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
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.  

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.

Banquets Server

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. 

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.

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
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.

Reservations Group Rooms Coordinator

The Group Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Reservations, Sales, & Catering departments with group room blocks. Additionally, they will field telephone inquiries and reservations while maintaining on-going communication with group sales and the front desk.  Create, manage, maintain, audit, modify, and input group information with accuracy in accordance to the departmental policies and procedures, including group checklist and contractual stipulations; Work cohesively with the Sales, Catering and Reservations teams to ensure accuracy and a superior guest experience; Analyze and resolve problems while exercising good judgment and maintaining the best interest of the hotel; etc.  Minimum of two years experience in hotel Front Desk and/ or Reservations.  Proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel.  Delphi/ Passkey/ Opera proficiency preferred.