Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat & Conference Center has openings for summer seasonal work on it's Maintenance Team. ( May 1st - Oct 1st) Carpentry and Renovation Experience Desired. Positions may or may not lead to year-round employment.
Breitenbush is an intentional community and worker-owned cooperative. We all live in this rugged and beautiful mountain setting, 154 acres, and serve thousands of guests year-round. Our emphasis is on service to our guests, each other and to the greater global and universal community.
Here at Breitenbush we:
Cooperatively own and run a retreat center in the West Side of the Cascade Range in Oregon with beautiful scenery, hiking and camping
Live off the grid and operate our own 50kW hydroelectric power plant and 2 Diesel backup Generators
Use and monitor river water for drinking and operate an extensive geothermal radiant heating system
Have our own Fire Department & Medical response team (free training available)
Have a Snowplow Team that is responsible for keeping the roads and grounds clear during the winter months
Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Must be able to work in a team environment and be open to clear, open, and honest communication.
Maintenance, construction, framing, contractor, and/or renovation experience.
Ability to work in a group decision-making system (non-consensus)
Strong Work and Service Ethic
Must be Self-Directed! Self-sufficient, mature personalities preferred
Given the nature of our work it is important to be flexible and have an outgoing disposition.
Community living experience is a plus but not required.
Interest in living in an intentional community (60-80 residents) which in a sense is a small city with all the systems and personnel required
Focus on living simply and sustainably in a mountain setting
Authentic and clear communication
Compensation / Benefits:
OR Minimum Wage ($10.75)
Free utilities (including long distance phone and high speed internet)
Guesting privileges and discounted events
Employer covered health care
Dental Care (100% premium covered by employer)
Very generous vacation package (Paid, Wellness, Birthday, and extended leaves)
Meals & Organic groceries at cost (including a free meal once a week and free leftovers from our commercial kitchen)
Household items (Dr. Bronners soap, toilet paper, etc)
Community living in the Cascade Mountains
Hot springs, sauna, yoga and more
Commute to work across a footbridge that spans the Breitenbush River
Co-op member and ownership possibilities including dividends (profit sharing)
Full-Time Regular Hires
APPLICATION: Find more information at: http://www.breitenbush.com/community/employment.html
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