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When you need to fill a position at your Inn or B&B, send the job description to ALP.


Whether you are looking for an Innkeeper, Assistant Innkeeper, Manager, Cook / Chef, Frontdesk Manager, etc,
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Posted April 2021

Seeking experienced couple or person to host a B&B in Cañon City, Colorado. The current B&B is being purchased and renovated and renamed. This is an exciting time. Cañon City is home to one of Colorado’s most scenic tourist destinations: The Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Additionally, many rafters come for the Arkansas River rafting adventures, world class mountain biking, the beautiful scenery of the Royal Gorge Bridge and many more attractions in the area. This position will be responsible for hosting 8-12 guests. It includes making a gourmet breakfast, changing rooms, upkeep of the home and a wine/cheese service when applicable. As an employee of The Royal Gorge Route Railroad, this position comes with a lot of great benefits, perks and a salary, including boarding in a two bedroom attached apartment. No pets will be permitted. Looking to fill the position immediately to help with all the work to start up etc and hopefully to open in July for guests. Please send resumes to dawn@royalgorgeroute.com

Onsite Innkeeper(s)/Manager, Seeking a personable, motivated, self-starting individual (or couple) to manage all day to day aspects of an 8 room, 5 acre lodge in the mountains of Maine. Our lodge is easily accessible but in a rural area; must be happy living in the mountains! Duties include, at a minimum, managing reservations, reception, concierge services, event management, preparation of homestyle continental breakfast (light cooking), mingling with guests, management of and participation in daily housekeeping, laundry, and above all keeping the lodge welcoming & inviting. Folks choose to stay with us because of our down to earth - kid & dog friendly - atmosphere; please be all of these things. Hospitality experience strongly preferred but willing to train the right individual(s). Excellent opportunity to grow with a fairly new business; ideas and energy welcome! Please send resume to owners@hostelofmaine.com.


IMMEDIATE OPENING for a full-time innkeeper/manager for our boutique 8-room hotel located in the heart of Old Bisbee.

We have a 15-year history of offering our guests some of the most beautiful rooms in town coupled with personalized hospitality.

We are looking for an innkeeper who is high in both people skills and organization. This position requires a positive and energetic attitude, exceptional communication and the ability to oversee both the guest experience and the overall management of the building.

Job description & requirements:

*Management of on-site staff working closely with our housekeepers to maintain the condition and cleanliness of the property on a daily basis.

*On-site laundry which is managed by our Innkeeper, not housekeeping.

*Oversight of guest experience including reservations and guest arrival.

*Computer skills a must; Social media skills a plus.

*Weekends and holidays required.

*Resident of Bisbee - or willing to relocate for the job.

*Daily work shifts include morning, from 7 am to Noon, and a 2nd shift from 3:00 to 6:00PM for check-ins.

This is the perfect job for someone who is looking to be part of a wonderful team, likes a fast-paced work environment, loves people and is wired for hospitality.

For more information srelth@lee-associates.com

Posted March 2021

We are looking for a single person (or couple) looking for a truly unique opportunity in the mountains of Virginia to manage our seasonal resort. Located 3.5 hours from Washington DC, 2.5 from Richmond, Virginia and approx. 5.5 from NYC, we are easy drivable distance to East Coast and Midwest Applicants. We are looking for a May- September commitment for future years with 2021 being more flexible. Housing is provided during the seasonal commitment and potentially year-long caretaking housing arrangement can be considered. We have an all-inclusive property that is an historic Inn, with cottages rented during the summer with all meals provided. The position includes staff management and would need to have experience and understanding of hospitality work including, guest services, general computer skills, housekeeping, laundry, basic cooking, problem solving and maintenance. Above all, an understanding that a stress free vacation for a guest is what you are there to provide! This is a lifestyle choice job for someone who loves being outdoors, is organized, and has a warm, friendly demeanor. The property requires a candidate to be in good physical shape, able to climb stairs, and walk hills, and lift at minimum around 25 pounds. Light maintenance will be necessary all season, as well as managing pre-season projects that require managing outside more help or professionals. Non-smoking and a clean criminal record is important. We do run back ground checks. The right person is more important to us than whether it is a couple or a single applicant. We just want the right fit for what is a very unique property. References must be provided. Experience in the Inn business is great to have but other experience in the hospitality business (restaurant work, etc.) will be considered. It is a property who needs a person who understand hospitality work but we can train and show the ropes to that person. We are hiring one full time salaried worker, but a spouse could potentially be hired on season for a secondary role. Please email us at Recruit1783@gmail.com Please attach a resume and a brief note on why you are interested. We will reply with an application and a website of the property.

Love hospitality? Here's your dream opportunity to manage an established B&B! Silver Heart Inn, located in historic Independence is a refined and elegant setting! Innkeeper will greet guests, take reservations, prepare rooms for perfect stay, light yard work, purchasing and daily breakfast preparation. Our ideal candidate also has good computer skills and can manage online reputation, social media, and OTA listings. Assists with hiring staff, and housekeeping staff training. Duties vary daily. Due to the physical component of the position, must be able to do stairs, and carry 25lbs. Will train the right person, who has a professional attitude. Event, retail sales, housekeeping, server, light repair, front desk experience a plus, but not required. You must be extremely detail oriented, able to adjust in changing situations, multitasking ability, excellent communication skills in dealing with guest service. Professional appearance an absolute MUST! Our perfect candidate is self motived, but takes direction well as needed, has a can- do/ get it done and guest first mindset, and can hustle when its called for. Possible profit sharing bonus at end of yr. Own transportation required. Silver Heart Inn is a 5-star property located in a circa 1856 historic home. Serious inquiries only please!

Job Type: Live-on site | Salary: $17,400.00 - $30,000.00 per year | Benefit Conditions: Waiting period may apply | Benefits: Employee discount, Paid time off, Professional development assistance | Supplemental Pay: Commission pay, Tips + live-in expense package, possible profit sharing bonus at end of year. | Email silverheartinn@gmail.com

Permanent Lodge Chef for The River Retreat Lodge (formerly Old Irwin Lodge) in spectacular Swan Valley, Idaho near Jackson Hole, Wyoming (just outside Grand Teton & Yellowstone Nat’l Park). The River Retreat Lodge is located near the town of Irwin, ID. We are a 6 Suite Boutique Lodge B&B with Fishing the South Fork of the Snake as our mainstay for client activity. Our lodge is an upscale log lodge with a historical background for the area. We would love to have you join us as the chef in charge of menus, food ordering, staff training, and of course, outstanding cooking! Our all-inclusive lodge offers a breakfast special choice (whether in room or in our dining room) every morning (early) or continental buffet and also dinners on the weekends for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. Open this year June 15th – Nov 30th. Temporary Housing available. Reply via email to hr@riverretreatlodge.com with your resume, cover letter and phone number. We will respond to your email if you are selected for an interview. If you ❤️ fly-fishing, hiking, mountain views, good company and cooking, this is the place for you!

They say Innkeeping is a “Life Style” not a “Job” If you love Hospitality and that great feeling you get when a guest enjoys their stay then read on. We have an opening for a Live-in Innkeeper in our award winning 5-star 5 suite Victorian Inn located in Wallingford CT. We host local, reginal and international guests and meet many wonderful people. We are looking for a friendly, self-motivated individual or couple to perform all things “Innkeeping”. Daily duties will include greeting guests, preparing breakfast, cleaning, reservation, social media post, phones etc. Must have some experience. Sorry no pets or smokers. Compensation includes on-site housing, utilities and salary. Please send resume The Wallingford Victorian Inn www.thewallingfordvictorian.com is located in a quaint New England town and only 1.5hrs from NYC and 2hrs from Boston. We are located next to Choate Academy and only 10min from Yale University and so much more. We look forward to receiving your resume.  Karl@thewallingfordvictorian.com

Permanent position for full time innkeeper(s), at a 5 bedroom Bed and Breakfast located in McGaheysville, VA. This job would be perfect for a person or a couple, who love being outdoors near the mountains and on a family farm with views of the Massanutten Peak. Job skills include cooking, cleaning, customer communication and a desire to help guests enjoy the surrounding area activities. Nice location and views for promoting weddings also. General management skills and a knowledge of promoting an on- line presence to increase traffic for the B&B. This would be a great job for someone with good personality and energy to help build the business. The position includes a percentage pay with an included very large room and bath on-site. Must live on site. We have some additional properties in Airbnb that could be included if interested. Check out cavehillfarmbandb.com for information on the site. The position starts April 1 or suitable time. Call Lisa 540-246-1185 or send resume to lisahopkins@cavehillcorp.com.

The Inn at Harbor Knoll (HarborKnoll.com) is seeking a paid intern seasonal innkeeper assistant. It is a small (5 room) Inn. A cleaning woman is responsible for the indoor maintenance and a landscape company takes care of most of the outdoor gardening. Looking for a well-educated candidate with very good interpersonal skills. Other duties would include greeting guests, maintaining reservations and keeping the computer information up to date. Help get breakfast and help cleaning woman when needed. Provide concierge services to guests. Maintain outdoor furniture, beach and pool areas. Be flexible and provide other duties as needed. Drivers license an asset. Owner lives on property and is actively involved in the management of the Inn. Position provides an excellent learning experience from involvement with an upscale bed and breakfast experience. Duration : May/June to September. Accommodation provided. Location> Greenport, NY. Interested candidates can email the owner, Leueen Miller at harborknoll@optonline.net

INNKEEPER: We are looking for a self-driven, highly organized, customer satisfaction experienced individual or couple that can operate our six room, 5 star rated B & B in Newport, RI. Must participate in all aspects of running the Inn, from cooking and serving to taking reservations, cleaning rooms, marketing, gardening (no mowing) and washing dishes. As Innkeeper you will also be responsible for hiring & managing small housekeeping staff, maintenance, budget and marketing. This will require experience with reservation systems, OTA’s and social media. No children, no pets, non-smokers only. Please send resume & salary requirements to managementbandb@gmail.com

Our Inn located in the Historic Old Northside in downtown Indianapolis is currently seeking an Innkeeper(s). This position is well suited for individuals as well as qualified couples. Great for graduate students or retired couples! First and foremost the innkeeper(s) is to provide a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere/experience for guests. Additional duties include check-in/out, concierge service, preparing/serving breakfast daily, collecting payments, grounds keeping, laundry, shopping and light maintenance for our 7 room boutique inn. Successful candidate(s) must be out-going and enjoy meeting people from all over the country and world. The ability to stay customer focused while maintaining a smoothly running inn is a must. In exchange for the above responsibilities, the innkeeper is compensated with free housing, utilities, and a $300/week stipend. Reservations, housekeeping, billing and maintenance are provided by additional support staff. Summer is VERY busy. We are looking for someone who is willing to work or cover the inn 7 days/nights a week (yes you do get some time off but need to cover during our busy season). We are optimally seeking a pleasant active couple who ENJOYS BEING NEEDED AND BUSY, who is excited by this rewarding opportunity and welcomes the multi tasking nature of bed and breakfast management. GREAT JOB for a couple who likes to be busy, has the gift of gab, owns their own tool box and knows how to use them (just kidding we have tools) has fixed retirement income but would benefit from free housing and is looking to cut living expenses and earn extra income while enjoying downtown Indianapolis. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED BUT HELPFUL or SIMILAR SKILLS NEEDED. Military, Nursing, Law Enforcement retirees are welcome but not required. No smoking or pets! Great opportunity for the right couple. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Job Type: Full-time Job Location: Indianapolis, IN Required experience: Hospitality Experience Required: 1 year+ Job Type: Full-time, Salary: $300.00 /week, Please contact jeneane@historicinncollection.com

Guest Services, Cooking, Maintenance Couple Needed in Aravaipa Canyon: Aravaipa Farms Orchard & Inn is looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic couple to join our innkeeping team near the west entrance of Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness in southern Arizona. We’re a country inn that prioritizes excellent hospitality & guest experiences, with an orchard of 900+ fruit trees and an estate garden. We offer farm-to-table dining for guests, who often come to hike, relax and explore. This is a full-time, non-managerial role. Responsibilities include guest services, housekeeping, cooking, maintenance and grounds assistance. Monthly stipend, room & board, and housing in a private travel trailer are provided. Email aravaipajobs@gmail.com.

Posted February 2021

Innkeeper for 8 Room Victorian B&B Inn St. Michaels, Maryland. Innkeeper (couple or single) wanted to operate successful 8 room Victorian Inn in the beautiful colonial seaport of St. Michaels, Maryland. This is a full-time position where the innkeeper(s) reside in the main building. This is a year round business where the strong demand in the summer and fall months decreases in the winter months to about 1/5 the occupancy of the busiest months (we try to take vacations in the winter months). The inn has 8 guest bedrooms, all with private bathrooms, with 3 Kings and 5 Queens. The Parsonage Inn is located at the NW end of the National Historic District and the entrance to the popular Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. This position involves booking rooms, checking guests in, preparing and serving breakfast, and supervising the housekeeping staff. The owner lives in the area and takes care of paying bills , weekly payroll, tax reporting, and property improvements. The "sister inn" is a half-mile away and provides our guests access to a lovely swimming pool and hot tub in the warmer weather. We would like the new innkeepers to take up residency by late March or during April so we can do training in April as we get really busy starting in May. We would like applicants to have some experience or training in the B&B or hospitality industry, but we can train those with limited experience on the reservation software, food prep, serving breakfast, etc. The comp plan is about 50% base salary and the other half incentive pay based on room revenue by month. Health insurance and moving expenses are negotiable. Two weeks of paid vacation and two days off per week during the busy season are part of the compensation plan. Most laundry is done at the other inn. Applicants should submit a resume ASAP. Please contact Will at the inn: 1-410-745-8381 or email: WillWorkman@atlanticbb.net

Assistant Innkeeper(s)/General Manager needed for award winning 7-room inn, A.G Thomson House, in beautiful Duluth, MN. Owners will train and develop the right person/couple who have a proven love of people, exemplary hospitality and an interest in running all aspects of a small lodging property. Applicant(s) must be non-smokers, physically fit, possess a warm and friendly demeanor while being patient, organized and timely in handling guests’ requests, check-ins and check-outs, and meal prep and service. Knowledge of computers, social media and reservations systems is essential. Maintenance knowledge helpful. This is not a shift job; rather a life choice, but does include onsite housing, days off, base salary and incentive plan, and the opportunity to learn all aspects of the business from the owners. To be considered, please submit a resume showing actual hospitality lodging experience and a cover letter introducing yourself by emailing agthomsonhouse@gmail.com (No phone calls)

Posted January 2021

Co-Manage a Montana Bed & Breakfast this summer! Work and explore western Montana, Flathead Lake and Glacier National Park! The Outlook Inn Bed and Breakfast in Somers, Montana is looking for a couple to co-manage this 5 room Inn. Must love to work with people and love to create yummy breakfasts featuring local products. Must have a cheerful attitude and clean, neat appearance. Previous food preparation and hospitality experience a must. This is a hands-on position that will keep you busy! Duties include: Prepping and cooking breakfast (we encourage you to bring new recipes), cleaning rooms, taking reservations via phone and computer, some gardening, checking guests in and out and ensuring that guest stays are fantabulous! We offer a visually stunning, fun and relaxed work environment www.outlookinnbandb.com. This is a temporary, full time position Friday thru Monday with Tues., Wed. and Thur. off, July 1- Sept. 1. (You will arrive June 15 for two weeks of training before actual work begins). Free ROOM AND BOARD included (or bring your RV, we have 50 amp service). For more information, email a cover letter and resume to Michelle Ahern at michelle.outlookinn@gmail.com.

Posted December 2020

Interns Wanted: Your training will cover: Greeting guests, taking reservations, preparing rooms for a perfect stay, gardening (no mowing), breakfast preparation, back office marketing, OTAs, and much more. Duties vary daily. The right candidate has a professional attitude and appearance, is self-motivated, but takes direction well as needed, has a "can-do" and "guest first" mindset, and is able to hustle when its called for. You must be extremely detail oriented, able to adjust in changing situations, possess problem solving/multitasking ability, and have good people skills in dealing with guests. Due to the physical component of the position, an intern must be able to climb stairs multiple times per day, and carry 25lbs at a minimum. Event, retail sales, housekeeping, server, light repair, social media, front desk experience a plus, but not required. Monthly live-in and expenses are included. Your own transportation is required. Due to limited openings only serious inquiries please! A Background check will be required. Applicants must be 21 or over. How to apply: send resume and cover letter with contact info to Melanie- silverheartinn@gmail.com There will be a phone contact and interview to assess an applicant for the program. You may be requested to do an in-person interview prior to acceptance. Job Type: Internship (10 weeks, live- in, and expenses for the candidate.) Silver Heart Inn is an EOE and considers all qualified applicants for internship without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, local or federal law. Applicants for this position must successfully pass a background screening.

Permanent position for full time innkeeper, at a 5 bedroom inn located in Anaconda Mt. this job would be perfect for a person or a couple, who love being outdoors in the mountains. Job skills include cooking, cleaning, customer communication and a desire to help guests enjoy the surrounding area activities. General management skills and a knowledge of promoting an on line presence to increase traffic to the Inn. This would be a great job for someone with energy to help build up business after coved is over. The position includes a salary, plus a 2 bedroom apt that is separated from the main building. Must live on site. The position starts April 1. Call Mary 406-691-0353

The 1850 House Inn & Tavern located in the Hudson Valley is looking for a seasonal Executive Chef (Mid April - November 1 , 2021) Our Executive Chef will assist in all aspects of the restaurant and tavern. These include but are not limited to creating brunch, lunch, dinner, special event and daily/weekly special menus to be approved by management. Prepare dinner for tavern guests 5 days per week from 4:00-9:00 and lunch Saturday and Sunday. Maintaining daily inventory. Create cost-effective menus and shopping list for weekly shopping. Weekly salary plus a performance bonus at the end of the contract. Please send your cover letter and resume to innkeeper@the1850house.com

The 1850 House Inn & Tavern located in the Hudson Valley is looking for a live in seasonal Innkeeper (March 15 - November 1 , 2021) to assist in all aspects of the business to assure the highest level of customer service in the industry. These include but are not limited to check-ins/outs, reservations by phone or online, guest services, preparing and serving breakfast, breakfast clean up, housekeeping, room turnovers, marketing, assisting in the Tavern and with private events when needed, assisting in maintaining all areas of the property and overseeing additional staff. Overnight on call availability 5 nights per week in exchange for housing is required. Weekly salary plus a performance bonus at the end of the contract. Please send your cover letter and resume to innkeeper@the1850house.com

Farm-to-Table Cook in Aravaipa Canyon: Aravaipa Farms Orchard and Inn is a family-run, multi-faceted organization in Southern AZ looking for an experienced, full-time cook to join our team. We serve farm-to-table meals daily, made primarily from scratch with a southwest influence. Typical serving capacity ranges from 6-30 people per night. We have 7 unique accommodations, a large garden and 900 peach, pear and apricot trees. Our purpose is to help others reconnect with themselves, their loved ones and nature. We are located in a rare riparian habitat in the Sonoran Desert, at the west entrance of Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. You will be joining a team of 9 other full time staff. Ideally, you are looking for long term work, as we operate year round. Room and board is provided, plus monthly pay. Start date is as early as mid-January. Email your resume to aravaipajobs@gmail.com

Looking for Live-In Innkeeper(s) to Operate 9 Room B&B in Cape May, NJ:  We are looking for a friendly, self-motivated Innkeeper (individual or couple) who is excited to join our Mason Cottage family (www.themasoncottage.com)  Here, you will find a place where your personality and ideas are as appreciated as much as the work you do.  Candidates must have a ‘Guest’s First’ attitude, comfortable speaking with people and have a professional appearance.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: cooking & serving breakfast/afternoon refreshments, making reservations, social media, guest services, cleaning (must be able to walk up/down several flights of stairs throughout the day) and grounds/building maintenance.  Must have good references, be extremely detail oriented, able to adjust in changing situations, problem solver and multi-tasker.  Prior hospitality experience a must.  Compensation package will include salary, on-site housing & paid utilities, performance bonuses and health insurance.  Non-smoking, no children (well-behaved, non-barking dog is OK- Strict on NO cats).  Please send resume & salary requirements to: Kim @  rkgilbert@verizon.net

Posted November 2020

Innkeeper/GM Wanted. Glenlaurel Inn, a Luxurious Scottish Country Inn ( www.glenlaurel.com) is the "Premier romantic getaway in the Midwest." Seeking Individual or Couple for our 5 Star/ Select Registry 21-unit Inn & fine dining restaurant. 50 minutes S/E of Columbus, Ohio in the Hocking Hills Region. Responsibilities include : staff supervision ( 27 people) record keeping-accounting, oversite of restaurant-bar, marketing-sales and overall operations of the property. Qualifications; People management skills, strong knowledge of social media, Word / Excel , QuickBooks, organizational management skills and strong customer service. Capable of working with active owners. Hours include holidays, weekends and hours as needed. Seasoned experience in the hospitality industry and fine dining mandatory. Self motivated, detail oriented, financial accountability and initiative taking people will be considered. No smoking, no kids no pets. Compensation includes on-site housing, utilities, base salary, performance bonus, and scheduled time off. email to msagcy@aol.com

Posted October 2020

Handyman/Cleaning Staff Couple position available in 30 room hotel in Noonan, ND. Handyman position will need expertise in plumbing, electrical, and remodeling. The motels restaurant is in need of remodeling. If kitchen is remodeled, the couple will have first opportunity to run the restaurant. Cleaning staff expertise will be in cleaning of rooms, time management, and organization skills. Provisions will be discussed with prospective applicants. Please reply to CrashpadBunkhouse@mail.com

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