Live, work & play on beautiful Block Island!
Since 2011, we have been putting our heart and soul into our establishments on Block Island. We are a family owned and operated business and our employees are an extension of that family. We are looking for people who are passionate about the hospitality industry, and enjoy the process of creating memorable flavors and experiences for our customers.
Located off the coast of Rhode Island, Block Island is New England's best kept secret. Full of gorgeous beaches, crystal clear waters & small island charm. On days off you can enjoy paddleboarding, surfing + fishing. Hike miles of greenway trails or just relax at the beach. check out our websites + social media below: www.pppbi.com @poorpeoplespubbi www.tigerfishbi.com @tigerfish_bi
About TigerFish + Poor People's Pub
Poor People's Pub is an island staple, open since 2011. Specializing in hand tossed pizza, house smoked meats, burgers & so much more. There is something for everyone at PPP- from sandwiches and wings to ossobuco + fois gras.
Our full bar features local draft beers & simple but refreshing cocktails. Open from mid-April through the end of October, we serve lunch/dinner and late-night pizza daily.
TigerFish offers pan-Asian cuisine and a rotating sushi menu. Our food is bold and bright with big flavors. The cocktail menu is tiki-centric with twists on classic libations. We encourage our staff to get creative with house-made syrups and curated ingredients while customers sip and dance to our house DJ. Open May-Columbus Day serving lunch/dinner + late night daily.
The Employee Experience
While working with us, your schedule will be set for most of the season, with 6 days on and 1 day off. There will be double shifts and opportunity for overtime. Your experience should be educational, challenging and fun. We want our staff to leave a season on Block Island feeling like they made lasting memories, lifelong friends with a desire to come back and do it again.
Ideal candidates are energetic, natural leaders with a team player mentality. If you thrive in fast paced environments and maintain a positive attitude this could be the job for you!
Room and Board
We have housing located in town, a short walk to beaches, town + work. Dorm style bedrooms woth access to a full kitchen, living room and bathroom.
Housing is very limited and only available for full season commitments. Single rooms are not available.
Getting Here and Getting Around
Located 13 miles off shore, Block Island is accessible by ferry or prop plane from the mainland. Once here, the housing + restaurants are located right down town, so you can easily get around on foot or bike.
Block Island is a outdoor enthusiasts playground. Water sports, beach volleyball + soaking up the rays are some of the favorite day-off pass times. Since over 47% of the island is conservation land, there are miles of gorgeous hikes and beaches to discover. Going out to dinner and experiencing the islands restaurant scene is also a great way to bond with your co-workers.
How to Apply
If you think you are a good fit for our team, send an email with an explanation about yourself and which position you are interested in applying for. Once your email is reviewed, we can set up a time for a video chat or an in person interview.