Voted #1 Best Resort Hotel in California by Travel & Leisure Magazine, Farmhouse Inn is looking for a full-time Maintenance Engineer Supervisor to become a part of the team for this incomparable luxury boutique hotel of 25 rooms and suites with its Michelin-starred restaurant and farm-to-table spa.  The Maintenance Engineer Supervisor plays an integral role at Farmhouse Inn.  The Maintenance Engineer Supervisor’s role is to keep the property mechanically and physically running at its very best by organizing and implementing a proactive preventive maintenance program and by responding immediately to any maintenance issues, especially those which directly affect the guest experience.  You will work with an incredible team of passionate owners, experienced managers, and dedicated coworkers.  This is a wonderful opportunity to grow in your career and become a part of the ongoing, rich history at a top luxury inn. 

Farmhouse Inn offers extensive and competitive benefits (upon meeting eligibility requirements): 
  • Medical /Dental/Vision/Chiropractic Benefit Plans
  • 401K Plan with employer match
  • Opportunity for gratuities
  • Employee discounts at the Inn, Restaurant, & Spa
  • Daily family meal provided
Essential Duties:
The job duties listed below are an overview of the essential duties and measures required to be successful in the position.  Please note that the listed examples do not include all tasks, which may be expected within this job position.

  • Maintains knowledge of all mechanical working systems on the property
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive, preventive maintenance program for the property in order to anticipate potential challenges and keep the property in best possible working order
  • Performs repairs to materials and equipment, determining if outside contractors/professionals are needed to complete repairs, in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Trains and supervises the Maintenance Assistant
  • Organizes, maintains, and keeps storage areas in good order
  • Maintains in excellent physical and mechanical order areas including but not limited to: restaurant, kitchen, spa, guest rooms, receptions, admin. offices, parking areas, pool area, machinery, equipment, and grounds
  • Promptly reports to the Hotel Manager and corrects any maintenance deficiencies that may have an unsafe or negative effect on guests, visitors, or employees
  • Coordinates access to guest rooms and timeliness of guest room maintenance with the housekeeping and front desk teams
  • Maintains accurate records on equipment warranties and maintenance history; maintains files for technical sheets for all equipment on property
  • Responds to work orders originating from/reports the status of maintenance assignments to the front desk, housekeeping, and management
  • Repairs and cleans furniture, fixtures, and equipment in guest rooms, public areas, storage, offices, outdoor area etc.
  • Tactfully and professionally handles special guest situations and resolves maintenance related problems in a timely fashion
  • Maintains an organized inventory of frequently used replacement items (light bulbs, keys, electrical parts, plumbing parts etc.)
  • Assists other departments with moving furniture, unloading and storing supplies etc.
  • Exercises sound judgement in prioritizing tasks and communication

General Requirements:

  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Supervisory experience in commercial property operations and/or maintenance
  • Some technical training or equivalent work experience in the following categories: equipment maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, carpentry or property management
  • Past experience in a hotel environment preferred

  • Current valid California driver license at all times
  • Access to a personal vehicle during all working hours for running work related errands (mileage will be reimbursed according to IRS standards)
  • Strong customer relations and hospitality skills
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace
  • Must be able to speak and understand the primary language used by the guests who visit the hotel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be safety-minded and have the safety and best interest of Farmhouse Inn guests in mind at all times
  • Knowledgeable on OSHA regulations, health department rules, fire department regulations, hotel law and the hotel's safety, security and health policies as they apply to hotel operations and all aspects of accommodating guests
  • Ability to work inter-departmentally, with Restaurant, Kitchen, Spa, Front Desk and other Farmhouse teams
  • Maintain regular attendance, is consistently on time and complies with Farmhouse Inn standards
  • Scheduling flexibility to meet operational needs, weekend and holiday availability is required
  • Flexibility/Availability to be reached via personal cell phone/to physically come in to property (within reason) for maintenance emergencies should one arise

Physical Requirements:
  • Pushing & Pulling: average weight 50lbs frequently
  • Lifting & Carrying: average weight 50lbs frequently
  • Standing & Walking: constantly
  • Kneeling & Bending: frequently
  • Reaching: constantly
  • Climbing: must be able to safely use ladders and footstools
  • Ability to safely and efficiently use common hand tools and power equipment

This is a full time position

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