careers at the National Hotel

Available Positions at The National Hotel

The National Hotel is a familyThe National Hotel is a family owned and operated business that strikes by delivering classic hospitality and service. All team members are carefully chosen to achieve the ultimate goal of the company: Legendary Grace and unforgettable style.

The National Hotel offers a wide and very competitive benefit packages as well as a warm and intimate setting of the family business that promotes diversity, growth and development for all their team members.

Please visit the National Hotel Job Board below.
You may also apply in person. Applications are accepted Tuesday-Thursday 10am-3pm at the National Hotel Miami Beach, 1677 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

You may also apply online by browsing the available positions below:

Banquet Chef

Oversight of all Banquet Menus and food production for Banquet Functions.

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS: Prepare all food items for Banquet Functions , according to standard recipes. Visually inspects appearance of all food, proper taste, color combination and overall presentation to maintain appeal. Responsible for Staff Scheduling. Responsible for maintaining food preparation handling and correct storage standards, BEO estimates, production needs and compliance with all local, state and federal OSHA Regulations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 3+ Years’ Experience as Banquet Chef in a full service hotel or Restaurant. Extensive knowledge of food handling and sanitation standards, knowledge of menu composition, understanding of use and maintenance of kitchen equipment, and Catering Sales & Banquet Service operational procedures. Ability to speak and read English proficiently. Knowledge of Spanish helpful (not required).

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Roundsman

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS: Maintains culinary production with quality levels as set by National Hotel standards and compliance with all local, state and federal OSHA Regulations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 3+ Years’ Experience as Roundsman in a full service Hotel Kitchen or Restaurant. Extensive knowledge of food handling and sanitation standards, understanding of use and maintenance of kitchen equipment, and Culinary operational procedures.

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Leisure Sales Manager

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS: Proficiency in planning and forecasting the Catering Sales market. Will maintain client list and seek out new business opportunities for leisure market bookings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 3+ Years’ Experience as Leisure Sales Manager in a Full Service Hotel. Extensive knowledge of the leisure market forecasting, revenue planning, pricing, BEOs, and leisure market segment with proven record of clientele and references . Candidate must have full knowledge of catering network opportunities, including vendors, set up and fees’ structures.

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Catering Sales Manager

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS: Responsible for forecasting and selling Catering events/functions. Will maintain client list and seek out new business opportunities for catering bookings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 3+ Years’ Experience as Catering Sales Manager in a Full Service Hotel. Extensive knowledge of menu planning, pricing, BEOs, Banquet operational service and Catering Sales market segment with proven record of clientele and references. Candidate must have full knowledge of catering network opportunities, including vendors, set up and fees’ structures.

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Bartender/Server

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

This position is primarily responsible for mixing and serving alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks to patrons of the bar by performing the following duties.

  • Serves wine and drought or bottled beer.
  • Collects money for drinks served.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • One year certificate from college or technical school;
  • OR 1 to 2 years related experience and/or training;
  • OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

For this position, flexibility is a MUST: availability for holidays, weekends, AM/PM Shifts, etc.

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Bellman

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:
Greet, assist, and escort all guests in the lobby in a warm and professional manner, make them feel welcome and anticipate their needs before they arise.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: At least 2-3 years of Luxury Hotel Experience. English a must, other languages a plus.

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Carpenter

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:
Assist in the maintenance and repair of all rooms and common areas, equipment and installations of the National Hotel in order to maximize operational efficiency and cost savings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least high school with technical education preferred.
  • Must possess trade-specific certification from an accredited institution (and candidate must present same at time of interview.)
  • Experience in a similar position with proven track record for a minimum period of 5 years.
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Electrical Technician

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:
Complete assigned work orders for general repair within assigned time frame in order to achieve the utmost operational efficiency of the hotel and its equipment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have completed High School or GED Diploma.
  • Must possess Electrical Certification from an accredited Electrical institution.
  • Ability to speak conversational English.
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Front Desk Agent

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • Register and assign rooms and keys to guests.
  • Answer inquiries, keep records of accounts, collect payments, post charges.
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 2-3 years of Luxury Hotel Experience.
  • OPERA experience a must.
  • English a must, other languages a plus.
  • Flexibility is a must: Availability for holidays and/or weekends.
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Front Desk Supervisor

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • Directly supervises front office and guest services teams.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in Hospitality, preferably in a five star international hotel.
  • 2 years Front Desk, reservations, bell staff and valet training or previous experience required .
  • Fluency in English, fluency in Spanish/French preferable.
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Micros POS and Opera preferable.
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General Maintenance Engineer

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • Completes assigned work orders for general repair within assigned time frame in order to achieve the utmost operational efficiency of the hotel and its equipment.
  • Performs systematic checks and inspections to aid in the upkeep of the hotel.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluency in English is required and Spanish or Creole is a preferred plus.
  • At least high school with technical education preferred.
  • Must possess trade-specific certification from an accredited institution (and candidate must present same at time of interview.)
  • Experience in a similar position for a minimum of 5 years, addressing various HVAC equipment and repair needs.
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Line Cook/Prep Cook

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains taste and presentation of dishes as set by the Executive Chef.
  • Other duties assigned as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education:High School or equivalent.
  • Experience-wise, at least 2 years in a similar position.
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Painter

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • Upkeep of building, guest rooms, offices and common areas with the emphasis on carpentry, decor, furniture repair, coatings, plaster and paint.
  • Other duties assigned as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: at least high school with technical education preferred.
  • Experience-wise, at least 4 years in a similar position for a minimum period of 4 years.
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PBX

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • Work at switchboard; handle outgoing, interoffice or incoming calls.
  • Operate PBX or private branch exchange switchboards to facilitate connections.
  • Take and relay messages

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 2-3 years of Luxury Hotel Experience.
  • English a must, other languages a plus.
  • OPERA experience is essential.
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Reservations Agent

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • The Reservation Agent will be trained in our methods but come prepared with experience and self-awareness of a hotel’s overall strategies on pricing, rack rates, corporate rates, group rates, room availability, and certain up-selling techniques through the various resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • The minimum requirements are 2+ years’ experience in a full service hotel as a Reservations Agent or Front Desk Agent
  • Knowledge of Opera and Micros.
  • An AA or greater degree in hospitality is preferred.
  • English a must, other languages a plus.
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Room Attendant

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

Performs routine duties in cleaning and servicing of guest rooms and baths under supervision of housekeeping supervisor.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 2-3 years of Luxury Hotel Experience.
  • English a must, other languages a plus.
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