Build Your Future With Us

Sense of Purpose.  Values.  Belief in your work.  Challenged to work to your potential.  We not only define our values, but we live them and our employees are consistently recognized and appreciated for upholding The Forest's Values: Quality of Community Life, Pursuit of Excellence, Respect and Support, Accountability and Integrity, and Community Responsibility.  Staying true to our values and remaining passionate about them is what truly makes The Forest successful.  Each employee is an essential piece in our success!

The Forest at Duke is an equal-opportunity employer offering rewarding job opportunities with excellent benefits in a supportive, friendly and family-oriented atmosphere. The Forest offers a work environment where every employee is recognized as an "Essential Piece" to the success of our community. We embrace diversity and recognize each employee's different strengths and skills and focus on linking those individual strengths together maximizing our success. Employees, although they have different roles and talents, are intrinsically linked together by their endless commitment to our residents. We encourage you to submit an application for employment if this sounds like a work environment in which you will thrive...

We employ over 260 people in full and part-time positions. Opportunities in service to our residents are in the areas of Activities (Activities Assistant, Activities Coordinator, Fitness Supervisor, Fitness Coordinator, Transportation), Administration (Executive Assistant, Executive Secretary, Front Desk Receptionist), Finance (Accounts Payable/Receivable Specialist, Payroll, Controller, IT), Marketing (Marketing Associates), Dining Services (Café Servers, Cooks, Diet Aides, Dining Supervisors, Prep Cooks, Sous Chef, Utility Workers, Waitstaff), Facility Services (Housekeepers, Security Officers, Maintenance Personnel), Health Services (Admissions Coordinator, CNAs, LPNs, Medical Technicians, RNs, Restorative Aides, Social Workers), and Human Resources (Human Resources Generalist).

Employment is contingent upon a negative substance screen, and criminal background check. The Forest is a Tobacco Free Employer.  All new Forest employees hired are required, as a condition of employment, to receive an annual influenza vaccine and to enroll in the Payroll Direct Deposit Program. Employees may choose any qualified financial institution to receive the Payroll Direct Deposit. The Forest's payroll banking service is provided through Wachovia which offers an onsite location available to Forest employees. Several checking account options are available.

Full-time employees are eligible for benefits which include major medical, dental and vision care insurance, long term disability, short term disability, life insurance, 6 paid holidays, accrued vacation and 3 discretionary days.  All employees are eligible for our retirement plan with matching contributions after qualifications.

Other benefits include access to membership in the Coastal Federal Credit Union. Tuition and Book reimbursement program, access to the exercise room and swimming pool during designated employee hours, free parking, employee appreciation programs and a team oriented environment. Excellent training is provided and personal and professional growth are important organizational values.

If you are committed to making a difference, passionate about providing top notch care and customer service for our residents, please fill out an online application.  The hiring manager will contact you if your qualifications match those we are seeking. No phone calls, please.