Jobs in Monterey

Browse Hospitality Careers

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
Kitchen Chef de Cuisine/ Sous Chef

Searching for an enthusiastic, creative, passionate Chef that is looking for an opportunity to develop and execute new menus and has a strong desire to work.  Must have knowledge of local, sustainable ingredients. Must have 3-5 years of kitchen management experience.  Must have current ServSafe/ Food Handler certificate.

Listings for Part-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Jacks Restaurant FSA (Busser)

Must be profesional, 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 profesional, 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.  

Room Service Order Taker

Must have food serving experience, be a team player and have a flexible schedule.Must be comfortable and able to work in a fast paced environment. Attention to detail a must.  Food Handler certificate 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.

Housekeeping Room Attendant

Must be a team player, have a great sense of offering great customer service and have a strong desire to work. Previous hotel housekeeping experience a plus. Must be able to clean 14-15 guest rooms.

Housekeeping Laundry Attendant

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. PM shift.

Peter B's Brewpub Bartender

Two years of bartending experience required. Must have current Food Handler Certificate. Great customer service, communication skills and ability to mult-task. Attention to detail is a must.

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 Room Attendant

Must be a team player, have a great sense of offering great customer service and have a strong desire to work. Previous hotel housekeeping experience a plus. Must be able to clean 14-15 guest rooms.

Guest Services Guest Services Operator

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

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.

Kitchen Kitchen Supervisor

The ideal candidate shall be able to demonstrate complete knowledge of all Kitchen operation and food production.  Will be responsible to prioritize and delegate all work assignments.  Maintain the efficient operation of the Kitchen and provides timely delivery of food products, ensuring the complete satisfaction of the guests.  To coach and counsel hourly Kitchen personnel in accordance with Portola Hotel & Spa Human Resources guidelines.  5 years minimum kitchen experience. Must have experience supervising on a kitchen line. Well spoken, driven and creative.

Peter B's Brewpub Lead Server

Must have food serving and MICROS experience, be a team player and have a flexible schedule. Pub/Beer knowledge is a plus. Food Handler Card required. PT position- flexible schedule. Must have 2+ years of serving experience.

Kitchen Cafeteria Cook

To prepare, produce and present hot food items for the employee cafeteria in accordance with Portola Hotel & Spa recipe cards. Must be able to work a fast pace hot line. Basic knife and cooking skills required. Must have food handlers/"ServSafe" card.

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.