Apprentice in the Hotel Business (m/f/x)

immediately - full-time - in Salzburg, Austria


a&o Hostels: we are simple, honest and always with a smile. Since our first opening in 2000 we are expanding Europe-wide, true to our mission EVERYONE CAN TRAVEL. With hostels in more than 20 cities we are by now Europe’s biggest hostel provider, making our mission a reality! To be recognizable everywhere, all our sites realize a standardized concept and are supported by our headquarters in Berlin.

Our teams are the core of a&o Hostels – as an apprentice you are part of this team from day one and will be fully integrated.
We are looking for motivated trainees who enjoy dealing with guests and service.
Start your apprenticeship as a hotel and hospitality assistant now and join the team at a&o Hostel Salzburg!


In your apprenticeship you walk through all areas of daily hostel life: Front Desk, Bar, Kitchen, Housekeeping and office.

Guest Relations:

  • You organize and coordinate work processes at the reception desk
  • Your main responsibilities are check-in and check-out of the guests.
  • Caring for our guests also is part of your daily tasks
Food & Beverage:
  • At the bar you can prepare hot and cold drinks as well as snacks.
  • You are responsible for preparing, setting up and supervising the breakfast, lunch and evening buffets.
  • You will also ensure cleanliness in the bar and kitchen area.
  • You plan and organize the main work processes in the hostel
  • You take care of booking requests from guests and tour operators
  • You will be responsible for event planning and organisation
Some topics and trainings you will even get trained on in out partner hotels or other a&o Hostels.



  • Hauptschulabschluss or comparable qualifications
  • You have perfect manners and a neat appearance
  • You love interacting with our guests, no matter the time of day or night
  • High willingness to work, organisational talent as well as resilience are some of your core assets - especially, you have fun when caring for our guests
  • Your German and English skills are very good – of course we are happy for every additional language you are able to speak



  • Teamwork is everything for us, therefore you benefit from short decision paths and open communication
  • Your personal development is important to us: You want to improve your language skills? a&o promotes your language course! You want to develop your professional skills? a&o organizes your training!
  • Enjoy attractive corporate benefits, including discounted leisure activities and events as well as free accommodation in all a&o's during your holiday
  • Of course we provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis – and as hostel staff you can join your team for the warm meals served at the buffet


Does this sound attractive to you? We are very happy to receive your application (resume, cover letter, desired salary, earliest possibly starting-date).

Apply online now!


Sven Drave
General Manager