Careers at The Modern Honolulu

Interested individuals should submit their resume to:

THE MODERN HONOLULU
Attention: Human Resources
1775 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96815

Via email to: jobs@themodernhonolulu.com
Via fax to: 808-943-5855 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V

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Banquet Porter

on call

Set furniture to diagram and or specified instructions from Supervisor. Dress tabletops as directed and execute sequence of service as per THE MODERN HONOLULU Food & Beverage standards.Polish, set, refresh and breakdown water stations, meeting sets, registration tables. Maintain appearance of all Function spaces at all times;restoring rooms to a presentable manner includingrubbish removal, linen refreshing and report damages to Manager. Read and interpret Banquet Event Orders and carry out associated duties. High school diploma or equivalent required. Prior experience as a banquet porter in a luxury hotel environment desirable. Working knowledge of banquet equipment and set up standards required.

 



High school diploma or equivalent required. Prior experience as a banquet porter in a luxury hotel environment desirable. Working knowledge of banquet equipment and set up standards required.

 

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Banquet Server

on call

Set refreshment breaks. Execution of appropriate sequences of service. Must be able to open wine and champagne properly, and hold and pour bottles properly. High school diploma or equivalent required.Minimum 2 years prior banquet serving experience in a resort hotel environment. Must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. Must possess or be able to obtain State of Hawaii Liquor Commission Servers card.

 



High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum 2 years prior banquet serving experience in a resort hotel environment. Must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. Must possess or be able to obtain State of Hawaii Liquor Commission Servers card.

 

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Room Service Server

on call

The Room Service Server will be responsible for providing excellent service in an efficient manner. Accurately record and enter all beverage items. Maximize sales by using menu knowledge and suggestive selling techniques. Maintain cleanliness of service and work areas and ensure they are orderly and properly stocked. Responsible for collecting accurate payment from guests.

 



Previous experience in a luxury hotel environment as a server highly desirable.1-2 years of serving experience required. Must possess or be able to obtain State of Hawaii Liquor Commission.

 

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Accounting Clerk

full time

This is an accounting generalist position that will assist with all facets of accounting to include accounts receivable and special projects.

  • Administer guest, wholesale, group and catering billing including preparation of invoices, maintaining files, contracts, resolving inquiries, following up on outstanding deposits due and chargeback inquiries.
  • Facilitate monthly credit meetings with Director of Finance, General Manager and Director of Revenue.
  • Prepare and track commission payments.
  • Assist with the month end close process, and including journal entry preparation.
  • Reconcile guest ledgers, all accounts receivable ledgers, returned credit cards, advance deposits, gift certificates and other accounts as assigned.
  • Participate in the periodic inventory procedures.
  • Assist General Cashier with bank audits.
  • Prepares and analyzes financial and operational reports; performs variance analysis.
  • Adherence to accounting controls, policies and procedures.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities and this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



  1. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is highly desirable.
  2. 1-2 years of accounting experience is required. Experience in a hotel accounting environment is preferable.
  3. Must be proficient in MS Office Products.
  4. Previous experience with property management systems, Opera preferred, and point of sale systems, Micros preferred.
  5. Prior experience with accounting software required. Great Plains preferred.
  6. Must be able to pick up new tasks and concepts quickly and be able to handle multiple projects at a time.
  7. Must be Customer/Client Focus driven.
  8. Must have the ability to independently problem solve and analyze information.
  9. Must be able to handle a high volume of work and be results driven.
  10. Must be able to be flexible to changing work demands and initiatives.
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Cook IV

on call

Prepare appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts and other food items. Maintain 100% quality food production at all times. Maintain, organize and rotate inventory. Maintain clean and safe working area including refrigeration.



High school diploma or equivalent required.Education in culinary school preferred. Minimum one year prior experience in all baking/pastry techniques. Prior experience in luxury hotel environment in similar capacity preferred. Prior working knowledge of equipment and maintenance required. Sanitation and safety knowledge required. ServSafe certification or ability to obtain certification required. Must have prior knife handling skills.

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Licensed Massage Therapist

on call

Perform massages and body treatments to our in-house guests and local clients in luxurious hotel environment.Therapists must have a thorough knowledge of numerous massage modalities, possess a general understanding of body treatments and be willing to train in our spa’s specific massage and body treatment offerings.



Must be able to present a current/valid massage license acquired in the State of Hawaii.Must have at least 3 years of experience in massage and body treatments.Must know how to perform lomi lomi massages.Experience in a luxury resort or spa environment highly desirable.

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Pool Attendant

on call

Clean, stage and seat tables, chaise lounges and daybeds according to hotel standards.Answer questions on reservation process, pool amenities and menus.Help with the set-up, maintenance, cleanliness, and condition of pool equipment, pool areas, chaise lounges/daybeds, and seating areas. Transport supplies to pool attendant set up areas, towels/chaise lounge covers, supplies, acrylic ware, etc, throughout the day.Complete closing duties including restocking items, turning off lights, cleaning candles/lanterns etc. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications.Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.



Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior hotel or hospitality experience helpful. Luxury environment is preferable. CPR/First Aid certification preferred.Must possess a good command of the English language and have the ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate with guests and fellow team members both in person and by telephone. Ability to exert physical effort.

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Steward

on call

Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and par levels of silverware, dishware, and glassware.Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of all kitchen and culinary equipment/spaces.



Experience in a hotel stewarding department highly desirable.High school diploma or equivalent required.Must be able to work any and all shifts to include overnights, weekends, and holidays.Must be able to clearly communicate verbally in English.

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Licensed Lead Therapist

full time

Work closely with Spa Managers in leading a team, maximizing sales and customer service objective. Contribute to the growth and development of the Spa through training and coaching other therapists. Perform massages and body treatments to our in-house guests and local clients in luxurious hotel environment.



Therapists must have a thorough knowledge of numerous massage modalities, possess a general understanding of body treatments and be willing to train in our spa’s specific massage and body treatment offerings.Must be able to present a current/valid massage license acquired in the State of Hawaii.Must have at least 3 years of experience in massage and body treatments.Must know how to perform lomi lomi massages.Experience in a luxury resort or spa environment highly desirable.

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Sales Coordinator

full time

Assists the Director of Leisure and Corporate Sales/Leisure Sales Managers in further developing the leisure/corporate segments through all geographic markets.Responsible for processing monthly reports, merging contracts, arranging for VIP arrivals, checking group space availability, coordinating/hosting familiarization groups, conducting client site inspections, managing daily client correspondence/requests and other projects as needed.



High school diploma or equivalent required.College degree in Hotel Management, Travel Industry, or equivalent preferred. Minimum two (2) years prior hotel experience required.Prior experience in luxury hotel environment preferred. Ability to provide verbal and written business level communication and translation skills in Japanese & English required.Additional Asian language skills (preferably Korean and/or Chinese) highly preferred. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, time management skills, ability to work independently, multi-tasking In highly fast-paced environment required. Excellent presentation skills and ability to present the hotel to clients during site inspections and familiarization programs required. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required. General understanding of hotel property management systems required.Opera preferred.

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Director of Human Resources

full time

The Human Resources Director is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function and compliance with applicable State and Federal laws. Competencies include, strategic thinking, ethical conduct, leadership, decision making, business and financial acumen, communication proficiency and presentation skills.



Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Development, Travel Industry Management, Hotel Management, Business Administration, or related field

10 years prior human resources management experience, or equivalent

Experience working in a union environment

Preferred Education and Experience

Masters Degree

SPHR certification preferred.

Prior knowledge and/or experience in hotel operations helpful.

Previous experience in a luxury hotel environment preferred.

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Nail Technician

on call

Perform nail services to in-house guests and local clients in a luxurious hotel environment and provide 5 Star services. Must possess a thorough knowledge of nail care, hand and foot treatments as well as products, and have excellent massage techniques.



Must be able to present a current/valid license acquired in the State of Hawaii. Must have at least 3 years of experience with spa manicures/pedicures. Must be able to work a flexible shift schedule to include any day of the week, weekends, and holidays. Experience in a luxury resort or spa environment highly desirable.

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Housekeeping Room Attendant

on call

Responsible for maintaining standards of hotel cleanliness set by the Executive Housekeeper.Help maintain smooth transfer of clean rooms and promote the cleanliness of public space.



Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow-through, courtesy, cooperativeness and work with minimal supervision. Punctuality and regular and reliable attendance. Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with co-workers and the public. Previous experience in a luxury hotel or resort highly desirable.

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ADDICTION Cashier

on call

The Nightclub Cashier will be responsible for performing cashier activities at ADDICTION Nightclub while following The Modern Honolulu proper cash handling procedures policy. Follow all Hawaii State Liquor Laws. Must have a least (1) one year of experience in the service/nightclub industry; Minimum of 18 years of age; Must possess a high school diploma/ equivalent (college graduate is preferred); previous hospitality, restaurant and/or hotel experience is preferred; CPR/First Aid certification is desirable; Must possess (or able to obtain) a valid State of Hawaii Liquor Commission card; Must possess (or be able to obtain) Hawaii Dept. of Health Tuberculosis Clearance Certification; Must possess a good command of the English language and have the ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate with guests and team members both in person and by telephone; Must be able to work in a fast paced/stressful working environment; Ability to speak a second language is preferred; Ability to exercise common sense and good judgment; work with others as part of a team; Perform job functions with minimal supervision.



Must have a least (1) one year of experience in the service/nightclub industry; Minimum of 18 years of age; Must possess a high school diploma/ equivalent (college graduate is preferred); previous hospitality, restaurant and/or hotel experience is preferred; CPR/First Aid certification is desirable; Must possess (or able to obtain) a valid State of Hawaii Liquor Commission card; Must possess (or be able to obtain) Hawaii Dept. of Health Tuberculosis Clearance Certification; Must possess a good command of the English language and have the ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate with guests and team members both in person and by telephone; Must be able to work in a fast paced/stressful working environment; Ability to speak a second language is preferred; Ability to exercise common sense and good judgment; work with others as part of a team; Perform job functions with minimal supervision.

 

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