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Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Facilities Caretaker

Facilities – Woodacre, California
Department Facilities
Employment Type Full-time Regular
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Hourly and Comprehensive Benefits Package

Summary of Job

Facilities Caretakers are responsible for executing routine, emergency, and seasonal maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and vehicles, carpentry/construction projects, and support the ongoing operation of Spirit Rock events, classes, and retreats.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Facility, grounds, and vehicle maintenance and repair including electrical, plumbing, HVAC and irrigation
  • Logistical support for retreats and daylong events (event set-up, parking, breakdown)
  • Maintain campus cleanliness and perform custodial duties as required
  • Recommend long and short-term maintenance, repairs, safety priorities and solutions to Facilities Manager
  • Help train new staff in maintenance and safety procedures 
  • Maintain a clean safe and orderly workshop and work area 
  • Ensures the facility has sufficient supplies/inventory on hand to fulfill job duties
  • Required to work overtime or weekends as requested by the Facilities Manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned; work with minimum direct supervision; operate effectively on a team

Qualifications

  • Experience in maintaining buildings and grounds
  • Proficiency in basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and painting and use of power tools and equipment
  • Ability to work outdoors including exposure to seasonal weather conditions; to sit, walk or stand for extended periods including walking up and down stairs and hillsides; to lift, carry, push or pull objects up to 50 pounds; to perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks; to tolerate exposure to cleaning agents and solvents
  • Proficiency with computers and related software and technology including WindowsOS/MS Office/Outlook/Google Docs
  • A sincere interest in the exploration of bringing mindfulness to all activities of daily work life
  • Understanding, appreciation and enthusiasm for Spirit Rock’s mission and its unique community
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • The ability to lead, follow, take initiative, or take direction and the judgment to know when each is appropriate.
  • Efficient time management skills including the ability to prioritize effectively.
  • The ability to differentiate between one’s role in achieving Spirit Rock’s goals as defined by one’s specific job description vs. one’s own personal objectives and spiritual growth.

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  • Location
    Woodacre, California
  • Department
    Facilities
  • Employment Type
    Full-time Regular
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    Hourly and Comprehensive Benefits Package
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