AUSTIN (KXAN) - The newest addition to lodging in downtown Austin looks to hire 300 people during the next three days in preparation for its December opening.
Job seekers can apply in person Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the W Austin hotel, 117 LaVaca St.
The schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, Sept. 30 -- 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday, Oct. 1 -- 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 2 -- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Beginning Monday, applicants need to make appointments to apply for jobs.
"Our goal today is to get as many people thruogh as we can just as a meet-and-greet," said W Austin general manager Drew McQuade. "We've already had 100 people or so in the past 1 1/2 hours, which is great."
The W Austin has also provided an online application process here .
Job openings include these positions:
- Beverage & Food (B&F)
- Risk (Security)
- Style (Housekeeping)
- Welcome (Guest Services)
- Welcome Desk (Front Office)
"We have a position that we are really searching for and hopefully that person will walk through our doors today. It's called the "W" Insider. It's unique to our brand," said McQuade. " The W insider is a person who intimately knows the Austin community is very into the music, fashion, design, art scene. And really knows for instance an up and coming indie band who maybe isn't there yet that's playing at a small club and they can give that information an 'insider tip' to our guests."
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