El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. Ninety-two quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows dot the lush, terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. Original architectural features have been lovingly restored, including the historic, trellis-lined Arbor and Lily Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor zero-edge pool and a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the journey for today’s luxury-seeking guest.

The Shipping and Receiving Clerk will be responsible for the accuracy of goods received, checking the content and figures, and quality control. This individual must ensure that goods received are per agreement and contract with food providers and that they are delivered instantly to their respective areas. Will also be responsible for controlling the accuracy and process of goods return, ensure handling and control of the HACCP, track all receiving and distribution, manage inventory levels, track costs, ensure correct storage of all items, perform monthly inventory and assist in other areas as needed.


The position requires a person of high integrity with a minimum of 6 months of experience in a similar capacity with proven ability to operate a hotel purchasing computer system and personal computer. Previous luxury hotel experience is strongly preferred. This person must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time, handle working in a noisy environment effectively, and be capable of lifting and moving boxes of at least 40 lbs. The organized candidate will be an effective problem solver with the ability to efficiently communicate with hotel clients and staff. Attention to safety standards and the ability to make prudent choices are essential.

In accordance with applicable law, El Encanto requires new hires to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine. If hired, you will be required to provide proof that you have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines prior to your first day of employment and are able to begin work and perform the essential functions of your job as of your first date of employment. Proof of vaccination may consist of (1) a vaccine card, (2) a picture of the vaccine card, or (3) other document from a healthcare provider indicating vaccination status. Reasonable accommodations may be considered on a case by case basis.


El Encanto offers a full array of benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage. In addition, the company pays for basic life and AD&D as well as short term disability. Team members can choose additional coverage to include voluntary life/AD&D, spouse life/AD&D, dependent life, critical care, hospital indemnity, accident and flexible spending.

The Company offers paid time off, sick pay, a 401(k) program with Company matching, and an employee assistance program. Team members enjoy free cafeteria meals and discounts on food and beverage, spa treatments, and retail boutique items.

The Discovering Belmond program offers complimentary accommodation for team members while on leisure travel outside their region at any Belmond hotel and resort. It also offers food and beverage at a discounted rate. In addition to the complimentary offerings, discounted rates are available for safaris, trains and cruises.

Job Status: Full-Time

Shift: Day