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

Department Position Description
Convention Center Operations 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.
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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
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Contact Human Resources:
Brenda Peguero
Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930
email: [email protected]

Department Position Description
Front Desk AGENT Minimum 1+ years front desk experience desired. Must possess excellent guest service skills along with a flexible schedule.
Front Desk Night Auditor Minimum 1+ years Night Auditor experience desired. Must possess excellent guest service skills along with a flexible schedule.
Guest Services Bell Staff JOB SUMMARY:
The Bell person is responsible for assisting guests with luggage, valet, and minor concierge assistance.
Guest Services Transportation OB SUMMARY:
Transportation will ensure safe and informative transportation to and from various attractions on and off Moody Gardens property.
Front Desk Assistant Front Desk Manager Assist the Director of the Front Desk in directing and supervising the operational activities of the hotel’s front desk within corporate and hotel guidelines to provide the highest standards of courteous service while permitting acceptable profit levels. Act as Front Desk Manager in the absence of said individual.
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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: [email protected]

Department Position Description
Maintenance Maintenance 2+ years experience in hotel maintenance with supervisory experience required. Must have a flexible schedule and excellent guest service and supervisory skills.
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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
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Contact Human Resources:
Brenda Peguero
Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930
email: [email protected]

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.
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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
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Contact Human Resources:
Brenda Peguero
Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930
email: [email protected]

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.

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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
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Contact Human Resources:
Brenda Peguero
Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930
email: [email protected]

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.
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.
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Applicant must show proof of eligibility to work in U.S.
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Contact Human Resources:
Brenda Peguero
Phone: 409-683-4285
FAX: 409-683-4930
email: [email protected]

Department Position Description
Reservations Group Room Coordinator The Group Rooms Coordinator will be responsible for assisting group sales team, reviewing contracts, balancing out the group rooms in the block, clearing blocks, ensure the accuracy of Delphi and Opera, enter rooming lists, email or call guests for payment reminders. Maintain knowledge of dates of arrivals of groups, and all other group related functions within the PMS System.
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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: [email protected]

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 [email protected].

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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JOB SUMMARY:

The Golf Course Sales Manager  is responsible for all sales operations for the Moody Gardens Golf Course.

POSITION AUTHORITY:

The incumbent is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities, provided such action is consistent with position guidelines as outlined below.

POSITION GUIDELINES:

Position guidelines include, but are not limited to, established company and department policies and procedures and all supervisory directives.  The incumbent is expected to exercise sound, reasonable judgment and initiative, and give high priority to accuracy and details in the performance of job responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Increase ALL tournament green fees, cart fees, range, pro shop merchandise, and food & beverage sales through standard sales operating procedures.
  • Oversees Grill Staff of five.
  • Execute outbound sales call requirements.
  • Create and implement lead generation strategies.
  • Identify and pursue target markets by monitoring club and community demographics, along with out of town prospects
  • Build strong relationships with local hotels, chambers of commerce and conference venues
  • Utilize a contact database daily to build and maintain prospects, track leads and accurately report sales progress
  • Manage event administration and logistics with regards to contracts, BEO’s, invoices, etc.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with event host; meeting and greeting organizer at event (if applicable); follow up with event host to ensure satisfaction and maximize referrals and repeat bookings
  • Ensure smooth execution of events by collaborating with department heads.
  • Implement and support all Moody Gardens initiatives and programs as requested by management
  • Sell other functions such as weddings, business meetings, social functions, etc.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned; duties are subject to change as management deems necessary to best serve the needs of Moody Gardens

 

 

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree preferred
  • 2 years prior Sales experience preferably in Golf/Hospitality/Service industry preferred

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Must be reliable and responsible
  • Must have a genuine caring service coupled with a high level of professionalism and energy
  • Exceptional customer service skills, a wonderful, warm personality, very organized, and detail oriented team player also a must
  • Must have the ability to successfully multi-task with project deadlines and sales activities
  • Must possess extraordinary leadership skills along with a proven track record in sales, with strong closing skills
  • Proficient in computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 20-30 pounds

Ability to occasionally work outside in all weather conditions

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