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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
Housekeeping Assistant Director of Housekeeping

Responsible for the overall operation of the Housekeeping and Laundry operations. Help to ensure guestrooms and public areas are consistently clean and maintained according to Portola Hotel & Spa standards.  Also responsible for hiring, training, supervising and counseling of department employees. 

Listings for Full-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Kitchen Cook III/Banquet Cook

To prepare, produce and present hot food items for the restaurant and for Banquets in accordance with Portola Hotel & Spa recipe cards and plating guides. Must be able to work a fast pace hot line. Basic knife skills required. Kitchen experience preferred but not required. Must have the ability to communicate and read in English. Must have food handlers/"ServSafe" card. 

Guest Services Front Office Supervisor

Supervises the Front Desk staff and day to day operations to ensure a positive guest service experience is provided to our hotel guests.

Previous hotel supervision/managerial experience with a minimum of one year at front desk required. Ability to handle stress in overseeing operations and have the ability to resolve guest requests while working in a fast paced environment. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.

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.

Guest Services Guest Services Agent

Must have excellent customer service, phone etiquette skills, and ability to multi-task.  Ability to handle high volume situations.  Previous hospitality experience a plus.

Purchasing Storeroom Clerk

Responsible for preparing and processing requisitions and purchase orders for supplies. Must demonstrate the ability to work well with others as a team. Proficient in MS Word, Excel. Good organizational skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.  2 years of purchasing experience required.

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.

Engineering Engineer II

Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs facility structures, machinery, furniture, fixtures, equipment and utility systems. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and chains; replaces belts, filters and hoses; maintains/troubleshoots/ repairs electrical circuits, plumbing, hydraulic/ pneumatic piping, heating/cooling and ventilation systems, etc. High school diploma or GED; one to three yrs related experience and/or training required. FT position with flexible hours, some overtime, and emergency call-ins. 

Listings for Part-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Peter B's Brewpub FSA (Busser)

Must be professional, team player and have the ability to multi task. Experience in food and beverage required. Beer knowledge helpful. Must have or be able to obtain Food Handler Certificate. Must be punctual.  

Jacks Restaurant Server

Must be a team player 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.

NIght Audit Night Auditor

Excellent communication and phone etiquette skills required. Must be detailed oriented and have the bility to mutitask. Opera software experience a plus; computer literate, 10 key adding machine. Previous hospitality, night audit or accounting experience required.
Part-Time. Graveyard shift. 11pm-7am.

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

Banquet Server/Bartender On-Call

Should have at least two years of Banquets serving experience.  Bartending experience preferred.  Must have current Food Handler Certificate, great customer service skills and ability to multi-task.  Previous hotel experience a plus. 

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. Must be available weekends and work an occasional rotating graveyard shift.