Job: Rezeption sucht charmantes Laecheln!

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Job Description

  • Front Desk
  • Vail, CO, USA
  • $15.00 / hr
  • Hourly
  • Year-Round - Full Time

The Sonnenalp Hotel is one of the Leading Hotels of the World, recognized for service excellence, community contributions, Green leadership and a diverse and welcoming staff. Our 4th generation family-owned Bavarian style hotel has been THE place to stay in Vail for the past 35 years. Join our exceptional team committed to creating a world class resort experience for each and every Guest!

Why join our Hotel? 

  • Family owned and operated (the owners are actually on site and know each and every employee by name!).
  • An elite member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
  • We emphasize Quality over Quantity - "Small is Beautiful".
  • Well-established reputation with our track record of service excellence and financial success.
  • Loyal and happy quests that have been visiting since inception in 1979.
  • We care about the Vail community and contributing our time to enhancing it with various company volunteer events.
  • We value diversity, professionalism, integrity and leadership.
  • Work with like-minded genuine people who take pride in their role.
  • Have the freedom and autonomy to help guide our future success.

What are we seeking for?

The Sonnenalp in Vail Colorado is looking for Front Desk Agents to join our premier Hotel. Our Front Desk Agents must be friendly, professional, and all around guest service stars!  

Front Desk Agents will greet, register, check out, and assist guests efficiently, courteously, and professionally in all Front Office related functions. They maintain the highest standard of service and hospitality at all times. In addition, it is important he or she knows how to work the phones and take reservations, and is familiar with all departments of the hotel.

We offer positions for both J1 and Q1 visa candidates.

  • The J1 positions are 12 months in length and are open to everyone that qualifies. 
  • The Q1 positions are 15 months in length and are available to candidates from Germany, Austria or Switzerland only.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • Previous front desk, reservations, concierge, bell desk or night audit experience in a luxury property preferred
  • English Fluency required for this position

Special Skills/Equipment

  • Good to excellent computer skills a must
  • Knowledge of Excel required
  • Knowledge of Springer Miller Lodging Software helpful
  • Able to work under high-pressure situations, use good judgment, and meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Fluent in multiple languages helpful
  • Cash handling and basic accounting skills helpful
  • Friendly, warm and enthusiastic personality

We are looking for outstanding staff to create an exceptional guest experience. If you are looking to work and live in America, our European culture and beautiful mountain valley could be the perfect place for you to call home.

Your benefits?

  • Hotel & Resort Discounts
  • Employee Appreciation
  • Ski pass discounts
  • Housing
  • ....and much more!

We are offering J1 Trainee/Internship (12 months)  and Q1 (15 months) visa's for our candidates! Apply online at  or send an email with your informative application (in English) as pdf file.


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