Staff Report

 In an effort to fill more than 200 full-time and part-time staffing vacancies, Chumash Enterprises is offering special $250 monthly bonuses this summer to employees in specified positions and hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9 at the Chumash Employee Resource Center in Buellton.

The job fair will feature hiring managers from the Chumash Casino Resort, Hotel Corque and Hadsten House making on-the-spot job offers to qualified applicants seeking employment in hotel operations, sustainability/custodial services, food and beverage, transportation, security and many others areas.

To attract qualified candidates and retain employees during the busy summer months, Chumash Enterprises will hand out special $250 bonuses for each month of work completed in June, July and August to those in the role of Housekeeper, House Person, Room Inspector, Housekeeping Floor Supervisor, Cook and Prep Cook, Food Court Attendant, Dishwasher, Steward and Barista.

In line with Chumash-owned properties’ Safe + Well measures, job fair applicants are asked to schedule their appointments online to ensure the event is socially distanced and adheres to reduced-capacity limits. Temperature checks upon entry will be mandatory and masks will be required. To apply online and book your appointment, visit Walk-ins are welcome and will be interviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applicants are asked to arrive five minutes prior to their appointment, dress appropriately, bring a valid ID and be prepared with multiple copies of their résumé if they plan to interview with more than one department.

The Chumash Employee Resource Center is located at 585 McMurray Road in Buellton. For a list of available positions and more information about the job fair, visit

Full-time employees at Chumash Enterprises are offered competitive pay and a host of benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with a matching-funds program, tuition reimbursement and free shuttle service to and from the Chumash Casino Resort for Lompoc and Santa Maria residents.

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians owns and operates the Chumash Casino Resort, which is located on the tribe’s reservation on Highway 246 in Santa Ynez, California. The tribe also owns Hotel Corque and Hadsten House in Solvang, Kitá Wines and two gas stations in Santa Ynez.  As the largest employer in the Santa Ynez Valley, the tribe employs nearly 1,700 residents of Santa Barbara County.