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Cooperstown, NY Gracious Hospitality since 1909
60 Lake St, Cooperstown, New York 13326
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MASSAGE THERAPIST: NYS licensed in Massage Therapy. Professionally perform a body massage on a guest while consistently obtaining full guest satisfaction.
Greet guests and show them to their massage room
Complete services requested within the time frame specified by management
Must ensure privacy and proper draping
Must be proficient in all areas of massage therapy, including but not limited to anatomy, physiology, body systems.
Maintain a clean and orderly work area and follow proper sanitation procedures for all equipment used. FT with benefits

SOUS CHEF- Management of food production and service of all areas of the culinary department, including expediting, ala carte menus and also volume production while maintaining The Otesaga Resort Hotel's 4 diamond standards through organization, delegation and supervision of culinary team as well as "hands on" production.  2-3 years experience with a degree in culinary arts preferred. FT w/benefits
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. Full time year round
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.  FT w/benefits

PASTRY COOK- Prepare, decorate and garnish desserts for presentation. Varying hours, experience preferred. Prepare pastry items according to guest orders of consistent quality following recipe cards, as well as production, portion, and presentation standards; complete mis en place and set-up station for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner service.
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
HOUSEPERSON - Duties include but are not limited to, heavy vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, using a ladder for high cleaning areas, deep cleaning of restrooms, delivering and picking up of clean and dirty linen, using a machine to refinish marble and clean tile floors, etc. Other duties as required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
ROOM ATTENDANTS - 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. Other duties as required.
TURNDOWN ATTENDANTS - 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. Other duties as required.
HOUSEKEEPING INSPECTOR - Duties include but are not limited to, supervising and inspecting guest rooms as they are being cleaned and when rooms are completed, taking care of guest requests, inspecting public space and restrooms, inspecting the Cooper Inn guestrooms and public space, inspecting the outside areas of the hotel, parking lot, service building, pro shop, will be trained as room attendant for possibility of filling in, etc. Other duties as required.
ESTHETICIAN -  FULL TIME YEAR ROUND: NYS licensed Esthetician to perform facials.  Professionally perform facial treatments on gusts while obtaining high guest satisfaction. Prior experience in a Spa or Cosmetology setting that is governed by NYS cosmetology laws preferred.
Prior experience in a Spa or Cosmetology setting that is governed by NYS cosmetology laws preferred.
Be able to answer phones and make appointments in a courteous manner
Greet guests professionally and courteously
Review medical waiver and release for with guest
Complete requested service proficiently and with the time frame set by management
Must ensure privacy and proper draping
Provide infection control per state regulations
Maintain products, supplies, and inventory daily
Promote additional products and services
Stock supplies and linens prior and after every shift
Perform other duties as requested by management

RESERVATIONS SALES AGENT  -  Full Time Year round position.  Taking and processing inquiries for rooms, amenities and help guests plan their entire visit. The right candidate is outgoing, detail oriented, self-motivated, has good phone skills.  Sales and/or computer systems experience preferred; willing to train a fully-committed team-player with a positive attitude. A nice position to grow a hospitality career, or for an experienced  performer looking to put their skills to use in a highly visible role.  Benefits include healthcare, dental, profitshare, 401k, GTL and FSA.  
GREETERS - Welcome and assist guests to their tables in the Dining Room or Hawkeye Grill. Take telephone reservations for the dining area. All shifts, all days of the week.
SERVERS - Wait 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
BARTENDERS -  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.
DINING ROOM CAPTAIN - A Lead employee to assist wait staff / bus persons. Responsible for dining room cleanliness, billing, and assist with training of staff on a daily basis. Coffee break service and banquets.
HAWKEYE GRILL CAPTAIN - A Lead employee to assist wait staff and food runners in the new Hawkeye Grill restaurant. Must be able to give direction to staff in a calm, positive voice while accommodating guest service
STEWARD/DISHWASHER/CLEANER - experience preferred. Days and evenings, 5 days a week. Clean and maintain cleanliness of kitchen work areas, dishes, floors, equipment etc.
BELL STAFF / VALET -  Must be 18 and have an excellent driving record & people skills. Weekdays & weekends; varying hours.   Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs.
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

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