We are seeking over 700 new associates to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services with JW Marriott Savannah at Plant Riverside District—a newly transformed historic destination.

IT Specialist- JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District

Location: JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District - Savannah, Georgia
Job Title: IT Specialist- JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Type / FLSA Status: Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Available Shift: All Shifts / Flexible
# of Openings: 1
Requisition Number: 5612


Beginning in late 2019, JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is set to transform Savannah’s historic riverfront into a vibrant new entertainment destination inviting guests and visitors to experience incredible dining between 12+ outlets, live music and concerts, high-end shopping and inspired hotel stays. The JW Marriott Savannah will offer 419 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites for couples, families, business guests and groups looking for inspiration, and discerning travelers with an appetite for something different.


JW Marriott Savannah offers a work experience unlike any other—where pursuing your passion is not only welcomed, it’s actively encouraged. We’re seeking over 700 new associates (aka Grand Performers) to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services at Plant Riverside District.


As a Grand Performer, you will have access to ELITE Benefits/Perks such as:

•Hotel Stay and Food/Beverage discounts at Marriott Hotels Worldwide for you and your family/friends

•Free Employee Meals!

•We are all friends here!  Refer your friends and get a Bonus up to $2000 if they are hired!

•Largest Hospitality Employer in Savannah – growth opportunities are unlimited!

•20% Discount at all Kessler restaurants, Art Galleries, and Spas

•Start early with your Retirement Plan!  401K match up to 6% - goes into effect after 3 months

•Health Insurance Plans as low as $22/week!

•Stay Healthy!  Kessler Wellness Challenge – promotes healthy lifestyle with discounts at gyms and giveaways

•Discounted Bus Passes

•We care about your Fur Babies too!  We provide discounted Pet Insurance!

• After your 1st year, you can accrue on average of 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)!

•We will offer 1.5 times the base rate/hour when you work any of the observed holidays throughout the year!

•”Tickets at Work” discounts, special access to theme parks and more!

•Recognition Program with amazing prizes!

•Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Certification Assistance

•Company paid Basic Life Insurance $10,000


*****This position is expected to start 2 months prior to opening date*****


Objective / Purpose / Summary: 

This IT Support Specialist position is responsible for hands-on day-to-day support of The Kessler Collection’s computer applications, systems, and network infrastructure.


Essential Duties / Responsibilities / Tasks:

  • Front Line Support of All Systems
  • Setup new desktops/laptops
  • Repair desktops/laptops
  • Support printers
  • Support network/VPN connections
  • Onboarding new GP’s
  • Basic system training
  • PCI
  • Systems monitoring
  • Documentation/knowledgebase


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • No Direct Reports


Minimum Qualifications (Confirmable Formal Education, Certifications, Work/Industry Experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent;  or four to ten years related experience and/or training;  or equivalent combination of education and experience


KSA’s (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to be discovered via interview & reference checks)

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of MS Exchange, MS SharePoint, Windows Server 2008/2012, Windows 10, Windows 7, MS Active Directory, Group Policy, TCP/IP, WAN, DNS, DHCP, VPN, VMware, Working knowledge with MAC OS and MAC application software, Remote Access Application & Implementation, Anti-Virus Software, Hospitality software to include PMS, POS Sales, Spa, PBX, Key Lock & Accounting software. Knowledge of MICROS Systems is a plus.


Physical Demands:

IT Specialist position can be physically demanding at times and may require lifting of up to 40 pounds without assistance


Work Environment/Conditions:

  • Candidate must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.
  • Candidate must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration.
  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.
  • This position frequently interacts in person, email, phone, cell phone and Skype with owners, corporate executives, property level leadership and external vendors.
  • This position maintains direct contact with external vendors on behalf of the company, and may be required to host meetings and/or attend industry related events.
  • This position requires routine on call and after hours work.



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