A Warm Welcome

Exceptional Hospitality in Oregon Wine Country

"We are good people taking good care of our guests, and each other."


Our close-knit team is a strong group of hospitality industry professionals. We value initiative, personal responsibility, continuous growth and an exceptional service ethos. Open positions are posted here as available. Qualified applicants are welcome to submit a resume for consideration at any time.

Hospitality Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated person to join our team as a Hospitality Manager. This person is responsible for welcoming guests and executing a high level of service excellence throughout all aspects of the guest experience. This is a salaried, full-time position. Shifts will include weekends and evenings.

Essential duties include:
  • Welcoming guests upon arrival, completing the check-in process and assisting with transferring luggage to rooms
  • Serve as host to our guests, serving wine and snack items as necessary 
  • Answer phones and email, using our reservations system and various operational systems to schedule stays and guest experiences
  • Provide guest concierge services and assist guests with area recommendations
  • Complete daily operating tasks to prepare Inn for guest arrivals and maintain a tidy and comfortable environment for guests
  • Assist the Operations Manager with event planning and execution duties
  • Assist with breakfast service and cleanup, and event setup, service and teardown as needed
  • Assist with administrative and operational tasks as needed

The ideal candidate will:
  • Have a warm, professional, responsible and poised manner, able to deliver the high level of service expected at a luxury property.
  • Truly enjoy working in the hospitality industry and value creating personal connections with guests.
  • Communicate articulately, with the ability to easily and kindly attend to all guest questions and needs.
  • Present a professional, well-groomed image at all times in appearance and dress.
  • Be proactive, detail oriented, excellent at following through, and a strong team player ready to contribute ideas and effort toward achieving our goals.
  • Work independently, using good judgement to solve problems without direct supervision from manager.
  • Familiarize quickly with our area's wineries and restaurants, and demonstrate personal interest in the local wine industry.

Requirements:
  • Over 21, college experience preferred.
  • Previous hospitality, retail or relevant service experience in a winery or hotel required.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs and carry heavy luggage up and down a flight of stairs.
  • Walk around the property frequently, including up and down stairs, to perform activities around the Inn.
  • Pass alcohol and food service certifications as part of the new hire training program.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a letter of interest and resume. We do require previous hospitality or high-end retail experience to consider your application ­­– please detail this experience in your cover letter to be considered.

A.M. Cook

The Black Walnut Inn and Vineyard is looking for an experienced breakfast cook to join our busy morning team. In this position, you will review the pre-set menu so that you understand the offerings, you will be in charge of food preparation for the menu, utilize a variety of cooking techniques, plate the food, and hand it off or potentially help run the food. You will work closely with the team of chefs to develop a seasonal breakfast menu and ensure the kitchen runs smoothly and that customers are satisfied with their order. Our perfect candidate has significant food production and culinary experience with a passion for seasonal food and preservation. While a culinary arts degree is not essential, formal training is a plus.


Breakfast Cook Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prep ingredients for the day
  • Develop breakfast menu
  • Accept orders from the wait staff
  • Prepare dishes in a timely manner
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work area
  • Keep track of inventory
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Preservation of seasonal produce
  • Canning / Curing / Fermenting / etc.


Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity and capable of operating cutting utensils and kitchen utensils
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Maintain positive attitude in high stress situations
  • Work within given deadlines
  • Have strong interpersonal and self-reliance skills
  • Occasional squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, stairs, and ladders
  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Lift 50+ lbs


Skills:

  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Punctuality and time management
  • Organized and focus on an attention to detail
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated and problem solving skills


Hours
Monday & Tuesday - Off
Wednesday – Sunday 7:00 to 1:00
Total: 30 Hrs/Week

Please submit a letter of interest and work history to be considered.