Jobs: Massage Therapist


Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa in San Diego





To apply in person, visit the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa Human Resources Office Mon – Thurs from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at
3999 Mission Blvd. San Diego, CA, 92109



Contributes to our guests’ well being by ensuring proper treatments and screening for contraindications. Provides the highest level of professionalism, gracious service and treatment quality offered to our guest. Applicants should have SD License or CA Massage Therapy Council License and 700+ hours of work experience.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Expectations of this position include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Must be available to work Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
  • Provides a positive, professional appearance and demeanor to our guests.
  • Evaluates our guests’ health conditions throughout the treatment to ensure a safety environment for our guests.
  • Inform our guests of treatment steps to follow.
  • Prepares treatment room for upcoming treatments.
  • Ensures the highest levels of cleanliness and sanitation for the department.
  • Contributes to the success of the organization by promoting the products and services available at the spa.
  • Ensures the facilities are well maintained.
  • Follows the company’s safety and emergency procedures.
  • Maintains current credentials and licenses as required by city, county, and state regulatory agencies.
  • Undertakes other responsibilities as directed by supervisor.


Service professionals with a friendly, enthusiastic, can-do attitude is what we are looking for! Candidates must be able to maintain a friendly, positive attitude and a professional demeanor at all times. They must be dedicated to providing a memorable experience to each of our guests. They must be committed to the pursuit of excellence in service, a consistent product of high quality and value, and an entrepreneurial, sales-focused culture.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily according to company standards. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Specialty work experience – with certification – in Craniosacral Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Shiatsu, Jin Shin Jystsu, or Reiky are a plus. Training and/or knowledge in aromatherapy and theory/philosophy are preferred. Previous experience in Spas is a plus.




Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



Computer Skills





San Diego County license, which requires 500 hours of training and national certification.p>


Other Qualifications

700 hours of experience. The employee must be available at least 2-3 days a week.



The employee will maintain a friendly, positive attitude and a professional appearance at all times. The employee will be dedicated to providing a memorable experience to each of our guests. The employee will be committed to the pursuit of excellence in service, a consistent product of high quality and value, and an entrepreneurial, sales-focused culture. The employee must possess good communication skills in order to make the guests feel comfortable during the treatment



The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with physical disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; use hands, fingers, forearms, and entire body to provide body massage treatments. The employee is required to regularly talk and hear during the interaction with the guest. The employee is frequently occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must be knowledgeable of all safety and emergency procedures and must be able to assist as required. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions not weather related such as sauna, steam, foot massage pool, tubs, etc. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes such as aromatherapy products, essential oils, and toiletries. The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Design: Demonstrates attention to detail. Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Technical Skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things. Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information. Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. Change Management: Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change. Leadership: Exhibits confidence in self and others; Accepts feedback from others. Managing People: Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services. Quality Management: Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Cost Consciousness: Conserves organizational resources. Diversity: Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment. Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values. Strategic Thinking: Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses. Judgement: Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Motivation: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence. Planning/Organizing: Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources. Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Quantity: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity. Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments. Initiative: Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed. Innovation: Displays original thinking and creativity; Generates suggestions for improving work.



Occasional use of basic office equipment (i.e., telephone, copy & fax machines).



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Company Profile & Benefits

Evans Hotels is the premier provider of resort accommodations in one of San Diego’s most beautiful and scenic locations, Mission Bay Park. Since 1953, it has been our mission to match the superior natural beauty of this landscape with a superior level of service, in addition to well thought out amenities complemented by stylish interior environments. Our properties include The Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla and the Bahia and Catamaran Resort Hotels on Mission Bay.


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A partial list of our benefits includes: Medical coverage (after 90 days of employment, for full-time employees); 401(k) Plan (after the completion of 1,000 hours of service in the first 12 months of employment or in any subsequent calendar year); Section 125 Reimbursement Plan; discounted banking services; discounted health club memberships; employee hotel discounts through the Resort Hotel Association Employee Rate Lodging Program; free employee parking and free employee shift meals.


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Evans Hotels provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons. The Company prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics or medical condition, or any other legally-protected category. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for qualified individuals with disabilities.