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Here at Chaminade Resort we strive to cultivate a strong culture rooted in family values and genuine hospitality. With job opportunities available across the resort from Front Office and Food & Beverage to Resort Recreation and Spa, we are excited to find new team members to join our family. With competitive wages and benefits supported by our industry leading management company, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, we aim to create career opportunities with continued growth potential. View our current job openings below and apply to join the Chaminade team today!

Sincerely,

Doug Lord
General Manager


OPEN POSITIONS

Director of Finance
Are you an experienced finance professional seeking an exciting leadership role in the hospitality industry? Look no further! The Chaminade Resort & Spa, a prestigious and renowned hotel in Santa Cruz, California, is currently seeking a highly qualified Director of Finance to join our dynamic team. As the Director of Finance, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing all financial aspects of our hotel operations. This Executive Level position will oversee all aspects of the Finance/Accounting Department in a centralized environment.  The Director of Finance will report to the General Manager. Will act as a mentor and be very involved with the day-to-day operations of the hotel and the department.
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Executive Meeting Manager
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PBX Operator
We are looking for a highly motivated individuals to join our team as a PBX Operator. The ideal candidate uses their engaging personality to create a memorable first impression for our guests as they call the resort/hotel. While answering the phones, the PBX Operator is a source of knowledge for the guest for everything about the hotel, its amenities, and the local area.
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Cook II (Part Time)
Responsible for maintaining, setting up, food production and quality control of all meat, fish, fowl, sauces, stocks, seasonings and other food items prepared in the broiler and sauté stations, as well as the grill and other stations as needed.
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Cook II (Full Time)
Responsible for maintaining, setting up, food production and quality control of all meat, fish, fowl, sauces, stocks, seasonings and other food items prepared in the broiler and sauté stations, as well as the grill and other stations as needed.
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Bartender (Part Time)
The Bartender will serve and make drinks at the bar for the guests and servers. Mix drinks for servers according to standard recipes. Familiarity with the wine list and the stemware and appropriate garnishes used. Follow procedures as outlined in employee manual and bartender's manual. Jigger pour, making drinks for servers only when rung in on Micros. Keep bar stocked and clean. Follow side work sheet. Monitor inventory. Be knowledgeable of the menu for guests ordering at the bar. Ensure the consistency in the presentation and recipes of all cocktails. Be familiar with and enforce all policies related to liquor liability laws. Handle all checks and cash according to procedures. Be familiar with all property amenities and other restaurants. Respond to any reasonable task as assigned by supervisor or manager. Help out on floor when needed, seating guests, answering phones and serving tables.
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Bartender (Full Time)
We are looking for a highly motivated, customer focused Bartender to join our team! The Bartender is responsible for delivering memorable hospitality to our guests with genuine and personable connections and engaging service from the initial greeting to their departure. As a Bartender, it is your responsibility to seek to understand the guest’s needs while preparing perfect beverages in a timely manner. This individual will need to be quick on your feet and have an engaging attitude. If making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, we want you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow and learn at a world-class property!
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Pool Bartender (Full Time)
We are looking for a highly motivated, customer focused Bartender to join our team!  The Bartender is responsible for delivering memorable hospitality to our guests with genuine and personable connections and engaging service from the initial greeting to their departure. As a Bartender, it is your responsibility to seek to understand the guest’s needs while preparing perfect beverages in a timely manner. This individual will need to be quick on your feet and have an engaging attitude.
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Banquet Bartender (Part Time)
We are looking for a highly motivated Banquet Bartender to join our team! This individual will help to direct the set up and preparation of banquet rooms for banquet functions, serve as the bartender as well as clear and tear down banquet rooms at the end of the function. This individual will serve beverages and/or food to the guests in a friendly, courteous and timely manner, resulting in guest satisfaction. Also, to prepare beverages for other servers to supply to guests, and act as cashier for the banquet beverage bar. If you have experience with high volume bartending at banquet events, enjoy making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, we want you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow and learn at a world-class property!
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Food Runner
We are looking for a highly motivated, customer focused Restaurant and Room Service Runner to join our team! Room Service is responsible for taking guests’ orders over the phone and delivering food & beverage to guest rooms. They are responsible for ensuring accurate food orders as well as timely delivery. If making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, we want you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow and learn at a world-class property!
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Steward (Full Time)
We are looking for individuals with great attention to detail to join our kitchen team as a Steward. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic and tremendous attention to detail, in the care they take in maintaining the cleanliness of the hotel’s kitchen areas.  This role truly is part of the “Heart of the House” and provides key services for culinary and food service teams so they can provide great service to our guests.  Are you ready to start a rewarding career, where you can Be the Difference in our guests stay and you can make a difference in your career, then look no further then Benchmark Hospitality.
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Front Desk Agent (Full Time)
We are looking for a highly motivated individuals to join our Front Desk team. The ideal candidate uses their engaging personality to create a memorable first impression for our guests. While checking in, registering guests, the Front Desk Agent is a source of knowledge for the guest for everything about the hotel, its amenities, and the local area. If you enjoy engaging with people from all over the world and making meaningful connections, as well as taking steps to “WOW” people, we want you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow a career in hospitality with a world-class property.
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Housekeeper
The cleanliness of a hotel is one of the main reasons that keep our guests returning to and recommending our hotels to friends and family. We are looking for individuals with great attention to detail to join our Housekeeping team. The ideal candidate creates a memorable experience for our guests through their attention to detail and care they take in preparing and maintaining the guest rooms. Someone who is flexible enough to work weekends is a must. This role truly is the “Heart of the House” and provides key services for our guests to truly relax and enjoy their stay.
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Lobby/Public Space Attendant
The cleanliness of a hotel is one of the main reasons that keep our guests returning to and recommending our hotels to friends and family. It goes without saying that hotel housekeeping team has one of the most important roles that take place in a hotel daily. We are looking for individuals with great attention to detail to join our Housekeeping team as a Lobby Attendant. The ideal candidate creates a memorable experience for our guests through their attention to detail and care they take in preparing and maintaining the public spaces and assisting the room attendants. This role truly is the “Heart of the House” and provides key services for our guests to truly relax and enjoy their stay. A great housekeeping team can make a guest stay go from OK to Outstanding!
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Conference Service Attendant
We are looking for a highly motivated Conference Services Attendant to join our team! This individual will help to direct the set up and preparation of conference rooms for event functions, as well as clear and tear down the rooms at the end of the function. If you have experience with setting up banquet events, enjoy making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, we want you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow and learn at a world-class property!
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Maintenance Technician (Full Time)
We are looking for an experienced Maintenance person, who is highly motivated, and detail oriented to join our team at a Maintenance Engineer! This individual performs a variety of maintenance trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment, HVAC, Painting, wall repair, tile work and upkeep of the preventative maintenance program of the resort/hotel. You will be working closely with different members of our team, so you will need to be quick on your feet and have an engaging attitude. If you are a maintenance person who enjoys making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, we want you!
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Security Officer (Full Time)
We are looking for a highly engaging, safety and customer focused individual to join our team as Security Officer. The successful candidate for this role is engaging, highly detailed, and is open to learning and leading by example, responds in a professional and courteous manner to guests and team, as well as being there to support the team both personally and professionally. The Security Officer is responsible for the safety and security of guests and employees and the property. This includes supporting other department activities to help assure the highest levels of guest and employee service. If making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, we want you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow and learn at a world-class property.
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Spa Coordinator
Assist the Spa Manager with all aspects of the spa and fitness center. Assist the Manager with all conference group activities and meetings. Assist in the completion of weekly schedule for all spa team members. Maintain accurate records and systems on invoices and gift certificates. Successfully manage the operation of Spa in the absence of the Spa Manager. Perform special tasks as requested by the Spa Manager. Oversee and maintain the cleanliness and neatness of facility.
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Esthetician

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INCLUSIVITY

Be yourself. That's who we're hiring. Our culture celebrates and supports the differences that make each of us unique. It's how we build better service for our guests and career growth for you.

Chaminade Resort & Spa is committed to providing an environment where equal employment opportunities (EEO) are available to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy status, status as an individual with a disability, amnesty, status as a covered veteran or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Chaminade Resort & Spa complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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