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Employment Application

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Employment Application

  • Personal Information:

  • Employment Desired

  • Positions:


    • Welcoming, helpful and friendly customer service
    • computer literacy
    • mental agility to move between tasks efficiently and accurately
    • ability to listen carefully to resolve guest issues within our policies using diplomacy and kindness
    • legible handwriting
    • cashiering experience
    • ability to work closely and constructively with a team

    • Thorough working knowledge of Apple OS X (Mountain Lion) Server and Client, as well as supporting applications (Mail, Safari, etc.) and the ability to troubleshoot and solve common end-user problems
    • fluency in OS X Server administration.
    • excellent customer service skills
    • very high degree of integrity
    • curiosity and an interest in learning
    • ability to live and work closely in an intentional community
    • positive attitude, congenial and outgoing
    • physically fit – all community members participate in keeping paths clear of snow in the winter
    • ability to work within a flexible schedule

    • Professional experience with vegetarian cooking
    • willingness to cook, clean, prep, serve and wash dishes
    • basic knife skills (ability to slice and chop safely and efficiently)
    • service-oriented
    • ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and pull heavy objects

    • Service oriented
    • self-motivated
    • integral and honest communication
    • ability to work with a team as well as independently
    • ability to perform repetitive body movements
    • willingness to work outdoors year-round in inclement weather
    • ability to lift up to 50 pounds

    All applicants must have substantial, verifiable experience in at least two of the following areas:

    • electrical
    • plumbing
    • carpentry
    • automotive mechanics
    • warehousing/inventory
    • administration/management

    The Grounds Team at Breitenbush Hot Springs is responsible for maintaining pathways, flower beds and other landscaped features, lawns, restoration areas affected by recent construction, managing our compost program, and maintaining a native plant nursery. In the winter months snow removal can be a large part of the job.

    • 2+ years of experience in the areas of landscaping with horticulture knowledge is preferredl
    • Independently motivated individuals encouraged to apply
    • Experience in operating backhoe, farm equipment, snow plows or dump trucks (CDL preferred) is helpful
    • Mechanically knowledgeable with some carpentry experience
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs and perform manual labor tasks outside in all weather conditions

    We are responsible for the utilities of Breitenbush. Experience in one or more of the following areas:

    • electrical
    • plumbing
    • alternative energies
    • computer programming

    • Oregon massage license
    • Minimum 1-2 years professional massage experience
    • Ability to do minimum of twelve 90-minute massages/week

    • 1 year of bookkeeping experience
    • 1 year of accounting experience

    • Excellent customer service skills
    • high level of experience with office applications
    • ability to multi-task efficiently
    • good communication skills
    • excellent time management skills
    • great organization skills
    • ability to work closely with guests and presenters

    • Minimum of three years experience in early childhood education
    • a patient disposition
    • crafting and gardening experience.

    Project Lead:

    • Serves to develop projects, from planning through phases of development to completion
    • computer literacy
    • researches and interprets appropriate reference materials and building standards, practices & codes
    • communicates with Breitenbush Community/Co-op and others about critical design criteria, planning phases, work progress and budgets

    Project Lead and summer construction crew:

    • demonstrated knowledge and experience of construction practices and skills
    • pragmatic approach to technical and economic feasibilities (critical path, best practices, economies of scale, living within our means, etc.)
    • strong research skills
    • well-developed organizational skills
    • strong administrative skills, especially with computers (with a focus on MS Word, MS Excel and project planning software)
    • excellent project management skills (planning, tracking, follow through)

    • Willing and able to work swing shifts (5:30pm to at least 2:30am)
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills desired
    • Must have excellent communication skills and be detailed-oriented
    • Friendly & welcoming disposition (experience in hospitality industry a plus)
    • Willing and able to engage potentially awkward situations: sound judgment and tempered demeanor with respect to the unexpected (eg. trespassers, conflicts, special needs)
    • Ability and/or experience addressing common maintenance issues a plus
  • Additional Skills

  • Employment History

    Please fill in up to 3 previous employers below. Note: We prefer email addresses to telephone numbers.
  • Personal References

    Please list 3 non-relatives whom you have known for at least one year. Note: We prefer email addresses to phone numbers.
  • Professional References

    Please enter the information for 3 professional references below. Note: We prefer email addresses to phone numbers.
  • Additional Questions

  • Upload Resume File

    You may also upload a resume file (.docx, PDF) below.
  • Electronic Signature

  • Breitenbush Hot Springs is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.