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.

Peter B's Brewpub Restaurant Manager

The Restaurant Manager is responsible for coordinating the work force at Peter B's to provide prompt, accurate and friendly service for the guests. Enforce all company policies and procedures related to food and beverage service. Ensure that the P.O.S. system is working properly and takes action to correct problems when needed. Responsible for safeguarding all cash and charge receipts generated during the event. Must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work evenings and weekends including events as scheduled per business need.

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 ceritification process.

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.

Peter Bs 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.  

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.

Jacks Restaurant 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.

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.

Room Service Room Service Server

The Room Service Server is responsible for the prompt delivery of orders and amenities to the guest’s rooms and serving the guests in a quick, efficient and courteous manner. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.

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 

Listings for Full-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.

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.

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.

Housekeeping 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.

Food & Beverage F&B Coordinator

The Food & Beverage Coordinator establishes a proficient and smooth operation of the F&B department; assists with daily administrative duties, while providing excellent customer service and full support to all F&B management to ensure the hightest level of food quality and service.

Great personality, computer literate, professional, organized, team player, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, multi-tasker all a must.

Candidate must have understanding of Food & Beverage operations, experience with Delphi, Open Table, Microsoft Office Products. Full-Time. Monday-Friday.