If you are interested in any of these positions, please complete an on-line employment application. The Jefferson is an equal opportunity employer.

Management and Administrative

Banquet Sous Chef

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - Must be flexible

The Banquet Sous Chef in coordination with the Executive Chef is responsible for the execution of all Banquet events in the Jefferson Hotel. The Banquet Sous Chef functions as a liaison between the frontline kitchen staff, the Executive Chef and the front of house management team. They will attend all BEO meetings and be responsible to have a full understanding of all information provided at these meetings.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Participate in the development and implementation of business strategies for the catering area that are aligned with the hotel’s overall mission, vision, values and strategies.
  • Implement strategies for the kitchen that support achievement of the banquet department’s goals
  • Create an environment for employees aligned with the culture through constant communication and reinforcement
  • Deliver the Jefferson Hotel experience for guests and employees
  • Communicate and reinforce the service vision of the hotel to employees
  • Provide employees with the tools and environment they need to deliver the best possible experience for guests and fellow employees
  • Develop and implement strategies and practices that support employee engagement
  • Create luxury for the senses by managing the food preparation for a banquet experience
  • Work with Executive Chef to develop the catering menu
  • Ensure adherence to company standards of food quality
  • Maintain product consistency by conducting inspections of seasonings, portion, and appearance of food
  • Supervise the daily set-up for the menu; anticipate business volume and stock work areas accordingly
  • Ensure unused food is stored properly to minimize waste and maximize quality
  • Recruit and select staff
  • Develop and implement training plan for employees that includes culinary skills, customer service skills and kitchen safety
  • Ensure that proper sanitation practices are followed
  • Schedule staff based upon forecasted volumes
  • Analyze business volume and product usage daily
  • Anticipate business volume by consulting with front of house managers/directors to coordinate service
  • Keep current with local competition; continually seek ways to improve skills and culinary and management expertise
  • Physical requirements of the job include the following: must be capable of walking or standing during a normal work shift. Must be capable of regularly lifting and pushing or pulling 35 lbs. or more, and occasionally lifting and pushing or pulling up to 60 lbs

Food And Beverage

Pastry Cook

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Flexible and Weekends

Required Education, Experience and Documentation:

  • High School diploma or equivalent vocational training certificate; certification of culinary training or apprenticeship preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience as pastry cook or cake decorator in hotels or bakeries with similar style and standards.
  • ServSafe Food Handlers Certificate
  • Ability to fluently speak, write, and read the English language

Basic Expectations:

Demonstrates adequate pastry skills and operations. Be able to plan and prepare for restaurant, catering, and special events. Be able to read and understand catering B.E.O.’s.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to a satisfactory standard. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

           

  • You have a passion for and expertise baking and cooking
  • Excellent knife and other food preparation skills
  • You have experience in a high-volume restaurant setting preparing cakes, breakfast pastries, breads, and plated desserts of the highest quality
  • You are highly organized and can work well under pressure while prioritizing tasks
  • You are a motivated individual who requires little to no supervision
  • You accept direction and constructive criticism from management
  • You thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • You are a team-player who can perform other duties assigned as needed
  • You have open availability
  • Knowing and complying consistently with restaurants’ portion sizes; cooking methods; quality standards; and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • Treating guests’ allergies with the utmost seriousness and comply with the Allergy Protocol set by restaurant management.
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation (including handwashing) guidelines and procedures.
  • Practice effective time management.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.
  • Maintain and strictly abide by state sanitation/health regulations and hotel requirements.
  • Meet with the Pastry Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes, and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete Opening Duties: a. Inspect the cleanliness and working conditions of all tools, equipment, and supplies. b. Check production schedule and par. c. Establish priority items for the day. d. Inform the Executive Chef of any supplies that need to be requisitioned.
  • Inform the Pastry Chef of any foreseeable shortages before items run out.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and hotel requirements.
  • Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food cost.
  • Be responsive to guest needs with a positive five diamond attitude
  • Be proactive to problems and report them to the chef as soon as possible.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Pastry Chef.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Assist in directing and answering questions from other staff members, including assuming responsibility and supervision of the kitchen in the Chefs absence.

Server (Lemaire Restaurant)

FT/ PT: Full Time or Part Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - PM Shift, 5pm - 1am - Must be flexible to work weekend and holidays.

Lemaire’s server position is to be dedicated to exceeding the expectations of guests to ensure that the highest level of service is consistently provided. The server role will be to provide excellent guest service with the support of the service attendant and through teamwork with other dining room staff. The server will also offer support to all other colleagues in the restaurant, a team of professionals with a passion for food and beverage service.  Knowledge of wine, liquor, and food is a must.  Must be flexible to work weekend and holidays. 

We are looking for the following traits:

* Excellent personality

* Responsible and always punctual

* Team player and attention to detail

* Enjoy providing great service to guests

* Enthusiastic about their work

* Desire to be the best of the best

We look forward to speaking with you regarding this opportunity!

*Free Employee Parking

Please complete our online application at www.jeffersonhotel.com

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. 

Banquet Hot Line Cook

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Must be fully flexible Mon - Sun and Holidays

Position requires career-oriented candidates with strong culinary backgrounds.  Candidate must have previous experience in a full-service kitchen.  Strong abilities on all stations a must. Must possess a positive attitude.  Must be energetic, professional, excellent communicator and a team player.

 

Lemaire Prep Cook

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

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.

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.

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

Shift Hours: PM Shift - 5:00pm - 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

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

 

Lemaire Line Cook

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: 2:00pm - 10:00pm (Friday and Saturdays 2pm - 12am)

We are looking for an ambitious Line Cook to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in our kitchen under the direction of Executive Chef Patrick Willis. Lemaire kitchen is driven by talented Cooks and Sous Chefs who are excited to teach and learn from each other on a daily basis and who are inspired by local, sustainable and seasonal produce. We are looking for a qualified and motivated Line 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. A willingness to learn, grow and be part of a great team is a must!

Lemaire AM Line Cook

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: 6:00am - 2:00pm

We are looking for a motivated Line Cook to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes. TJ’s kitchen is driven by talented cooks who are inspired by local, sustainable and seasonal produce. The qualified Line Cook candidate will be hard-working, focused, efficient and will bring a positive work ethic to our kitchen with a sense of urgency, timing and quality. A willingness to learn, grow and be part of a great team is a must!

Rooms

Human Resource Assistant

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm

To provide support to the Human Resources Department and all staff of The Jefferson Hotel.  Will assist the Human Resources Director and the Recruiting Manager in all aspects of the HR function.  Must have strong administrative and computer skills.   Will assist hotel staff by answering any Human Resources questions, work alongside the Director and Recruiting Manager and assist in recruiting efforts, benefit support and employee relations.  

Must be organized, detail oriented, enthusiastic, possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Must be proficient in using Social Media Platforms and be able to work well with others. 

Telephone Operator

FT/ PT: Part Time

Shift Hours: 12:00 pm - 8:00pm Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun

The telephone operator is responsible for guaranteeing the smooth operation and handling of all telephone communication, provides quick, well organized, polite telephone services to guest and the hotel staffs as per standards.

Job Description 

  • Answering telephone calls and providing telephone etiquette to all telephone callers in a professional manner.
  • Tasked with handling incoming and outgoing calls at front desk of the hotel.
  • To know and keep record of all departments extension numbers, department head’s telephone numbers.
  • Expected to remain polite, cautious, decent while talking over telephone and maintain smile all through as this reflect through the voice.
  • Provide through and accurate information about different services, amenities or features that the hotel provides.
  • Expected to maintain good professional relationship with other departments like Housekeeping, Room Service, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Security etc.
  • Receive telephone call within 3 rings.
  • Make proper record of all guest complaints and ensure they get assistance from the front desk manager.
  • Must refer big administrative or operational problems to the supervisor or department head.
  • Stay familiar with different hotel terminologies and glossaries.
  • Handle all telephone equipment and maintain proper telephone handling procedure set by hotel authority.
  • Properly switch call to proper department.











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.

Valet Attendant ($10.00 - $20.00 Hour)

FT/ PT: Full Time or Part Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - Must be Fully Flexible

Position provides valet parking service for hotel guests.  Must have excellent driving record (0-+ points) and a valid Virginia Driver’s license.  Will greet guests, valet park vehicle and retrieve parked cars for guests, ensuring the safe care and operation of guest vehicles.  Must be able to operate automatic and manual vehicles safely.  Must possess excellent communication skills and effectively work with others.  Lot Attendant will provide same service as valet and as well as monitor guest parking lot. 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. 

*Rate of Pay - $10.00 hour (Potential to make $15.00 - $20.00) 

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 or Part 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: Shifts Vary - Must be fully flexible

We are looking for a reliable Guest Service Agent to perform in a pleasant, professional and efficient manner.  The job is to create an overall positive five-star, five-diamond experience by ensuring 100% guest satisfaction.

Agent will assist in helping manage all day-to-day functions of the Front Office operation and will have a combination of duties mainly related, but not limited to, assisting guests at the time of check in and departure, making reservations and shift reports. 

In addition, Agent will assist in helping manage all day-to-day functions of the Reservations department including assisting guests with room and dining reservations, processing on-line reservations, handling amenity requests and coordinating billing and shift reports.

This position will also include Hotel Operator shifts, answering Hotel Main Number.

The Guest Service Agent will be consistently attentive, courteous and efficient in dealings with guests, managers, employees and be able to work independently.

Must possess the following:

  • Customer service experience
  • Excellent computer and phone skills to include ability to sell and promote services within the hotel
  • Prior Reservations or Front Desk experience preferred but not required
  • Flexible to work any shift, any day of the week, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

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 $16.00 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.

Midnight Bellman

FT/ PT: Part Time

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 and effectively work with others.

Housekeeping Supervisor

FT/ PT: Full Time

Shift Hours: Shifts Vary - Must be Fully Flexible

Will assist in overseeing the operation of a busy Housekeeping department. Must have 4 to 5 years hospitality experience. Preferably management or supervisory experience in a full service hotel property. Must be team oriented, achieve goals and be fully flexible to work any day of the week, weekends & Holidays. Requirements: * Provide excellent guest services * Lead, Motivate and train housekeeping staff * Establish and implement operational procedures * Plan and coordinate the activities of housekeeping staff, including scheduling * Coordinate the inspection of assigned areas to ensure that health regulations, safety standards and departmental policies are being met * Communicate efficiently and effectively with all team members and departments * Report any maintenance deficiencies and handling guests' requests to proper departments * Responsible for general cleaning and upkeep of guestrooms and other assigned areas as needed; Requirements include: the ability to lift, bend, move heavy equipment/furniture and remain on one's feet for extended periods of time

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Holidays at The Jefferson Package

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Sunday Champagne Brunch Package

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Valentine's Day Package

Rates from $375

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