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Basin Harbor employs approximately 270 seasonal employees each year and approximately 30 year-round employees. We are proud to welcome back our seasonal employees again and again, proving that Basin Harbor is indeed one the of the best summer jobs you could have. Please be aware that all new employees are required to pass a background check prior to being employed at Basin Harbor.

Most staff work 37-40 hours per week. Paychecks are distributed every other week. Direct Deposit is available.

  • Shuttle Driver

    Human Resources
    Administration

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    This is a seasonal, part-time, non-exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October. Hours and schedule may vary.

    Summary:

    The Shuttle Driver’s primary responsibility is to provide off-property transportation for our residential staff, to appointments, for shopping, or for local events.  The Shuttle Driver should be a professional, welcoming representative of the resort. In many cases, the Shuttle Driver is a new employee’s first face-to-face encounter with Basin Harbor.

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Drive BH vehicle to Burlington International Airport or Burlington Transit Center to pick up or drop off arriving or departing employees.  This will occur according to flight or bus schedules and may involve early morning or late night trips.  At the beginning and end of our season, multiple same day trips are likely.
    • Drive BH vehicle to appointments or other scheduled events according to a weekly shuttle schedule created by Human Resources.
    • Be available on short notice for emergency transportation.
    • Keep BH vehicle clean, and report any mechanical issues to Human Resources and to Mechanic
    • Ensure that BH vehicle is fueled up before and after use if possible.  Basin Harbor has fueling facilities on property.

    Essential Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record.
    • Familiarity with Outlook Calendar
    • Minimum of high school diploma
    • The ability to adapt to changes in a fast paced, dynamic work environment and prioritize sometimes conflicting needs
    • Must be willing and able to pass a background check

    Job Categories: Human Resources

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  • AM / PM Cafeteria Cook

    Culinary Line Level
    Food & Beverage - BOH

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    AM/PM Cafeteria Cook

    This is a seasonal, non-exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October.

    Summary:

    The Cafeteria Cook is responsible for ensuring Basin Harbor staff receives top quality food in our cafeteria.  Applicants seeking in-country H2B extensions can not be considered for this position.

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Reads, comprehends and abides by all rules and regulations set forth in Basin Harbor Foodservice Employee Manual and the Basin Harbor Employee Handbook
    • Begins work each day at the time posted on the schedule, completing opening duties
    • Per task list
    • Cooks pre-determined amount of food as requested from AM/PM line
    • Prepares and cooks breakfast for cafeteria
    • Prepares, cooks and serves dinner at 4:00 p.m. to Basin Harbor staff
    • Ensures cafeteria projects a quality image to staff by cleaning and sanitizing tabletops and chairs daily, refilling condiments and napkin holders daily
    • Keeps service area, salad bar and beverage area clean and organized
    • Keeps cafeteria prep area (cage) clean and organized
    • Communicates with the AM/PM Sous Chef, Pantry, Pastry, Butcher and purchasing on a continual basis in order to utilize product in the cafeteria
    • Reports mechanical problems with any equipment or safety concerns to supervisor
    • Fills out accident or incident reports as necessary
    • Assists with thorough and total breakdown and clean-up upon closing for the season
    • Completes other duties as required and requested
    • Demonstrates teamwork and respect at all times to co-workers

    Essential Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Ability to use, or learn to use the following equipment:

    Broiler, Grill, Griddle, Dishwasher, Conventional Oven, Convection Oven, Flat Top Range, Open Burner Range, Fryer, Cook and Hold Oven, Holding Oven, Steamer, Steam Jacketed Kettle, Steam Table, Mechanical Slicer, Mechanical Mixer, Countertop Blender, Submersible Blender, Portable Burner, Manual Slicer (Mandoline), Mechanical Band Saw, Motorized Vehicle, Mechanical Food Processor, Scale, Sheeter, Candy Stove, Proofer.

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  • AM / PM Pantry

    Culinary Line Level
    Food & Beverage - BOH

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    AM / PM Pantry

    This is a seasonal, non-exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October.

    Summary:

    The role of a line cook is to prepare culinary delights for our guests and owners.  Guest satisfaction in our restaurant revolves around the food appearance, high quality of the food and overall dining experience. Must have advanced knowledge of kitchen equipment, including knife handling. Responsible for maintaining a clean cooking and working area. Must be able to read and call all incoming tickets. Must maintain a neat professional appearance and manner.

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Reads, comprehends, and abides by all rules and regulations set forth in the Basin harbor Foodservice Employee Manual and the Basin Harbor Employee Handbook
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, work well under pressure, and meet multiple & sometimes competing deadlines
    • Sets up station according to the Executive Chef’s guidelines
    • Ensures that all foods are properly stored, rotated, labeled, and dated in accordance with accepted food handling procedures determined by the Vermont Department of Health
    • Assist with biweekly and monthly inventory
    • Has ability to properly sear and grill items to correct temperatures
    • Can blanch or par cook vegetables to proper doneness
    • Excelled starch cookery.
    • Possesses basic knowledge of stock and sauce making
    • Has ability to cook “ON THE FLY” with no hesitation
    • Reports safety concerns or mechanical problems with any equipment to the Red Mill Chef for prompt attention
    • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the Executive Chef
    • Cleans and maintains station while practicing exceptional safety, sanitation, and organizational skills
    • Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of the kitchen, walk-in coolers and all storage areas
    • Ensures the consistent quality of finished food items served to Basin Harbor Guests
    • Demonstrates teamwork and respect at all times to co-workers
    • Performs additional responsibilities as request by the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, and Red Mill Chef

    Essential Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a full-service, quality driven, volume restaurant
    • Prior culinary experience in hotels or resorts
    • Understanding and knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and food handling procedures
    • Honesty beyond reproach
    • Problem solving abilities, must be self-motivated and organized
    • Have strong communication skills
    • Be even tempered and respectful of others
    • Be aligned with the culinary vision and philosophy of Basin Harbor
    • Preferred degree in culinary arts or related field
    • ServeSafe certification or ability to be certified
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  • Banquet Chef

    Management
    Food & Beverage - BOH

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    Banquet Chef

    This is a seasonal, non-exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October.

    Summary:

    The Banquet Chef is responsible for the execution and organization of the Basin Harbor catered functions including but not limited to weddings, banquets, buffets, and/or other group functions including Hospitality Night, Harbor Fair, Shore Dinner, and the Vermont’s Artisans Dinner on the Lake.

    The Banquet Chef reports directly to the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef.

    The Banquet Cooks report directly to the Banquet chef.

    The Banquet Chef must be able to keep an open and constant line of communication between the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Pastry Chef, and the Sales Department as to party changes and additional labor and product needs for the Banquet department.

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Reads, comprehends, and abides by all rules and regulations set forth in the Basin Harbor Foodservice Employee Manual and the Basin Harbor Employee Handbook
    • Begins work each day at the time posted on the schedule
    • Plans work schedule as required for the ultimate operation and supervision of the banquet department
    • Trains banquet personnel in related production, principles and practices
    • Must attend all BEO meetings
    • Ensures the quality of food products by labeling, dating, rotating, and tasting prior to service
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, work well under pressure, and meet multiple & sometimes competing deadlines
    • Keeps banquet service and storage areas clean and organized on a daily basis
    • Assists with biweekly and monthly inventory
    • The Banquet Chef shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors
    • Tracks, records, and state reasons for waste daily
    • Reports safety concerns or mechanical problems with any of the equipment to supervisor for prompt attention
    • Completes accident and incident reports as necessary
    • Ensures that standardized operating procedures including the use of recipes, closing checklists, product requisitioning, etc. are consistently followed
    • Completes other duties as required and requested by the Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef
    • Demonstrates teamwork and respect at all times to co-workers

    Management Skills

    • Has ability to manage change effectively
    • Provides leadership to position Basin Harbor to achieve its vision
    • Communicates goals and objectives in a manner which inspires employees to live and apply the guiding principles
    • Demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
    • Builds morale and spirit
    • Instills a guest service attitude in all employees
    • Instills a "can-do" attitude in all employees
    • Has excellent time management skills
    • Follows, supports, and enforces company policies and procedures
    • Has excellent problem resolution skills
    • Assumes responsibility and accountability for self and employees
    • Is able to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action

    Essential Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Preferred Degree in Culinary Arts or Related Field
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience at the level of Banquet Chef or higher in a full-service, quality driven, volume restaurant
    • ServSafe certification or ability to be certified
    • Prior culinary experience in hotels or resorts
    • Demonstrated experience as a supervisor in culinary operations
    • Honesty beyond reproach
    • Must be service oriented with a proven track record of applying service principles in dealing with guests and employees
    • Strong communications skills
    • Must be even tempered and respectful of others
    • Must be aligned with the culinary vision and philosophy of Basin Harbor
    • Should exemplify the best serious professional in the food business
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  • Banquet Set Up Supervisor

    Event Staff
    Food & Beverage - FOH

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     Banquet Set Up:

    This position is not accepting H2B applications

    This is a seasonal, non-exempt position. Our season runs from June through the end of October.

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities/Duties:

    • Effectively direct Set Up team members to complete the tasks assigned in an efficient manner.
    • Emptying trash from all function areas.
    • Changing linen, and putting it in the correct areas for cleaning by housekeeping.
    • Vacuuming all meeting rooms after functions.
    • Inspecting Banquet equipment for defects, cleanliness, and any other maintenance needed and reporting to the Manager.
    • Cleaning and mopping of the storerooms and meeting rooms.
    • Setting up meeting rooms and private function areas with the appropriate equipment and materials, including tables, chairs, glasses, water, pens, writing tablets, and any other items requested.
    • Storing equipment and materials neatly in proper areas.
    • Icing and watering all meetings at the start and during breaks

    Qualifications:

    • Extremely detail oriented
    • Tactful, approachable, perceptive and customer service oriented
    • Able to communicate effectively with guests, staff and supervisors
    • Clean, well kept, professional appearance
    • Self-motivated, adaptable, responsible and reliable
    • Able to perform multiple tasks systematically in a fast paced environment
    • Able to co-operate with co-workers and staff to promote and maintain team spirit
    • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills

    Position requires heavy lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. The ability to drive a manual transmission vehicle preferred. Must be detail oriented and have ability to read BEOs and follow instruction.  Needed from early May through the end of October.  Day and Evening shifts available.

     

     
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  • Dining Room Server

    Front of the House Service
    Food & Beverage - FOH

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    Position Title: Dining Room Server

    Reports To: Dining Room Manager

    Shift Hours: Varies depending on restaurant/dining room

    This is a seasonal, FLSA exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October.

    Summary:  Seeking servers with experience in fast-paced, fine dining.  The dining program at Basin Harbor is exceptional. The reputation and appeal of our multiple dining venues is one of tradition and quality.  

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     

    Responsibilities/Duties: Includes the followingOther duties may be assigned.

    • Responsible for serving meals and taking drink orders
    • Anticipate guests needs and special request by being tactful, approachable, perceptive and customer service oriented
    • Assists in maintaining a safe working environment for all.
    • Detail oriented: transmits orders to bar and kitchen by recording guest choices; identifying guest special dietary needs and special requests, all with maximum efficiently and productivity.
    • Follows set up and breakdown guidelines for dining room.
    • Protects establishment and guest by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies.
    • Keeps kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression
    • Understand the need for proper etiquette and service standards
    • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment
    • Able to communicate effectively with  staff and supervisors
    • Reinforce dining room procedure
    • Clean, well kept, professional appearance

    QualificationsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Experience in formal restaurant setting
    • Knowledge of wine preferred
    • Understand the need for proper etiquette and service standards
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions, and decimals
    • Ability to compute ratios and percentages
    • Ability to apply common sense, understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
    • Self-motivated, adaptable, responsible and reliable
    • Able to perform multiple tasks systematically in a fast paced environment
    • Must be able to adapt to changes in a fast paced, dynamic, and sometimes intense work environment
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    • Ability to perform physical activities that include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions
    • Ability to perform medium work (defined as exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands, talk, and hear
    • Must be willing and able to pass a background check

     

     
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  • Dining Room Server Assistant

    Front of the House Service
    Food & Beverage - FOH

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    Dining Room Server Assistant

    This position is not accepting H2B applications

    This is a seasonal, FLSA exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October.

     

    Summary:  The dining program at Basin Harbor is exceptional. The reputation and appeal of our multiple dining venues is one of tradition and quality. Whether working at Ardelia’s lake view dining room or the Red Mill Restaurant or our lunch venue, The Ranger Room, we are proud to present delicious, farm to table selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     

    Responsibilities/Duties: Includes the followingOther duties may be assigned.

    • Responsible for supporting Servers during meal service
    • Anticipate guests needs and special request by being tactful, approachable, perceptive and customer service oriented
    • Assists in maintaining a safe working environment for all
    • Detail oriented: transmits orders to bar and kitchen by recording guest choices; identifying guest special dietary needs and special requests, all with maximum efficiently and productivity
    • Follows set up and breakdown guidelines for dining room.
    • Protects establishment and guest by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
    • Keeps kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression
    • Understand the need for proper etiquette and service standards
    • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment
    • Able to communicate effectively with  staff and supervisors
    • Reinforce dining room procedure
    • Clean, well kept, professional appearance

    QualificationsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Experience in formal restaurant setting
    • Experience carrying service trays
    • Knowledge of wine preferred
    • Understand the need for proper etiquette and service standards
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions, and decimals
    • Ability to apply common sense, understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
    • Self-motivated, adaptable, responsible and reliable
    • Able to perform multiple tasks systematically in a fast paced environment
    • Must be able to adapt to changes in a fast paced, dynamic, and sometimes intense work environment
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    • Ability to perform physical activities that include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions
    • Ability to perform medium work (defined as exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands, talk, and hear
    • Must be willing and able to pass a background check

     

     

     
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  • On-Call, Part-Time Event Bartender

    Front of the House Service
    Food & Beverage - FOH

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    On-Call Event Bartender

    This position is not accepting H2B applications

    This is a seasonal, FLSA exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October.

    Summary:

    Bartending at Basin Harbor can be a little bit of everything. We have 4 dining venues, 2 outdoor bars and multiple special events during our 6 month season. We are looking for qualified bartenders to work part-time at our summer resort. Indoor events, outdoor events, bars on boats, hayrides and other interesting locations. Our bartenders must be energetic, personable, engaging and willing to uphold the long standing tradition of exceptional guest service at Basin Harbor. Join our team, it's a summer job you will never forget. 

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Reports to:    Beverage Manager

    Responsibilities/Duties:

    • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages
    • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
    • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
    • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
    • Plan and present bar menu
    • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
    • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
    • Comply with all food and beverage regulations

    Qualifications:

    • Extremely detail oriented
    • Tactful, approachable, perceptive and customer service oriented
    • Able to communicate effectively with guests, staff and supervisors
    • Clean, well kept, professional appearance
    • Self-motivated, adaptable, responsible and reliable
    • Able to perform multiple tasks systematically in a fast paced environment
    • Able to co-operate with co-workers and staff to promote and maintain team spirit
    • Proven working experience as a bartender
    • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
    • Computer literacy.
    • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
    • Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean
    • Relevant training certificate

    Must be available to work May through October.

     

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  • Fairway Cafe/Beverage Cart Attendent

    Golf Course
    Golf

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    Fairway Cafe Attendant

    This is a seasonal, non-exempt position. Our season runs from April/May through the end of October.

    Summary:

    25-35 hours per week, May 15th until late September. Must be 18 years of age or older.   Will be responsible for selling beverages(alcoholic and nonalcoholic) and food to golf & resort patrons.  Maintaining surroundings, abiding by all state and local sanitary laws concerning food service and providing a pleasant atmosphere.  Must be computer literate.  Must be well organized, enjoy working with people, prior food service experience a plus.  Will be doing some light food preparation. Fairway Cafe is expected to open mid to late May and be open through end of the season. 

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Responsibilities/Duties:

    • Work with maximum efficiency/productivity
    • Promptly greet guests
    • Computer skills and understanding of POS system
    • Place next day order with main kitchen
    • Restocking of coolers and beverage station
    • Responsible for selling beverages (alcoholic/nonalcoholic) and food to golf and resort patrons.
    • Perform cleaning tasks and breakdown of service

    Qualifications:

    • Detail oriented
    • Tactful, approachable, perceptive and customer service oriented
    • Able to communicate effectively with guests, staff and supervisors
    • Clean, well kept, professional appearance
    • Self-motivated, adaptable, responsible and reliable
    • Able to perform multiple tasks systematically in a fast paced environment
    • Prior food service and preparation experience a plus
    • Able to co-operate with co-workers and staff to promote and maintain team spirit
    • Constant standing, walking, stooping/bending, grasping and reaching above shoulder height.
    • Able to take direction and work in a team environment

     

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  • Babysitter

    Babysitting
    Lodging Services

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    BABYSITTER

    Reports To: Lead Concierge/ Guest Services Manager

    Shift Days: Shifts needing coverage 7 days/week

    Shift Hours: On call, as needed. Majority of requests are nights & weekends, as well as weekdays.

    Start Date: May 10, 2019

    End Date: October 21, 2019

    Summary:

    Babysitters are not Basin Harbor employees, but considered sub-contractors. They are expected to comply with all Basin Harbor employee guidelines and procedures. Basin Harbor interviews Babysitters, and collects references, in order to assure that they are in competent standing. Once all paperwork is in order, Babysitters will be placed on a list, and will be contacted by the concierge when their services are needed.

    All monetary transactions are to be handled between the sitter and the guest. Payments should be made by cash or check.

    Diversity helps us build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Sitters are expected to arrive for their shift at least 10 minutes before their sitting is scheduled to begin.
    • Sitters are expected to adhere to all reasonable requests made by parents/guardians of the children being watched.
    • Sitters are to remain with the child/children for the full amount of time that has been scheduled.
    • Sitters are to adhere to appearance and professionalism standards of Basin Harbor Club.
    • Sitters are expected to contact appropriate parties in the event of an emergency.

     Essential Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Must be at least 16 years of age.
    • Must have previous babysitting experience (Recent references required)
    • Must be available to provide accurate availability on a weekly basis, via email.
    • CPR and First Aid certification preferred.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English
    • Ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively present information in one-on-one situations in person and over the telephone in English.
    • Ability to apply common sense, understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Must be able to adapt to changes in a fast paced, dynamic, and sometimes intense work environment.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a sitter to successfully perform essential functions:
      • Ability to perform physical activities that include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
      • Ability to perform medium work (defined as exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
      • While performing their duties, the sitter is regularly required to stand; use hands, talk, and hear. 
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
    • Must be willing and able to pass a background check.

     

    * Please Note- Applications will be reviewed after April 1st. We also accept applications for this position on a continual basis. If you are not contacted right away we will keep your application on file and you may be contacted in the future. 

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How to Apply

Please complete our on-line application.  We’re so glad that you have considered joining our team this season.


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