Winter 2021 Entry Level - Xanterra - Yellowstone National Park, WY


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From $11 an hour

Full Job Description

Entry Level (Yellowstone National Park Winter 2021)

The Details

We have entry level openings available for the 2020/21 season. Ideally, you will be available to work a full season (December 2020 through March 2021). If living, working, and exploring in Yellowstone sounds intriguing and exciting to you, please read on.

  • Start Date: December 2020
  • Employment Type: Seasonal (December-early March)
  • Schedule: Varies – 40+ hours per week.

What We Provide

  • Simple living in the world’s first National Park with low-cost housing (dormitory style), meals (cafeteria style), and Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth) provided
  • Free Employee Recreation Program

Why Yellowstone National Park Lodges

In the winter, we operate 2 full service hotels inside Yellowstone National Park. We are a welcoming community who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy crafting memorable experiences for our guests. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection, we the primary authorized concessioner in Yellowstone, and as such, we are proud stewards of the park.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Responsibilities vary by position. Candidates will receive a complete job description if offered a position.
If you apply for a entry level position, your application will be considered for one of the positions below. Applicants are assigned jobs based on their level of experience. Please make sure you list all relevant experience on your application!

Room Attendant

  • Provide our guests with the best in service, courtesy and care.
  • Follow all policy, procedures and service standards.
  • Clean and prepare guest rooms, to include changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, bathrooms, porch and patio.
  • Complete linen counts as required.
  • Maintain linen storage areas, Room Attendant cart and related equipment.
  • Answer Guest questions as appropriate.
  • Assist with other Housekeeping duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Provide our guests with the best in service, courtesy, and care.
  • Follow all policy, procedures and service standards.
  • Clean public lobbies, restrooms, and other guest use areas as assigned.
  • When finding unsafe conditions and maintenance concerns, address them immediately by turning in maintenance Service Requests.
  • Maintain cleanliness of housekeeping vacuums, closets, storage areas, and other equipment.
  • Assist with other housekeeping duties as assigned by the Manager, Assistant Manager or Supervisor.
  • Record, log, send and follow-up with all maintenance requests and guest requests as needed.

Server Assistant

  • Help guests, servers and hosts in our dining rooms by clearing, cleaning and resetting tables and keeping beverage glasses filled. And, as with all of our front of the house staff, Server Assistants answer guests' questions, listen to stories of adventure and share their own enthusiasm for the Park

Dining Room Host

  • Hosts set the tone for our guest's dining experience. Whether it is taking a dinner reservation over the phone or greeting guests in person, first impressions count

Kitchen Staff & Fast Food Crew

  • You will perform a variety of tasks in and around the kitchen such as light food prep, serving food in a cafeteria, running pre-ordered food to tables, performing dishwasher duties and running a cash register. As this is an entry-level position, no prior experience is needed.
  • Wages starting at USD $11.00/Hr.


Qualifications vary by position.
Qualifications include but are not limited to:
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented with a commitment to quality
  • Ability to follow instructions and count accurately; follows work patterns consistently.
  • Stretching, walking, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending, kneeling, and climbing up and down stairs for up to 7-8 hours per shift.
  • Making beds, stripping rooms, cleaning toilets for up to 8 hours per shift.
  • The ability to push or pull 50-75 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to bend at waist and perform repetitive foot and hand action.
  • Working with required chemicals up to 8 hours a day.
  • Ability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays

Live. Work. Explore. Yellowstone National Park
At Yellowstone National Park Lodges, we are a welcoming community who work hard, share a passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. We are the primary concessionaire in Yellowstone National Park. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection family, we embrace a “naturally different” lifestyle that allows you to live, work, and explore one of the most beautiful places on earth. We are a company based on values that reflect an environmental ethic and social conscience – for the long-term. Our business practices exemplify environmental stewardship, and a desire to protect and preserve our public lands.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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