Working at Grand Teton National Park is truly an experience of a lifetime. Who can imagine a better place to develop new skills and reach your potential.
Hours and Wages
Grand Teton Lodge Company follows the minimum wage provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act as well as applicable Wyoming state laws. Wages compare favorably with those paid by other seasonal National Park concessioners.
Most entry-level positions pay $8.50 per hour with dorm housing provided (employee RV Park available for a separate site fee).
Work schedules will vary based upon time of season. Early and late season shifts may be less than 40 hours a week. Shifts during peak season can range from 40 - 48 hours a week. The Company is under no obligation to provide a work schedule for any definite number of hours during any day of the week. Scheduled work days may fall on any day during the week, including holidays.
Overtime pay for hourly employees occurs after 56 hours per week.
Drug Free Workplace
We are committed to providing a drug-free workplace. Wyoming state law does not permit the medical use of marijuana and marijuana is illegal under federal law, with or without a prescription.
Employees will be required to submit to a drug and/or alcohol test under the following conditions: after a work-related injury, any accident which results in damage to company property or company vehicles, or reasonable suspicion of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Pre-employment and random drug tests are necessary and conducted on a job specific basis. Refusal to submit to a test or a positive test will result in termination of employment.
All employees must maintain a neat, conservative and well-groomed appearance while on duty and/or in uniform. Facial piercings such as nose rings, eye rings, chin studs, and tongue studs are not acceptable. Employees with gauged ears must wear flesh colored plugs while on duty. All tattoos must be tastefully covered by uniform or clothing. No extreme hairstyles such as dreadlocks, multi-colored and/or bright hair colors are allowed.
Male Employees: Hair must be neat, clean, conservative and a natural color. Hair extending below the rear top of a standard dress shirt collar must not protrude into the face. Hair extending past the shoulders should be neatly pulled back and secured in a ponytail. Face must be visible to the guest and not have hair protruding into it. Neatly styled, well-groomed full beards, goatees and mustaches which are closely shaped to the face (no more than 3/4 inch long) are acceptable; otherwise staff should be clean shaven at all times. Beards, goatees and mustaches must be filled in before the start of the season, growing a beard, goatee or mustache during the operating season is not permitted. Men without beards, goatees and mustaches are required to shave daily prior to reporting to work. Men may wear a single post or small hoop, no larger than a dime, on each ear lobe. All earrings must be tasteful and professional in appearance. The Company has the right to determine what is acceptable in the workplace.
Female Employees: Hair must be neat, clean, conservative and a natural color. Face must be visible to the guest and not have hair protruding into it. Food & Beverage requires hair extending past the shoulders should be neatly pulled back and secured in a ponytail. Earrings are limited to no more than three per ear. All earrings must be tasteful and professional in appearance. The Company has the right to determine what is acceptable in the workplace.
If you have been issued a uniform, please wear it as it was designed, without any alterations of your own. Uniform specifications will be outlined in the job description. Uniforms must be worn in their entirety and employees are responsible for any loss or damage. You are expected to keep your uniform clean and well pressed at all times. Your designated employer-issued nametag is a requirement for every employee and must be worn on the left side of your shirt at all times while on duty.
Dress of appropriate fit and style must be worn in all public contact positions. Denim jeans are not considered to be appropriate dress during the operating season, except in departments where jeans of approved color without holes are approved as part of the uniform (Corrals, Rafts, Campground, Employee Village, Laundry, Pool BBQ, and Storeroom).
During off-duty hours, neat and appropriate dress is required in any public areas or at any Company events or activities. Your uniform is to be worn only while you are working and should not be worn off the premises after working hours. Your uniform must not be worn while shopping in retail stores, in bars or restaurants, or while consuming alcohol, while on your free time. If using a meal voucher, the employee may be in uniform but must get the meal to go and eat out of public view.
Appearances are an important part of our business and we appreciate your help in maintaining the image of the Grand Teton Lodge Company. Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by the Department Director, the Director of Human Resources and the Vice President.
Work-related injuries are covered by state-maintained Worker's Compensation Insurance. A medical clinic is located at Jackson Lake Lodge and a hospital is in the town of Jackson. If you are under medical care we encourage you to consult with your doctor as our location is at an elevation of approximately 6,800 feet.
Accepting a position
If we are able to offer you employment, you will receive a job offer letter outlining your position, wage, scheduled arrival date, start date, expected end date, and other information. Please do not accept our employment offer unless you intend to work the full dates on the offer.
All employees must be willing to perform duties as assigned. The Company reserves the right to modify positions, duties, location, and hours.
Upon arrival for work, all new and returning employees must present valid documentation that meets the requirements of the federal government's I-9 form. Without proper documentation we will be unable to allow you to work and you will have to leave the property. All documents must be unexpired originals. For information on acceptable forms of documentation, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/.