LOCAL INFO: Because of its award-winning services, reasonable cost of living, safety, moderate climate, and abundant leisure activities, Blacksburg is consistently ranked among the country’s best places to live and has earned a reputation nationwide as a well-managed, stable, and forward-looking community.
Vibrant and engaging, Blacksburg’s downtown offers unique stores, art galleries, and eclectic restaurants. The area’s wide red-brick sidewalks, Victorian street lamps, and park benches encourage foot traffic and make meeting folks easy.
JOB START DATES:
|Start dates||End dates|
|May – September for seasonal program
September/October 2018 – September/October 2019 for internships
JOB TITLE: Front Desk (internships), F&B and Housekeeping (seasonal)
COMPANY TYPE: Hotel
QUALIFICATIONS: No specific requirements for seasonal program.
Either a degree or professional certificate from a foreign post-secondary academic institution and at least one year of prior related work experience in their occupational field acquired outside the United States,
or five years of work experience in their occupational field acquired outside the United States (for training program)
GENDER: Both females and males are accepted
NATIONALITY: Any nationality
MINIMUM ENGLISH: Conversational
$9.50 per hour for front desk ($10.00 per hour for 11pm-7am shift),
$10 per hour for housekeeping and F&B.
AVERAGE HOURS: 32+ hours per week
OVERTIME: Available on occasion
FREQUENCY OF PAY: Weekly
WORK SCHEDULES: 4 – 6 days per week,
shifts for front desk are 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm or 11pm-7am,
shifts for F&B are 7am-3pm or 9am to 5pm,
shifts for housekeeping are 9am-5pm.
TRAINING: On the job
SICK/VACATION DAYS: None paid
MEAL CONDITIONS: N/A
LOCATION: Blacksburg, VA
SECOND JOBS: N/A
INTERNET AVAILABILITY: Available
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: N/A
TRAVEL TO WORK: Walking distance
DISTANCE FROM SHOPPING CENTER: 10 minutes walk
HOUSING: Provided, 2 bedroom apartment
HOUSING COSTS: $400 – $500 per month
HOUSING DEPOSIT: N/A
ARRIVAL INFO: Prior notice required
EMPLOYER PICK-UP: N/A