January Job Fest at New Orleans East | January 30


New Orleans & Company is hosting a Job Fest on Tuesday, January 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Orleans East Joe W. Brown Recreation Center. 

Please note this is an in-person event only. 



Many companies are prepared to conduct in-person interviews onsite and make immediate job offers. Positions are available at all levels – from entry-level to executive – at hotels, restaurants, cultural attractions and much more.

Louisiana Workforce Commission will have their computer bus outside of the venue for those who want to fill out online applications on-site. 


Tuesday, January 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Finding talented people for hospitality careers is the number one priority for the New Orleans’ tourism industry. That’s why New Orleans & Company, the city’s official destination sales and marketing organization, is hosting a Job Fest.


Joe W. Brown Recreation Center, 5601 Read Blvd. 

Free parking is available in the area. For more information on bus routes and services, visit www.norta.com.


Everyone is welcomed! Free and open to the community. This is an in-person event only. 

Dress for Success New Orleans is a free resource for women looking for professional attire and career development programs. Visit bit.ly/dfsno to schedule an appointment with Dress for Success before the Job Fest to be fitted for an interview attire for free! 

List of Participating Businesses and Employers: 

Company Name Job Openings Benefits
Ace Hotel New Orleans
    • Server
    • Bartender
    • Host
ASM New Orleans
    • Several Part-Time Openings
Dickie Brennan & Company
    • Line Cooks
    • Servers
    • Server Assistants
    • Warewashers
    • Host
    • Catering Workers
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
    • HVAC Mechanic III
    • Maintenance Mechanic I- HVAC
    • Production Technician
    • Public Safety Officer
    • Technology Infrastructure Tech
    • Technology Technician
    • Security Manager  (future)
    • Network Engineer (future)
    • Painter III  (future)
    • Bike Patrol Officer  (future)

Pay ranges vary by position and are commensurate with experience.

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees:

• Medical insurance

• Dental insurance

• Vision insurance

• 401(a) and 457 (b) retirement plan

• Short-term and long-term disability coverage

• Life insurance

• Long term care

• Paid Time Off

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• Eleven paid holidays

• Free parking

• Paid training

• Gym reimbursement

• Wellness program

• Employee Appreciation Events

Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans    
Goodwill Technical College  
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
    • Multiple
    • Varies
Marriott International (Renaissance Hotels)
    • Assistant Manager – Room Operations
    • DUAL Director of Revenue Management (REMOTE)
    • Officer-Loss Prevention PM
    • Loss Prevention Officer
    • Bellman
    • 30,000 – 150,000/year
Marriott International
    • Housekeeping
    • Front Desk
    • Culinary
    • Event Management
    • Food & Beverage Services
    • Engineering
    • $7.25 – $23.50 Most Hourly positions
    • Full time medical, dental and vision benefits
    • Travel discounts
NOPSI Hotel    
Omni Hotels
    • Front Office
    • Barback
    • Bartender
    • Dining Room Attendant
    • Chef
    • Housekeeping Positions
    • Engineer
    • Night Auditor
    • Painter
    • Server 
    • Competitive wages and benefits
Premium Parking
    • Valet Attendant
    • Lot Attendant
    • Cashier
    • $9.00-14.00 depending on position.
    • Valet Attendants also earn tips.
Reconcile New Orleans    
Royal Sonesta 
    • Front Server, Restaurant R’evolution
    • Server Assistant, Restaurant R’evolution
    • Food Runner, Restaurant R’evolution
    • Room Attendant
    • Barback
    • Cook II, Restaurant R’evolution
    • Cook I, Restaurant R’evolution
    • Storeroom Attendant
    • Pastry Cook, Restaurant R’evolution
    • Pastry Supervisor, Restaurant R’evolution
    • Director of Banquets
    • Banquet Server
    • Banquet Houseperson
    • Group Sales Coordinator
    • Director of Food and Beverage
    • PJ’s Coffee Attendant
    • Host/Hostess, Desire Oyster Bar
    • Banquet Line Cook
    • Engineer
    • Senior Sales Manager

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Health Savings Account with Company Match
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
    • Sonesta Hotel Discounts
    • Educational Assistance
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Company Paid Life Insurance
    • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Various Employee Perks and Discounts
The Pontchartrain Hotel
    • Front Desk Ambassador
    • Part Time Night Audit
    • Room Attendant.
    • $15 hourly
True Focus
    • Convention Security
    • Convention Staffing
    • Base Rate is $12 to $15 DOE.
    • All positions are customer service based positions.

*List of participating employers subject to change.