Back Bay Inn General Manager Baywood-Los Osos, CA · Full time



This General Manager position oversees a hotel property and its food and beverage outlet(s). This role will help minimize operating costs, improve operations efficiency, and deliver a positive experience for in-house and visiting guests, while maintaining the highest standards of health and safety.

The ideal candidate has Manager-level experience at a hotel property and/or full-service restaurant and has a strong understanding of what makes great customer service. In this position, you must be available to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays as needed.


  • Ensure that the hotel check-in experience is executed efficiently, while delivering a seamless, warm and welcoming guest experience
  • Ensures consistent execution of food, beverage, service, and hospitality that aligns with our mission
  • Manage the property team and ensure that rooms and F&B spaces are cleaned in accordance with our high standards
  • Ensure that the property, including its food and beverage spaces, appear at its best and operationally functioning at its highest level. This will include managing the internal maintenance team and external vendors.
  • Conduct basic HR personnel duties, including hiring, onboarding, training, managing performance, verifying hours worked and running payroll (through our simplified HR system)
  • Lead in addressing any complex guest-related matters

Other Responsibilities Include

  • Monitor P&L reports and adjust on-property planning as needed to ensure budgets are met
  • Manage property expenses
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Regularly inspect, document, and resolve any required repairs and cleanliness issues on the property
  • Monitor and ensure effective guest satisfaction scores, respond to reviews as appropriate

Ideal Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience in service industry with direct customer interaction
  • 4+ years experience in leading teams at Manager Level +
  • 4+ years overseeing a physical facility and/or full-service restaurant
  • 4+ years of F&B experience with an emphasis on outstanding service and hospitality
  • Experience in ownership of financial performance and a track record of successful cost control management
  • Experience with HR functions such as hiring, training, scheduling, payroll, employee relations, and compliance
  • Experience in utilizing technology for efficiency and communication
  • High school diploma/GED required, BS degree preferred

Physical Requirements

While performing the required duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for extended periods of time. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Ideal Traits

  • Experience working in service-oriented restaurants and bars preferred
  • Ability to manage time effectively to ensure completion of tasks
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen effectively
  • Ability to make the right executive decisions without the need for escalation
  • Self-motivated, well organized, ability to motivate others
  • Results driven leader with ability to make the right executive decisions without need for escalation
  • Overall resourceful and tech-savvy
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation, $70,000-$80,000 USD
  • Bonus eligible
  • Health benefits package
  • Paid time off (vacation and health)
  • Professional development growth opportunities
  • Introduction to Hotel Owners Referral Program
  • Hotel discount program

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


$70,000 - $80,000 per year