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Careers At Moody Gardens Hotel

Join Our Expert, Energetic Staff

View career opportunities at our Galveston, TX resort. With several awards, including TripAdvisor's Award of Excellence and AAA's Four Diamond Award, our staff is at the forefront of hospitality in the Gulf. Whether you're beginning your hospitality career or continuing it, Moody Gardens is an exceptional destination.

Career Opportunities

Listings for Housekeeping

Department Position Description
Housekeeping ROOM ATTENDANT

Previous experience as a full service hotel room attendant preferred. Must possess a strong work ethic, and ability to work a physically difficult job. Full time position includes benefits.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Housekeeping HOUSEMEN

Previous experience a plus. Must be able to work a physically demanding job with flexible days to include weekends and holidays.

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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Housekeeping TURNDOWN ATTENDANT

Previous experience with full service hotel and knowledge of turndown service rules.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Cafe in the Park

Department Position Description
Cafe in the Park SERVER ASST.

Excellent guest service skills required. Must be dependable and have a flexible schedule.

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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Convention Center

Department Position Description
Convention Center HOUSEMAN

Previous convention/hotel event set-up experience preferred. Must have a flexible schedule to include weekends and evenings. Very physically demanding position. Must be able to lift heavy objects.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Front Desk

Department Position Description
Front Desk AGENT

Minimum 1+ years front desk experience desired. Must possess excellent guest service skills along with a flexible schedule.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Kitchen

Department Position Description
Kitchen PREP/PANTRY/LINE COOKS

Previous experience in an institutional kitchen a big plus. Must be able to work any shift and be dependable.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Kitchen DISHWASHER

 Previous experience with industrial washing machine equipment strongly preferred. Must possess a flexible schedule and strong work ethic.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Maintenance

Department Position Description
Maintenance MAINTENANCE TECH

2+ years experience in hotel maintenance with supervisory experience required. Must have a flexible schedule and excellent guest service and supervisory skills.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Moody Brews

Department Position Description
Moody Brews - We Proudly Serve Starbucks BARISTA

Previous experience with Starbucks products a huge plus.

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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Reservations

Department Position Description
Reservations AGENT

Previous hotel/travel reservations experience preferred. Must possess excellent guest service skills and a pleasant phone voice. Must be computer literate and easily trainable.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Room Service

Department Position Description
Room Service SERVER

 Previous room service waiting experience a huge plus. Must possess excellent guest service skills and a flexible schedule. Knowledge of 4 Diamond service requirements desired.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Sales, Catering and Convention Services

Department Position Description
Sales, Catering and Convention S DIRECTOR OF CATERING

10+ years experience as Catering Director/Meeting Planner in a 4 Diamond/Star full service hotel environment. Must possess excellent guest serivce and management skills. Must be organized and efficient. Must flourish in a fast-paced and stressful environment.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Sales, Catering and Convention S CATERING SALES MANAGER

2+ years previous experience in sales at a 4 Diamond resort hotel ideal. Must possess excellent guest service and management skills. Knowledge of Opera and Delphi systems preferred.

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Spa

Department Position Description
Spa RECEPTIONIST

Previous experience in Spa or Salon reception a plus. Must possess excellent guest service skills and have a flexible schedule. 

Download an employment application

Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
E.O.E.

Contact:

David Henley
Hotel Personnel Manager
dhenley@moodygardens.com
Phone: 409-683-4428
FAX: 409-683-4952

Listings for Internship Program

Department Position Description
Internship Program Intern

Galveston’s Top Hotel & Convention Center is Looking for Energetic & Bright Students to Join the Moody Gardens Team

Want to see if the career path you have chosen is right for you? Become an intern at Moody Gardens Hotel and put your studies to use while working in a world-class resort, spa and convention center. Moody Gardens offers a paid internship program that provides daily work experience guaranteed to educate interns on the company culture and philosophy. Moody Gardens’ internships are offered in several areas throughout the company and may vary by job description or availability.

Moody Gardens Hotel recognizes and acknowledges the need to provide interns with adequate training and knowledge to succeed in the hospitality industry. We recognize the value of our interns and are always looking to hire interns as Moody Gardens employees.

Interns will be exposed to multiple areas of Moody Gardens Hotel including:  front desk, reservations, guest services, spa, pool bar, lobby bars, The Terrace Restaurant, Harbormaster, night audit, banquets, housekeeping and children’s programs. Moody Gardens looks for interns who are bright, energetic, possess good communication skills, have great attention to detail and able to relate to guests and co-workers.

Spring Internships: Available from January – May. Students must commit for the entire term and must plan to work during any holidays or weekends over that period.

Summer Internships: Available from May-August. Students must commit for the entire term and must plan to work during any holidays or weekends over that period.

Fall Internships: Available from September – November. Students must commit for the entire term and must plan to work during any holidays or weekends over that period.

Moody Gardens’ intern program offers:

  • A full-time staff level position at a minimum $10.00 per hour.
  • One or two job rotations (Depending on the time at the resort).
  • Exposure to management and supervisory functions.
  • Housing assistance with furnished apartments at a great price.
  • Hotel tours/ Enrichment outings/ Events
  • An on-site advisor/counselor
  • A great opportunity for references

Interns will have the opportunity to work in the following areas:

  • Front desk
  • Reservations
  • Guest Services
  • Spa
  • Pool & Lobby Bars
  • Cafe in the Park restaurant
  • Harbormaster
  • Night Audit
  • Banquets
  • Housekeeping
  • Children’s Programs

For more information on the intern program, contact Garvin O’Neil, General Manager, at goneil@moodygardens.com or David Henley, Human Resources Manager, at dhenley@moodygardens.com.

All students will be employees of The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center and are subject to the standards of performance and conduct as outlined by each establishment.

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