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At any given time Sea Trail Resort has a variety of jobs available from Food & Beverage, Convention Center, Village Activity Center to Golf. Please check the available jobs link to the right.

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Sea Trail

80 Mill Pond Rd., Sunset Beach NC

Human Resources Dept.

(910) 287-1136

  • Human Resource Adminstrative Assistant

    Human Resources Administrative Assistant

    At Sea Trail Resort, located in beautiful Sunset Beach, North Carolina, gatherings assume a more relaxed, easygoing vibe. Though we are one of the largest full-service conference centers on the North Carolina coast, our casually sophisticated spaces, beautiful outdoor venues and lush coastal surroundings set the stage for an intimate, fully personalized experience. 


    Sea Trail Resort has it all….three signature golf courses, casual and relaxed dining choices, a Village Activity Center with indoor and outdoor pools, exercise and activity rooms, and over 200 suites and villas to compliment the Sea Trail Convention Center, the crown jewel centerpiece of our 40,000 square feet of meeting facilities.  Sea Trail can accommodate a multitude of events, from small executive getaways to full-scale conferences, trade shows and national sales meetings of up to 1,100 guests. We strive to ensure that every detail is perfect!


    Job Description:


    Part Time position assisting the Human Resource Administrator and HR Department with record keeping, hiring, retention, termination, personnel records, legal compliance, payroll processing and administrative duties.  Must have the ability to multitask and effectively handle seasonal hiring demands.  


    Job Duties:


    • Process biweekly payroll and time and attendance functions
    • Assist with job description preparation, updating and compensation programs
    • Post job openings in various locations for approved position requisitions
    • Process all applicants in a timely manner
    • Schedule new hire appointments
    • Preparation and completion of new hire paperwork and ongoing maintenance
    • Maintain required documents for all new hires, employees and terminations
    • Assist in establishing policies that seek to increase retention rates and foster employee morale and job satisfaction
    • Maintain a schedule of performance evaluations to ensure timely distribution and completion
    • Produce weekly and monthly flyers and print material
    • Ensure that rules concerning confidentiality and retention are followed.
    • Reconcile all health and ancillary insurance invoices/statements monthly
    • Coordinate with employees, company health insurance broker and COBRA administrator on a regular basis, including annual enrollments and new hire enrollment processing
    • Assist with training and safety programs in context of compliance with government regulations
    • Assist with producing regular reports as needed for upper management
    • Conduct periodic wage and salary comparisons
    • necessary Administers policies for hiring and oversees adherence to EEOC and affirmative action programs and diversity goals set by the Company  
    • Any other duties as may be required from time to time by management




    • Previous Human Resource operations experience
    • Resort Hotel/Golf Industry experience preferred
    • Must have neat and professional appearance
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Computer experience with Word, Excel, familiarity with Payroll and H/R Systems
    • Ability to problem solve and make sound judgment calls
    • Minimum of Associates Degree
    • Flexibility to work 3 – 4 days per week (Monday through Friday only)

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  • Housekeeping Villa Attendant


    Villa Attendants

    Position Purpose: The primary responsibilities of a Villa Attendant are to thoroughly clean, restock, and organize all assigned guest villas.


    • Must be very organized with the ability to work efficiently and demonstrate excellent cleaning skills.

    • Ability to follow direction, policies, and procedures.

    • Must always express a pleasant, polite, and professional attitude when in contact with guests, supervisors, and co-workers.


    • Responsible for cleaning assigned rooms to meet standards

    • Follow room cleaning checklists listing the required duties

    • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, vacuuming, dusting, making beds, disinfecting and deodorizing kitchens and bathrooms, removing trash, cleaning floors, operating dishwashers, cleaning exterior porches and entranceways, etc.

    • Ensure rooms are stocked with standard guest amenities as set forth for each room

    • Perform all other duties required to clean units to Sea Trail Resort's specifications.

    • Report any unit condition deficiencies immediately to supervisor

    • Inform Villa Supervisor of any changes in unit status and upon completion of cleaning unit.

    • Return all lost and found articles to Housekeeping Department

    • Required to follow all safety rules and policies at all times.

    • Any other duties required by management


    • Must always report to work in clean uniforms and present a professional appearance.

    • Ability to read and write is required to complete forms.

    • Ability to work in various climates with hot and cold temperatures.

    • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

    • Must have knowledge and ability to use all household appliances.

    • Must be physically able to walk up/down stairs.

    • Must provide own transportation

    • Ability to lift or carry up to 25 to 50 pounds.


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  • Line Cook

    Job Description : The Line Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking food items in accordance with company standards following all safety and sanitary procedures.  A Line Cook must coordinate orders to ensure they are cooked timely and with accuracy.  To produce all assigned menu items in an efficient and consistent manner while following the specifications, recipes and techniques of the company.  

    Reports To: Head Chef/Kitchen Manager 


    • Quality and speed of output
    • Ability to work other employees (Teamwork)
    • Knowledge of company food specifications and plating
    • Sanitary food handling; Cleanliness
    • Takes pride in work, follows direction, and reliable
    • Organizational skills, attention to details, and tolerance for repetition 


    • Demonstrates knowledge of menu and ingredients used in recipes.
    • Ensures food temperature appropriate for menu item, correctly portioned, with attractive plate presentation, according to company standards, and recipes.
    • Keep work area and equipment organized and clean according to sanitation requirements.
    • Responds to and provides any items called for or requested.
    • Interact with other stations as needed.
    • Assist other positions when needed.
    • Assist in maintaining product quantities on the line.
    • At the end of shift, consolidates, wraps, and sticker dates food items informing Director of Food and Beverage of inventory information.
    • Ensures proper rotation of all products.
    • Assist in extended duties as directed by the Head Chef/Kitchen Manager.
    • Must follow proper safety precautions at all times to prevent injuries.  Gloves and slip resistant shoes required.


    • Must be able to stand (100%), walking (20%), lifting and carrying   (0-50 pounds), frequent reaching/grasping/handling/frequent pushing and pulling (0-30 pounds), occasional stooping/bending/crouching.
    • Exert fast-paced mobility for entire shift.
    • Must be able to work in hot to cold temperatures.
    • May frequently be exposed to fumes and odors from cooking and cleaning supplies or material.


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  • Servers and Pool  Bar Attendants - Part Time



    Server & Pool Bar Attendants


    Job Description:

    As server, will work directly with customers or guests; must have a positive and friendly attitude with great communication skills.  Must be very observant of the needs of the guests as well as other wait staff and work as a team member. It is imperative to present a clean and professional appearance; always-in uniform or dress code provided by the restaurant.  Must be flexible and open to varying work hours due to shift changes, resort functions and holidays.  As bartender, controls all areas of the bar. Prepares alcoholic drinks ordered from servers. Prepares beverages for guests sitting at the bar and places their food orders. Should have a good personality with excellent communication skills.  Maintain a neat, clean, orderly and sanitary work area.


    • Good communication skills
    • Basic cash register skills
    • Ability to make alcoholic beverages
    • Must be fast and efficient with service
    • Must be able to work flexible hours


    • Set dining room tables according to the requirements needed for each day
    • Welcome and seat customers and hand menus to them
    • Inform guests about menu and drink items
    • Take food orders and serve food/drinks
    • Clear used dishes from the tables
    • Calculate bill and handle money or credit cards from customers
    • Tidy the restaurant
    • Roll and polish cutlery and glasses
    • Assist with keeping bar stocked with alcohol, soft drinks, beer, etc.
    • Restocking of cups, lids, straws, beverage napkins, etc.
    • Keep ice bin filled with ice
    • Compute cost of food and beverages served, prepare check and use register for all sales.
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    • Must have the ability to stand for extended periods
    • Must be able to work fast and efficiently
    • Some required lifting-approx 10-25 lbs
    • Must be at least 18 years of age



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  • Restaurant Host/Hostess



    This position is responsible for greeting guests at the door. The host/hostess seats and presents clean menus to guests in a friendly, professional and quick manner.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Greets and seats guests, presents menus to guests, informs them of special catch and soups.
    • Treats all guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction.
    • Always strives to exceed guests' expectations.
    • Takes names on a waiting list. Runs the floor plan board.
    • Observes tables and keeps track of clean, dirty and occupied tables.
    • Takes guest information and quotes wait times to guests accurately when tables are not immediately available.
    • Cleans, organizes and stocks menus at host area.
    • Answers phone and answers questions concerning the menu and restaurant.
    • Interacts with guests as they arrive and as they leave the restaurant to ensure positive dining experience.
    • Fills to-go orders, if applicable.
    • Maintains restrooms throughout shift.
    • Sweeps foyer and front entrance area frequently.
    • Performs other duties as directed.


    Customer Focus. Communication Proficiency. Organizational Skills. Stress Management/Composure. Multi-task oriented.

    A restaurant and bar environment. The work station may be drafty due to its location by the door, and the work environment noise level can be loud. Hazards may include, but are not limited to, slipping and tripping.

    Stands during entire shift.

    75% -- Reaches, bends and stoops frequently.

    20% -- Carries 20-lb. highchair about 10 times per shift over medium distances (20-30 feet).

    50% -- Verbally communicates with guests and phone callers.

    Must be able to read, write and determine wait time based on Sea Trail Resort's procedures. Must be able to visually scan restaurant for clean, unoccupied tables. This position requires frequent washing of hands.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    Prior restaurant experience. High school diploma or GED.

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  • Golf Course Maintenance Crew Member

    Job Description:

    To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance of golf course grounds.  Must be able to work as a team member to ensure the greens are kept in excellent condition.

    Reports To: Golf Course Assistant Superintendent


    • Care and maintain greens
    • Fertilize, perform verti-cuts, and lay sod
    • Apply insecticides, herbicides, and pesticides
    • Operate equipment, power tools, and hand tools in maintaining golf course


    • Precision mow greens, tees, aprons, fairways, around trees and other turf areas
    • Operate equipment, power tools, and hand tools in maintaining golf course
    • Verti-cut, aerate and top-dress tees, greens, fairways and other turf areas
    • Lay sod as required
    • Fertilize and spray tees, greens, fairways, and other turf areas with pesticides
    • Water golf course grounds per prescribed methods
    • Change cups and maintain flags and poles
    • Operate and maintain poser equipment used on the golf courses
    • Operate power equipment used on golf courses
    • Drive light and heavy vehicles
    • Maintain irrigation systems on golf courses
    • Knowledge of methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in golf course maintenance
    • Ability to work as a team member to accomplish daily-required duties and aide the new or less experienced worker
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
    • All other duties as required by management


    • Must be able to exert physical strength
    • Must be able to lift heavy supplies/equipment
    • Ability to work in various climates and temperatures
    • Ability to work as a team member and follow directions
    • Normal vision and hearing
    • Requires a valid NCDL


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  • Guest Services/Front Desk


    Front Desk/Reservations Agent

    Job Description:

                The purpose of this position is to interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience when staying at the Sea Trail Resort. This person is also responsible for responding to guest calls or inquiries about room reservations to provide information and reserve rooms for guests coming to the resort. The Front Desk/Reservations Agent will continue the arrival experience by ensuring clear communication with guests, obtaining all necessary information and providing the guest a room that meets their expectations. Agents will be well versed in promotions, events, pricing and sales strategy to meet the guest’s request.

    General Responsibilities:

    • Answer incoming calls and assist with reservations, confirmations, room need requests and questions.
    • Explain resort products, service and other information about the resort as requested.
    • Sell, process, enter and confirm room reservations using selling techniques and strategies.
    • Maintain knowledge of current resort events, activities, hours of operation as well as dining options currently available.
    • Greet guests warmly and perform registration procedures.
    • Provide guests with appropriate room assignments, room keys, directions to the rooms, while up-selling when appropriate.
    • Verify payment for stay including incidental costs by obtaining credit card information.
    • Assist guests with issues and inquiries, with empathy and a focus on guest satisfaction. Use supervisor support when necessary.
    • Answer incoming calls within 3 rings with appropriate greeting.
    • Create maintenance work orders and process appropriately.
    • Maintain accurate logs of mail, packages, parcels or other items for guest delivery.
    • Maintain accurate logs for work orders, housekeeping requests and guest satisfaction.
    • Accurate accounting of cash bank assigned to each agent.
    • Post charges to guest accounts as designated.
    • Facilitate guest departures providing accurate statements and ensuring guest satisfaction and collecting all payments due.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     Job Qualifications:


     High school diploma or equivalent.


    • Previous guest service and reservations experience preferred.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
    • Positive interpersonal skills required.
    • Must be fluent in verbal and written English.
    • Excellent computer and typing skills are required. Excel and Word proficiency desired.
    • Previous call-center experience preferred.
    • Excellent listening and comprehension skills required.

     Discretion / Independent Judgment

    This position does represent the company in handling inquiries, arbitrating disputes or resolving grievances. As a Front Desk/Reservations Agent, you will be expected to work with guests and visitors to ensure satisfaction. A Front Desk Agent/Reservations Agent will have to take initiative and get creative in resolving guest challenges and involve a supervisor only when previous methods have been unsuccessful.


    • Ability to speak and hear
    • Close and distance vision
    • Identify and distinguish colors
    • Frequent standing with some walking and sitting
    • Will stand for long periods of time
    • Frequently lifts/carries up to 5 lbs.
    • Occasionally lifts/carries up to 25 lbs.
    • Generally in an indoor office setting
    • Will be using a computer frequently
    • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.






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