Join Our Team

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, therapists and estheticians agree to 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.

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Restaurant Sous Chef

Izanami Restaurant at Ten Thousand Waves is looking for a passionate Sous Chef to join our talented kitchen team.  If you are looking for a beautiful view from the front line, then come up and apply for this valued position at our traditional Izakaya Restaurant specializing in Fine Japanese Style Tapas/Bar Food.  Applicants MUST meet the following job requirements: a great attitude and passion for learning and teaching, knowledge of food costs, budgeting, labor cost control, and scheduling. Also, 2 years or more of kitchen management experience, Excel and Word proficiency, and the ability to work well with others in a fast paced environment. Credit/Criminal background checks are required for all final applicants.

Salary: TBD

Benefits: Dental/Health Insurance eligibility after 60 days, Restaurant and Spa discounts in addition to a beautiful work environment infused with authentic Japanese culture

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Guest Services Position

First impressions are important and our Guest Services' employees are the first contact for guests when making reservations or arriving for baths or treatments. We are looking for candidates who are ready and able to learn our service protocols, who like to be active at work, enjoy a beautiful, healthy environment and excel at customer service. The ideal candidate will enjoy teamwork, communicate well, be a problem solver, pay attention to detail and be dependable, punctual and trustworthy. Previous customer service and computer experience are preferred. Ten Thousand Waves is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year for approximately 12 hours per day. Work days and hours can vary but candidates must be able to work weekdays, weekends and in the evenings. Criminal background and credit check required for final applicants.

Salary: Starts at $12.50/hr. for training (2-4 weeks, depending on availability), plus tips and bonuses

Benefits: A beautiful work environment with restaurant and spa discounts along with dental/medical benefit eligibility based upon 20hrs-30hrs a week after 60 days of employment

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Restaurant Servers & Bussers

Izanami Restaurant at Ten Thousand Waves is seeking motivated Servers and Bussers to join our dynamic service team. We "whole-heartedly" believe that "Omotenashi" is paramount to our guests' experience. If you are one to take pleasure in giving detailed customer service, please consider this job opportunity infused with authentic Japanese food and culture. Applicants must be available to work fixed and flexible hours, as needed.  Other job requirements include previous experience in the restaurant industry, a positive and energetic personality, and great people skills with our guests and staff. The successful candidate is a team-player and team-builder. A pleasant attitude and appearance is valued, as well as, the willingness to attain knowledge and appreciation for our izakaya and sake menus. Credit and criminal background checks are required from applicants.

Salary: TBA

Benefits: A beautiful work environment with restaurant and spa discounts along with dental/medical benefit eligibility based upon 20hrs-30hrs a week after 60 days of employment

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Accountant Assistant

Part-time (20+ hours) accountant assistant position at spa. Candidate must have prior experience in Accounts Payable, QuickBooks, Excel and Word. Requirements include detail-orientation, good communication skills, problem-solving, accuracy, ability to work under stress and a team contributor. Responsibilities include bill paying, reconciling accounts, coding and creating reports. Applicants should include cover letter and resume. Background checks will be performed on all final candidates.


Salary: TBA

Benefits: A beautiful work environment with restaurant and spa discounts along with dental benefit eligibility based upon 20hrs a week after 60 days of employment & 401K after 12 months.

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