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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 Banquets

Department Position Description
Banquets Servers

The Server is responsible for ensuring the proper set up Banquet Rooms and serve food and beverage in a friendly, courteous and professional manner. Must have a flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings and Holidays. Very physically demanding position. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Listings for Bars

Department Position Description
Food&Beverage Cocktail Server

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

Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work.

Download an employment application

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Listings for Food & Beverage

Department Position Description
Shearns Host/Hostess

 Previous Host/Hostess experience a huge plus. Must possess excellent guest service skills and a flexible schedule. Knowledge of 4 Diamond service requirements desired. Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Purchasing Purchasing clerk

Previous experience in a heavy labor environment a plus. knowledge of stocking and strong ability to organize while loading/unloading merchandise derided.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Shearn's Server Assistant

The Server Assistant is responsible to assist the food servers with the table service to ensure total guest satisfaction. Must have a flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings and Holidays. Very physically demanding position. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Cafe in the Park Server Assistant

The Server Assistant is responsible to assist the food servers with the table service to ensure total guest satisfaction. Must have a flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings and Holidays. Very physically demanding position. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Cafe in the Park Servers

The sever is responsible for order taking and delivery of any food and beverage items to guest in a friendly, courteous and professional manner. Must have a flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings and Holidays. Very physically demanding position. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

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 Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Front Desk Night Auditor

Minimum 1+ years Night Auditor 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 Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Listings for Kitchen

Department Position Description
Kitchen Baker/Pastry Cook

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 Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Listings for Moody Brews

Department Position Description
Moody Brews - We Proudly Serve Starbucks Barista

Previous experience with Starbucks products a huge plus. Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: employment@moodygardens.org

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.

Seasonal Position.

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Listings for Security

Department Position Description
Security Security Officer

The security officer is responsible for performing security duties as outlined by management and to maintain a safe environment for guest and employees, Responsibilities include prevention of crime and enforcement of rules and regulation set forth by management.  

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Must be reliable and responsible

Self-motivator with a strong sense of integrity and the ability to interact well with guests, other employees and departments.

Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations

Ability to handle stressful situations calmly and effectively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time out in the elements as well as inside an office

Download an employment application

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

Contact Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Listings for Spa

Department Position Description
Spa Massage Therapist

Previous experience in Spa or Salon 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 Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Spa Cosmetologist

Previous experience in Spa or Salon 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 Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

Spa Receptionist

Previous experience in Spa or Salon a plus. Assist guest, answer phone, book appointments. 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 Human Resources:

Brenda Peguero

Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930

email: bpeguero@moodygardens.org

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 David Henley, Human Resources Manager, at volunteers@moodygardens.org.

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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