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Hotel Manager In Training

posted September 20, 2019

Courtyard Hartford Cromwell
Cromwell, CT
“Be A Part of Our Passionate & Committed Team!"
537196 l

About This Job

About Us

Waterford is 30 years strong, and getting better with each passing day. We are hotel developers, owners, and operators, and we are preparing for the future, for the next 30 years and beyond.  Our success ranges from billion dollar development projects such as Mohegan Sun Casino and Front Street Development in Connecticut to the operation of small quintessential New England inns, such as Inn on Boltwood at Amherst College and the Andover Inn in Andover, Massachusetts. We own and operate or have owned and operated virtually all hotel brands.

Job Description

As a Manager In Training (MIT) you will be reporting directly to the General Manager, this leadership position will function as a leader for all areas of operations, including Rooms and Food and Beverage. While operating as a leader you will be developing the necessary skills in all aspects of the general hotel operations along with the skills needed to fulfill a management position.The MIT will go through a 12 month rotation where you will gain hands-on, in-depth experience in hotel operations. You will rotate through the Front Office, Housekeeping, Engineering and Food & Beverage and gain basic exposure to HR, Accounting and Sales. By rotating through each department, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how hotels operate while developing your management skills.

The ideal candidate for this position

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with leadership skills, a strong work ethic, and a drive to exceed expectations. It is also important that you have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • Must be regionally mobile
  • Graduate in any discipline or 2 or 4 year degree in hospitality and tourism or its equivalent
  • 2 years experience in hotel operations, management, or related professional area
  • Desire to develop into a hotel General Manager
  • Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • A friendly disposition and the ability to work as a team with others
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays, in addition to weekdays is a must
  • Attention to detail 
  • Must be able to pass a background check 


We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance, and more

For more information about Waterford Hotel Group, please visit our website at



About This Employer

Courtyard Hartford Cromwell

4 Sebethe Drive
Cromwell, CT 06416

(860) 635-1001

145 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

The Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Cromwell is the perfect hotel when visiting Cromwell, Hartford and surrounding Central CT towns like Middletown, Berlin, and Rocky Hill. Located midway between Boston and New York and convenient to Bradley Airport, our hotel is a hub for corporate, group and leisure travelers in the Hartford area. We’re located minutes from Aetna, Pratt & Whitney, Henkel, UTC, Eversource and Hartford Healthcare offices. We are one of the preferred hotels during the PGA Golf Championship at TPC River Highlands. Families enjoy the nearby Brownstone Zip Line Adventure Park and Powder Ridge ski area. For a change of pace visit the CT Arts Trail featuring the Wadsworth Museum. Parents enjoy the convenience of easy access to CCSU, Wesleyan University, Trinity College and Champions Ice Rink from the hotel. Our Cromwell hotel offers up to 7,500 square feet of diverse meeting and banquet space and features 13 meeting rooms.