Innkeeper Couple Needed - Sanibel Island, FL

Innkeeper Couple Needed - Sanibel Island, FL

Posted: 9/10/2019 - 9:09 am

Looking to Live and work in Paradise!!! Then look no further....

The Anchor Inn and Cottages is seeking a hardworking, and energetic team to oversee the day to day operations of our small inn on Sanibel Island...

We think of the innkeeper position as running your own small business, requiring a wide range of skills and talents. Most important of all it requires a willingness to work hard and a love for guest interactions - This is a very hands on position. Please note you will have to be willing to help the staff clean rooms and maintain the landscaping in order to succeed with this property.   

Our Ideal Team should be looking for and possess the following qualities in a place of employment: 

  • Long term goals, full time, year around living
  • Be highly motivated and self-starting 
  • Able to  manage all responsibilities of the Inn with little direction 
  • Handyman, and/or maintenance skills are required 
  • Guest Satisfaction orientated   
  • Pride of ownership

The Innkeeper position requires a mutually supportive energetic mature 2 person team living and working together on the premises 24/7. Scheduling yourselves to insure proper coverage with having 2 to 3 part time staff on hand to help with office and housekeeping duties. 

Requirements and Responsibilities included but not limited to the following:

  • Daily direct guest sales (front desk), email and phone inquiries. 
  • Possibility of Long work hours, while still having excellent customer service skills and staying professional under stress
  • Guest Services, assisting guests with reservations and activities in the area. 
  • Small business accounting, compiling daily reports to be submitted to the accountant and owner
  • Supervise and direct small staff to be productive
  • Housekeeping and Laundry - DAILY
  • Grounds and property maintenance DAILY - including but not limited to light plumbing, electrical, maintaining on site pool, preventative maintenance on guest rooms and areas.
  • Daily Interactions with the owner of the property and operations staff.   


  • Salary - $800 per week, per couple - limited OT may be necessary but will be compensated for it accordingly   
  • Fully Furnished Innkeeper Apartment on premises w/all utilities: (water, electric, internet and TV included) One Bedroom unit on site, not suitable for larger scale dogs or dogs prone to barking. 
  • Ability to earn paid personal days after 120 days, and paid vacation after a year. 
  • Please note that we do not offer any medical benefits at this time.  

This is a very physical job, it will at times require one or both of the team to do housekeeping, laundry and outside work during some of the hottest times of the day.

Must be able to work without direct supervision on a daily basis and fulfill duties promptly while providing exceptional guest service and providing a squeaky clean environment with a friendly attitude. 

Please email your resumes with recent photograph. 

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