Hotel Riverton, Gothenburg

Careers

Work with us at Hotel Riverton

Create unique hotel experiences with us!

We are delighted to see that you are interested in joining us at Hotel Riverton in Gothenburg. 

We are an owner-run hotel that puts great focus on our staff, you as an individual, your knowledge and characteristics. Our main competitive advantage is undoubtedly our organization with its individual personalities. Every member of the Riverton team is dedicated to upholding the “Riverton standards”. It is a matter of pride – and it is what makes Riverton such a rewarding place to work. Therefore, we highly value your personality and are looking for team members with the ability and desire to make our guests feel like home as soon as they enter the door. 

We value each member dearly, and constantly strive to create a personal, pleasant and engaging atmosphere in which people are free to be themselves and have a good time whilst growing and developing. 

As part of our ambition to always exceed our guests' expectations, an investment of 200 million SEK in refurbishment and renovations were made during 2019 and the beginning of 2020. The renovation includes, but is not limited to, the hotel reception and lobby, new hotel rooms, the conference department, our restaurants, bars, the gym and a spa, in order to develop a strong and attractive concept for the future. Simultaneously to the renovation, the hotel has undergone a rebranding to show a stronger trademark on the market. 

Below you will find information about available vacancies for the moment, it will be updated continuously. If your desired job is not listed and you would like to inform us about your passion for luxury hospitality, please do not hesitate to send us an application anyway. Tell us where your talents lie, how they could benefit Riverton and what your professional aspirations are. When a position becomes available, we will have you in mind for future recruitment processes. 

Send us an email mentioning what department you are interested in, attach your CV and personal letter and send it to: careers@riverton.se

Most welcome to the world of Riverton!

Reception Desk at Hotel Riverton, Gothenburg

We are now looking for an experienced star for our Front Office team.

The reception is the heart of the hotel where the first and last impression of the hotel is created, therefore this high-profile department has special responsibility for customer service. The reception is the natural place where guests direct comments, questions, suggestions and problems. That is why we value colleagues who always put our guests first and do it with personal feeling, accuracy and enthusiasm.

Who are you?

As a person, we like to see that you have a genuine sense of service, are a social person with a great interest in our guests. You must be responsible, flexible and where the habit of working at an occasionally very high pace is an advantage - quick decisions are made daily. You value high service and quality and as a person, you are thorough, interested, positive and confident with high social competence. We want you to speak and write freely in Swedish and English in a professional and personal way. Additional languages ​​are meritorious. You have at least 3 years of experience as a front desk agent in a hotel and a good experience of the Opera hotel system.

We are looking for you as:

  • Has at least 3 years experience as a hotel receptionist
  • Speaks and writes in Swedish and English in a professional and personal way
  • Good knowledge of Opera PMS and Microsoft Office programs
  • Has a high level of social competence, is sensitive and is a good communicator
  • Have a big heart for personal service and understanding that the customer wants to be seen and noticed for the needs they have today
  • Has a twinkle in the eye and a positive attitude


Tasks:

Your duties include traditional receptionist duties and include the following:

  • Check-in and check-out of guests - receive guests on arrival and departure
  • Staff the hotel's telephone exchange and handle the hotel's mail basket
  • Develop, implement and follow routines and policies according to manuals
  • Work actively with additional sales
  • Create first-class experiences and service for our guests
  • Take part in and actively work towards the department's goals
  • Receive bookings and manage invoices
  • Work with cash management
  • The working hours are according to a rolling schedule and salary according to an agreement. The position is permanent employment with 6 months of probationary employment.

 

Are you the one we are looking for?

A warm welcome with your application! Mark your application with "Receptionist / Front Office"

Interviews take place on an ongoing basis.

Are you our next passionate chef?

Our team in the kitchen needs reinforcement in the form of a chef who can work both during the day and in the evenings/weekends.

During the day, breakfast and conference lunches are served in Restaurant ONE, our newly renovated restaurant on the first floor, and in the afternoons private dinners may occur. Which means we need more staff for early morning to afternoon/evening. We also have an a la carte restaurant on the 12th floor, View Skybar & Restaurant which is open from 16:00 Monday-Saturday, where there is work in the evenings and weekends. In addition to this, we also have some banquets, Christmas dinners and room service.

We want you to have experience of similar work in the hotel industry and that you are a good team player. As a person, you put the guests' needs and wishes first. Your willingness to participate and develop is great and you have a humble appearance. Furthermore, you are orderly, responsible, ambitious and have an eye for details. 

Are you the one we are looking for?

A warm welcome with your application! Label your application with "Chef".

Interviews take place on an ongoing basis.

The Livingroom by Riverton

Do you want to work in a fantastic environment to one of Gothenburg's most beautiful views?

Restaurant host / Hostess is a very important role for our restaurant as he or she is the first person our guests meet. We are therefore looking for a person who can give our guests that little extra so that they will feel properly welcomed and taken care of. The role also includes some administrative tasks so computer knowledge and previous experience of booking systems are meritorious.

The hostess/host's duties are to meet and welcome our restaurant guests on arrival in the evening. Take care of them in a nice way and follow them to the table where our menu is presented. It also includes taking care of bookings, answering the phone, etc.

Qualifications

Work experience - Meritorious:

  • Hotel host / Hotel hostess - 1-2 years experience

Education - Meritorious:

  • Upper secondary education in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Language - Requirements:

  • English
  • Swedish


The service applies for extra if needed.

A warm welcome with your application

 

Do you want to work in a completely renovated restaurant with one of Gothenburg's most inviting atmospheres?

Restaurant ONE on the first floor offers timeless elegance and a lovely atmosphere. The restaurant has floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that offer a nice view of the river, a lovely place to enjoy your breakfast, lunch, dinner or party.

We need to expand our wonderful team to strengthen Restaurant ONE with a waiter / waitress. We are looking for a person with good serving skills, preferably with experience from the hotel industry. Your tasks are to take care of our breakfast and conference guests at lunch, coffee breaks and dinners. You work in a structured and efficient way and have at least 2 years' experience as a waiter/waitress, we are happy to see that you are humble, hardworking and ambitious.

The need for work is about 20-30 hours on average per week and is located at mostly daytime Monday-Sunday.

Qualifications

Work experience - Meritorious:

  • Service - 2 years experience

Education - Meritorious:

  • Secondary education

Language - Requirements:

  • English
  • Swedish


Are you the one we are looking for?

A warm welcome with your application! Mark your application with "Waiter / Waitress".

Interviews take place on an ongoing basis.

Do you want to work in a fantastic environment to one of Gothenburg's most beautiful views?

We are looking for a person who has had at least 2 years of experience in bar work and serving, preferably in the hotel industry. We are looking for you who are committed, positive and love to provide good service. Previous experience in creating cocktails is an advantage. Your duties are to take care of our bar guests in our bar as well as serving and sales in our lounge. Good prior knowledge of cocktails, we place great value on as our guests want fast and professional service. We have high ambitions for our cocktails and drinks, which requires that you are very interested in the bar profession if you want to work with us. The majority of working hours are spent on weekends.

Qualifications

Work experience - Meritorious:

  • Bartender - 2 years experience

Education - Meritorious: 

  • Secondary education

Language - Requirements:

  • English
  • Swedish


Are you the one we are looking for?

A warm welcome with your application! Mark your application with "Bartender".

Interviews take place on an ongoing basis.