Hotel General Manager Jobs in San Francisco
Millions of visitors come to the San Francisco Bay area every year to enjoy the Michelin-starred restaurants, the treasures of the local neighborhoods, the museums, the sights and nearby wine country. There is a wide variety of venues to cater to every level of guest from 5-star resorts to basic, economy hotels. You’ll find just the right position as General Manager, Assistant General Manager or Restaurant General Manager when you survey the hotel General Manager jobs in San Francisco on the Hcareers website.
Hotel General Managers in the SF area earn a mean hourly wage of $59.56 and Restaurant General Managers make $38.30/hour according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Depending on the venue, wages can trend upward in the higher-end properties and Michelin-starred restaurants. California leads the country for employment for general managers in a hotel or restaurant.
Employers for General Manager and Assistant General Manager positions range from large national hotel chains to small boutique properties, small or fast-casual to high-end restaurants. Large resorts and amusement parks also need general managers as well as retirement communities, assisted living facilities and hospitals.
The focus for most employers hiring General Managers, Assistant General Managers and Restaurant General Managers is those who can demonstrate they can:
- Handle the operations of the hotel/restaurant
- Develop and educate staff on company policies
- Manage daily operations
- Utilize human resources effectively
- Develop strategy and determine sales goals
- Control budgets and optimize expense
- Oversee training and motivate employees
- Enforce safety regulations on the premises
- Solve problems (employee conflict, declining profits, etc.)
The career path for Assistant General Managers (hotel and restaurant) requires a proven record in planning and budgeting, a solid grasp of the business functions and strong communication/leadership skills. You’ll likely need a degree in hotel and restaurant management or participate in a defined management training program at your hotel.
Review the options available on the Hcareers website for General Manager, Assistant General Manager or Restaurant General Manager positions in the San Francisco, Oakland and surrounding areas.