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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
Engineering Director of Engineering

Our ideal candidate will need to maintain the entire hotel facility, including physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs. Ensure the upkeep of guest areas to maintain an attractive hotel. Manage all rehabilitation, expansion, and/or special projects.

3 - 5 years as an Executive Committee member experience required. Responsibilities would include day to day management of capital projects, maintain and refine preventative maintenance program, Strong technical skills in HVAC, electrical and plumbing. Familiar with turbine and cogen systems. The ideal candidate will need strong leadership skills, human resources and financial skills. Spanish speaking a plus; along with the knowledge of LEED certification process.

Peter B's Brewpub Assistant Restaurant Manager

Individual will assist the Restaurant Manager in the oversight of  Peter B's restaurant at Portola Hotel & Spa. Previous supervisory experience and strong food and wine knowledge a must. 3-4 years hospitality/food and beverage experience required.

Strong communication skills and strong leadership skills are required.  Must have quick problem solving skills and the ability to multi-task. Basic knowledge of dining room and service procedures and functions required.  Must possess computer skills, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Power point and Excel.

Open and flexible availability to work as needed due to the changes in business volumes; mostly nights and weekends, including holidays.

Security Security Manager

Responsible for the operation and control of the Security Department; train, supervise and counsel all Security staff. Ensure the safety and security of hotel guests and employees. Demonstrate through knowledge in conducting and investigation, i.e.theft, accident, injury, according to the security department and Portola Hotel & Spa standard operation procedures. Train security staff on the proper techniques and procedures involved in guest, employee and property incidents

Sales Corporate Sales Manager

Portola Hotel & Spa is seeking a highly experienced Sales Manager for large corporate goup sales covering the San Francisco, NorCal, PAC NW for 50-350 rooms on peak.

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 Full-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Kitchen Cook III

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

Housekeeping Office Coordinator

Assists in the effective administration of the day to day office operations of the Housekeeping department. Responsible for the coordination of work assignments for housekeeping staff including but not limited to room attendants, housepersons, and turndown attendants. Requires ability to multi task in a fast paced environment. Good communication skills, both verbal and written required. Must possess computer skills. Previous office administration or housekeeping experience preferred.

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.

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 Graveyard Porter

Must have a valid California Drivers License and 2 years manual drivng experience. Previous bell/valet experience a plus. Must provide driving history record issued by DMV. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. 11pm-7am shift.

Listings for Part-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Guest Services Porter

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

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 Restaurant & Lounge Cocktail Server

Looking for someone with bar and serving experience.  Must have a sense of urgency and great customer service skills.  Able to work in a team environment.  Current Food Handler Certificate required.  Must be able to work on a flexible schedule.

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.  

Peter B's Brewpub Server

Must have food serving and MICROS experience, be a team player, be punctual, and have open availability to work a flexible schedule. 2 years serving experience required. Pub/Beer knowledge is 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

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.