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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 - 5:00pm.


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
Housekeeping Director of Housekeeping

The Director of Housekeeping position is responsible for the planning, organization, development and direction for the overall operation of the Housekeeping and Laundry Departments in accordance with and federal, state, and local standards and guidelines, and as may be directed by the Director of Rooms to assure that the highest degree of quality guest care is maintained at all times.

Essential functions include, but not limited to:

Directs the Housekeeping Department in the fulfillment of projects assignments within budget, with quality and on schedule
Evaluates safe work practices
Maintains the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc. and the appearance of Housekeeping/Laundry areas, and performs regular inspections of rooms for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties
Performs regular rooms inspections, and public areas for sanitation, order, safety, and comfortable environment
Assures that Housekeeping staff follows established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies at all times
Inspects storage rooms, utility and closets, etc., for upkeep and supply control
Requisitions all Housekeeping supplies and equipment and maintains adequate inventory levels to provide a clean, safe and comfortable environment
Develops and maintains written policy and procedures for housekeeping and laundry services
Communicates with other Floor Supervisors and Room Coordinators to adequately plan for Housekeeping services and activities
Coordinates Housekeeping/Laundry services and activities with other related departments
Coordinates repair needs with our Engineering Department
Processes payables efficiently, according to policies and procedures
Prepares and plans the Housekeeping Department budget and submits to the Director of Rooms for review and approval
Seeks out new methods and principles, and incorporates them into existing Housekeeping practices
Attends and participates in Management Team meetings
Performs other job duties and projects as directed

Must have strong leadership and technical skills to be utilized to assess critical situations, respond and delegate solutions to those situations effectively.  Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a team and be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner. Spanish speaking preferred. 3-5 years experience as a Director of Housekeeping is required.

Listings for Full-Time Openings

Department Position Description
Guest Services Porter

Must have a valid California drivers license and have manual driving experience. Previous bell/valet experience a plus. Exceptional customer service and communication skills needed. 

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.

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. 

Engineering Graveyard Engineer III

Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs facility structures, machinery, furniture, fixtures, equipment and utility systems. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and chains; replaces belts, filters and hoses; maintains/troubleshoots/ repairs electrical circuits, plumbing, hydraulic/ pneumatic piping, heating/cooling and ventilation systems, etc. 

High school diploma or GED; one to three yrs related experience and/or training. 

Graveyard shift 11:15pm - 7:45am. FT position.

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.

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. Must have food handlers/"ServSafe" card. 

Security Security Officer

Must be a team player, professional, and have a flexible schedule. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. 2 years of previous security industry, hospitality law enforcement or military experience required. Must be available weekends and work an occasional rotating graveyard shift. 

Kitchen Steward/Dishwasher

The primary function of the Steward is to operate all dish washing equipment to sanitize kitchen equipment, dishes, pots, pans, glass, cutlery, etc.  The Steward is accountable for maintaining a high standard of sanitation of all kitchen equipment and to maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen area. Maintain the area organized and stocked of all necessary dishware and all other kitchen equipment. 

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.

Jacks Lounge Bartender/Cocktail Server

Must have 2 years of bartending and serving experience.  MICROS experience preferred, must be a team player, be punctual, and have open availability to work a flexible schedule. Food Handler Card required.

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 FSA (Busser)

Must be professional, team player, be punctual, and have the ability to multi task. Experience in food and beverage preferred. Beer knowledge helpful. Must have or be able to obtain Food Handler Certificate. 

Peter B's Brewpub 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 preferred. Pub/Beer knowledge is a plus. Food Handler Card required.

NIght Audit Night Auditor

Excellent communication and phone etiquette skills required. Must be detailed oriented and have the ability to multitask. Opera software experience a plus; computer literate, 10 key adding machine. Previous hospitality, night audit or accounting experience required. Graveyard shift. 11pm-7am.

Peter B's Brewpub 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.

Peter B's Brewpub Server On-Call

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 preferred. Pub/Beer knowledge is a plus. Food Handler Card required. On-Call.

Room Service Order Taker

A Room Service Order Taker is responsible for taking guest food and beverage room service orders via phone and process the order with the kitchen via Micros.  Must be a team player and have a flexible schedule. Must feel confident and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Attention to detail is a must.  Food Handler certificate required.

Housekeeping Shampooer

Maintains the carpet areas and upholstery throughout the hotel in a clean condition with high degree of excellence. Must be a team player, professional and have a great attitude. Previous hotel experience or carpet cleaning a plus. Candidate must be able to lift 50lbs consecutively including the operation an industrial carpet cleaning machine.  Must have flexible availability and be able to work weekends and holidays.