Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities 2018-02-06T09:01:42+00:00

The Bar Harbor Inn is the perfect choice for employment in Bar Harbor. With 153 guest rooms, two restaurants and a full service spa, the Bar Harbor Inn offers the opportunity to earn a good income in convenient, downtown Bar Harbor. Thousands of guests from all over the world stay at the Bar Harbor Inn each year and enjoy our fine dining Reading Room Restaurant or our casual, outdoor Terrace Grille. We also offer full and continental breakfast and host many weddings and special functions. The Bar Harbor Inn is situated directly on Frenchman Bay near the heart of downtown Bar Harbor, Maine and minutes away from Acadia National Park.

Select the departments below to view job openings and contact information.

To apply for a position in Reservations, send your résumé to Kaitlen Griffin:

Reservations Agent

This is a full time, year round position for reservations agent at the Bar Harbor Inn & Spa. Night & Weekend Shifts.

Every reservations agent is expected to be able to answer the phone with a timely, and friendly welcoming voice and tone. Maximizing every phone call to capture every sales opportunity possible. Staff are expected to be knowledgeable with computer programs and have a strong willingness and ability to learn. Reservations agents are expected to be detail orientated, follow instructions and execute tasks consistently with each shift. Prior hotel reservations, front desk or customer service/call center experience preferred, but not required. A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and kind and respectful approach to guests and coworkers a requirement.

To apply for a position in Guest Services, send your résumé to Melissa Wheat:

Front Desk Agent

Full Time:  Day Shift:  7:00am – 3:00pm         Night Shift:  2:00pm – 10:00pm

The Bar Harbor Inn Front Desk Agent represents the first point of contact with guests and handles all stages of a guest’s stay. A typical day as a hotel front desk agent, involves registering/booking guests in and out of their rooms, while accommodating any special requests. The Front Desk Agent will provide information about available rooms and rates, furnish room keys and hotel information, and process payments. Knowledge of the Bar Harbor area is helpful to this position but not required.


Full Time    Day Shift:  8:30am – 3:00pm        Night Shift:  3:00pm – 11:00pm

The function of a Bellman at the Bar Harbor Inn is to work closely with the Front Desk Staff,
Management and other hotel departments in providing guest assistance with luggage, transportation
and miscellaneous needs. Often the first and last person a guest sees while staying at the hotel is the
Bellman. The care and attention that goes with this position is crucial to the success of a hotel as they
convey a critical message to the guests about the property’s commitment to service.

To apply for a position in Food & Beverage – Front of House, send your résumé to Cathy Walton:

Breakfast & Terrace Server

Full Time  Morning Shift:                           Terrace Shift:

Busy, downtown oceanfront resort serving position for our Reading Room breakfast shift and busy outdoor Terrace Grille shifts.  We are looking for out going, hard working experienced servers with availability through mid- October.

To apply for a position in Food & Beverage – Back of House, send your resume to Chef Louis Kiefer:

Line Cooks

Full Time Day Shift: 7:00am – 3:00pm        Night Shift:  3:00pm – 11:00pm

Prepare ingredients for recipes, garnish and plate finished dishes, work with kitchen team for effective and timely service. Several full time positions available for summer season. Competitive hourly rate based on experience. Email resume, stop by the Inn to fill out an application or call Chef Louis Kiefer at 207-288-8279 x 360. 

Sous Chef

Full Time Night Shift:  2:00pm – 11:00pm

Responsible for food service operations for high volume outdoor seafood and/or fine dining restaurant. Supervise large kitchen staff; oversee quality and cost control. Culinary education and four year’s experience preferred but not required.


Full Time Day Shift: 7:00am – 3:00pm      Night Shift:  3:00pm – 11:00pm

An extraordinary dining experience begins with clean dishes and silverware, with that in mind, the Dishwasher is very important to the success of our business. This person ensures that all dishes and silverware are spotless and sparkling. Responsibilities include safely operating an automatic dishwashing machine, washing pots and pans, performing general kitchen clean-up duties and disposing of all waste.

Seeking culinary externs and other qualified staff to join our team

Chef Kiefer offers a perspective of what a culinary student can expect from an externship at the Bar Harbor Inn.

Please check back regularly, as we frequently post new jobs. In the meantime, you are welcome to send us your résumé, which we’ll keep on file.

To apply for a position in Maintenance, send your resume to Will Kerley:

Maintenance Team Member

Full Time Evening Shift: 1:00pm – 9:00pm

The Maintenance Staff is expected to handle maintenance issues promptly and in a professional manner. Common duties are minor repairs in guest rooms, grounds upkeep, preventative maintenance, and room calls.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promptly identifies, communicates and resolves maintenance issues
  • Responds to guest complaints involving maintenance issues within rooms or on property
  • Properly handles maintenance issues in a timely manner
  • Maintains landscaping and building interior & exterior to brand and company standards

Physical Demands:

This is a very physical demanding job that requires extended periods of walking, standing, bending, lifting, twisting and kneeling and climbing ladders. Lifting of up to 65 lbs. Extended workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To apply for a position in Group sales, send your résumé to Jasmine Jennings:

We currently do not have any positions available in this department at this time.

Please check back regularly, as we frequently post new jobs. In the meantime, you are welcome to send us your résumé, which we’ll keep on file.


To apply for a position in Housekeeping, send your résumé to Debbie Hauser:

Housekeeping Attendants 

Full Time Day Shift: 8:00am – 2:30pm       Night Matron Shift:  4:00pm – 11:00pm

Safely and efficiently cleans guest rooms and common areas. Housekeeping experience a plus but not required, will train. Great working environment. Competitive hourly rate based on experience.


Full Time Day Shift: 7:00am – 3:30pm

The responsibilities of the houseman/housewoman is to provide a steady stream of support for the housekeeping department in the form of supplying linen closets, stripping beds, assisting in trash removal from guest rooms and consolidated areas. Stock supplies, remove trash, assist in any duties necessary as deemed by the Housekeeping Manager. Dependable hours, training provided, pride in ones work a prerequisite of the position.

To apply for a position in our Spa, send your resume to Amanda Young:

Nail Technician

Part Time: Flexible Hours

The Spa at the Bar Harbor is hiring for a part-time nail technician. Daily duties include providing nail and hand services to customers, such as basic manicures,  pedicures, nail repair, shellac and polish.

If you are unable to find a position available in your field here at the Bar Harbor Inn please explore additional employment opportunities with our sister properties at: Witham Family Hotels Jobs.

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