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Careers

Join our team of hospitality stars

We are always looking for superstars

If you want to make us part of your daily life, join our team. Our staff is committed to serving guests and to preserving our magical historic setting.  

  • Housekeeper/Kitchen Assistant
  • Fine Dining Server/Event Bartender (see below)

Housekeeper/Kitchen Assistant

This position combines a couple of roles to focus on cleanliness and safety. Our ideal team member:

  • Is flexible, with a positive and friendly attitude\
  • Communicates and effectively works with others as a team
  • Hard worker (climbing stairs and carrying 40-50 lbs)
  • Detail oriented, looks for items that need cleaning
  • Brings best self to work (drama-free lifestyle)
  • Follows written and oral instructions, takes initiative

Our housekeepers are part of our team that provides world-class guest service. You will assist guests when necessary. Duties include:

  • Waiting tables for breakfast
  • Dish washing and kitchen clean up
  • Housekeeping which includes rigorous movement, bending, lifting
  • Laundry, washing, drying folding and pressing linens
  • Setting up and taking down tables and chairs outdoors for events

Duties also will include food service, yard work and luggage handling. Pretty much anything that makes the place nicer.

POSITION DETAILS:

Part of tip pool shared by all team members
Part time-hours vary by season: summer-fall 40+ hours, winter-spring 15-25 hours
Days will vary but include weekends.
Shift hours will vary.
Must be willing to work evenings and holidays.
[Shifts are approximations and also depend on hotel needs - not guaranteed]

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in industry or position preferred.
  • Ability to lift 50-60 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs (three story building-no elevator).
  • Food Handlers Permit.

Hours per Week: 40 This position is: Full Time seasonal


Fine Dining Server/Event Bartender

This position combines a couple of roles to focus on guest service. Our ideal team member:

  • Is flexible, with a positive and friendly attitude
  • Communicates and effectively works with others as a team
  • Hard worker (climbing stairs and carrying 40-50 lbs)
  • Detail oriented, looks for items that guests need
  • Brings best self to work (drama-free lifestyle)
  • Follows written and oral instructions, takes initiative

Our servers are part of our team that provides world-class guest service. You will assist guests when necessary. Duties include:

  • Waiting tables for dinner
  • Some meal preparation
  • Dish washing and kitchen clean up
  • Laundry, washing, drying folding and pressing linens
  • Bartending (beer and wine) for special events and weddings
  • Setting up and taking down tables and chairs outdoors for events

Duties also will include cleaning, yard work and luggage handling. Pretty much anything that makes the place nicer.

POSITION DETAILS:

Part of tip pool shared by all team members
Part time-hours vary by season: summer-fall 40 hours/week, winter-spring 15-25 hours
Days will vary but include weekends.
Shift hours will vary
Must be willing to work evenings and holidays.
[Shifts are approximations and also depend on hotel needs - not guaranteed]

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in industry or position preferred.
  • Ability to lift 50-60 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs (three story building-no elevator).
  • Food Handlers Permit.
  • OLCC Servers permit
      

HOW TO APPLY

Please email with a resume or stop by the address below.

The Historic Balch Hotel
40 South Heimrich Street
PO Box 5
Dufur OR 97021

We are changing the way business is done

Be a part of our vision

Mission:

The Balch Hotel is a unique, boutique hospitality experience that joins the stunning natural beauty of the Columbia River Gorge with local, sustainable, community-centered resources in an elegant, historic, retreat-like setting.

Our Values:

  1. Exceptional Hospitality
  2. Elegance and Beauty
  3. Connection and Community
  4. Sustainability and Environment
  5. Creativity and Possibility

Vision:

We are a regional destination that magnetizes visionary thinkers and leaders who need a place to relax and restore themselves. We provide amazing experiences of reconnection that allow our hotel, retreat and wedding guests’ lives to flourish. We embrace a new model for sustainable, collaborative, visionary business that honors work/life balance. 

 

40 South Heimrich, Dufur, OR 97021, United States  
P: (541) 467-2277  
E: info@balchhotel.com