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Cooperstown, NY Gracious Hospitality since 1909
60 Lake St, Cooperstown, New York 13326
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 The Otesaga Hotel is committed to our staff through teamwork, flexibility and  competitive rates. Opportunities available:

BARTENDER -  Prepare alcoholic beverages requested by our guests. Set up and breakdown of event bars and move mobile bars to designated event areas. Clean glasses and cut garnishes. Must be professional and good customer service. Must be able to use cash and credit card Squirrel checkout.

GIFT SHOP CLERKS - Welcome and greet guests to our gift shop; must have some computer skills to cashier; restock shelves; good communication skills

PAINTER - Prepares surfaces by scraping, using commercial paint removers, fills cracks and holes or sizing plaster walls.
               Determines equipment and material requirements and requisitions from stores
               Mixes paints where necessary to achieve desired color; matches paint color
               Erects scaffold and ladders and safety barriers in line with local mechanical "safe work procedure."  Places drop cloths on equipment, furniture                      and to cover floors.
               Performs interior and exterior painting, including simple decorating work, finishing and wallpapering where required.
             Wallpapering and glazing preferred
              Completes work orders for painting assignments, indicating materials used and time involved.

              2 years experience with painting commercial buildings. Knowledge of painting historic buildings a plus
BELL STAFF / VALET - Our Bell staff welcomes each and every guest as they drive up to the hotel. At the request of the guest this position will unload luggage from the car and bring to the guests' room. This position will also valet cars upon request.  Must be 18+ and have an excellent driving record with a friendly and positive personality.  Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs.  All shifts.
EVENT MANAGEMENT SET-UP  - Move and set up tables, equipment and provisions for events, meetings and function rooms. Various evenings. Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs

BEVERAGE STEWARD - Beverage inventory, stocking shelves, cleaning beverage area, gather together wine, liquor, and beer for banquet bar

GREETER - Welcome and assist guests in the Dining Room or Hawkeye Grill. All shifts, all days of the week.

SERVERSWait on diners in the Main Dining Room, Hawkeye Grill and special events. Experience preferred. Must be available for all shifts, breakfast, lunch and dinner; and all days of the week. Days off rotate.
TABLE BUSSERS- Set up, clear & move tables in the Dining Room and Hawkeye Grill, must be available all shifts and days of week.  Must be able to lift and move 40 lbs.  Days off rotate

HOUSEPERSON - 8 am - 3pm or 3pm - 10pm(6 days a week including weekend and holidays)  Duties include but are not limited to, heavy vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, cleaning of restrooms, removing trash, taking care of guest requests, delivering and picking up of clean and dirty linen, etc. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
ROOM ATTENDANTS -  830 am - 330 pm Otesaga Hotel (6 days a week). Duties include but are not limited to, deep cleaning and upkeep of guest rooms, cleaning and upkeep of guest hallways including doors and windows, neatness of closets and carts, heavy cleaning of the Cooper inn guest rooms and hallways including doors and windows, etc.
TURNDOWN ATTENDANTS - 3pm - 10pm & 4 pm - 11 pm (6 nights a week) Duties include but are not limited to, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, deep cleaning, cleaning of restrooms, cleaning of offices, cleaning of pro shop, turning down guest rooms, delivering guest requests, etc.

ARTISAN BREAD BAKER - This position must be able to produce high quality artisan bread and bread products from scratch. Must be able to perform baking in a safe and sanitary work environment. Must be able to perform all steps in the baking process and ensure the proper handling and labeling of food that is set within the guidelines of NYS Health Codes.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent with a culinary degree preferred. Must have 4 years baking experience, concentrating on bread. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds. 

HOT LINE COOKS - EXPERIENCED: The Line Cook is responsible for the daily preparation of food items in the pantry, fry and/or stations or other areas of the kitchen. At times, the Line Cook will be tasked to prepare items for another station or special event. In addition, the Line Cook cleans kitchen equipment, organizes produce delivery, and completes a nightly inventory

STEWARD/DISHWASHER/CLEANER - experience preferred. Days and evenings, 5 days a week. Clean and maintain cleanliness of kitchen work areas, dishes, floors, equipment etc.

STAFF CAFETERIA ATTENDANT - this position will be serving staff lunch and/or dinner shifts. Minor cooking of sandwiches or hotdogs may be asked of the attendant. Cleaning of the lunch room and stocking plates and utensils.  Knowledge of food safety and packaging a must. Servsafe certified preferred.

                                        The Otesaga Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.  You must be 18 years of age or older.