Earthbox Inn & Spa

Cool Hotel Jobs where the Orca Whales live

Come join our fun team on beautiful San Juan Island in the Pacific Northwest. Work with happy people on making somebody’s day, then go whale watching, kayaking, hiking, biking, zip lining and get a massage at our very own spa.Staff kayaking

Earthbox Inn & Spa is a 72 room stylish retro motor inn, conveniently located in adorable Friday Harbor on gorgeous San Juan Island. We have an indoor heated pool, sauna, hot tub & exercise room, an onsite spa, a seasonal coffee shop and free bikes for our guests to check out. We are the base camp for all island adventures. We are family owned, caring, fun and funny and provide outstanding customer service.

Earthbox InnSeason Dates:

Hotel: February 15 thru October 30, 2017

Spa: May 1 to September 30, 2017

Our Jobs

  • Front Desk Team Member - February 15 to October 30, 2017 (**flexible start dates for Front Desk Team Members**)
  • Assistant Housekeeping Manager April 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017
  • Housekeepers May 15, 2017 to September 15, 2017
  • Massage Therapist  - May 1 to September 30, 2017

Ideal Candidate

We are in the business of making people happy and helping to create once in a lifetime memories. We are looking for customer centric, outgoing, friendly people who approach their job professionally, are knowledgeable in their field and dependable.

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Room and Board

Earthbox Inn & Spa does not provide room & board, but we are happy to assist you in finding a place.

Employee Perks

  • Competitive Wages
  • Seasonal Bonuses
  • Commissions
  • Discounted Spa Services
  • Discounted Hotel Rooms
  • 20% off Retail Prices in Gift Shop and Spa
  • Discounts with participating Adventure Providers (Whale Watching, Kayaking)

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Getting Here and Getting Around

San Juan Island is approximately 65 miles north of Seattle, WA. Drive or take a shuttle to Anacortes, WA and take the Washington State Ferry ( to Friday Harbor, San Juan Island. The Earthbox Inn & Spa is 3 ½ blocks from the ferry dock. Or take a seaplane or small airplane from Seattle for a 45 minute absolutely stunning flight to Friday Harbor.

Check out our website for more info on how to get here -

Once on the island, you don’t really need a car. Everything in Friday Harbor is in walking distance to our hotel. There is a shuttle to all the state and national parks and tourist sites. If you want to be independent and explore the path less travelled, bring your ride.

Ferry with Mount Baker

For Fun

First, the Critters: we have three Orca Whale families living in the waters around our island, there is a bald eagle couple nesting for every mile of shoreline (more than anywhere else in the US), you will see foxes, bunnies, deer, the most amazing land & sea birds, seals, sea lions, porpoises, grey whales, dolphins. If you like to see animals in their natural habitat, this is your place.

On the outside: there is hiking, biking, kayaking, whale watching, fishing, ziplining. San Juan Island is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.

On the inside: Friday Harbor has a very cool art scene, museums, galleries, live music, live theater, a Shakespeare Festival, a movie theater, a bowling alley and super cute shops. If you like small towns without chain stores and traffic lights, you will love it here.

Friday Harbor

How to Apply

Please send a resume and three references to Cindy Radden,

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Season: Spring, Summer, and Year Round

Housing: On Your Own

Staff Size: We have 15 full time year-round staff. Our family gets to be 50 people strong in the summer.

Age Requirement: 18

Location: Washington