Employment Opportunities


If you would like to apply for any of the following positions, please use our online employment application or email your resume to

Guest Services Associate

Primarily responsible for providing service to guests by providing information about the Ranch, the Fitness Center & Spa, and its recreational activities, programs, and services. Must be extremely organized, self-motivated, outgoing, friendly, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work well with others and perform effectively while performing multiple tasks. Must be proficient in the use of a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Word and Excel and the Internet and Email. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, previous customer service experience, and background in hospitality or wellness/health club/spa environment required. Position is part-time. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and early evenings as needed.



We are currently accepting applications for experienced, certified Lifeguards to work at our busy Pool this summer. Requires 3-6 months related experience and/or training. We are also looking for one more experienced candidate to fill a Head Lifeguard role. Must have CPR for Professional Rescuer and be Community First Aid and Safety certified. Must be able to work weekends and holidays, be friendly and professional, and enjoy working around kids.


Cocktail Server

Upscale Solvang location is seeking a part-time Cocktail Server for our main restaurant and bar area. Requires 2+ years previous experience in food/beverage service and customer service. Knowledge of local wines and ability to up-sell beverages also a must. Must be 21+ years of age, professional, outgoing, and responsible. Ability to multitask and experience with tray service also a must. Requires working weekends, evenings, and holidays.



We are looking for seasonal Wranglers for our busy summer season (there is a possibility of some year-round hours available as well). The job entails taking Ranch guests on trail rides and giving horseback riding lessons in addition to general barn-related maintenance tasks, feeding horses, and basic horse care. Requires previous experience with horses and extensive customer service background. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds. Positions start immediately. Must be available to work weekends and holidays.


Room Attendant

We are looking for Room Attendants (Housekeepers). Hours will be near full-time during the spring and summer but will likely decline somewhat in the late fall and winter. Must be hardworking, detail-oriented, and friendly with coworkers and resort guests. Ideal candidate will have previous housekeeping experience. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Requires working weekends and holidays.


Front Desk Associate

Responsibilities include greeting guests upon arrival and interacting with other departments to ensure the complete success of each guests stay, answering questions and resolving guest issues, ensuring accurate billing at check out, and answering the phones. This position requires excellent customer service skills and candidates must have extensive customer service and office experience, be friendly and courteous even under pressure, and be computer literate. Previous hotel/hospitality and cash handling experience a plus. We will have one part-time seasonal position available. Requires working weekends, evenings, and holidays.


Membership Bookkeeper

Looking for an experienced candidate to handle billing for our golf, tennis, and fitness memberships in addition to general A/R duties. Responsibilities include posting daily revenue reports, updating and reconciling G/L accounts, processing member statements, posting payments, assisting members with questions, and processing member credit card payments. Previous experience in a hospitality environment a plus. Must be proficient in Excel. Knowledge of MAS90 preferred. Final candidates will be expected to take a Microsoft Excel proficiency test and general accounting test. Position is full-time, Monday-Friday.



Maintains lawns, shrubs, trees, and flower beds in guest areas of resort using riding mowers, push mowers, and other gardening tools. Ideal candidate will have knowledge of irrigation systems and basic knowledge of plant, tree, and flower names and care. Knowledge of irrigation timer clocks and sprinkler adjustments preferred. Must have a valid and insurable driver’s license as position requires driving of company vehicles. Position is full-time. English-speaking preferred. Must be available to work occasional Saturdays.


Lake Attendant

We are looking for friendly, outgoing, and customer service oriented applicants to work at our busy private Lake for the spring and summer. Must be familiar with fishing terminology, gear and boats. Previous customer service experience a must. Position also requires transporting guests to and from our Lake and therefore all applicants must be 21+ years of age and have a clean driving record to be covered by our liability insurance. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.


Lake Driver

We are looking for a seasonal Driver to transport guests to and from our Lake. In addition to driving, this position requires excellent customer service and communication skills as the Driver has much interaction with our guests. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, clean and insurable driving record, and be 21+ years of age. Must be available to work weekends and holidays approximately 25 hours/week. Position will likely end after summer.


Dining Room Host/Hostess

We are looking for an experienced Host/Hostess for our fine dining restaurant. Applicants must be outgoing, reliable, personable, and committed to providing outstanding customer service to our guests. Previous experience required. Position is part-time with hours increasing during the spring and summer and decreasing during the off-season.


Massage Therapist

Must have a State of California Spa Therapist license. Professional experience in massage therapy work required in addition to experience with other spa treatments including hot stone therapy and body wraps. Must be available to work holidays, weekends, and split shifts. Hours will vary based on occupancy.



Must have a valid State Board license. Hours will vary based on occupancy. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.




To apply for employment at the Alisal, please complete our online employment application or email your resume to, noting the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

If you have questions, please call (805) 686-7699.