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Block Island Resorts offers competitive wages, overtime pay, and staff meals for back-of-the-house employees. Housing is only available for employees who are available to stay the full season (May 22, 2023 - October 3, 2023). We are currently taking applications for the following positions:

Host/Hostess: Responsible for greeting guests and selling merchandise. Positions run from May 22, 2023 to October 3, 2023 with a six-day work week with overtime. Housing is available at $85 per week and candidates must be able to relocate to Block Island for the summer. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Dining Room Manager: The Oar, a 280-seat, high-volume restaurant, is seeking an experienced dining room manager for the upcoming 2023 summer season. Dining room managers are responsible for supervising daily shift operations, greeting customers, and handling conflicts and complaints. Dining room managers are expected to work both lunch and dinner shifts. Must have high volume restaurant experience. Position starts May 22, 2023 to October 3, 2023 with a six day work week with overtime. Must be able to relocate to Block Island for the summer season. For this position, we offer a single room in staff housing and staff meals.  Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Sushi Chef: The Oar is a seasonal high-volume family-owned 280-seat waterfront restaurant seeking a qualified Sushi Chef for the upcoming 2023 summer season. Located on beautiful Block Island, a small island off the coast of Rhode Island, which is accessible only by ferry. We are requiring a chef with five years of experience that can work independently as well as be a team player. You will be expected to produce rolls, nigiri, and sushi efficiently and neatly in a high-pressure restaurant setting. Positions run from May 22, 2023 to October 3, 2023 with a six-day work week, and compensation is hourly based on your experience, skills, and dedication. This is a challenging sushi bar producing over 80 thousand rolls over six months. Must be able to relocate for the 2023 summer season. For this position, we offer a studio apartment. To apply, please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.


Sushi and Raw Bar Staff: The Oar is seeking a qualified Sushi roller for the upcoming 2023 summer season. We ask that candidates have two years of experience that can work independently as well as be team players. You will be expected to produce rolls, nigiri, and sushi efficiently and neatly in a high-pressure restaurant setting. Raw Bar candidates should prepare shellfish for serving customers. Assist the bar staff in filling ice, stocking, and maintaining a clean work environment. This is a challenging sushi bar producing over 80 thousand rolls over six months. Must be able to relocate for the 2023 summer season and housing is available. Positions run from May 22, 2023 to October 3, 2023 with a six-day work week and compensation is hourly based on your experience, skills, and dedication. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Dishwasher: Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of dishes, tableware, glassware, pots, pans, and utensils through machine cleaning methods. Positions start May 22, 2023 to October 3, 2023 with a six-day work week. Candidates must be able to relocate for the summer season. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Front Desk Associate: Assist the guests of the hotel throughout all the stages of their stay. Positions run from May to early October with a six-day work week. Housing is available at $85/week and candidates must be able to relocate to Block Island for the summer. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Breakfast Manager: The 1661 Inn on beautiful Block Island, located off the coast of Rhode Island, is seeking a breakfast manager for the upcoming 2023 summer season. The manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the continental breakfast and ensuring a high-quality experience for guests. Candidates are expected to be on time and ready for shifts. Positions run from May to October with a six-day work week. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.This position would require relocating to Block Island and living in a single bedroom within staff housing.

Breakfast Servers: The 1661 Inn on beautiful Block Island, located off the coast of Rhode Island, is seeking breakfast servers for the upcoming 2023 summer season. Servers are responsible for setting up the buffet, attending to guests, and maintaining a clean area. Candidates are expected to be on time and ready for shifts. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Bellhop: The 1661 Inn is seeking a seasonal bellhop for the upcoming 2023 summer season. Excellent customer service skills are a must. Able to carry or lift objects fifty pounds or greater without assistance. Must have valid drivers license. Positions run from May to mid-October with a six-day work week. Must be able to relocate for the 2023 summer season as there is housing available. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Chambermaids: The 1661 Inn on beautiful Block Island, located off the coast of Rhode Island, is seeking a seasonal Chambermaid for the upcoming 2023 summer season. Positions run from May to October with a six-day work week. Candidates must be able to relocate for the 2023 summer season, housing is available. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Laundry Attendants: The 1661 Inn on beautiful Block Island, located off the coast of Rhode Island, is seeking laundry attendants for the upcoming 2023 summer season. Able to carry or lift heavier objects without assistance. Positions run from May to October with a six-day work week. Candidates must be able to relocate for the summer and we have housing available for $85/week. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Janitorial Staff: Block Island Resorts is seeking custodians for the 2023 summer season. Responsible for cleaning and supplying designated building areas. Positions run from May to early October with a six-day work week. Candidates must be able to relocate for the summer season and housing is available at $85/week. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

Parking Attendants: The Oar is seeking an attendant that will oversee the parking lot on the property. You will be expected to ensure that parking spaces remain clean and clear of debris. When customers require assistance you are expected to help them with all their issues. Positions run from May 22, 2023 to October 3, 2023 with a six-day work week. Candidates must be able to relocate for the 2023 summer season and housing is available. Please include your resume, current references, and exact dates of availability in an email to theoar@biresorts.com. Zoom interview to follow.

How to Apply

To be considered for employment all applicants must submit a current resume, references, and exact dates of availability. Our season runs from May to mid-October. Phone Q&A followed with a Skype or Zoom interview. We are able to Hire H2B (in-country only) for the 2023 season!


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