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

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

POSITION SUMMARY: 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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Transport guest and their luggage to and from rooms. 2. Familiarize guests with the hotel’s facilities and services, activities, safety features, as well as the guestroom and any in-room amenities. 3. Provide a secure area for guests requiring temporary luggage storage. 4. Deliver mail, packages, messages and special amenities to guestrooms and/or departments. 5. Pick up and deliver Wellness Center laundry. 6. Help guests load and unload their luggage. 7. Notify other departments of guest needs. 8. Opening hotel doors and assisting guests upon arrival. 9. Helping guests load and unload luggage from vehicles. 10. Controlling vehicle traffic flow and safety on property, especially during special events. 11. Calling taxi services for guests upon requests 12. Perform light housekeeping services in lobby, entry areas, and rooms as needed. 13. Maintain cleanliness of golf carts during shift. 14. Have working knowledge of the reservation and front desk procedures and systems and periodically work shifts in these areas. 15. Attends staff meetings. 16. Understands that business demands sometimes make it necessary to move employees from their accustomed shift to other shifts. 17. Understands that business demands sometimes make it necessary to have employees take on additional duties and responsibilities set forth by management at any time. 18. Reports any maintenance problems as they occur to the maintenance department and the department head or manager on duty.

PREREQUISITES: Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Must be able to speak and understand the primary language(s) used by guests who visit the workplace. Experience: 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.

Chief Engineer

The Chief Engineer position primary responsibility is to supervise the operation, maintenance and repair of hotel equipment, tools and facilities. This position requires overall maintenance knowledge of hotels and trouble shooting ability with skills in painting, HVAC, carpentry, equipment, tool usage and construction. This person must be able to work independently, as well as, with others.

Responsibilities may include (not limited to):

• Manage Water in accordance federal, state and local guidelines, maintaining the mineral water wells and distribution system.

• Ensure the smooth daily operation and guest appeal of the hotel.

• Direct the maintenance staff on small repairs, such as patching drywall, fixing faulty wiring, or unclogging drains. More complex problems may require you to consult blueprints or product manuals in order to fix boilers or air-conditioning motors. Chief engineers may also assign staff to repair sprinklers or instruct grounds crew to maintain outside landscaping.

• Manage maintenance workers, and hire, train, and mentor staff. Additionally, hotel chief engineers may evaluate a staff member's cumulative performance, noting areas for improvement.

• Budget material and labor expenses and submit these assessments to the hotel manager.

• Maintaining the exterior of the building, parking lot, and common areas, driving shuttle van as needed, maintaining all equipment in guest rooms. • Conducting monthly safety inspections and training the staff on safety and emergency procedures. • Work with vendors.

Qualifications & Experience: • Five years of experience with hotels. • The Chief Engineer must be willing to respond to emergencies, even if after hours, and work with corporate maintenance on special remodeling projects or capital expenditure needs. • Compensation: Salary plus benefits.

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

Closing Spa Cashier

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

This is a closing shift; hours typically 4:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Must be available to work at least
3-4 shifts per week. Please list availability when applying for this position.

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
Availability to work holidays

This position offers:
Part-time / full time employment.  $9.50 - $10.00/hr.
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. 

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.

Esthetician

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

Requirements: Previous Spa employment.  Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

12 - 29 hrs. per week. Designated restaurant, hotel, spa and gift shop discounts. Compensation: commensurate with experience.

We hire team players with great attitudes! 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.

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.

Guest Services Manager

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is hiring a Guest Services Manager. This position will provide a hands-on approach to managing the general day to day operations of the Front Desk. The manager will motivate and educate staff as well as make sure the highest level of customer services is provided from all of our staff. The Guest Services Manager will practice a guest first philosophy when resolving service issues. They will handle pressure situations with ease and work with guests to make sure their expectations are met and exceeded.

Minimum 1-2 years hotel experience as a Guest Service Manager/Supervisor preferred with proven leadership, organizational and verbal and written communication skills required. The candidate must have previous experience with interpreting and analyzing departmental financials, scheduling, cost control/labor expense management. Positive employee relations and a commitment to service excellence are required. Bilingual is a plus.

This is a full time position which requires flexibility with scheduling, including nights, weekends and holidays. Benefits: vacation and sick leave; restaurant, hotel and spa discounts.

Please apply at the Employment section of our web site 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

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.

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