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UPDATE: This position has been filled. Thank you for your interest.

Land of Medicine Buddha is looking for an OUTSTANDING Grounds/Maintenance professional to start immediately!

This is a full-time, non-residential position.

The position includes a variety of assignments:

  • Caring for the land, trails, and pathways with an eye for detail and beauty. The Land and gardens are offerings to the Buddhas and a pleasure for our guests, we are seeking someone who wishes to take ownership of this very important aspect of our Center.
  • Garbage, recycling, and compost maintenance: an often undervalued, but highly necessary part of the running of a public facility.
  • Routine maintenance and upkeep tasks for the entire retreat facility.

Requirements for the position:

  • Above all else, LMB exists to serve sentient beings both as a Dharma Center and a Retreat Facility, a positive attitude of service is a must.
  • Ability to prioritize the workflow and work independently.
  • A “can do” attitude that extends to other staff members, as well as our guests.
  • A strong body — this is a highly physical position and requires heavy lifting and rigorous physical activity.
If you feel you have the qualities described above, please email a cover letter detailing how your experience is relevant to the Grounds position along with your CV or resume to . Please include names and phone numbers of two professional and one personal reference.



Land of Medicine Buddha is a dynamic and beautiful retreat center set in the coastal mountains of Central California. We are located on 108 acres of gorgeous land. We host teachings and retreats year round. This job is an opportunity to be of great service to others and develop your own heart.

The person in this position works in a busy environment that is similar to the one of a General Manager in a Hotel complex but with a heart of service. You will work in conjunction with our management team and the Center Director to assure that all of the needs of our guests/students/staff/facility/dharma program are met.

As with any managerial job, at times it is necessary to jump in and just do what is needed! We need a person who enjoys being in the midst of things and offering from the heart.

As Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the smooth and harmonious running of certain departments of the center including:

  • Kitchen
  • Housekeeping and Grounds
  • Facility
  • Logistics

This job offers wage and both tangible and ultimate benefits.

Managerial and supervision experience in a similar setting is required.

US work permit required.

This is a salaried position.

Please send a resume and cover letter to to be considered.