Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Yellowstone Basin Inn!
For our open positions please see below.

We hope that your time with us in Gardiner, Montana and Yellowstone will be unforgettable, challenging, enjoyable and rewarding!

  • Do you like cleanliness and neatness?
  • Do you like to work in a fun and relaxed environment?
  • Do you enjoy interacting with visitors and international student workers who come to Southwest Montana?
  • Do you enjoy Yellowstone?

...then one of these jobs is for you!

We offer:

  • Performance based raises
  • End of season bonus
  • Employee housing:
    • $100/person/month for the duration of the job
    • 3-bedroom and 1-bathroom apartment that accommodates up to 9
    • the shared bedrooms sleep: 2 in one bedroom, 4 in another bedroom and 3 in the other bedroom
    • drug-free
    • non-smoking
    • no pets
    • no dependents
    • women only (due to the size and location of the apartment it does not have coed bathrooms)
    • located just 5 miles from Yellowstone National Park
  • You don't have to live here to work here.

Yellowstone Basin Inn is an exceptional 14-room family-owned Montana lodging establishment. Working here isn't your typical 9 to 5 job. We strive to make all of our employees feel at home and that your time spent here is extraordinary.

We’re looking for someone who is:

Outgoing, friendly, reliable, enthusiastic, hard working, flexible, a team player, willing to learn and is interested in the Greater Yellowstone area.

Able to work from May through October for our summer seasonal positions. Each job is little bit different and specific employment dates and schedules are worked out during our interview.

Understanding that Yellowstone Basin Inn is a very small family operation, we frequently ask employees, both seasonal and year-round, to perform jobs other than the job for which they were hired.

How to Apply

Please review the positions below, then fill out the Online Application found HERE, and attach a current resume.
Applicants may have to pass a background check. Employees may have to pass a drug test.

See you in Yellowstone!

Summer Jobs near Yellowstone Park, how to apply

May 1 - October 21, 2019 POSITIONS

Hiring for our 2019 season begins December 2018.

Click on a position below to see more information. TO APPLY: Submit the online application form above.

ASSISTANT INNKEEPER: One position. Filled

Hours vary: may have to work mornings and/or evenings and split shifts during training. 40 hours per week, 5 days.

This position is responsible for assisting the Innkeepers with running an exceptional Montana lodging establishment and providing excellent customer service full-time. Must be able to work holidays & weekends, from May 1 through October 21.

Starting wage is $13.00 per hour or more based on experience.

Do you dream of: practicing the art of hospitality or running an inn or B&B? We will train and mentor you in all aspects of the business—and pay you too!

After a successful season and with the right person this position will transform into the manager position. It will become a 10-11 months/year job, with paid and unpaid personal time off and insurance.

This position is part of a team and substitutes for other positions as needed throughout. You will be cross-training and work: Front Desk, Concierge, Guest Services, Food Service, Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Employee Relations. We provide extensive property-specific training.

The job responsibilities are to:

  • greet and check guests in and out
  • answer phones and guests’ questions
  • make reservations in the online RezOvation system
  • provide concierge service
  • supervise the housekeeping staff
  • perform all housekeeping and laundry duties when needed
  • check rooms
  • inventory and order housekeeping and laundry supplies
  • responsible for overall cleanliness of the Inn and grounds maintenance
  • other duties as assigned

Must be guest services oriented, clean and neat, self-reliant, detailed oriented, as well as have the ability to see the big picture, work well with the rest of the staff (some of whom are international students) in a team atmosphere in a self-directed environment.

BREAKFAST BUFFET PREP COOK/BAKER & LUNCHES-TO-GO PREPARER: One position.

Hours: 6 am – 2 pm. 40 hours per week, 5 days.

The cook works full-time. Must be able to work holidays & weekends, from May 1 through October 21.

Starting wage is $12.50 per hour or more based on experience.

The Cook's job is to enthusiastically assist the Innkeepers with managing an exceptional Montana lodging establishment, providing excellent customer service, offering a phenomenal breakfast experience and Lunches-to-Go to our guests, using local, organic and sustainable products.

  • Do you like to bake and cook?
  • Do you care where our food comes from and how it is produced?

...then this job is for you:

You are in charge of our kitchen and we provide extensive property-specific training.

The duties and responsibilities are:

  • all breakfast service and clean up with help from a kitchen assistant during high season
  • make from scratch for breakfast buffet various baked casseroles, muffins and baked side dishes from our recipes or from your own creations (NO short order cooking)
  • oversee the cleanliness of the kitchen and dining room
  • make sure breakfast bar is stocked with all cereals, breakfast condiments, and dishes
  • report maintenance problems and breakages
  • keep inventory current
  • other duties are assigned as needed.

Must be guest services oriented, clean and neat, self-reliant, detailed oriented, as well as have the ability to see the big picture, work well with the rest of the staff (some of whom are international students) in a team atmosphere in a self-directed environment.

FRONT DESK / HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR: Two positions.

Hours vary: may have to work mornings and/or evenings and split shifts during training. 40 hours per week, 5 days.

This position is responsible for all aspects of front desk, performing and overseeing housekeeping functions, providing excellent customer service, and assisting the Innkeepers with managing an exceptional Montana lodging establishment full-time, must be able to work holidays & weekends, from May 1 through October 21.

Starting wage is $12.00 per hour or more based on experience.

The person in this position is part of a team and substitutes for other positions as needed throughout the season. We provide extensive property-specific training.

The job responsibilities are to:

  • greet and check guests in and out
  • answer phones and guests’ questions
  • make reservations in the online RezOvation system
  • provide concierge service
  • supervise the guest services support staff and housekeeping staff
  • perform all housekeeping and laundry duties when needed
  • check rooms
  • inventory and order housekeeping and laundry supplies
  • responsible for overall cleanliness of the Inn and grounds
  • other duties as assigned

Must be guest services oriented, clean and neat, self-reliant, detailed oriented, as well as have the ability to see the big picture, work well with the rest of the staff (some of whom are international students) in a team atmosphere in a self-directed environment.

HOUSEKEEPING: Four positions.

Hours: 9 am to 4 pm.

The housekeeper’s responsibility is to enthusiastically assist the Innkeepers with all aspects of running an exceptionally clean Montana lodging establishment and providing excellent customer service to our guests. The housekeepers work full-time. Must be able to work holidays & weekends, from May 1 through October 21.

Starting wage is $10.00 per hour or more based on experience.

We provide extensive property-specific training and the duties encompass:

  • housekeeping of guest rooms: make beds, clean bathrooms and kitchens, dust, take out trash and recycle, clean windows, vacuum
  • dining room, restroom, lobby, laundry room’s clean up
  • reporting maintenance problems, breakages, supply shortages and anything unusual
  • responsible for overall cleanliness of the Inn and grounds, some yard work
  • other duties are assigned as needed

Must be guest services oriented, clean and neat, self-reliant, detailed oriented, as well as have the ability to see the big picture, work well with the rest of the staff (some of whom are international students) in a team atmosphere in a self-directed environment.

If you are a J1 Work and Travel Program Student interested in this job, you are welcome to apply.

    • You must be able to work 3.5 to 4 months between May 1 – October 21, and
    • Follow our application process above.