After a day spent exploring Yellowstone, guests look for a clean and comfortable place to rest up for the next days’ adventure. Our Housekeeping Crew works behind-the-scenes to ensure our guests are well cared for and happy, just like we would in our own homes. They are part of the Lodging Department and take pride in creating a ‘home away from home’ for guests.
Why Choose a Housekeeping Job in Yellowstone?
- Some positions offer a reliable schedule (typically 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) that allows you time to explore Yellowstone or participate in a Recreation program in the evenings.
- Your day starts with stretching to get everyone moving and help set the tone for the day.
- You may be able to work alone while cleaning yet be part of a great overall team. Plus, your team is made up of people from all over the world!
- Team social events allow you to get to know your co-workers.
- Our properties include both hotels and cabins. So there may be options to spend your day inside or, if assigned to cabins, outdoors.
- Our properties range in age from 20 to 125 years old. Take an extra sense of pride in cleaning a historic National Park building!
Yellowstone Jobs: Find Your Role
Interested? There are a variety of positions in our Housekeeping department to fit what you are looking for:
For Room Attendants in Yellowstone National Park, it’s all about being part of a team and caring about the comfort of our guests! You are responsible for cleaning guest rooms and making them comfortable and inviting.
Room Inspectors are responsible for ensuring that our guest rooms meet our cleaning standards and are suitable for occupancy by our guests! The ability to develop and mentor a well-functioning team of Room Attendants from a largely inexperienced staff is a key part of this job. This position is one of greater responsibility and requires knowledge of hotel/motel housekeeping procedures.
These important positions are all about building and maintaining mutual trust and friendship among the Housekeeping department. They encourage an atmosphere of teamwork and strive to develop a “family” environment. Many of our leads, supervisors, and managers started as Room Attendants and Inspectors and were promoted from within to their current managerial role (often within a single season).
Other positions in the Housekeeping Crew include:
A Porter makes sure the public areas and restrooms in our hotels and lodges are clean and inviting to the public. Your job is to make the first impression…the best impression!
Linen Truck Driver
A Linen Truck Driver keeps the location Housekeeping Crew supplied with clean linens and supplies for our guest facilities, as well as ensuring that daily inventories are completed.
Housekeeping Office Assistant
The Housekeeping Office Assistant in Yellowstone is responsible for coordinating the daily happenings in the Housekeeping Crew on location. Duties include generating reports, completing payroll, maintaining repair and tip logs, and light cleaning in the office.
A high performing team requires great training! The Housekeeping Crew is one of the largest departments in Yellowstone and offers plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement.
“Whole housekeeping department in OF Inn made my summer amazing. Those people are truly people in the right place!”
Fun Fact: Much of the management team in Yellowstone started their journey in the Housekeeping department! In fact, our Director of Lodging started as a room attendant!
“Many co-workers who I befriended have become lifetime friends.”
As the Director of Lodging, Victoria oversees the strategic direction of our facilities, ensuring that the guests’ needs are met (and hopefully exceeded!) during their stay in one of the nine hotels or five campgrounds. Victoria came to Yellowstone as a visitor in the spring of 1993. She soon packed up her car to embark on a western adventure. Like many Yellowstone staff, she came for a summer and never left. Outside of work and other commitments, she enjoys quilting, DIY projects, and anything with the word ‘Family’ in the title.
Lanie, a Lodging Trainer from Iowa, started in April 2019 as a Room Attendant in Mammoth before advancing to be a Trainer. She arrived in Yellowstone looking for an adventure. By advancing to be a Trainer, Lanie gets to travel to and work at multiple locations, train a variety of positions, and help with remodeling/updating rooms. "In lodging training, we train the housekeeping staff, which is responsible for cleaning the rooms in the hotels, as well as cleaning public areas, making sure your stay is enjoyable."
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