Head of Maintenance & Groundskeeping
Lupin Lodge

Fulfill Your Love to Fix Things in Gorgeous Mountain Location near Silicon Valley

Located minutes from the experiences and innovation of Silicon Valley, Lupin Lodge is located in the Santa Cruz mountains within the forest. We are also very close the ocean and beaches of Santa Cruz.


Head of Maintenance & Groundskeeping

Lupin Lodge
Los Gatos, California
$20.00 / hour
Some experience required
Start Date:
Job starts immediately! (Oct 13, 2018)

Lupin Lodge is looking for a head of maintenance who is an experienced and professional handyman/woman, maintenance and groundskeeper to help keep our property in pristine condition. The ideal candidate will have the necessary skills and a positive can-do demeanor. The ideal candidate well-organized team player who also takes initiative and is self-directed with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

In addition to members and guests, Lupin Lodge has multiple long-term tenants who reside in cabins, yurts and trailers. We have 110 acres of mountain and forest terrain that houses a pool, hot tub, sauna, restaurant, hiking trails, campsites and more.

We would like to speak to anyone with experience in the following:

  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical and wiring
  • Construction
  • Dry wall
  • Painting
  • Tile work
  • Flooring
  • Siding
  • Roofing and gutters
  • Groundskeeping
  • Tree upkeep/chainsaw
  • Other handyman/woman skills

About the job:

This person is responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of the property as well as the dwellings and structures located on the property. Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, this person will be organized, budget conscious and will effectively communicate, in a timely manner, issues and solutions.

Although work request orders will be provided, the ideal candidate will take a proactive approach to fixing and maintaining items. Storage facilities, surrounding areas, as well as equipment and tools must be kept in an orderly and good working conditions.

We will need good record keeping, timesheets, expense reports, inventory reports and help with the water operations exercise reports. The position will also requrie the ability to sit, stand, stoop, bend and reach for extended periods of time and the ability to lift up to 60lbs.

The job is a 40 hour a week job that includes working on weekends. There may also be some on-call emergency services work outside of these hours which may include cleaning up any trees that have fallen on the property. Security duty may be another element that this person will take on.  

The job may require living onsite after a probationary period. We have a trailer available for onsite living accommodations after the person completes a probationary period. Also, we have space if you have a trailer that you'd like to bring to the property and live in. Rent will be a work-exchange situation.

All candidates must have a valid driver license and is subject to a criminal background check prior to hiring. Lupin Lodge is an EOE.


Pay is commensurate with skill level.

About Lupin Lodge

Lupin Lodge is a clothing-optional resort that was established in 1935 and is located in the Santa Cruz mountains; minutes away from Silicon Valley. We offer guests, members and others a unique experience to relax and recharge by providing a safe and comfortable space to be nude in nature. We are a family-friendly and nonsexual naturist club. Many individuals have made Lupin a part of their ongoing relaxation routine to help keep them balanced in these stressful times because of the natural effects that nudity in nature provides.

It is imperative that those who work at Lupin have a positive, nonjudgmental attitude and a strong desire to provide excellent customer service focused on hospitality as they play an instrumental part in delivering the experience that our guests have come to rely upon. We are looking for team players who can take initiative and enjoy working in a natural setting away from the pressure of urban settings.

How to Apply

Next steps:

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter/email and resume to relax@lupinlodge.org.

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