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

Looking for a Sales Manager with at least three years of hospitality sales in a four diamond-or above- hotel brand. Candidate will perform 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 be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language used in the workplace; Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process; Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written; Must understand and work with hotel sales system DELPHI; Must have quick problem solving ability; Must possess basic computational ability; Must possess computer skills, including, but not limited to, accounting programs, Microsoft Word, Power point and excel; excellent inter-personal skills; and exceptional organizational, supervisory skills.

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.  

Jacks Restaurant Host/ Greeter

Exceptional organizational skills. Excellent inter-personal skills, ability to handle cash accurately and responsibly. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language used in the workplace.  Micros experience a plus.

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.

Peter B's Brewpub Food 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.

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 Laundry Attendant (Graveyard)

Must be a team player, have a great attitude and have a flexible schedule. Must work with a sense of urgency and have great time-management skills. Graveyard hours.

Jacks Restaurant Host/Greeter

Exceptional organizational skills. Excellent inter-personal skills, ability to handle cash accurately and responsibly. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language used in the workplace.  Micros experience a plus.

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 Floor Supervisor/Housekeeping Trainer

Immaculate attention to detal and ability to train newly hired Room Attendants and Floor Supervisors. 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. Must have open availability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Supervisory experience required.

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.