Xanterra Travel Collection Commercial Laundry Manager in Columbia Falls, Montana
Overview Fast-paced and fun! Join our Lodging team in beautiful Columbia Falls, the Gateway to Glacier! At Glacier National Park Lodges, we depend on our team members to be highly motivated, committed, and competent people who share our vision and work together to attain it, while our work environment encourages responsibility for personal growth and promotes pride in each employee. No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park. You will play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to all our guests. About Columbia Falls: Just West of Glacier National Park lies a collection of small communities who proudly welcome millions of visitors each year to the Glacier Gateway area. One of the largest towns is Columbia Falls. This lively Montana town is home to many locally owned shops, restaurants, a brewery, and a summer farmers markets! Columbia Falls is the ideal home base for recreating in Glacier National Park, and the 2.4 million acre Flathead National Forest. About Glacier National Park: Glacier National Park encompasses more than 16,000 square miles of largely wilderness area and is known for its seemingly endless acres of rugged and breathtaking landscapes. Glacier National Park was established in 1910 and stands today as a monument to wild natural places. As part of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem, the park includes 175 named mountains, 762 lakes (130 named lakes), 200+ named waterfalls and 25 named glaciers, as well as 1,000 plant species, and hundreds of animal species. Just as the landscape and wildlife are part of the heritage of Glacier National Park, so are the historic lodges and classic Red Buses and their drivers known as “Jammers.” The Xanterra Travel Collection is the authorized Concessioner, so you are not only joining the Glacier National Park team – you are also joining the larger Xanterra Travel Collection family that prides itself on offering a world of unforgettable experiences, to our employees and our guests. We encourage our seasonal employees to transfer between properties and reap all of the benefits & perks that we have to offer. To learn more, please visit www.xanterrra.com/careers. What You Are Looking For: Are you interested in exploring Glacier National Park, and Flathead National Forest? Do you have a positive attitude and solid work ethic? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, exciting work environment? Are you seeking upward mobility and growth opportunities? Are you looking to gain experience in tourism & hospitality operations? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, a job with Xanterra is ideal for you! The Details: This 9-month position starts in February and extends through early November, 2022. Position is located at our Warehouse Building in Columbia Falls, MT, right outside of Glacier National Park. Housing may be available, depending on availability. This position has the potential of becoming fully benefited after 1-year of service. Employment Type: Full Time, Long-Term Seasonal Schedule: Varies – 32 - 45 hours per week. Housing: Employee Housing may be available Perks include: Free seasonal Glacier National Park pass Free Red Bus Tours (as available) Exclusive Retail and Dining discounts in Glacier The adventure of a lifetime! Responsibilities A day in the life of the Laundry Manager: Oversee the daily operations of the Laundry department. Ensure that operational standards are met for Xanterra and National Park Services. Trains laundry staff in all areas of linen care and safe operation of commercial laundry machines. Ensure quality controls are in place for all laundry processes. Manage production requirements to increase per hour measures and reduce labor expenses. Makes sure equipment is being maintained in proper operating order. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Essential Skills and Knowledge: Our Laundry Manager will have technical skills in materials and inventory management, production scheduling and preventive maintenance. Our candidate must be able to work in a fast pace environment and demonstrate leadership skills. At least three years' experience in a management position with a large commercial laundry preferred. Ideal candidate will be a problem solver with the ability to work under pressure, excellent writing and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft software. Valid U.S. driver license and a clean driving record required. Physical Requirements: Must be able to acclimate to a hot environment of up to 90°. Frequent standing, walking, reaching outward and above the shoulder for up to eight hours per shift. Repetitive motion of arms, wrist, and hands for up to eight hours. Requires occasional climbing, crawling, and squatting/kneeling. Could total up to 3 hours per day. Must be able to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Must be able to push or pull items in caster bins weighing up to 400 pounds on a frequent basis. Must be able to wear earplugs on a frequent basis. Working safely with required chemicals. Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.