Careers

Join the Columbia Gorge Team

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa.

The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re part of  history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience as  part of our longstanding tradition for world-class hospitality.

To learn more about available positions, we invite you to review the vacancies we have posted here below.

  • Accommodating Bellperson

    Our Bellperson is the first face to welcome the guests into the hotel and assist with the carriage of luggage to and from their guestroom. He/she is the hotel’s encyclopedia and provides inside information about the property, its history, its facilities, the guestrooms and the area’s sights and interesting nooks to visit and enjoy.

    He/she is expected to keep his/her area of responsibility and equipment clean.

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  • Front Office Attendant

    We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience.

     

    Front Office Attendant

    -       Welcoming guests in a historic, romantic manor-like boutique hotel is a rewarding profession for dedicated and detail-oriented service people.

    -       Experience in service, telephone manners, reception and other guest-related occupations.

    -       Friendly by nature, willing to learn and accepting instructions.

    -       Familiar with discerning guests and dealing positively with challenging situations.

    -       Capable of staying cool/calm and performing correctly under pressure

    -       Experienced with Room Master, booking and reservations engines a plus.

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Ability to handle many tasks at one time
    • Ability to read and follow both verbal and written instruction
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • Prior cash handling experience required
    • Good math and computer skills

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  • Creative and Enthusiastic Bartender/Mixologist

    The Valentino’s Bar and Lounge has a notorious reputation based on the heart throb and classy but private life style of Valentino; refined  cocktails and  uniquely flavored drink combinations; traditional, contemporary and even  newly created.

    -       Experienced in bar tending and mixology.

    -       Creative but knowledgeable of traditional cocktails and local wines. Not afraid to initiate new drinks; including non-alcoholic cocktails.

    -       Elegant with Flair; good with guests, entertaining, friendly and with a pleasant demeanor.

    -       Cost minded and skilled in soft sales techniques.

    -       Passionate about the profession, very service oriented

    -       Familiar with and comfortable in a kind of sophisticated environment.

    -       Accepting food service in the bar/lounge and the Patio during summer time.

    -       Ready to take responsibility of bar, its reputation and success.

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  • Junior Pastry Chef

    We are seeking a passionate professional Pastry Chef to join our team and help us create that unique destination guest experience.

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re are part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

    The Restaurant, Bar and private Dining are evolving to reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation creative American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with local quality ingredients.

    The right candidate has an eye for and commitment to excellence, is experienced in a variety of creative deserts, sweets, pastries and breads, capable of working with minimal supervision, showing leadership abilities.

    Job Experience: 3 years+ experience as Pastry Chef.

    Culinary Degree from accredited baking and pastry Arts program required.

    This is a full time, year-round position. Compensation depends on experience.

    If interested, please submit resume, cover letter, references, and salary requirements when applying. 

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  • Experienced White Table Cloth Morning/Evening Servers

    We’re Hiring.

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re are part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

    We are seeking passionate professionals (and upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that unique destination guest experience.

    The new Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with local quality ingredients.

     

    Experienced White Table Cloth Servers / Morning and Evening Shift

    -       Experienced in traditional white table cloth service and cuisine.

    -       Elegant, presentable with a certain Flair; good with both guests and staff; front and back of the house alike.

    -       Passionate about the profession, very service oriented

    -       Familiar with refined food and table service such as flambees and carvings.

    -       Good knowledge of local wines and comfortable with pairing.

    -       Works well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.

    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and give the guest a pleasant dining experience.

    -       Flexible, willing to learn and grow and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.

    -       A our servers are considered  leaders, motivators and trainers to our bussers with whom they are teaming up for smooth and efficient performance and guest satisfaction.

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  • Dedicated and passionate Line Cook-  evening shifts

    We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience.

    The new Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering  traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with  local quality ingredients. 

    • Friendly, presentable, honest
    • Experienced in traditional  cooking techniques, committed to the culinary profession.
    • 2+ year experience working on a breakfast/lunch line for the AM shift.
    • Ability to read, understand and follow recipes
    • Works well in a team environment with other staff members
    • Comfortable with all kitchen equipment including convection oven and smoker.
    • Works well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.
    • Dedicated to a job well done; proud to give out the perfect plate, knowing that the guest will be happy and appreciative.
    •  Flexible, willing to learn and grow and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.
    • For more information about the hotel and restaurant, please visit the website www.columbiagorgehotel.com

    When interested, please complete the online application under "Join the Team"

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  • Passionate and Hospitable Hosts AM/PM shift

    We’re Hiring.

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re are part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

    We are seeking passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that unique destination guest experience.

    The new Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with local quality ingredients.

    Passionate and hospitable Hosts AM/PM shift

     

    -       Experienced in traditional white table cloth service, welcoming and seating guests; The reflection of our                   hospitality and serviceability.

    -       Elegant, presentable with a certain Flair; good with both guests and staff; front and back of the house alike.

    -       Passionate about the profession, proud of the restaurant, very service oriented.

    -       Familiar and comfortable in a more refined dining environment.

    -       Experienced in handling a phone and telephone manners. Experienced in reservations and Open Table is a             plus.

    -       Works well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.

    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and to provide  the guest the necessary assistance to a pleasant         dining experience.

    -       Flexible, willing to learn and grow and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.

    -       Works well under pressure and dealing professionally and calmly with discerning  and demanding guests.

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  • Eager curious Server Assists AM/PM shift

    We are seeking  passionate  upcoming professionals to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience.

    -        Passionate to learn about and grow in the profession, by nature friendly and service oriented

    -       Accepts working well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.

    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and helps to give the guest a pleasant dining experience.

    -       Flexible, not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends as well.

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