The Engineering department is on the front end of a 20 year concessions contract with the National Park Service. Yellowstone National Park Lodges serves approximately 4 million visitors yearly, 2400 employees in park housing, 2100 guest rooms and 1200 campsites. There are nearly 800 structures under our care throughout Yellowstone including a new LEED Platinum dormitory and 2 National Historic Landmarks in the Old Faithful Inn and Lake Yellowstone Hotel.
Successful candidates will take pride in their opportunity to work in Yellowstone National Park and promote Xanterra’s sustainability initiatives so future generations can also enjoy Yellowstone. They will be drawn to the daily unique challenges of working in a remote location, living and working with a diverse staff, and able to be flexible with changing weather conditions and job priorities.
What We Are Looking For
At Yellowstone National Park Lodges, we depend on our team members to help guests find their ultimate Yellowstone experience—all while working to protect and preserve the park for future generations. 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.
What You Are Looking For
If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, a job in Yellowstone is ideal for you!
The Engineering Department begins their season early preparing our facilities for guests and staff. Candidates able to arrive in April and stay into November will be given priority. Below are the positions available within the department.
Responsible for being the in-house service provider for all Coca-Cola owned fountain systems in use at Xanterra-owned facilities parkwide.
Provides the physical and technical skills necessary for performing the operation, maintenance and repair of all boilers and boiler related systems.
Performs carpentry assessments, preventative maintenance and repairs/replacements of new and/or existing building systems.
Responsible for coordinating the proper operation and maintenance of all assigned electrical systems on location.
Fire Alarm Systems
Responsible for completing all planned and scheduled fire sprinkler system work orders, ensuring quality of work, timeliness and cost effectiveness under the direct supervision of the Fire Systems Foreman or Lead.
Provides general maintenance skills necessary for repair and maintenance of facility-related assets.
Heavy Equipment – Class A CDL
Responsible for proficiently operating loaders, skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders, dump trucks, snow blowers, and other equipment common to the trade, including shovels, rakes, tampers, etc.
Historic Preservation Crew
Responsible for quality craftsmanship work on historic structures in Yellowstone through assigned work orders and tasks.
Responsible for accurately and efficiently processing orders for maintenance personnel.
Performs skills necessary to assure all components and infrastructures of location commercial kitchens and HVAC equipment is maintained in good operating condition.
Laundry Maintenance Technician
Troubleshoot, repair and maintain industrial laundry equipment and the associated building mechanical and electrical systems.
Provide skills necessary to maintain and repair location lock systems, including key and electronic systems.
Performs plumbing assessments, preventative maintenance, and the repair/replacement of new and/or existing plumbing systems.
Implements the planned and scheduled workload, material procurement, and equipment for interior and exterior paint/stain tasks as assigned.
*When applying for a maintenance position, please indicate which position(s) you are interested in.
If living, working, and exploring in Yellowstone sounds intriguing and exciting to you, please read on.
A Day in the Life
Our Maintenance department plays one of the most important roles in Yellowstone. From famous historic lodges to modern hotels, our crews rise to the challenge of opening, maintaining, and closing facilities in all seven park locations that welcome four million annual guests. Engineering and Maintenance does it all, from troubleshooting to repairs to installations of fixtures and equipment, as well as keeping facilities maintained to our highest standards. Hands-on skills are needed to get the job done right.
Essential Skills and Knowledge
Candidates interested in Maintenance positions in Yellowstone are drawn to the unique opportunity to work in the world’s first national park and should be enthusiastic about supporting our sustainability initiatives. Candidates should have some sort of professional and/or educational training related to the position in which he/she is applying. Some positions require that a candidate is at least 19 years old, has a driver's license and a clean driving record over the last 3 years.
What We Believe
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 Softer Footprint” focuses on how we reduce our environmental impact through our comprehensive environmental initiatives. Our business practices exemplify environmental stewardship, and a desire to protect and preserve our public lands.