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Posted April 1, 2021

Surf & Sand Resort
Laguna Beach, CA
Surf & Sand Resort is looking for passionate individuals, empowered to create wow moments and lasting memories for every guest, every time. As a family owned business, we treat people like lifelong friends and believe in the personal touch.

About This Job

Surf & Sand Resort, Laguna Beach is proudly a part of JC Resorts, a proven leader in the management and operation of golf and resort properties since 1971. We are located directly on the beach in the heart of Laguna and have been part of the local history since 1948. As a family owned business, we treat people like lifelong friends and believe in the personal touch.

In addition to working in the most beautiful oceanfront location in Laguna, we offer competitive and progressive benefits including complimentary meals.

Join our team of friendly, engaging, professionals who love the Hospitality Industry and want to share it with our guests.

To complete an APPLICATION please visit our corporate website: WWW.SURFANDSANDRESORT.COM or contact the Human Resources office direct line 949-376-2764 anytime Monday - Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm for more information.

The CARPENTER is responsible provide carpentry services as needed to maintain, repair and to ensure optimal quality and condition of paint and other finishes on all resort structures and furnishings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, include but not limited to: 

  • To satisfactorily perform routine carpentry services as directed, including designing, building and installing cabinets; hanging doors; building and hanging picture frames; installing and finishing drywall; installing plastic laminates; constructing new structures; and repairing or rebuilding interior furnishings.
  • Responsible for responding to, opening and/or closing projects in the HotSOS program.
  • To satisfactorily perform, as directed, routine painting and finishing tasks, including preparation, taping, product selection, and application.
  • To assist the Director of Engineering and Supervisor with departmental tasks as needed.
  • To perform minor repairs of stucco and plaster finishes, both interior and exterior, as directed.
  • To repair interior drywall, as needed.
  • To communicate all guest requests to an appropriate supervisor in a timely and professional manner.
  • To follow all policies and procedures of JC Resorts LLC.

JOB KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: Able to read, speak, and write English, and to follow simple verbal directions. Able to read and interpret blue prints, drawings, and diagrams of the trade. Must have a minimum of three year’s experience as a carpenter and two years of previous experience as a painter. Additional experience with tile helpful. Must be familiar with all types of coatings and finishes. Hands-on working knowledge of pneumatic and airless spray equipment. Must be able to distinguish colors, including pastels. Familiar with OSHA, SB198, local Department of Health regulations, and relevant current laws governing handling of hazardous substances. Valid California driver's license required. Proof of personal automobile insurance coverage required. Hotel experience preferred.

SKILLS AND APTITUDES: Detail oriented. Organized and efficient. Safety-minded. High quality standards for production and service. Courteous, friendly manner. Good team player. Customer service focus. Able to work productively with little supervision. Trustworthy and reliable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Stands/walks approximately 85% of shift. Sits/drives approximately 15% of shift. Must be able to work at extreme heights. Strength, flexibility, and good reflexes needed to operate staging and mechanized material moving devices. Frequent daily use of stairs. Routinely required to handle and move objects weighing up to 40 lbs. over moderate distances.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodation related to applying for employment at our company, please contact us at 855-318-8947 and/or email us at

JC Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, and any other status protected by state or federal law.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Surf & Sand Resort is recognized as one of Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Top Resorts in Southern California, one of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best, is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and has held the AAA Four Diamond rating for over 20 years.

Surf & Sand Resort | 1555 South Coast Highway | Laguna Beach, CA 92651                            HR direct line: (949) 376-2764           


About this Employer

Surf & Sand Resort

1555 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

(949) 497-4477

167 Room Hotel

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Surf & Sand Resort, resembling a sun-washed Mediterranean Village, lies on California’s Laguna Beach shoreline where the waves of the Pacific meet 500 feet of pristine sand. All 167 beachfront guest rooms and 13 Laguna Beach suites at our southern California beach resort feature spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. 

Our Laguna Beach luxury hotel is committed to providing an exceptional workplace environment, allowing each of our passionate employees to achieve their fullest potential. Part of the JC Resorts family of resorts, we’re focused on Making Memories. Every Guest. Every Time. 


At Surf & Sand Resort, we expect the best and have a great time doing it. We embrace our employees and value their contributions. We reward and celebrate team members’ successes.

Embrace the challenge. Be an integral part of a guest’s experience. Join our team.