Ten Thousand Waves Lantern


We often seek good people to join our staff in customer service, management, maintenance, construction, and therapy. Listed below are the positions currently available.

Massage Therapists and Estheticians
Ten Thousand Waves is currently hiring massage therapists and estheticians. Below is information about our hiring process. Applicants must be available to work a minimum of 3 nights per week. If you are considering working in a spa, you will not find a more beautiful natural environment than Ten Thousand Waves. Natural lighting, gorgeous views and mountain air abound! Our staff receives generous discounts to enjoy all that Ten Thousand Waves has to offer. As one of the top-ranked spas in the country, our business is consistent and profitable. We have a wonderful clientele and a community of very talented massage therapists and superb guest services employees. Please inquire for details about our hiring process.

Massage Therapist and Esthetician Requirements

Applicants should be aware of the following commitments and requirements to be a contractor at Ten Thousand Waves

Therapists and Estheticians must provide with application:

  • Current New Mexico Massage or Esthetician License
  • Before first day of work, we will help Therapists and Estheticians obtain:

  • Liability Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation Insurance
  • CRS number from the State of NM
  • Massage Therapists will be required to take the following classes from TTW

  • Professional Ethics
  • Spa Training
  • Therapists and Estheticians must complete a minimum of 16 CEUs each year

    Availability Requirements

  • Available a minimum of 3 nights per week
  • Available during our high season (July-Oct)
  • Available holidays and weekends
  • Personal responsibility for scheduling and shift coverage

  • Salary: Commission
    Benefits: Beautiful environment, treatment and bath discounts, wonderful staff.

    Restaurant Business Manager
    Our beautiful Japanese restaurant, izanami, is looking for an experienced Business Manager to oversee the entire operation of our 1.5 year old restaurant. Duties include supervising up to five intermediate managers/supervisors, creating staff training and customer service protocols, overseeing the physical plant, coordinating human resource and accounting functions, assuring legal compliance in all areas, interfacing with spa and lodging managers regarding promotions, policies, advertising and guest concerns. The ideal candidate will have multiple years of experience in high-volume restaurants, be familiar with both BOH and FOH operations, possess computer skills and a facility with numbers, and have excellent people skills and an even temperament. izanami is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year for lunch and dinner. This is a salaried 40-50 hour per week position, includes weekend shifts and high visibility during our peak seasons.

    Salary: $50-65K per year plus performance bonus
    Benefits: Spa and restaurant discounts, health and dental insurance, retirement plan, paid time off, potential spa and dining trips to Japan

    Tubs & Maintenance Position
    This position is 40 hours per week, and could include working some evenings/weekends. Requirements include basic maintenance experience in one or more areas (i.e. electrical, plumbing or construction) and the ability to work independently. Additional training will be provided. Must be able to frequently walk up and down stairs and over uneven terrain, and be able to lift 75 lbs. Other important traits: arrive on-time to work, follow instructions well, focus on detail, have a pleasant attitude, keep supervisors informed of status of work, be team-oriented, dependable, and trustworthy. Background and credit check will be conducted and must be agreed upon by final applicants.

    Salary: $12-13 per hour
    Benefits: Spa and restaurant discounts, health and dental insurance, and a retirement plan.

    Landscape Contractor
    We need a full-time (30-40 hours per week) experienced landscape person to oversee maintenance of our extensive grounds until the end of the growing season. Responsibilities include pruning, weeding and winterizing existing plantings as well as overseeing and monitoring our extensive irrigation system up until and through its shutdown for the winter. Requirements include previous landscaping and irrigation experience, time-management skills, detail-orientation, dependability, positive attitude and ability to work with and direct others.

    Salary: $15-16 per hour
    Benefits: Spa and restaurant discounts