Work and live on a beautiful lake in the middle of a national forest, and enjoy a fulfilling team environment in an unexpected but truly remote natural retreat!
We're looking for motivated seasonal employees to work in all departments of this luxury outdoor escape for our 2013 season. Ideal candidates will have a passion for high-end service and guest satisfaction, with an equally strong work ethic suitable to this rugged wilderness setting. Teamwork is imperative in this remote setting, as different days and changing guests bring different challenges in maintaining such an intimate, family-like atmosphere. All staff must be adaptable and have a willingness to help out wherever needed, as seasonal staff will likely be utilized in multiple departments if and when needed. Our 2013 hiring may include:
GENERAL HOUSE STAFF - a "Floating" hospitality role, tasks may range from things such as serving meals, helping in the kitchen, conducting friendly interaction with guests, housekeeping, landscaping and general maintenance, guiding our signature activities (ATV's, Zip-lines, Boat rides and water-sport excursions), cleaning the docks and all boats and equipment, or anything else it takes to maintain, operate, or improve this unique property. General Labor help in all departments.
LODGE RESTAURANT - A big focus here; people are expending a lot of energy outdoors all day and when they sit down to eat, it's important the meal is well prepared, nicely presented in a timely fashion, and delicious. Menus can change day-to-day based on ingredients and particular guest demographics. Guests do not typically leave the property and must be fed their entire stay.
· CHEF must have knowledge of multiple cooking styles and be able to handle special requests, manage inventory and food costs, maintain sanitary requirements in the kitchen, and cook Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, including desserts, breads, sweets, and snacks.
· DINING MANAGER/LEAD SERVER must be able to ensure smooth service of all meals and snacks throughout the day.
ACTIVITY/BOAT GUIDES - The Activities Deptartment is imperative to providing unique and memorable experiences for our guests, and responsible for taking them on both land and water adventures. Some activities require Guides while others don't, but all equipment, trails, etc. must be ready for enjoyment at all times. Must work closely with Maintenance to ensure all equipment is working properly. Fun and Safety are always most important! The position is for out-going, outdoor enthusiasts who can and want to lead groups of all ages and abilities through various activities. Prior ATV or Boating and Water-skiing experience preferred.
LODGE ATTENDANT - Responsibilities include making and processing reservations, handling guests on the phone and in person, ensuring friendly service and guest satisfaction, coordinating with other departments for any and all guest needs, and assisting management as necessary. Must be clean and organized, friendly and competent, and serve as an information resource and travel guide for guests and callers. Includes light administrative duties requiring basic computer skills.
HEAD HOUSEKEEPER - Responsibilities include caring for and cleaning all interior spaces of the guest rooms and common areas of the resort, including management and final inspection of House Staff help. Maintain laundry facility and all inventories. Report any and all damage, theft, or maintenance issues to management.
MAINTENANCE/GROUNDS - Responsibilities including but not limited to general cleanup and upkeep of all exterior areas including buildings, paths and roadways, maintaining all landscaping and water-features, pool upkeep, and any other general labor needed in assisting management.
Our season will run from approximately May 22 through October. This is a 5-6 month opportunity for employment with some flexibility for applicants who are only available for the summer. There is also the potential for carry-over of some staff if qualified and interested at the end of the season.
Employee housing is also available for all staff, subject to a standard living agreement. Full Board is not included with this offer; however, there will be some staff meals provided from time to time as determined by management.
Compensation will be based on position and experience, paid every 2 weeks.
If interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Prospective candidates will be contacted to schedule a phone interview with management.
~ Successful employees will pride themselves on exceeding service expectations and put 100% into their work, but be equally happy in enjoying 100% of their time off! Those who become easily bored by the extremely remote location will likely not enjoy this unique opportunity to live and work in the middle of the wilderness.~