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Candidates interested in any of the positions listed below should complete an application and send it (and a resume, if applicable) to the following address:
Santa Catalina Island Company
Human Resources / Hiring
PO Box 737
Avalon, CA 90704
Year-round & Seasonal Positions Available (Number of positions available listed in parentheses)
Santa Catalina Island Company:
Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with the Santa Catalina Island Company. We’ve included some information with this letter that may help you in your decision to seek employment with our company.
The Santa Catalina Island Company has many factions.
Please note that a Background Check is required for all positions
Will oversee/direct all Sales and ticketing functions for the Activities Division including ticket booths on Island and on mainland for all client/market groups. Click here for more information.
The Marketing Department is seeking a Graphic Designer to develop incredible design work and creative ideas for print, digital, web and social media campaigns. Click here for more information.
Staff the front desk of the hotel and lead the staff. Books phone reservations for hotel accommodations and transportation; gives local area information. Click here for more information.
Prepare drink orders for guests according to specified recipes using measuring systems. Issue, open, and serve wine/champagne bottles. Set up and maintain cleanliness/condition of bar. Click here for more information.
The incumbent is responsible for lease administration and property management of the commercial, residential and industrial properties of the Santa Catalina Island Company (SCICO). Click here for more information.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated banquet manager for this busy evolving department. The main purpose of this role is to plan, oversee and direct the seamless running of this highly diverse banquet operation. Click here for more information.
Each year we hire approximately 150 seasonal employees. These employees come not only from around the country but from Europe as well. For some, this is their first job for others this is a supplement to their retirement, or a second career, and for still others, they love Catalina and return each summer to help others enjoy its beauty. Background Check is required for all positions.
We look for people who are clean, with normal (not extreme) hairstyles, no body piercing except for ears, and no visible tattoos. We start hiring in April, and add staff through June. Although we accept a few employees who have to leave us in August, we look for people who can stay at least through Labor Day.
We do not pay your transportation to the island. There are three boat companies that come to the island: Catalina Explorer from Dana Point (310-510-9404), Catalina Passenger Service from Newport Beach (949) 673-5245 or (800) 830-7744, and Catalina Express from Dana Point, Long Beach and San Pedro (310) 519-1212 or 1(800) 618-5533. You will need to call for a reservation. Times of departures vary according to boat company, day of the week and time of year. Also the cost is different depending on which boat company you use. There’s also a helicopter service called Island Express from Long Beach and San Pedro 1 (800) 2Avalon.
US Postal Service, UPS and Fed Ex all deliver here. If you have large items that you want to ship, you can contact Catalina Freight Line at (310) 549-4004.
Plan on warm days and cool nights. June can be downright chilly. In addition to your clothes, you’ll want to bring a set of dishes and pans for your own cooking needs, bed linens, including a pillow, for a single bed, and towels. You will also need I.D. and documents showing eligibility for employment in the United States, examples of these would be a valid driver’s license and social security card or U.S. Passport. You cannot start work without these! Call the Human Resource Department at (310) 510-2000 ext. 1250 for all acceptable forms of ID.
The Santa Catalina Island Company believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or medical condition, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. The Santa Catalina Island Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental disabilities of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment or employee, unless undue hardship would result.
If you are interested in working with us this summer, here’s what to do: send in your application to my attention. If you have reference letters, include them. If you live too far to come for a personal interview, email a short video interview to email@example.com. Use your cell phone. Just have a trusted friend grab a video camera and film you. Relax, have fun and tell me about yourself. What jobs you’ve had, why you want to come to Catalina. What you’re studying in school. Anything that gives me a good idea of who you are and what kinds of skills (people skills are the best) you have. Mail the video to my attention at Santa Catalina Island Company, P.O. Box 737, Avalon, CA 90704 or email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any further questions, you can e-mail me at email@example.com
Thanks again for your interest.