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

  • Start Date: December 15 2014
    Salary: Commission
    Benefits: Beautiful environment, treatment and bath discounts, wonderful staff.

    Guest Services Position
    Are you a recent college graduate? Do you want to stay and work in Santa Fe? Is a beautiful, healthful work environment important to you? Are you someone who likes to be active, rather than sedentary? Then consider a front-desk position at Ten Thousand Waves. We are a premier, nationally-recognized Japanese-style spa with an opening in our Guest Services department. Previous customer service and computer experience are preferred. Jobs in Guest Services can encompass multiple tasks including check-ins/outs, reservations, and guest orientations. The ideal candidate will communicate well, be a problem-solver, pay attention to detail, enjoy teamwork, and be dependable, punctual, and trustworthy. Ten Thousand Waves is open seven days a week, 365 days a year for approximately 12 hours a day. Work days and hours can vary but candidates must be able to work some weekdays, on weekends and in the evenings. Full or part-time positions (if candidate's schedule is flexible) are available. Criminal background and credit check required for final applicants.

    Start Date: April 7 2015
    Salary: $12.00/hr. to start plus tips and bonuses
    Benefits: Benefits include spa and restaurant discounts, health and dental insurance and a retirement plan.

    Assistant Controller
    Ten Thousand Waves’ Japanese restaurant, izanami, is in need of a part-time (20-25 hours per week) Assistant Controller who enjoys doing both the menial and higher-level tasks in accounting; in other words, someone who can independently perform the accounting function for a restaurant business with fifty employees. This position includes handling accounts payable and payroll, processing credit card charges and doing journal entries. It requires excellent Excel and Quickbooks experience, familiarity with POS systems and Evolution as well as previous restaurant accounting experience. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, but have the flexibility to modify his/her procedures to meet the major goals of management. Obvious personal qualities include dependability, punctuality and trustworthiness. Our restaurant is open approximately ten hours a day, seven days a week. Work days and hours can vary. Criminal background and credit check required for final candidates.

    Start Date: March 25 2015
    Salary: Hourly rate commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Benefits: Spa and restaurant discounts, health/dental insurance, and a retirement plan

    Tubs & Maintenance Position
    This position is 40 hours per week. Wednesday and Thursday night shifts are required. Other requirements include basic maintenance experience (electrical and/or plumbing) and the ability to work independently. Experience with any of the following is preferred; hot tubs, pools, gardening, and landscaping. Job duties include performing maintenance repairs, testing tub chemistry, making chemical adjustments, tub opening, changing and cleaning filters, cleaning hot tubs, facility clean-up, and snow removal in winter. Must be able to frequently walk up and down stairs and over uneven terrain, and be able to lift 75 lbs. Other important traits: arrives on-time to work, follows instructions well, focuses on detail, pleasant attitude, keeps supervisors informed of status of work, team-oriented, dependable, and trustworthy. Background and credit check will be conducted and must be agreed upon by final applicants.

    Start Date: April 14 2015
    Salary: Dependent on experience ($12-$14)
    Benefits: Spa and restaurant discounts, health and dental insurance, and a retirement plan.