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300 Hot Springs Rd
Montecito, CA, 93108
United States

(805) 969-8011

Casa Dorinda offers independence without worry, healthcare without hassle, and a lifestyle tailored to you.  From fine dining to private medical services, our all-inclusive approach to retirement living will leave you thinking: Life is good, but retirement is even better.



Interested in becoming a team member? Apply today!

Opportunity Awaits

As one of California's leading LifeCare retirement communities, Casa Dorinda is not only a great place to live but also to work. We look for job candidates who demonstrate professionalism, dedication to service, and pride in their work. If that sounds like you, we invite you to look through our open positions.

Open Positions

Health services

Nurses (RN)

Coordinates and supervises total resident health care activities, provides professional assessment and intervention; functions as the key individual in assuring the deliver of quality health care for each resident

  • Must possess a current California License with at least one ear of experience providing direct patient care

  • Must e able to read, write and speak English


Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

  1. Medical Center - SNF  Full Time (3-11pm)
  2. Medical Center - SNF  Full Time (11-7am)
  3. Assisted Living Center Per Diem (3-11pm)
  4. Assisted Living Center Per Diem (11-7am)

Under the direction of a licensed nurse, monitors resident health status and assists in activities of daily living with the purpose of maintaining the highest level of independent function

  • Current California Nursing Assistant Certificate

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills in English


Apartment Cleaner

Thorough cleaning of resident apartments

General Housekeeper

General cleaning of resident apartments and community common areas


  • High school graduate or GED

  • 2 years housekeeping experience in residential community or hospitality setting

  • Previous experience working in independent, assisted living, skilled nursing or residential home for elderly preferred

  • Must be able to speak and understand conversational English

dining services

Dining Services Floor Manager

Will design and implement operational strategy in concert with the Director of Dining Services, Executive Chef, and Dining Room Manager.  A significant portion of this position will be working on the Dining Room floor, ensuring the quality of food, service and atmosphere are at or above the Casa Dorinda’s highest standards and to ensure that guest’s needs are exceeded


  • Creating and implementing a service training program
  • Administrative duties
  • Delivering top quality dining experience
  • Maintaining the highest of standards
  • Other duties as recognized and/or required

Desired Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 years serving or supervisory experience required in fine dining or upscale restaurant. Retirement Community, Country Club or Private Club experience is preferred.
  • Professional, articulate, friendly, and punctual.
  • Possesses and exhibits the drive to provide exceptional service.
  • Full time flexible hours are required (able to work days, nights, weekends, holidays).
  • Must be able to stand/walk for 8 hours; bend, push, pull; lift 30 lbs.
  • Proficient in computer skills including POS systems, Word and Excel.
  • Professional appearance appropriate for a premier retirement community.
  • Must be able to pass a background check with the Department of Justice
  • Must have excellent communication skills in English


Entry-Level Kitchen Staff

Various shifts, meals included, we will train you!

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English


Sanitation Worker

Maintains kitchen work areas in a clean and orderly condition

  • Must be able to speak and understand conversational English



Prepare dining room for meal service, serve meals to residents, attending to their needs throughout the meal (weeknights)

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English


Trayline Worker 

Completes tally, completes tray assembly and delivers trays in a courteous, timely and safe fashion; retrieves and disassembles trays

  • H.S. diploma or GED
  • Must understand the seven types of diets and be able to distinguish diet foods, and understand how item on menu corresponds to item on steam table
  • Must be familiar with state regulations regarding food preparation and delivery, diets, and sanitation


Line Cook - Full time

Prepares all food on menu for residents and their guests, including special diets, special dinners and holiday and special events, as well as menu for employee grill and employee events

  • HS Diploma or GED

  • 2 years’ experience as a Cook in an institutional setting

  • Basic cooking skills

  • Knowledge of sanitation and food safety

  • Must understand, write and speak English fluently

  • Must know how to use all kitchen equipment

  • Previous Experience with Therapeutic Diets is a plus.

  • Must be Available to Work Nights, Weekends and Holidays



Evening & Weekend Driver (Part Time, On Call)

Provides transportation for residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing, in accordance with established Casa
Dorinda policies and procedures, and governmental regulations. Assists the Activities Director in the development and implementation of
a quality Activity program, as it relates to programs that include transportation; such as special outings and daily shopping, and additional
events as planned and appropriate

  • California State Class B driver’s license (with passenger (P) endorsement) required

  • Must participate in the DOT random drug and alcohol check program

  • DMV Pull Notice check annually with no serious violations recorded


Officer  (Full Time; Friday - Monday; 6pm-4:30am)

Responsible for overall protection of Casa Dorinda residents, staff, and property

  • Minimum Education (or substitute experience) required: High school graduate or GED

  • Minimum Experience required: Previous experience in Security position preferred; previous experience working with elderly is desirable



Director of Plant Operations

Plans, organizes, directs, controls and coordinates employees and activities to provide maximum service to residents, staff and property through maintenance staff, contractors. Plans, prepares, and maintains the department budget, completes employee evaluations

Will oversee:

  • Department Capital Budget

  • Department Cost Management

  • Project Planning

  • Management of Project Personnel

  • Document Management

  • Risk Management

  • Design Input

  • Policy and Protocol Development

Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED

  • 4 years in a management role, 3 years of experience in the maintenance field, knowledge of construction regulations

  • Must speak and understand English, be computer literate, and have knowledge of general maintenance equipment

  • Must have current California driver’s license



Sales & Marketing Manager

Initiates and follows the sales process with prospective residents and fulfills residence sales goals as established by administration. Assists in managing the strategic, financial, and outcome responsibilities for the Sales Department related to apartment sales, events, and move-in coordinator. Works with the director to strengthen Casa Dorinda’s efforts to benefit the surrounding community through charitable acts and involvement.

  • Minimum Education (or substitute experience) required: 2 years Retirement Community sales experience (CCRC or Lifecare Type A Community preferred) and a B.S. or B.A. in a related field, or 3 years experience and an A.S. or A.A. in a related field (sales, marketing, customer/member relations, fundraising, events, etc.)

  • Minimum Experience required:  Demonstrated successful sales, development, or customer relations experience in a professional capacity; demonstrated understanding and concern for needs of older population

  • Skills Required: Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently and must have excellent phone etiquette


Receptionist  (Part time Saturdays 1:30-7:30pm - additional 6 hours during the week Tuesday or Thursdays)

Serves as initial in-person and telephone contact for residents and guests of Casa Dorinda

Typical Duties include:

  • Greeting all visitors in a professional, cheerful and helpful manner

  • Directing visitors to appropriate location for their visit

  • Answering routine questions regarding the facility, organization and events

  • Assisting residents in a compassionate and patient manner and directs resident to appropriate staff member

  • Accepting deliveries and contacts resident-recipients in a timely manner

  • Efficiently operating the telephone console, answering all calls and directing calls to appropriate residents or staff members

  • Taking accurate and legible messages

Skills and Requirements:

  • H.S. Diploma

  • Great Customer Service skills with a friendly and helpful attitude