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Category

Management and Administrative

Front Desk Supervisor

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: 7:00am-3:00pm or 3:00pm-11:00pm

The Jefferson Hotel is hiring a Full-Time Front Office Supervisor (32+ hours per week). We are looking for someone who wants to continue their career in hospitality at our beautiful hotel while creating the luxurious experience our guests expect. This position would have a 60-day training period between our front desk and reservations department with a promotion to Front Desk Supervisor upon completion. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all day-to day functions of the front office operation
  • Complete a wide range of front office tasks including but not limited to check-in, checkout, guest services, cash handling, and making hotel/dining reservations
  • Greet and assist guests with the highest level of customer service adhering to Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond standards
  • Anticipate guest needs and expectations
  • Resolve guest concerns and complaints in a thoughtful manner while maintaining hotel standards
  • Cross-Departmental communication of important information (VIPs, Amenities, Room Needs/Requests, etc.)

Requirements:

  • Experience in a hotel (Hospitality degree a plus)
  • Excellent personality and passion for customer service
  • Strong computer skills
  • Opera POS experience preferred
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be neat and well-groomed in appearance and adhere to the dress code 
  • Ability to stand during entire shift
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays throughout term of employment

Lemaire Manager

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shift Vary

We’re looking for someone who brings personal style to every experience, natural curiosity to discover the different palates, innovation to excite and diverse high-quality cuisines.  We want a driven and committed Lemaire Manager who thrives working in a very busy, complex and demanding restaurant.

Job Requirements

Seeking a dedicated, passionate professional with two years of high-volume food and beverage experience

Strong knowledge of Food & Beverage operations and service, wines and food preparation techniques 

Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal, written and interpersonal and ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts 

Excellent mathematical abilities in order to determine and track inventory, controls, revenue productions, and interpreting other hotel financial statements

Ability to supervise and develop staff, including, but not limited to, assignment of duties, evaluating performance and taking disciplinary action when necessary

Extensive knowledge in wine, spirits and beer.  Level II or higher Court of Master Sommelier certification a plus 

Prior experience in managing profitability of bar, including monitoring of ordering, receiving, storage, requisition, execution and charging guest for products consumed. 

Prior experiences in opening restaurants, as well as culinary experience are bonuses

Experience with POS proficiency required

Catering Sales Manager

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary

Responsible and accountable for booking catering events, providing information and direction to all related departments; i.e., Banquets, Banquet Houseman, Banquet Chefs, Stewarding, Accounting, and A/V.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Handles inquiries generated through the Catering office of solicitations and finalizes said events entirely.
  2. Looks for outside business opportunities through joining organizations or directly soliciting businesses. 
  3. Establishes and/or maintains thorough files for each booking.
  4. Reviews event space blocked for correct time and space allocations, maximizing revenues.
  5. Booking, contracting, designing and executing banquet events from the initial inquiry, to the completion of the event – up-selling at all times and planning special menus as appropriate.
  6. Completes, distributes and interprets Banquet Event Orders
  7. Utilizes proper accounting and credit procedures.
  8. While group is in the hotel, meets and greets guests and executives; reviews all arrangements with each department.
  9. Reviews all bills prior to presenting to guest.
  10. Attends menu readings three days a week to review upcoming events with appropriate staff.
  11. May be assigned other tasks or responsibilities as required or directed. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. EDUCATION:  Bachelors Degree Required
  2. SKILLS:  Excellent written and verbal communication with customers, vendors and co-workers alike.  Must excel at meeting and exceeding customer’s expectations through personal efforts and directing the efforts of others to achieve the same end.  Demonstrated knowledge/experience in selling, planning and coordinating events.
  3. PERSONALITY:  Must be goal-oriented.  Should have a very even disposition, able to handle stress effectively, and must be a good motivator.  Also should be detail-oriented and very organized.
  4. PHYSICAL:  Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.
  5. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must have a minimum of three years hotel experience, preferably in a luxury hotel with strong Food & Beverage background.  Should have some sales experience, preferably hotel and event related.
  6. EQUIPMENT: Preferred Desktop Computer, Tablet and/or Cell Phone, Microsoft Office Suite, Delphi, Opera, Social Tables, etc.

 

Food And Beverage

Banquet Houseman

FT/ PT: Part Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - Must be flexible

To set up and break down for all banquet functions.  Responsible for cleanliness of public & meeting spaces, special requests for events.  Must be physically able to lift over 50 lbs safely.  Excellent people and communication skills a must!  Must be able to work on own as well as within a team environment. 

Lemaire Prep Cook

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary

A Prep Cook is an individual who assists the BOH staff in preparing food, maintains a safe and clean food environment and takes on other culinary tasks as delegated. We are looking for a qualified and motivated Prep Cook that is hard-working, focused, efficient and will bring a positive work ethic to our kitchen. A sense of urgency, timing, quality and consistency are of the utmost importance. Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils required. A willingness to learn, grow and be part of a great team is a must!

Host/Hostess (Lemaire Restaurant)

FT/ PT: Part Time

Shift Hours: 8:00am - 3:00pm Shift or 4:00pm -10:00pm - Must be able to work weekends*

Responsible for exceptional service in our relaxed dining restaurant, Lemaire. Experience in a full service restaurant environment preferred. Knowledge of beer, liquors, and wines a plus. Excellent people and communication skills a must!

If you possess the following traits, we would be very interested in meeting with you:

* Outgoing, * Excellent personality * Professional, * Hard-working * Responsible and always punctual * Team player * Attention to detail * Enjoy providing great service to guests * Quick Learner in a fast paced environment * Enthusiastic about their work* Desire to be the best of the best!

It's our great people providing great service that generates our great results!
This is a wonderful part-time opportunity for students, teachers and anyone looking to supplement income.

$150.00 Bonus after 90 days!

Part-Time - 2-4 shifts per week (8am - 3pm or 4pm - 10pm)

Host/Hostess: Responsible for seating guests, coordinating reservations and ensuring Five Diamond service. Excellent people and communication skills a must. Previous restaurant experience helpful. Must be flexible to work Weekends and Holidays.

Service Attendant (Lemaire Restaurant)

FT/ PT: Part Time

Shift Hours: 4:00pm - 10:00pm - *MUST BE ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS*

Responsible for exceptional service in our relaxed dining restaurant, Lemaire. Experience in a full service restaurant environment preferred. Knowledge of beer, liquors, and wines a plus. Excellent people and communication skills a must!

If you possess the following traits, we would be very interested in meeting with you:

* Outgoing, * Excellent personality * Professional, * Hard-working * Responsible and always punctual * Team player * Attention to detail * Enjoy providing great service to guests * Quick Learner in a fast paced environment * Enthusiastic about their work* Desire to be the best of the best!

It's our great people providing great service that generates our great results!
This is a wonderful part-time opportunity for students, teachers and anyone looking to supplement income.

$150.00 Bonus after 90 days!

Part-Time - 2-4 shifts per week (4pm - 10pm)

Service Attendant: Provides service and assistance to restaurant servers, setting, clearing and cleaning tables, being helpful and courteous to guests. Excellent people and communication skills a must and ability to lift heavy trays. Must be flexible to work Weekends and Holidays.

Dishwasher

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - 8:00am-4:00pm, 11:00am-7:00pm or 4:00pm-12:00am - Must be able to work weekends & holidays

A dishwasher contribution is the secret behind our successful service. We are seeking a reliable, hardworking candidate with experience in a community kitchen environment to join our team. The successful candidate will have prior dish washing experience with a steady work history and able to work well under pressure.

Shift Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm, 11:00am - 7:00pm or 4:00pm - 12:00am - must be flexible to work weekends and holidays

Requirements:

  • Must be a team player with a good attitude while taking pride in their work
  • Experience using an industrial dish washing machine
  • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation
  • Must be able to work in a physically challenging environment and lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work quickly with attention to detail and take good direction
  • Must be punctual and have a reliable form of transportation

Room Service Server

FT/ PT: Part Time AM and PM Shifts Available

Shift Hours: AM Shift - 6:00am - 3:00pm, PM Shift - 3:00pm - 1:00am - Must be flexible to work weekends & holidays

The Jefferson Hotel is looking for a in room server to create an overall positive five-star, five-diamond experience by ensuring 100% guest satisfaction. Room Service requires a warm and gracious service approach and the ability to create stellar guest experiences. This candidate will have a professional presentation, good communication skills and an eye for detail.  Tea Service requires same as Room Service.  Must be flexible to work weekends and holidays.  

2 Part Time AM Servers – Shift hours 6:00am – 3:00pm

2 Part Time PM Servers – Shift hours 3:00pm – 1:00am

Executive Pastry Chef

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts vary - must be fully flexible

EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF

The Jefferson Hotel is an award-winning luxury hotel located in Richmond, Virginia. It is central Virginia’s only Forbes five star and AAA five diamond hotel. The hotel provides numerous gastronomical operations that include banquets, Lemaire restaurant and room service.

We’re looking for someone who brings personal style to every experience, natural curiosity to discover the different palates, innovation to excite and diverse high-quality cuisines. We want a driven and committed Executive Pastry Chef who thrives working in a complex and demanding operation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directs and oversees the pastry and baking functions of the hotel
  • Menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies and cost control
  • Tests and develops recipes
  • Responsible for the creation of dessert menus to maximize profits and minimize loss
  • Requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations
  • Manage the Pastry kitchen team effectively to ensure a well-organized, motivated team

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years as a Pastry Chef de Partie or Pastry Chef
  • Experience with high volume food production
  • Working knowledge of dietary restrictions and food allergies
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Ability multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds and work while standing for periods of time
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Creative approach to the production of food
  • Passion for producing high quality food
  • Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, preferred

BENEFITS FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vacation
  • Personal Days, Holiday, Bereavement, Military Leave and Jury Duty
  • 401(K) and Profit Sharing Plan
  • Free Basic Life Insurance
  • Free Short-Term Disability
  • Free Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life Insurance, Spouse and Dependents are Eligible
  • Free Employee Parking
  • Employee of the Month Program
  • Service Awards
  • End of the Year Party
  • Direct Deposit
  • Discounts in our Gift Shop and certain Gift Certificates
  • Discounted rooms at our Sister Properties: Kiawah Island Resort, Kiawah Island, SC and Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head, SC


Lemaire Bartender/Lounge Server

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: PM Shifts - Must be flexible weekends & holidays

 

Responsible for exceptional service in our high, volume restaurant.  Must have strong bartending experience in a restaurant environment.  Knowledge of beer, liquors, and wines a must.  Excellent people and communication skills a must!  Excellent people and communication skills a must!

Banquet Servers

FT/ PT: Full- Time & Part-Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary

To service all banquet functions relating to preparation and service to hotel guests. Hours of work will fluctuate based on the business levels. Excellent people skills and communication skills a must! Must be physically able to lift and balance heavy trays above shoulder. Must be flexible to work weekends and holidays.

Prior food service experience preferred but we are willing to train the right people with the following traits:

* Excellent personality * Responsible and always punctual * Team player and attention to detail * Enjoy providing great service to guests * Quick Learner in a fast paced environment * Enthusiastic about their work * Desire to be the best of the best

 

Rooms

Housekeeping Houseman

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - Must be fully flexible

Position provides assistance in the cleaning of guest rooms such as stripping beds, emptying trash, etc.  Also responsible for general cleaning of guest hallways, stocking supplies, guest satisfaction and interaction with guests.  Must be team oriented and physically able to lift up to 50+ lbs.  Will also be assigned to take care of various areas in the hotel that need attention.

Laundry Attendant

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shift Varies

 

The position provides the hotel with the proper laundering, pressing, and folding of all hotel linen.  It is to be performed and maintained in a positive and resourceful manner.  Responsible for the laundering of all linen as defined.  Will include the reporting of all safety concerns and suggestions for improvement for the department.  Will comply with the Jefferson Hotel and departmental standards and policies.  Will strictly adhere to all MSDS guidelines for safe chemical handling.  Additionally, will ensure all equipment is used properly at all times to avoid accidents and to ensure the proper operation of it.

Maintenance Mechanic

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary

The Jefferson Hotel is seeking an individual with a strong background in commercial equipment repair. Along with a  min 5 yrs. exp. in general maintenance: electrical, mechanical, plumbing, refrigeration and A/C experience. Individual must possess good communication and people skills. Must be fully flexible for shift work, weekends and have a  valid driver's license.  Great benefit package. 

Midnight Bellman

FT/ PT: Part Time - Hourly

Shift Hours: 11:00pm - 7:00am

Will greet all arriving and departing guests from the hotel using the Five Diamond/Five Star standards. Will assist arriving guests w/ luggage and escort them to the Front Desk. May also assist valet with parking and retrieving guest vehicles. Must be able to operate automatic and manual vehicles safely. Must provide a driving record (0-+ points) and a valid Virginia Driver's license. Must possess excellent communication skills. To be considered, you must be DEPENDABLE, WELL GROOMED, CLEAN CUT and NEAT IN APPEARENCE. The position seeks to ensure the highest level of guest satisfaction.

Concierge

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts vary - must be fully flexible including weekends and holidays

Concierge is the face and first point of contact under the direction of the Guest Services Director and the Jefferson's five diamond standards and policies. To be considered, you must be experienced, dependable, well-groomed, clean cut and neat in appearance. The position seeks to ensure the highest level of guest satisfaction.

Responsibilities: 

​​​​​​​Include but are not limited to:

    • Supervising Guest Service Staff
    • Greeting & welcoming all guests by assisting with a wide scope of services and provide detailed information about hotel facilities and operating hours
    • Liaison between guests, other hotel departments, and the outside world
    • Ensures accuracy, follow through, and timeliness in all services extended to guests
    • Chief source of information for all hotel guests providing directions, making recommendations for restaurants and tours, booking limousines, car rentals and flowers
    • Helping guests with any questions they have about their stay or trip
    • Handling all phone calls, including taking reservations
    • Tagging and storing luggage

Required Skills and Experience:​​​​

The candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities to be considered for this position:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • At least one year of experience in an upscale, fast paced, guest service environment
    • General knowledge of local sites and the Richmond area
    • Excellent communication skills -- oral and written
    • Excellent guest service skills
    • Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism.
    • Professional, mature, driven and fluent in English
    • Able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be able to stand for an eight-hour shift
    • Lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds

Bell Attendant

FT/ PT: Part Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - Must be Flexible and available to work weekends

Will greet all arriving and departing guests from the hotel using the Five Diamond/Five Star standards.  Assist arriving guests with luggage and escort them to the Front Desk. Must be able to operate automatic and manual vehicles safely. Must provide a driving record (0-+ points) and a valid Virginia Driver's license. Must possess excellent communication skills. To be considered, you must be DEPENDABLE, WELL GROOMED, CLEAN CUT and NEAT IN APPEARENCE. The position seeks to ensure the highest level of guest satisfaction.

 

Guest Service Agent

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shift Vary - Must be fully flexible

Agent will assist in helping manage all day-to-day functions of the Front Office operation and taking reservations for guest rooms, food & beverage, brunch and Restaurants in the Reservation Department.  This position will also include Hotel Operator shifts and answering Hotel Main Number. Must possess the following: front desk experience, excellent computer and phone skills to include ability to sell and promote services within the hotel.  Must be flexible to work any shift, any day of the week, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.  Operator shifts may begin at 6:00am, or end at 11:00pm

Security Agent

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary 7:30am - 3:30pm and 3:30-11:30pm

We are looking for a competent Security Agent to undertake the surveillance of our premises and protection of our staff and guests. You will be responsible for detecting any suspicious behavior and preventing vandalism, thefts or other criminal behavior. A security officer must be well-trained in surveillance and dealing with perpetrators. The ideal candidate will inspire respect and authority as well as possess a high level of observation. The goal is to help in maintaining excellent working conditions by keeping our hotel safe and problem-free.

Responsibilities

  • Patrol premises regularly to maintain order and establish presence
  • Monitor and authorize entrance of vehicles or people in the property
  • Remove wrongdoers or trespassers from the area
  • Secure all exits, doors and windows after end of operations
  • Check surveillance cameras periodically to identify disruptions or unlawful acts
  • Investigate people for suspicious activity or possessions
  • Respond to alarms by investigating and assessing the situation
  • Provide assistance to people in need
  • Apprehend and detain perpetrators according to legal protocol before arrival of authorities
  • Submit reports of daily surveillance activity and important occurrences

Skills

  • Proven experience as security officer or guard
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines for area security and public safety
  • Familiarity with report writing
  • Excellent surveillance and observation skills
  • Tech-savvy with experience in surveillance systems
  • Trained in First Aid/BLS and self-defense
  • Registered as a security officer
  • High School diploma is required

Housekeeping Room Attendant $13.00 Hour

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: 8:00am until finished - Must be fully flexible

Position provides the hotel with the proper cleaning and servicing of guestrooms and assigned work areas. Will include attending to assigned areas that need attention. Must be team oriented and able to physically perform position including lifting up to 30 lbs., standing and walking. Excellent people skills and communication skills a must!  Housekeeping experience preferred.

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