We’re Hiring!

Director of Facilities and Maintenance

Pearlstone Center seeks a candidate who will start as an Assistant Director and will learn from the current Director and ultimately succeed the current Director if all goes well.  The Director position will be responsible for overseeing and implementing preventive maintenance and repairs of the facility, equipment, and the grounds of the Pearlstone Center Campus. S/He will assist with completing preventive maintenance schedules and repairs and will engage in hands on maintenance tasks, as well as supervision, budgeting, working with contractors and development of new facilities. 

Strong preference for individuals with experience with, interest in, and/or enthusiasm for green building, energy efficiency, and sustainability in general.  Pearlstone is a green retreat center and environmental education center, and our maintenance approach reflects those values.


  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in a multi-building facility a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with facilities dedicated to environmental sustainability a plus
  • Knowledge of construction principles and standards.
  • Ability to schedule, plan, and complete repair and renovation projects.
  • Ability to read building plans and schematic drawings.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Operate with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility to accept new responsibilities and direction as necessary.


  • High School diploma
  • Four years of experience in plant operations, construction, and/or repair work.
  • Valid Maryland State driving license with a good record

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Farm Steward

Pearlstone Center seeks a candidate to serve as our Farm Steward.  The farm steward is a member of the farm department, which uses with a triple-bottom-line approach (people, planet, and prosperity) to serve Pearlstone Center’s mission.  The farms steward’s work supports Pearlstone’s educational and hospitality goals by creating living educational spaces.  Additionally, some of the farm steward’s work generates products for sales-driven enterprises.  The farm steward’s core focus is:  1. Managing the farm’s educational pasture and livestock 2. Assisting in organic vegetable production and 3. Managing volunteers. 


  • Two seasons of experience on working farms in:
    • Humane and educational grass-based animal husbandry
    • Organic vegetable production
    • Farm based education
    • Pasture and livestock related planning, budgeting, and management
    • Supervising, training and managing volunteers
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Constructive problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • College diploma or equivelent
  • Valid Maryland State driving license with a good record

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As Cook, under the supervision of the Executive Chef, the employee is responsible for assisting in: the quality preparation, presentation and serving of all food; ensuring timeliness and appropriate quantities; and the maintenance of a clean, sanitary, organized, safe and efficient kitchen environment. This position will require weekend hours.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Three to five years of hands-on cooking experience and knowledge of kosher observance and Jewish style cooking
  • Three years of experience preparing food in large quantities, for 50-250+ people
  • Food service Sanitation Certificate (Serve Safe) issued by or accepted by the state of Maryland
  • Experience in a hotel/retreat center a plus

Task Dimensions:

  • Abide by kosher laws
  • Cleaning/Sanitation
  • Safety
  • Food procurement, receiving and storage
  • Inventory management
  • Food production
  • Guest service

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Facility Associate

The Pearlstone Center, located in Reisterstown, is seeking a part-time/on-call Facility Associate to assist in the day to day operations at the Center. The two main areas of this position include food service and overall care and appearance of the facility including: meeting rooms, common areas, dining areas, kitchen, lodging rooms, bathrooms, and storage areas.
Candidate will be called upon to participate in catering services including table setting, serving, light kitchen prep and clean-up. Responsibilities will also entail housekeeping duties that include, but are not limited to, sanitizing and restocking bathrooms, vacuuming, window cleaning, and making beds.
Candidate must be extremely organized, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and possess the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional customer service is a must. All candidates must have reliable transportation as no public transportation is nearby Center.
This position does not include benefits. Work schedule is as need and flexible, but will not exceed eighteen hours per week. One year of similar work experience is helpful, but not required and willingness to learn about the kosher food service industry.

Interested candidate should sent resume to: THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Human Resources Department, 101 West Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

fax to: 410-837-1279

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