Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

MRC - Facilities Caretaker

Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
Job ID 2020-1765


The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill Company, and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations.


Mendocino Redwood Company (MRC) is looking for a Facilities Caretaker to join our team in either Ukiah or Fort Bragg, CA! Under the direction of the Mendocino Redwood Company’s (MRC) Asset Manager, this unique individual will maintain and caretake the company recreational townsite, private beach and demonstration forest in historic Rockport, CA. This position will be required to work weekends, evenings, and nights to maintain the company’s assigned properties.  Onsite housing is available if necessary.

We invite you to live, work and play on the beautiful and rugged Lost Coast of Northern California! 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  Maintain and keep all facilities clean from litter and garbage
  • Clean and prepare onsite houses for guests prior to arrival
  • Utilize landscape equipment such as a riding mower or tractor to maintain appropriate vegetation, grass, and lawn down to an appropriate level for guest comfort
  • Perform required repairs when necessary and oversee major repairs
  • Report malfunctions of amenities, fixtures and/or damage at all facilities immediately to supervisor
  • Provide all visitors with exceptional service and foster good community relations
  • Be a valuable part of the effective on-site team
  • Learn and adhere to all company standards of quality cleaning and facilities caretaking
  • Perform facilities turn-over duties within required timeframe
  • Keep all interior and exterior areas always clean
  • Keep watch over designated property areas by regularly walking around or through to insure property is clean and safe for guests


  • Three to Five years’ experience as a facilities and remote property caretaker
  • Three to Five years’ experience with residential housekeeping or in the hospitality industry
  • Janitorial experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • General maintenance skills such as but not limited to:
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical
    • Carpentry
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to perform under pressure and be flexible with disruptions throughout the workday

Physical Requirements 

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and communicate.
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside adverse weather and field conditions including steep and difficult terrain for periods of up to 8 hours per day.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • This position may require the following equipment when in the field: eye protection, sleeve protection, hard hat, safety shoes, leather/rubber gloves and ATV helmet.
  • Position travels locally, usually by car, truck, or ATV.



Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Verbal Communication

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


Written Communication

Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.



Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.



Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.



Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.


Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace


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