Employment

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and the Gardens of Avila are dedicated to the success of our employees and to providing world-class service and experiences for our Guests. We not only invest in our property and its amenities, we invest in our employees by offering training and development opportunities to encourage personal and professional growth within our growing organization.

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort only accepts applications for employment when there are job openings. Employment applications are only available online and are submitted through our website. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. Please note: a resume may not be used in place of your application

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Jobs Available

Assistant Spa Manager
Sycamore Mineral Springs Spa, located in the beautiful Avila Valley, is seeking an Assistant Spa Manager. The Assistant Spa Manager is part of the management team and is responsible for providing support to the Spa Director. The Health & Wellness department includes: 24 outdoor hot tubs, 11 massage/skin care rooms, a gift shop retail area, and healing arts institute. Must have excellent customer service, problem solving skills, multi-tasking skills, and be detail-oriented. To be considered for this position the individual must have at least 1 year of spa management experience. Job responsibilities include: • Hiring, supervising, training, and corrective action for employees • Maintaining the par of stock for all operational supplies and products • Monthly inventory for professional product and linens • Therapists scheduling along with time off request and schedule changes • Participation in marketing and promotional ideas to achieve revenue • Ensures therapists and line staff employees adhere to company policies • Answering phones, booking spa appointments, and cash handling • Solve guests complaints and misunderstandings to customer satisfaction • Ensure clients safety, comfort, and well-being • Perform all other duties as requested by Spa Director Must have a flexible schedule, and be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays. This is a great opportunity to work in a wonderful, upscale resort with amazing people! To apply for this position please fill out an application at the Employment section of our website. Include verifiable employment references and availability on application. Full time status Compensation: $15-$16/hr Vacation and sick leave Restaurant, Hotel, Spa & designated gift shop discounts
Banquet Server

The Gardens of Avila Restaurant, located at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, is seeking qualified Banquet Servers. This is an opportunity to work with wonderful co-workers in a beautiful, upscale resort in the lush mountains near Avila Beach.

We are looking for self-starters who have the demeanor and skills to work in an American Modern Restaurant. Fine Dinning & Banquet Event Service experience is a plus, but not required.

This is an on-call/part-time position which offers flexibility with scheduling. The position is ideal for busy students or persons looking for a second income opportunity.

$9.50/hour, plus Service Charge

To be considered for this position, please fill out an application at the Employment section of our website. Must include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Bellman

Interact directly with guests and assist guests with any of their needs. Bellman must also have working knowledge of the entire resorts services and activities. This position will also assist all other departments, as needed under the supervision of the Guest Services Manager. Bellman must possess strong oral communication skills and display a genuine interest in every guest.

Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.

Previous hotel-related experience desired.

Physical: Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, walking, repetitive motions, hearing, visual acuity, and may occasionally have to lift up to 40 pounds.

To be considered for this position, please fill out an application at the employment section of Sycamore's website, sycamoresprings.com

Bussers / Runners

The Gardens of Avila Restaurant, located in Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, is seeking qualified Bussers / Runners.  We are looking for self-starters who have the demeanor and skills to
work in a fine dining establishment. 

This position requires strong organizational skills.  The Runner   coordinates the status of meals between kitchen staff and the Servers; keeps up with the timeliness of orders going out to tables; makes sure the order is complete before the Server takes it to the table, and ensures that everything arrives fresh and hot at the same time.

The applicant should have some experience and be a professional yet friendly individual, reliable, punctual and aware of customer needs.

Hiring for both morning and evening shifts.  Must be available on holidays.  Lifting up to 40 lbs. required. 

$8.25/hr. This is a part-time position.  Benefits: restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts.

This is an opportunity to work with wonderful co-workers in a beautiful, upscale resort in the lush mountains near Avila Beach.

To be considered for this position, please fill out an application at the Employment section of our website. Must include verifiable employment references and availability on application. 

Cook

The Gardens of Avila is a four-star restaurant located at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort. The Restaurant uses local farm and garden produce to provide an outstanding experience for our guests.

A candidate with at least 1 year of experience in a fine-dining restaurant is preferred but we are willing to train someone who has a desire to learn and be part of a team.

Requirements: Hardworking, focused, dedicated Give attention to detail Ability to take direction Good communication skills Work well in close environments Capable of working in fast-paced, stressful environment Full time position. Weekend and holiday availability.

Benefits: vacation and sick leave; restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts.

This is an opportunity for someone who wants to work with an outstanding chef in a quality-focused atmosphere at a beautiful resort.

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site, sycamoresprings.com, and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Dishwasher

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is hiring a part-time Dishwasher (20-30 hrs/wk). Must be willing to work weekends and holidays for 7am - 3pm shift at 3-4 days /week.

Position available immediately.

Benefits: restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts. Must be reliable and a team player for this fast paced position.

To be considered for this position, please fill out an application at the Employment section of Sycamore's website. Must include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Front Desk Agent

Note: Applicants must apply at the Employment section of Sycamore’s website to be considered for a position.

The Front Desk Agent serves as the guest’s liaison for both hotel and non-hotel services. Assists the guest with inquiries regarding in-hotel as well as off-premises attractions, services and activities.

Must be able to provide concise and accurate directions to various locations and attractions. Assists retreat guests with their stay by helping them with their spa treatments and dinner reservations and anticipate their every need.

The Front Desk Agent must possess: Good communication skills Knowledge of surrounding area Attention to detail Customer service skills Switchboard/typing skills Basic computer knowledge Cash handling abilities

Previous hotel experience a plus.

The guest services aspect of this position requires shifts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Front Desk services require shifts on other days.

This is a full time position.  Hourly rate of pay: $9.00 

Benefits include vacation and sick leave; restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts. This is an opportunity to work with wonderful people in a beautiful resort in the lush mountains near Avila Beach.

Gardener

Sycamore Mineral Springs is seeking Gardener for the resort. Candidate must possess a strong background in growing food and eco-friendly sustainable practices.

Job Duties include: Experience required in seed starting, plants and soil, seasonal gardens, and the installation and maintenance of irrigation systems. The candidate must have an understanding of organic pest management, including gophers, invasive insects, and or related responsibilities. Person must be able to dig, make rows, pounds posts, operate a rototiller and weed whacker and other labor intensive duties for four to five hours daily, four to five days per week.

The gardener coordinates with and reports directly to the Executive Chef on the planting, cultivation, and layout of the garden.

This is a part time position. Benefits: restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts.

This is a wonderful opportunity work in the beautiful one-acre Chef’s Garden at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa.

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site www.sycamoresprings.com and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Host / Hostess

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort has Restaurant Hostess positions available for day and evening shifts, weekdays and weekends. All shifts require availability on holidays.  We are seeking applicants who have the demeanor and skills to work in our fine dining restaurant, The Gardens of Avila. 

Hostess duties include: giving guests a warm yet professional welcome, monitoring open tables, estimating wait times for guests and ensuring that guests' needs are met while they are waiting.

These are part-time positions. $9.00 / hr. Benefits: restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts. 

This is an opportunity to work with wonderful co-workers in a beautiful resort in the lush mountains near Avila Beach.

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site and include verifiable employment references and availability on application. 

Housekeepers

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is seeking Housekeepers for its Housekeeping Department.  Duties include cleaning the hotel's rooms, lobby, bathroom and other areas open to the public.  Other janitorial duties are required.

Shift:  daytime shifts - Weekends and all major holidays required.

Physical demands: standing, walking, climbing stairs.

Bilingual Spanish/English fluency preferred.  Prior housekeeping experience preferred but will hire with the right attitude.

$9.00/hr. Full time position. Vacation and sick leave; hotel, restaurant, spa and designated gift shop discounts.

This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful upscale resort with wonderful people!

To be considered for this position, please fill out an application at the Employment section of our website.  Include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Housekeeping Jacuzzi Cleaner

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort has Housekeeping positions available for Jacuzzi tub cleaning and other support functions for daily hotel cleaning operations.

Must be capable of lifting 40 pounds, able to walk for long periods and repeatedly climb stairs while carrying supplies. Part time positions are available, shifts from 10:00am - 4:00pm shift. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays required.

Prior housekeeping experience preferred but will consider a candidate with a positive "can-do" attitude. Spanish speaking is a plus. $9.00 / hr. Benefits include hotel, restaurant, spa and designated gift shop discounts. This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful upscale resort with wonderful people!

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site, sycamoresprings.com, and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Housekeeping Room Attendant

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is seeking Room Attendants for the Resort.  Prior housekeeping experience is a plus; however, we are willing to train the right candidate.  Bilingual preferred but not required.  Applicants should be able to stand on their feet most of the day, climb stairs and be capable of lifting up to 40 lbs.

Applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule to include weekdays, weekends, and holidays.   $9.00/hr. Benefits: vacation and sick leave at full time status; hotel, restaurant, spa and designated gift shop discounts.

This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful upscale resort with wonderful people!

Please fill out an Application at the employment section of our web site.

Landscaping/Groundskeeping Worker

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort has landscaping positions available for work which includes maintaining irrigation systems, prune and trim trees, shrubs and hedges, rake, mulch and compost leaves. Water lawns, trees and plants using portable sprinkler systems, hoses or watering cans, install drainage systems, build forms, maintain and repair tools, provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways and parking lots, use hand tools and operate powered equipment. Must be able to walk for long periods, work is primary in outdoor environment subject to all kinds of weather.

This position is full time. Benefits: Restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts. This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful upscale resort with wonderful people. Please apply at the Employment section of our web site, sycamoremineralsprings.com.

Restaurant Busser

The Gardens of Avila Restaurant, located in Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, is seeking qualified Bussers. We are looking for self-starters who have the demeanor and skills to
work in a fine dining establishment. 

This position requires strong organizational skills.  A busser should be organized, work well with others, and keep priorities aligned with the teams' greater goals. Maintain the ability to clear tables in a timely manner, keep beverages filled when needed, empty dishes and glassware, re-set tables efficiently and gracefully.

Hiring for both morning and evening shifts.  Must be available on holidays.  Lifting up to 40 lbs. required. 

$8.25/hr. This is a part-time position.  Benefits: restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts.

This is an opportunity to work with wonderful co-workers in a beautiful, upscale resort in the lush mountains near Avila Beach.

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site and include verifiable employment references and availability on application. 

Spa Cashier and Reservations

Looking for the right individual to work in our busy spa/gift shop at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort.

Must be available to work 3-4 shifts per week. Please list availability when applying for this position. Prepared to hire immediately.

Must have:
Initiative
Critical thinking skills
Proficiency as a Cashier
Outstanding customer service
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment

This position offers:
Part-time / full time employment.
Benefits: vacation & sick leave at full time status. Restaurant, hotel, spa & designated gift shop discounts.
This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful, upscale resort with wonderful people

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Yoga Instructor

Substitute teacher required to teach Yoga and Pilates classes at Sycamore Mineral Springs. There is a minimum for 2 years of teaching experience in both Yoga and mat Pilates; and you must be certified in both. It is important that you enjoy teaching mixed level classes to give every participant a good experience. This is an opportunity to work at a beautiful property with wonderful instructors.

Required availability: • Monday through Thursday 9:00am, 12 noon, & 5:30pm. • Friday, Saturday, & Sunday – Morning and Evenings

Compensation: $30.00 per class

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site and include verifiable employment references and availability on application



For more information about our California coast hotel, contact Guest Services at:

Direct: 805.595.7302
E-mail: info@SycamoreSprings.com

Or fill out our online request for information