skills: chopping, slicing, mincing, etc.

Housekeeping Public Area Attendant

Responsible for the daily maintenance of all hotel public areas- restrooms, lobby, corridors, etc. Responsible for replenishing any/ all items accordingly and where needed. Must be able to stand/ walk for majority of shift and act with a sense of urgency. Must be professional, have great customer service skills and must be able to communicate effectively in English language. One year experience in maintenance/custodial work required.