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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 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. 

Housekeeping Administrative Assistant

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.

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.

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 customer service industry or 6 months in a Hotel Front Desk or Reservations role. Computer knowledge a MUST. Opera knowledge 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Jacks Lounge Bar-back

A bar back is responsible for basic prep work behind the bar, including such tasks as refilling ice bins, restocking liquor, replacing kegs, cutting garnishes, and clearing away and washing empty glasses.  Must have strong communication skills. Previous experience preferred.

Security Graveyard 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. Graveyard Shift. Must be available Friday/Saturday.

Banquet Server 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.