Professional Association of Innkeepers International

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When you need to fill a position at your Inn or B&B, send the job description to PAII.

Whether you are looking for an Innkeeper, Assistant Innkeeper, Manager, Cook / Chef, Frontdesk Manager, etc,
your listing here just may reach the perfect candidate. And, your ad is free!

PAII accepts listings for properties that are in compliance with the required licenses or permits, insurance, and taxation for the facility and activities.
By advertising on this site, you verify the property meets this requirement.
We do not accept postings for hosts for 'short-term-rentals, other vacation rental listings,
or for those hoping 
to hire an innkeeper to turn their residential home / property into a B&B.

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Check the Positions Wanted page for listings by those seeking employment in the innkeeping industry!

Posted January 2020

If you are interested in learning how to operate a small B&B (18 rooms) from the ground up, by a seasoned veteran, this is an opportunity you may want to consider. We are located in the busy coastal, seasonal resort town of Newport, RI. We have been in operation for 33 years. Over time and with training, as assistant manager you will wear a multitude of hats: front desk, housekeeping, marketing and social media, m&r, guest services, concierge, schedules, bookkeeping, hiring, training, inventory, ordering, and the list goes on! This is not a live-in position but it is hands on position. I believe innkeeping is a lifestyle and a commitment to hospitality. It is also an opportunity to discover if the path of innkeeping is the right path for you. It brings with it a certain level of responsibility but also many rewards. If this position interests you and you would like to learn more, please send resume and letter of introduction to


Managing Innkeeper Couple Romantic RiverSong B&B Inn in Estes Park, Colorado is looking for an energetic, outgoing couple who enjoys nature and the outdoors. You love creating magical, memorable experiences for guests and are meticulous in attention to detail. You are great under pressure and able to multitask. You enjoy Innkeeping on a team, are self-motivated, and comfortable working solo. As a manager you are able to seek to understand and then to be understood, working out problems and issues with patience and grace. We expect that you come with strong experience in B&B operations (or boutique hotel operations), especially hands-on experience in housekeeping, laundry, cooking, and guest operations. For maintenance, we are looking for experience with all kinds of around-the-house tasks. Light construction, mechanical and electrical is a plus. View all these details and more by clicking here

Posted December 2019

Searching for an innkeeper for our established Bed & Breakfast in Manteo, North Carolina.

Located in the heart of the Outer Banks, NC in downtown Manteo along the waterfront within walking distance to restaurants, galleries and other downtown attractions, the Inn consists of eight guest rooms (all with private entrances and bathroom) and two small cottages.

Looking for a dependable, energetic, hardworking, healthy, honest, handy, flexible, enthusiastic, intelligent and friendly Innkeeper with excellent customer relations skills. This person will wear MANY hats and the ability to adapt and get things done is a must! This position would be responsible for the day to day operations of the business including:

-Managing reservations and responding to inquiries via online platforms, telephone, email, and walk ins, all of which are in place and function as the Inn’s main source of inquiries and reservations

-Greeting guests and completing check in process/collecting payment/assisting them to their room. Providing local recommendations and direction

-Responding to all guest requests, including after hours phone calls (24/7 phone coverage is essential)

-Preparing and serving breakfast each morning (Continental)

-Manage small housekeeping staff and may be required to occasionally refresh or turnover guest rooms.

-Manage laundry, folding, organizing linens, some ironing

-Small property maintenance (change light bulbs, replace shower head, etc.)

-Monitoring of supplies and some ordering/shopping

-Any interest or ability to participate in market development, creation of seasonal packages, additional offerings and add-ons, and other creative marketing initiatives welcomed!

-Must understand and be able to work each department when necessary

The property currently operates as a 10 month business, March 1-January 1, although peak season is April to October. Innkeepers will be expected to work throughout the peak season, with 1-2 non weekend/holiday days off per week. Please note: weekends and holidays are our busiest time! More flexible downtime is possible in the non-peak months. The current owner / operators will live on site, and can support/ fill in during breaks as needed. The new innkeeper will live on site in a 2 bedroom, one bath full apartment that is located on property but not attached to the inn.

Ideal Candidate will have:

-A minimum of two years in a B&B, inn, small hotel, or unique lodging type of property.

-Management Experience – minimum of two years in a B&B, inn, small hotel, or unique lodging type of property.

-Computer knowledge Microsoft Office, hotel management systems/Resnexus/Cloudbeds

-Business minded with the ability to drive business and increase occupancy

-Must have at least 2 references

Compensation includes housing, health care stipend, and will vary depending on experience and may include include bonuses/profit sharing based on performance.

Candidates are invited to send resume and cover letter to


Posted November 2019

Onsite General Manger For an Inn on the Jersey Shore

Seeking an individual to live on site and operate an Inn on the Jersey Shore that includes meeting / event space. The ideal candidate will be responsible for guest services, room inventory management, housekeeping , quality control, general maintenance, marketing and event planning. Qualified candidates must be self-motivated, a hands-on player willing to wear as many hats as needed, be computer literate, customer-oriented and organized. Hospitality experience is required. Compensation negotiable.

Please forward resume to


Henderson State University(HSU) – is seeking a management company to manage the entire operations of The Captain Henderson House (CHH) B&B, located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. The Captain Henderson House began as a family cottage in 1892 to the fruition of the majestic 9000 Square foot Mansion conceived by Captain Charles Christopher Henderson. In late 2000 and early 2001 it was meticulously restored to its original grandeur and soon became the Premier Bed and Breakfast of Arkansas. It was named to the National Register of Historical Places, and, was also featured in the March 2005 edition of Southern Living. The CHH consists of eight guest rooms, each with their own private bathroom. Six guest rooms upstairs and two guest rooms downstairs. The downstairs also offers a parlor, music room, sun room, conference room, dining room, two public restrooms, the office and a commercial kitchen. Upstairs includes a guest “kitchen” providing snacks, cold/hot beverages with sink and ice maker. And, the housekeeping laundry facilities.

Operations of the CHH Bed and Breakfast includes day & evening staffing (housekeeping, cooking, interior general maintenance; air filters, light bulbs, all supplies, all food items, electrical, plumbing and interior heat/ac, and light exterior maintenance & landscaping, etc.), and marketing/advertising. All work is to be performed at the highest standards to maintain the original grandeur of the house, and to the satisfaction of HSU. Holiday decorating is to be expected; Christmas and Thanksgiving especially. Exterior HVAC (boiler & chiller), Heavy exterior maintenance and Mowing will be contracted by HSU. HSU desires the opportunity to negotiate a contract, including a mutually agreed upon Statement of Work. Contact Tim L. Jones


Posted October 2019

Historic Fairview Inn: Jackson, Mississippi Executive Chef Wanted

A Unique Opportunity at Jackson's Only Boutique Hotel!

We're looking for someone with fresh innovating ideas and a flair for creativity. The ideal candidate is a new to the game chef or sous chef that's eager to make their mark in the industry with exciting culinary creations. Please Email Your Resume to:


Assistant Innkeeper Wanted: Welcome to the wonderful world of innkeeping and the iconic BEALL MANSON - where you will have the opportunity to learn from and work with the best of the best. With the knowledge and experience you gain - one day you may own your own inn.


Long-term position in the fast-paced environment and beauty of an award winning, luxury, Alton, IL bed & breakfast inn.

The Assistant Innkeeper is essentially a professional home maker and businessperson providing hospitality for travelers from around the world. Dedication to excellence and attention to detail are essential.

Duties include:

  • -White glove cleaning of rooms & common areas, making and flipping beds, windows, laundry, dishes, etc.
  • -Laundry
  • -Gardening
  • -Breakfast Prep and Service using our recipes
  • -Light maintenance
  • -Taking reservations
  • -Interacting with and servicing the needs of guests


  • -Focused on delivering a flawless guest experience
  • -Committed to a smoke-free, drug-free, crime-free workplace
  • -Records and background check required
  • -Reliable transportation
  • -Dependable, prompt, on time
  • -Teachable – ready to learn and apply the detailed methods and procedures that have earned The BEALL MANSION recognition as one of the “top 3% of accommodations worldwide for customer satisfaction” -HotelsCombined
  • -Eye for detail
  • -Ability to work quickly and efficiently to complete all tasks in a timely manner
  • -Flexibility in working hours and days off (dictated by occupancy)
  • -Well groomed, neat personal appearance
  • -Good physical shape - able to bend, kneel, lift, and carry full laundry basket from basement to 2nd and 3rd floors (no elevator)
  • -Valid government photo I.D. and social security card for payroll and tax purposes

2 years PROFESSIONAL hotel room innkeeping or housekeeping experience

Some computer experience


Average 20 to 35 hours per week including Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. (Note: Weekends and holidays are the busiest.)


$12.00 an hour + tips to start

Incremental performance-based raises thereafter up to the current top rate of $15.00 per hour + tips. Come - let’s grow together!


The BEALL MANSION is an award-winning lodging icon, Great Rivers & Routes and All Around Alton’s only luxury 4 star lodging property, National Geographic Map Guide Destination, 50 Best B&Bs in America-The Daily Meal, USA Top 100 Gold Inn & B&B" Award Winning Property. Top 30 Bed and Breakfast-Midwest Living and many more!

If you are ready to enter the wonderful world of innkeeping, have all of the qualifications above, are committed to excellence, and think you have what it takes to work for the very best – please apply NOW! Only serious, qualified applicants please.

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Posted September 2019

A well established Bed and Breakfast in Bucks County in a historic building with many repeat guests is looking for an enthusiastic hospitality professional to run the 12 room bed and breakfast.This is a live-in position.

You are a highly motivated self-starter who is creative, customer focused, and with an upbeat personality with hospitality and cooking experience.

Some responsibilities: Customer relations; Front Desk including phone and reservation system and typing and computer skills; Manage small staff; Room turnovers and stay overs when housekeeper is not scheduled. Maintenance of house and gardens and cleanliness of lobby and public areas; Serving & preparing & cooking breakfast; On call hours and other tasks.

You are responsible for the running and most of the management of the bed & breakfast. Your private apartment is a lovely one bedroom with new upgraded kitchen, family room and dining area. This sunlight filled and welcoming apartment is separate from the bed & breakfast. Send your resume and cover letter to


Exciting & Unique Hospitality Opportunity! Upscale country inn in northwestern Illinois seeks energetic and enthusiastic individual to fill a hospitality "Jack/Jill-of-all-trades" type-role. No previous experience or skill set required, just a wish to learn and grow, and a willingness to take direction. Seeking someone with a wish to understand the inner workings of a longstanding and successful hospitality business and all that is required behind the scenes to make it fabulous. Long hours, a fast pace, monotonous tasks and hard physical labor will be expected -tasks will vary from day to day. The position can be part to full time and is open to commuters or applicants who seek a residential opportunity. Start date is fairly immediate and with potential to develop into a long-term position with the business. Compensation will be discussed on a case-by-case basis. Start by sending resume and a letter of interest/intention to


Boutique Inn in Wilmington, NC is seeking for Innkeeper/Manager for a 7 room award-winning Boutique Inn in Historic Downtown. Base Compensation is $20,000 per year. Bonus and profit share can bring annual pay up to $40-45k. Housing can be provided. Ideally the perfect candidate is experienced in running a similar sized property, good with technology and has cooking experience. Please send applications to:


Newly Restored Historic Castle in the Rockies. We are seeking an experienced couple or individual to live in and manage our 9-room boutique hotel in a rare and spectacular 1902 castle in Redstone, Colorado. This is a hands-on position requiring a passion for caring for our guests. High quality food service, impeccable cleanliness and attention to detail are our standards. Operation of an on-line reservation system, food preparation, maintenance, housekeeping, tour operations, supervision of small staff, and event sales are job requirements. Candidates must have experience in event sales and management, as well as innkeeping. Professional training in food preparation is a plus. No smoking, children or pets. Exceptional accommodations, salary, sales-based bonus, and flexible time off. This is a rare opportunity to live in a castle in the magnificent Crystal River Valley of Colorado. Please email us with your resume or letter of interest.


We are a small upstart Bed & Breakfast opened in March 2019. We are located in Conshohocken, Pa between Philadelphia and Valley Forge. We are seeking experienced innkeeper(s) to help us grow the B&B. Duties include cooking, light cleaning, laundry etc. Must have a friendly outgoing demeaner and be willing to go the extra mile. If interested please email your detailed resume along with references to


Sage Hill Inn and Spa in the Texas Hill Country outside of Austin is looking for a General Manager to build upon the Inn's current success. The General Manager is a hands-on position with responsibility for all aspects of operations at the hotel, focused both on maximizing the potential of the business and on ensuring that guests experience 5-star service. Sage Hill hosts 19 rooms including several stand-alone houses/casitas. Guest visits include dinner and breakfast at the Inn's award winning restaurant. The Inn has been featured in Forbes, Austin Monthly, Texas Home and Living, and the Statesman. It is one of the top rated hotels in the country on Trip Advisor.


·Guest Experience

Serve as the face and voice for Sage Hill Inn. Be available throughout the property throughout the day/evening, interacting with guests and ensuring that staff are in a position to provide impeccable service.

Consistently message the staff's core responsibility to provide a superior guest experience through positive interaction and attention to detail.

Provide hands on problem solving and trouble to ensure that the Sage Hill guest experience is first class.

· Staff Management

oCreate a work environment that capitalizes on the unique atmosphere of the Inn, provides staff with a sense of ownership in providing service, and is fun.

oManage and develop hotel staff to ensure superior retention and career progression/development.

oHold regular meetings with staff, both individually and collectively.

oProvide ongoing training to department heads and ensure that appropriate training is being provided throughout their teams. Codify appropriate information as necessary/helpful.

oMaintain a consistent program of recruitment/talent identification.

·Business/Financial Responsibilities

o Responsible for the preparation, presentation and achievement of the hotel's annual Operating Budget, Marketing & Sales Plan and Capital Budget. Create long and short term strategic plans for the Inn.

oManage the P&L of the hotel, ensuring revenue and guest satisfaction targets are met and exceeded while managing cost structure.

oEnsure that monthly financial outlooks for Rooms, Food & Beverage, Admin & General are on target and accurate. Work with accountant to prepare monthly financial reporting for owners.

oManage the hotel website, marketing, pricing and distribution through online and traditional travel agencies.

·Managing the Inn's Growth

oLead all expansion efforts including ongoing refurbishment and current/future capital projects. Provide both financial and operational management of all expansion.

oAnalyze, design, and develop additional service opportunities including expanded wedding and business retreat services.


The ideal candidate is a seasoned, creative, energetic, patient, and positive hotel professional with outstanding management and customer service skills. This person must thrive on hands-on management of the Inn; while "desk work" is absolutely necessary, success in this role requires someone who loves to roll up his/her sleeves and be involved in all aspects of running the Inn, managing the staff, and providing world-class service.


·At least 10-15 years experience in the hospitality industry, including significant experience in upscale properties.

·Experience with larger brand high-end properties as well as smaller/boutique hotels and spas a plus.

·At least five years experience as either a General Manager, F&B Manager, or Operations Director. Experience managing budgets and a P&L a necessity.

·Experience in both food and beverage and hotel operations is preferred.

·Candidates must have experience with property management systems (Micros, Opera, Evivo, etc.).

·Experience managing website presence, social media, reputation, and distribution through channel partners such as Expedia and

·Experience employing a variety of marketing and public relations activities and vendors.


Bachelor's Degree expected, a degree in hotel management is a plus.

Please inquire at

Posted August 2019

Seeking Innkeeper in Great Smoky Mountains Area for immediate opening. Our gorgeous property consists of a 17 room motel with 4 cabins, in the midst of the mountains. We are seeking an individual (or couple) for a live-in position to manage day to day operations.

Applicants must enjoy interacting and caring for guests, have computer skills for reservation management, and be able to perform some housekeeping duties; this position does not require any cooking.

Our property is a nature lover's dream and is suitable for, welcoming individuals or couple who embody the southern hospitality spirit. Compensation includes housing with utilities in addition to a salary. If interested, please email your Resume to


The South’s top B&B seeks an experienced live-in innkeeping couple. Eight rooms; superior guest experience and attention to detail are our hallmarks. Require innkeepers with fortitude for 7am gourmet breakfast, willing to roll-up their sleeves to turn a room or perform maintenance duties, who are interesting and fun to work with, interact well with guests and possess a keen sense of humor. The successful candidates will have a positive and encouraging attitude with team members, be flexible, well organized and have a passion for hospitality. In exchange, we offer a thriving and exciting place to work, a competitive daily rate plus percentage of sales, a small on-site cottage to live in and flexible time away to rest and rejuvenate. Interested? Email your CV, at least two references and photographs of your work (food presentation, rooms, weddings, your choice of what you are proud of)For Email address for submissions please click here.

Posted July 2019

INNKEEPER/COOK wanted — Magnificent Portland, Oregon B&B,, is seeking a friendly, organized, hard-working individual who has experience in hospitality field. Will take reservations, handle inquiries, welcome guests and show them to their rooms and coordinate with outside caterer on special events. If you have cooking experience, that is a bonus and you will be compensated thusly. SEND RESUMES:


Resident General Manger For The Majestic Hotel: Looking for an individual to live on site and operate a 16 room Inn in Ocean Grove that includes a 70-seat event space. The ideal candidate will be responsible for guest services, room inventory management, housekeeping , quality control, general maintenance, marketing and event planning. Qualified candidates must be self-motivated, a hands-on player willing to wear as many hats as needed, be computer literate, customer-oriented and organized. Hospitality experience is required. Compensation negotiable. Please forward resume to


Onsite Innkeeper for The Majestic Hotel, Ocean Grove, NJ: Seeking an individual that will reside on-site overnight and attend to guest requests and needs. The ideal candidate will be responsible to adequately and competently resolve any emergencies that might arise.

Please forward resume to


Historic Inn – 90 minutes from NYC. Looking for live-in couple to manage day to day operations of Inn. This is a HANDS ON position. Seeking candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit with attention to details; mindful about growth, responsible, organized, self-starter. Be able think on your feet with an at your service attitude and solution oriented. You will be responsible to manage a small part time staff. Must be computer savvy and be able to research and learn new things every day and be dedicated to succeeding. Responsibilities include: housekeeping, breakfast, check in and out guests, assist with luggage, concierge services, marketing, social media, OTA & website management, admin responsibilities and customer service and general repairs and maintenance. Must be able to work independently. We have excellent reviews and expect you to achieve the same. Please respond to

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