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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.

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Restaurant Supervisor

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa is seeking a qualified Restaurant Supervisor.
Job Summary: This position will provide a hands-on approach to managing the general day-to-day operations of the Front of the House.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
• Supervises and assists the restaurant staff on a daily basis
• Ensure dining experience is in compliance with policies, procedures, standards, and aiming at satisfying and exceeding the guest expectations
• Assist with the training of restaurant staff
• Maintains a presence in the dining areas at all times throughout service and interact positively with customers.
• Supports staff at peak times and undertake any operational duty to ensure customer expectations are met.
• Responsible for resolving customer complaints regarding food quality and service.
• Performs other duties as assigned by manager

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

• Able to work holidays, weekends and evenings
• California Food Handler Certification
• Excellent customer service skills
• Able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language (s) used in the workplace.
• Proficient on Micros, Microsoft Word, Excel and use of email.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
• Calculate figures and amounts.
• Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to work in stressful situations
• Stand and walk for long periods of time or an entire shift, repetitive motions of hands, wrists and fingers, climb stairs, balance, stoop, squat, bend, twist, kneel, reach, grasp, shake, stir, pour and squeeze with both hands. Talk or hear; taste or smell.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move, carry, push and pull up to 30lbs
• Work conditions include exposure to scents and mineral water sulfur odor.

BENEFITS
Restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts, mineral springs and yoga. This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful upscale resort with wonderful people!

To be considered for this position, please apply at the Employment section of our website, sycamoresprings.com, and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

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Bartender - AM

he Gardens of Avila Restaurant, located at the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, is seeking qualified Bartender for morning shifts. We are looking for self-starters who have the demeanor and skills to work in a fine dining establishment.
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa is a beautiful property; a truly unique location with tremendous beauty and impeccable weather year-round. Situated on more than 100 acres of forest, hills and meadows, within walking distance to the beach, this historic property is a destination like no other. The Property is inspired by its mineral spring water and the spectacular views that surround. It is located in the lush mountains near Avila Beach, California
Qualifications:
• Previous experience in a restaurant setting preferred.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Food Handler Certification required.
• Must be able to work evenings
• Able to work holidays and weekends.
• Able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language (s) used in the workplace.
• Applicant must be a professional, yet friendly individual with communication and organizational skills.

This position is part-time, $12.00 per hour (plus tips). Open availability is preferred, must be available on mornings, weekends and holidays.
Benefits: paid sick leave, restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts, mineral springs and yoga.
To be considered for this position, please apply at the Employment section of our website, sycamoresprings.com, and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.
This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful upscale resort with wonderful people!
Please apply at the Employment section of our website and include verifiable employment references, as well as availability.

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Host/Hostess

The Gardens of Avila Restaurant at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is seeking Host/Hostess.

Job Summary: Coordinates dining room activities and supervises dining room staff to assure quality service is provided to guests

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
Monitors efficiency of workflow and service to guests.
Answers phone in a courteous and professional manner; schedules dining reservations.
Arranges parties or special services for diners.
Meets and greets guests promptly, courteously, and graciously, addressing guests by name whenever possible
Escorts guests to tables and provides menus.
Develops and maintains a complete working knowledge of the menus, menu ingredients, daily specials, and what is not available.
Maintains wait list, as appropriate; informs guests of approximate wait time and where they can wait for a table; informs guests when their table is prepared.
Anticipates guests' needs by constantly scanning the room.
Responds properly in any dining room emergency or safety situation.
Monitors dining room serving stations for neatness and cleanliness.
Inspects menus and lists to ensure their condition and appearance.
Completes check list before end of shift.
Performs other duties as assigned by manager

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Previous experience in a restaurant setting preferred.
Able to work holidays, weekends and evenings
Excellent customer service skills
Professional appearance and demeanor
Able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language (s) used in the workplace.
Proficient on Microsoft Word, Excel, Micros and Open Table.
Stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.
Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work in stressful situations
Stand and walk for long periods of time or an entire shift, repetitive motions, climb stairs, balance, stoop, squat, bend, twist, kneel, reach, grasp and squeeze with both hands. Talk or hear; taste or smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move, carry, push and pull up to 30lbs
Work conditions include exposure to scents and mineral water sulfur odor.

This position is part-time, $12.00 per hour.
Benefits: paid sick leave, restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts, mineral springs and yoga.
To be considered for this position, please apply at the Employment section of our website, sycamoresprings.com, and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.
This is an opportunity to work in a beautiful upscale resort with wonderful people!
Please apply at the Employment section of our website and include verifiable employment references, as well as availability.

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Massage Therapists

The massage therapist is responsible for providing our customers healing and intuitive massage treatments. The massage therapist is responsible to give the best experience they can with a clean and organized treatment area. By providing a positive and memorable experience, they help to ensure that our customers will return to see us again.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
1. Complete accurate and legible client intake notes
2. Provide massage treatments
3. Creates an excellent experience for guests & members through a present therapeutic touch and friendly attitude
4. Executes professional boundaries
5. Safeguards client information and confidentiality
6. Performs other duties as assigned by manager (i.e. cleaning treatment room, storage area, break room, assisting room attendants, escorting guests to hot tubs, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

• The employee will be required to operate the following tools: massage oils and lotions, aromatherapies, essential oils, sprays, hot stones, salt rocks, hot cabbies, hand towels, eye masks, body treatment products, hot packs, mud, salts, paraffin heaters, and disinfectants.
• Flexible availability to include a variety of weekends, holidays, and day/evening shifts.
• Must work a minimum of four (4) six-hour (6-hour) shifts.
• Must be able to work with aromatherapy, essential oils, massage oils, creams, aromatherapy mists, herbal freeze
• Must have 250 hours Massage Certification with a commitment for continued education.
• Training in deep tissue, prenatal & hot stone massage required or a commitment to begin training within the first 90 days of hire.
• You must consistently practice punctuality.
• Must meet grooming standards
• Attention to detail, professionalism, enthusiasm, good communication skills.
• Must maintain a positive attitude and behavior with staff and management at all times.
• Have superb customer service skills and a friendly demeanor
• Perform a quality massage session within their scope of training and utilizing draping protocols
• Maintains a professional clean appearance of self and clinic by wearing a clean uniform, following the table dressing & draping protocols and keeping the therapy room clean. All your linens, lotions, marketing are provided for you.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

• Ability to stand for long periods.
• Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury.
• This position requires the following abilities: balancing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, reaching with hands and arms, bending, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, tactile sense, repetitive motions, seeing, hearing, talking, and visual acuity.
• Ability to lift 25 lbs.
• Work conditions include exposure to scents, odors, fumes, and vibrations.

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Front Desk Agent-PM Shifts

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is seeking a qualified Front Desk Agent for evening shifts.

Sycamore Mineral Spring Resort is seeking an outgoing, people-oriented individual to join our team as a front desk agent. Here, our agents do more than just check people in and out of the hotel. They genuinely enjoy connecting and getting to know our guests and making sure each guest has an exceptional experience at our unique property.
As a company we believe the real key to our success is having employees who enjoy the work they are doing. So we place our focus on our employees and encourage excellence through providing a fun and rewarding work environment. If you are out going, not afraid of hard work and would like to be part of a team that is committed to excellence we want to hear from you.

About the Property:

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa is a beautiful property; a truly unique location with tremendous beauty and impeccable weather year-round. Sycamore is situated on more than 100 acres of forest, hills and meadows, within moments of the pristine beaches and community of Avila Beach. The property is inspired by its mineral spring water, health and wellness orientation. It is located in the lush Avila Beach Valley, near San Luis Obispo, California.

Benefits: paid sick leave, restaurant, hotel, spa and designated gift shop discounts, mineral springs and yoga.

To be considered for this position, please apply at the Employment section of our website, sycamoresprings.com, and include verifiable employment references and availability on application.

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

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Room Attendant/Recamareras

Job Summary: Performs routine duties in the cleaning and servicing of guestrooms and baths under supervision of an inspector.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

• Enters and prepares the room for cleaning.
• Cleans rooms in accordance to specific company minutes per room standard
• Cleans guest rooms, including guest bathrooms and kitchen area if applicable, according to company standards including, but not limited to: making beds; emptying wastebaskets; hanging shower curtains; sweeping, scrubbing, and clean floors; and dusting furniture
• Replenishes supplies such as drinking glasses, writing and guest directories, bathroom supplies, and linen.
• Deep cleans areas as directed by supervisor including, but not limited to: washing walls, windows, door panels, and sills
• Uses all chemicals in an appropriate manner.
• Turns in all lost and found items as needed
• Cleans the closet.
• Vacuums the carpet.
• Checks and secures the room.
• Reports any maintenance problems as they occur to the maintenance department and manager on duty.
• Reports any unusual occurrences or requests to the department head or manager on duty.
• Understands that business demands sometimes make it necessary to move employees from their accustomed shift to other shifts.
• Performs other duties as assigned by manager

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

• Previous housekeeping-related experience preferred
• Must be able to work holidays, weekends and evenings
• Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language (s) used in the workplace.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

• Ability to work in stressful situations
• Stand and walk for long periods of time or an entire shift, repetitive motions, climb stairs, balance, stoop, squat, bend, twist, kneel, reach, grasp and squeeze with both hands.
Talk or hear; taste or smell.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move, carry, push and pull up to 22lbs
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
Work conditions include exposure to scents and mineral water sulfur odors

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Jacuzzi Cleaner

Job Summary: Performs routine duties in the cleaning and servicing of guestroom hot tubs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

• Enters and prepares the room for cleaning the spa.
• Maintains own cleaning supplies, uses chemicals correctly
• Removes any debris from the tub and patio areas
• Cleans all patio chairs, tables, and sliding doors leading to the patio.
• Sweeps front entrances, removes spider webs and cleans patio lights.
• Attends staff meetings.
• Reports any maintenance problems as they occur to the maintenance department and the department head or manager on duty.
• Reports any unusual occurrences or requests to the department head or manager on duty.
• Assists in other areas of the department as needed
• Understands that business demands sometimes make it necessary to move employees from their accustomed shift to other shifts.
• Assists in other areas of the department as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned by manager
• Drive in accordance with the law and Sycamore Mineral Resort Policies

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

• Previous housekeeping-related experience desired
• Must be able to work holidays, weekends and evenings
• Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language (s) used in the workplace.
• Bilingual skill is a plus

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

• Ability to work in stressful situations
• Stand and walk for long periods of time or an entire shift, repetitive motions, climb stairs, balance, stoop, squat, bend, twist, kneel, reach, grasp and squeeze with both hands. Talk or hear; taste or smell.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move, carry, push and pull up to 40lbs

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“We stayed at the resort two nights in the Eloquence Suite, a two bedroom, two bath suite. Very spacious with lots of character. The kitchen has a full size fridge and microwave. Flat screens in each bedroom and the living room area. The grounds are lush and very beautiful.”
Guest - September 2014
“Our suite was charming. This is an older property. There were arched doorways, it was astonishingly spacious. The hot tub on the patio was awesome and it's a huge patio.”
Jennifer S. - July 2014