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Xanterra Travel Collection Kitchen Steward in Columbia Falls, Montana

Overview

High volume, fast-paced and fun! Join our Back of the House team in Glacier National Park!

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 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 1000 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 Are You Looking For?

  • Are you interested in working and living in Glacier National Park?

  • Are you looking to make life-long friends with people from all over the world?

  • 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, β€œYes” to these questions, a job in Glacier is ideal for you!

    The Details:

    Positions start May - June 2021 and extend through mid- to late-September (dates depend on Location).

  • Start Date: May - June

  • Employment Type: Full Time, Seasonal (ideally full season or early/late season)

  • Schedule: Varies – 40+ hours per week.

  • Perks include:

  • On-site meals (cafeteria style) and lodging (dormitory-style or RV site)

  • Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth) and laundry facilities provided

  • 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 Kitchen Steward

  • Communicate closely with Chef on Duty.

  • Ensure kitchen area is clean, well maintained and organized at all times.

  • Ensure floors are dry and clean at all times.

  • Oversee all equipment is clean and in good working order.

  • Ensure waste areas are clean and tidy.

  • Supervise Kitchen Worker associates.

  • Oversee Xanterra and National Park Service standards are met throughout kitchen area.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

We are seeking Kitchen Stewards that can oversee the operation and maintaining the sanitation of the kitchen area. Our ideal candidate with have experience as a supervisor or lead role in a Back of the House function. You will need the capability to communicate clearly to create a Teamwork environment. Kitchen Stewards must have the ability to remain calm in a high stress environment that is essential for this position.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, approximately 8 hours.

  • Must be able to walk for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to bend, stretch, and reach for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to work with chemicals and cleaning solutions.

    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.

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