Maintenance Assistant

Are you looking for a job that’s more than just a job? Working at Menla means being part of a small community, working for a meaningful cause, and being immersed in a healthy and stunning natural environment. Our retreat center is a hidden oasis in the Catskills featuring spiritual and wellness retreats and a world-class healing Spa.

Tasks include but are not limited to:
– Snow shoveling/ice removal
– Proper handling of trash, recycling, and compost
– Handling of firewood: splitting, stacking, transporting wood, building and overseeing bonfires
– General maintenance assistance and job site cleanup
– Help maintain landscaping, tree debris, building entrances, decks and step maintenance, repair and restoration and work with gardener on projects, as needed
– Help maintain roads and drainage including culverts, ditches, tree debris and road maintenance including potholes
– Assist with building maintenance and upkeep including gutters, keeping outdoor spaces around buildings and around campus free from debris and clutter, so houses and property as a whole look “guest ready”
– Painting and staining
– Power washing
– Working on bigger projects with the whole maintenance team

Dependable, flexible, friendly, and able to multi-task. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. You will be expected to be at work in a timely fashion even if it’s actively snowing. Proper winter attire is required for outdoor work.

Compensation: $17/hr, share of staff tips, matching 401K, paid vacation and sick time, free organic shift meals, free access to Menla-sponsored classes, staff discounts at our spa and gift shop. Extremely affordable housing for the right candidate.

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 per hour


375 Pantherkill Road, P.O. Box 70 Phoenicia, NY 12464