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 Restaurant Manager

The Gardens of Avila Restaurant at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is committed to being the premier dining destination in SLO County, providing a dining experience like no other with fresh, local and innovative cuisine and a polished and contemporary service style. We continuously push the envelope with training, service standards and quality of work environment. We are seeking an employee with an open mind, a great work ethic, vision and the ability to adapt to a new style of service. Someone who wants to move up the ranks in the F&B world, learn from eager and demanding managers, and expects more from him/herself than from staff. The Assistant Restaurant Manager will have a direct impact on the goal of providing an outstanding customer food and beverage experience and stellar customer service. This position will work directly with and report directly to the Restaurant Manager and Executive Chef.

Duties:

Assist with overseeing all restaurant, bar and banquet operations

Oversee restaurant and banquet supervisors and staff

Provide extensive training and coaching Handle employee relations, staff scheduling and other operational duties

Implement service standards and assist with providing continual follow-up

Set an example as a team player

Requirements: Restaurant managerial experience Highly motivated, energetic and driven to succeed Strong customer service skills, and ability to manage and lead employees.   Excellent multi-tasking, communication, and organizational skills Able to work under stress and possess a good sense of humor Some knowledge of cost control, inventory and financial analysis. Thorough knowledge of local wines, beers and liquor. Understanding of OSHA and overall safety standards and regulations.  Proficient with Excel, Word, a restaurant POS system and other computer programs.    Possess/obtain alcohol awareness and food safety certification.

This is a full time position that requires flexibility with scheduling including nights, weekends and holidays.

To be considered for this position, please apply at the Employment section of our web site, sycamoresprings.com.

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

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

Beautiful Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort located in the lush mountains near Avila Beach is seeking Front Desk Agents for the Resort. Applicants must have outstanding customer service and communication skills and be detail-oriented.

Basic job duties include: qualifying all incoming phone calls, booking/changing hotel reservations, check in and check out of guests, cashiering and responding to guest requests. Applicants must be available on weekends, evenings and holidays.

This is a part-time position. 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, sycamoresprings.com, and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

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.

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.

Massage Therapist

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, located in the lush mountains near Avila Beach, is seeking part-time Massage Therapists.

Requirements: Previous Spa employment Training in deep tissue; pre-natal & hot stone preferred. Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. We hire team players with great attitudes! 12 - 29 hrs. per week.

Designated restaurant, hotel, spa and gift shop discounts. Please join us in providing our guests a nurturing environment where they can relax, reconnect and create memorable experiences.

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

Mineral Springs Coordinator

Sycamore Mineral Springs Spa, located in the beautiful Avila Valley, is seeking a Mineral Springs Coordinator. The Mineral Springs Coordinator is part of the management team with a primary focus of overall operations of the mineral springs. The Health & Wellness department includes: 24 outdoor hot tubs, 11 massage/skin care rooms, a gift shop retail area, and healing art 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 management experience; spa experience preferred.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Hiring, supervising, training, and corrective action for employees

• Monthly inventory of linens

• Staff scheduling along with time off request and schedule changes

• Participation in marketing and promotional ideas to help achieve the desired revenue for the mineral springs

• Ensures employees adhere to company policies

• Answering phones, booking mineral springs, and cash handling

• Guest relations

• Ensure clients safety, comfort, and well-being

Full time position. $16 p/hr. 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, sycamorepsrings.com. Include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

Restaurant Supervisor

The Gardens of Avila located at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa. We are looking for a Supervisor who will be an effective and positive leader. The candidate needs to support our staff in providing an excellent dining experience for our guests.

This individual will be responsible a wide variety of tasks, including:

Supervising operations of the restaurant

Providing training and guidance to staff

Interacting with guests in all areas of the restaurant

Effective problem solving with guests and staff

Developing and exemplifying the highest level of customer service

Taking wait shifts as needed

Overseeing that billing, cash drawers, and the POS system is performed correctly

Restaurant experience with FOH & BOH knowledge of restaurant operations.

Must be available weekends, evenings and holidays. Sunday and Monday availability required.

Full time position; $13.00/hr. Benefits: vacation and sick leave; restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts.

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.

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