Basin Harbor Club
Spend Your Summer On A Lake
Warm... intimate... comfortable, the 700 acres of Basin Harbor encompass a complete vacation experience. For 126 years and through 4 generations, the Beach family has provided sanctuary from a hectic world.
The Basin Harbor family combines a century old tradition of exceptional hospitality and the natural beauty of Lake Champlain with the talents of our team, to enliven the senses and create memorable experiences.
Basin Harbor Club employs approximately 250 seasonal employees each year. We are proud to welcome back our seasonal employees again and again, proving that BHC is indeed one the of the best summer jobs you could have.
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Room and Board
Basin Harbor supplies on and off-site housing for seasonal staff. We can accommodate up to approximately 130 employees in our housing units. However, employee housing is reserved for employes who live outside the local area.
If you reside within thirty (30) miles of the resort you will not be eligible for housing. You also must be at least 18 years of age to live in any housing units. Our rooms range in size from singles to rooms housing four people.
Most of the accommodations are dorms, with some cottage style housing available on property. Basin Harbor offers male/female rooms as well as coed living arrangements. A motel located about 10 miles from Basin Harbor, is also available for staff that own cars.
We have resident assistants for all our housing units. They are available to address your housing needs and enforcethe Basin Harbor Housing Agreement. The resident assistant will also act as a liaison between employee and the Human Resource Department to ensure employee concerns are heard and acted on.
All employees are responsible for a $100 housing deposit of which $50 will be refunded at the end of the season if rooms are found to be in satisfactory condition at final inspection. A fee of $60 per week to cover the expense of food will be deducted from the employee's paycheck. If an employee successfully fulfills their required commitment $10.00 per week will be refunded at the end of the season.
Wireless Internet is available in the housing units as well as throughout the property.
Please enjoy your summer fun at BHC, be safe and remember that when using recreational facilities, the guests must come first. While off duty, employees may enjoy the following amenities:
Complimentary Golf: No charge for greens fees. Tee times are subject to availability. Golf lessons and clinics are available for staff. Golf carts are ½ price for employees.
Waterfront: Swimming in our beautiful lake is of course a benefit to working at BHC, however please exercise caution and be safe. Please restrict your swimming to daylight hours only. Rides on our tour boat, The Escape are available, however subject to availability. Kayaks and Canoes are available at no charge on a space available basis. Water-skiing is available at scheduled times, keep your eye open for posters.
Shopping: Employees receive a 20% discount on all items except food and some merchandise in the Golf Shop*, Gift Shop and Harbor Store. *Certain items in the Golf Shop are not subject to the staff discount. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum: No charge for admission.
Restaurants: 20% discount on dining at the Red Mill, Main Dining Room or Theme Dinners
Yoga & Massage: Fitness Classes such as Yoga and Pilates are offered to employees at no cost, but are subject to availability. Staff also receive 20% on massages.
Getting Here and Getting Around
Getting to BHC:
By Plane: Burlington International, Vermont's largest commercial airport, is just 45 minutes from Basin Harbor. It is served by major and commuter airlines, with connections from most cities in the Northeast.
By Train: Penn Station in NYC to either Port Henry, NY or Essex Junction, Vermont. The trip will take about 8 to 10 hours. For more information on schedules and fares, visit amtrak.com
By Bus: From Port Authority to the Burlington Airport stop. There are three trips per day at an approximate cost of $59. The trip takes approximately 8 hours.
By Car: For more detailed directions from Boston, Hartford, Montreal, New York and Burlington International Airport, see BHC's employment webpage. basinharborjobs.com/03_directions.htm
While staying with us at Basin Harbor, we encourage you to take advantage of the numerous recreational opportunities available. During your time off you can try your hand at a round of golf or engage in some of the many waterfront lake activities.
Button Bay State Park is near by. The pool, basketball courts, nature center and walking trails are available for your use, free of charge. Another popular hang out is at the local community Co-op, were there is internet access, TV, and Games.