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KIDDIE ACADEMY OF ALMADEN VALLEY is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic DIRECTOR for their preschool / educational daycare center in Almaden Valley neighborhood of San Jose, California.

Kiddie Academy is a leader in education-based child care with over 200 academies located in 24 states. Our Almaden Valley child care center is state-of-the-art, with capacity to enroll 164 children, from ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Kiddie Academy of Almaden Valley offers full & part time care and summer camp programs.

Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Oversee day-to-day operations and maintain a center that meets or exceeds company guidelines, licensing requirements, health regulations, and fire codes, as well as keep all permits and licenses current

  • Conduct tours for prospective parents, recruit and enroll new families, and assist management’s efforts to quickly ramp up and meet the academy’s enrollment goals

  • Create and execute local marketing plans (both internal and external) necessary to drive new enrollment and maintain desired capacity

  • Recruit, train and retain quality staff; Manage staff scheduling and other personnel-related matters

  • Establish strong positive working relationships and communicate effectively with corporate office, staff, parents, children, state licensing authorities, vendors and other members of the community

  • Manage the finances of the center according to the business plan and within budgetary guidelines; Ensure all finance-related record keeping requirements are met

Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education – Masters preferred

  • 6+ years of experience in early childhood education setting

  • 3+ years of experience as a Director of licensed child care programs

  • Successful track record recruiting and enrolling new families into child care programs

  • Deep understanding of NAEYC and/or NAC accreditation and California state licensing standards

  • Excellent leadership, motivational, and organizational skills required

  • Strong customer service and communication skills (both written and oral) required

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Office 365, as well as general computer knowledge

  • Experience with managing budgets and implementing marketing programs

  • Physical agility, high energy, and ability to work both indoors and outdoors

  • Qualified candidates only.

Benefits:


  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package, including health/dental insurance, 401K, paid vacation, and ongoing trainings

Kiddie Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Summary: Full-time building maintenance and snow removal opportunity in Kirkwood, CA. Some maintenance needed in South Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake. We are seeking a self-starter who can proactively anticipate work needed to be done. Requirements  Management skills for building, home and condo maintenance work performed by oneself and other employees.  Skilled in carpentry, masonry, general maintenance, painting, snow removal, cleaning and repairs. Must have impeccable customer service skills with affability, a calm demeanor and able to work with immediate customer issues. We need an enthusiastic, happy, well-adjusted human being ready to take this department to the next level. Snow removal in winter using shovels and snow blowers.  The work schedule consists of five days a week and on-call status.  Must be able to work weekends and holidays.  Must be very computer literate with up-to-date skills. Need to be proficient in writing, Word, Excel and database management.  Able to maintain inventory for homes, equipment, purchases and billing to customers.  Able to work in afterhours conditions without being physically or mentally compromised. Hours and Pay 30 to 40 hours per week with on-call status Starts $15 per hour depending on experience and skill level – ability to advance to management position Probation period Employee benefits upon qualifications Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to listen, speak, climb, stand, bend, push and pull equipment, drive, and lift items up to 100 pounds. Overall general good fitness is a requirement. Sitting at a computer station or work desk at home and in the office will be a normal occurrence every day. Duties of this job will be exposed to severe outside weather and driving conditions. Please send resumes to: Bryce at bwehan@pyramidpeakproperties.com  Please visit our website: www.PyramidPeakProperties.com to get a feel for our company. Come prepared with questions and a resume.   

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**(The schedule is Monday through Friday 8:30am or 9 to 5:30pm.)**

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Coordinate and/or participate in the implementation and delivery of any or all appropriate food systems to meet licensing, payor and other regulatory health and safety standards.*


    • Provide menu planning, preparation, set up, and service/delivery of meals and snacks.

    • Coordinate and perform activities which maintain proper food supplies and storage.

    • Monitor food supplies inventory on a regular basis;

    • Order and/or shop for these items; verify incoming orders;

    • Maximize bulk purchasing opportunities for food and other supplies [at such stores as Costco and the local food banks;

    • Store inventory in an orderly manner that is easily retrievable and compactly stored, maximizing available storage space;

    • Inspect, rotate, sort, and organize food and supplies inventory.

    • Monitor and adjust the food budget and expenditures and the petty cash fund on a regular basis.



  • Coordinate and perform sanitation and housekeeping processes and activities that maintain facilities to meet licensing, payor and other regulatory health and safety standards.*


    • Perform basic cleaning, such as washing dishes and cleaning the kitchen, dining room, bathrooms, office, and the exterior area using a variety of manual and motorized equipment;

    • Perform deep cleaning of facilities for client moves in and out; scheduled weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual cleanings;

    • Dispose of garbage and containers.



  • Provide direct support to clients in activities, such as client groups, that enhance the development of independent living skills and contribute to the achievement of client and work unit goals and objectives.*

  • Complete manual and/or computerized logs, records and other required documentation, in accordance with agency, payor and regulatory requirements. *

  • Perform a variety of office work involving voice mail and email communications, file maintenance, training and inspection documents, expenditure records, and other documentation of the facilities’ activities.

  • Provide transportation in personal or agency vehicle, including, but not limited to, the transport of clients and/or program supplies, for agency business.*

  • Schedule and/or perform van maintenance and cleaning; monitor and ensure proper supply of fuel.

  • Provide First Aid and transport assistance in crisis/emergency situations, if needed.*

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Participate in and/or conduct community, agency and team meetings and training.

  • Participate in and/or conduct safety drills and inspection and emergency preparedness activities.*

  • Interface with residents, as conditions require and in an unobtrusive manner.*

  • Participate in management of team/program discretionary resources available to meet client needs.

  • Perform light maintenance and repairs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: (E = Essential; D = Desired)


  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent education and a minimum of one year of related, full time experience. (E) (Volunteer experience will be considered.)

  • Purchasing, kitchen, laundry, and housekeeping management experience, including basic nutrition; menu development, cooking techniques, safe food storage and kitchen sanitation practices, and kitchen supply management. (E) Prior lead experience in commercial or industrial cooking. (D)

  • Demonstrated safe and proper handling, use, and disposal of hazardous materials and use of manual and motorized cleaning equipment. (E)

  • Demonstrated ability to:


    • Maintain organized and complete records, office paperwork, and workstation; (E)

    • Plan efficient routing for driving assignments; (E)

    • Interact with staff and residents with tact and diplomacy; (E)

    • Exercise good judgment and stay calm and reassuring in stressful and emergency situations and with agitated individuals; (E)

    • Engage and communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing; (E)

    • Work effectively with people, including persons of different value systems, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, language capabilities, and disabilities; (E)

    • Exhibit exemplary customer service, compassion, and care in the execution of all duties and interactions. (E)



  • Proven typing speed of 30 net wpm (D); and computer literacy, including ability to use MS Office applications—Word; Excel; Outlook—and Windows-based databases at a intermediate level; (D) familiarity with UNIX-based databases. (D)

  • Familiarity using and maintaining a variety of common office equipment, such as fax machines, computer printers, photocopiers, and multi-line phone systems. (E)

  • First Aid Certification or successful completion of First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire. (E)

  • Special Requirements: Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by Title XXII, other licensing regulations, and Momentum practices. (E)

  • A valid California Driver License, with access to a reliable vehicle or for driving a company vehicle, current proof of auto liability insurance, and a clean DMV record. (E)

  • Physical requirements needed to perform the essential functions of this job, with or without accommodation: (E)


    • Standing, walking, grasping, finger flexion, moving/lifting/carrying objects up to 40 lbs., bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, withstanding repetitive motion and reaching repeatedly are required constantly (over 2/3 of the workday); (E)

    • Hearing and talking on telephone and in person is required occasionally (under 1/3 of the workday); (E)

    • Balancing, climbing and crawling may be required occasionally. (E)

    • Physically able to assist clients and/or staff in the evacuation of program facilities in emergency situations. (E)



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JOB SUMMARY

Assists in managing all aspects of the front office areas which include loss prevention, transportation and concierge services to ensure superior guest satisfaction.


  • Maintain standards of guest services and a consistent guest experience as documented by Guest Satisfaction Scores reports, Trip Advisor ratings

  • Prioritize, organize and follow up on all tasks and requests

  • Be a clear thinker, remaining calm in resolving problems while using good judgment

  • Work cohesively with peers and associates to maintain a team dynamic

  • Maintain confidentiality of guests’ and associates’ information along with pertinent hotel data

  • Ascertain departmental training needs and provide such training

  • Work well under pressure of organizing and attaining production schedules and timelines.

  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental, divisional, and hotel policies, procedures, and standards

  • Ensure guests receive prompt, professional attention and personal recognition. Ensure guests are greeted upon arrival. Respond appropriately to guest complaints. Implement appropriate service recovery gestures in order to ensure total guest satisfaction

  • Be familiar with all Hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately

  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.

  • Ensure that all staff is properly trained on systems, full proper uniform, security and cash handling procedures, and service standards and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions

  • Monitor performance of staff and ensure all procedures are completed to the department standards; Provide feedback to staff on their performance; handle disciplinary problems and counsel associate according to hotel standards

  • Give credit and highlight others’ success

  • Capable of influencing associates to perform to their highest standard and establishing a trusting environment to enrich the culture

  • Interview and hire new personnel according to hotel policies and standards

  • Prepare daily/weekly payroll reports

  • Prepare weekly work schedules in accordance with staffing guidelines and labor forecast. Adjust schedules throughout the week to meet the business demands

  • Plan and conduct monthly departmental meetings and Daily Shift Meetings

  • Review hotel activity, attend pre-convention, planning and staff meetings

  • Monitor the check-in/check-out process; anticipate critical situations and assist wherever necessary

  • Work closely with housekeeping to ensure accurate status of each room, readiness of rooms for check-in and to report guest concerns

  • Communicate with sales, reservations and the banquet department on an individual basis to ensure adequate preparation for group arrivals and departures

  • Anticipate sold-out situations and know how many rooms are overbooked

  • Handle relocation of guests by arranging rooms at area hotels, provide transportation if necessary and communicate situations to appropriate departments

  • Assist with preparation of forecast and rooms budget

  • Strategize control of room inventory in order to maximize revenues

  • Train appropriate staff on all emergency procedures and serve as the central communications point person during emergency/crisis situations for the department

  • Any other duties reasonably assigned by the manager

  • Some college or training in the Hospitality Industry

  • 2-3 year’s experience in a similar position in an upscale Full-Service Hotel

  • Strong communication skills verbal and written

  • Compute basic arithmetic to include percentages

  • Valid Driver’s license required

  • Knowledge in a second language preferred

  • Certification in CPR and First Aid preferred

  • Previous guest relations training and experience.

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:


  • Health Benefits (Health & Dental Insurance)

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Vacation

  • Sonesta Hotels & Other Outlets Discounts

  • Paid Holidays

  • Sick Days

  • Educational Assistance

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Newborn & Adopted Child Leave

  • Spousal & Domestic Partner Leave

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long term Disability

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Credit Union

  • Direct Deposit

  • Employee Activities & Events

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered. 

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Wanna Work in the Ice Cream Business?

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Are you a rebel?

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It takes a village to build a village. We know because back in 2008, Humphry Slocombe began with only two people – two founders Jake and Sean! Since then we’ve expanded into a family of fun and dedicated team members who support the growth of our business:

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Top 5 Ice Cream in America - Food Network

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2018 Sofi Gold Award Winner: Black Sesame

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We believe in nurturing talent and giving team members opportunities for career advancement within the company. Among other perks, we offer flexible schedules, team building events, quarterly employee awards, opportunities to be involved in food and music festivals and of course – free ice cream!

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If you’re enthusiastic about food, have a great sense of humor, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and want to join an award winning organization, we want to hear from you!

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Our Shift Leaders


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the store in concert with the Store Lead and Assistant Store Lead

  • Provide a clean and food safe environment

  • Ensure that orders, scheduling, promotions, special events and operations run smoothly

  • Are passionate about customer service and coach the team members in providing excellent customer service

  • Maintain required records including cash management log, tip spreadsheets and invoices

  • Maintain retail displays

  • Uphold and ensure Humphry Slocombe’s standards

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Qualifications


  • Retail or food service experience (preferred)

  • Food Handler Card

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to build the Humphry Slocombe brand

Other Requirements


  • Standing for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs

  • Ability to regularly work evenings and weekends

At Humphry Slocombe we invest in our team and offer these special incentives to eligible team members:


  • Insurance coverage including medical, dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account

  • Pre-tax Commuter benefits

  • Discounts on store items

  • Free Ice Cream!

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Job Type: Part-time

Experience:


  • Food Service or Retail Supervisor: 1 year (Required)

  • Cash Handling: 1 year (Required)

License:


  • Food Handler (Required)

Additional Compensation:


  • Tips

  • Store Discounts

Work Location:


  • One location

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Gelson’s Market is a full service supermarket which has achieved considerable success by consistently providing high quality products and exceptional customer service. As a leader in the industry, we pride ourselves in selecting only the best of the best. Gelson’s Market is searching for experienced, highly personable individuals who desire a challenging and rewarding career devoted to superior service to join our team.

We are currently searching for a Facilities Mechanical Field Supervisor based out of the Encino corporate office. Primary responsibilities include ensuring company maintenance systems are operational, including facilitating repairs, inspections and preventive maintenance programs through vendor services. The Field Supervisor is also responsible for the day to day monitoring of controls/systems and allocation resources to correct as needed.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:

• Execute preventive maintenance programs and oversee projects

• Ensure compliance will all federal, state and local requirements including OSHA and ADA

• Coordinate and follow up on all requested federal, state, local and company inspections

• Follow up on repairs and maintenance projects post completion

• Manage on-site vendors and third-party sub-contractors ensuring they complete tasks on time and safely

• Provide an element of cost, program, safety and feasibility advice on proposed maintenance and capital improvement work

• Respond to maintenance requests and address equipment and facilities breakdown and follow-up with corrective action

• General maintenance in other areas, including basic electrical and plumbing, painting, drywall and tile

• Ensure relevant maintenance parts are sourced and installed in a timely manner to minimize disruption

• Maintain effective health and safety protocols including completion of risk assessments and implementation of established policies

• Other duties and responsibilities as required

The ideal candidate will have 5 years’ experience in multi-unit retail facilities management with retail and/or supermarket field experience preferred. The maintenance supervisor must possess knowledge of refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, electrical, plumbing, store equipment and mechanical systems. Must be a self-starter and be able to work without supervision. The candidate must also be willing to act as a productive team member and possess an attitude of support, cooperation and service.

Our core values reflect what is most important to us as an organization. Gelson’s is an exciting company to be a part of and a special place to work. Everything we do makes an impression on our customers. Upholding these values will maintain what has always been special about our company. A Gelson’s employee is one who can uphold these values and help us maintain a safe and friendly environment.

If you feel you meet the qualifications for the above opening, please visit our website and complete an employment application online.

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