Stanford Sierra Conference Center

Work Spring and Fall on Fallen Leaf Lake in South Lake Tahoe!


Stanford Sierra Conference Center provides lodging and meeting facilities for conferences, business retreats, weddings and other social events of 20 to 180 people


We are located on Fallen Leaf Lake, just five miles from South Lake Tahoe, California. Our beautiful location offers some of the best hiking, biking, boating and living in the Sierra Nevada!

Each spring, from April to June, and each fall, from September to November, we form a tight-knit community in our picturesque mountain environment. We look for good workers, but also good people - reliable, interesting individuals who respect themselves and others and can handle the responsibilities of living and working in a small, diverse community. The most successful staff members are team players who are compatible with the service industry, hard working, enthusiastic, appreciative of our beautiful natural setting, and take pride in a job well done.

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Our Jobs

Lodging/Housekeeping, Food and Beverage, Front Desk/Office, Security, and Seasonal Supervisory

Our Ideal Candidate

You're adventurous, love the outdoors and want to experience our truly unique surroundings. You're a people person and enjoy providing exceptional guest service experiences. You're easy to get along with, work well in a team as well as independently.  You're professional in both appearance and attitude. You take pride in your work, view no goal or task as menial, and enjoy the diversity of varying responsibilities and work shifts  that occur in the day to day running of a resort/conference center.

Room and Board

Staff members share lake view rustic cabins (most cabins have bathrooms, though a few have a shared bathroom/shower area nearby).

The food is delicious, healthful and plentiful, with vegetarian and vegan options available (you will eat what the guests do—everything from salmon and prime rib to burgers and the salad bar).

There is daytime access to the Fountain (gift shop, convenience store) for staff, as well as 24/7 access to a Staff Fridge where the kitchen staff stocks a lot of tasty leftovers.

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Employee Perks

Jobs on Lake Tahoe, CaliforniaWages start at $8.00 per hour, plus tips, and a discretionary end-of-season bonus. Tips and bonus are pooled and provided at the end of the season. Perks
include full use of the recreational facilities, including boating, sailing, tennis, volleyball, basketball, there are miles of hiking trails, and the beaches and waters of Lake Tahoe. Meals and lodging are provided (taxes of approximately $30-40 per month are withheld on the value of meals and lodging). Payday occurs twice a month.

Getting Here and Getting Around

We are located about 30-45 minutes from Stateline, NV and South Lake Tahoe, CA. The closest and most convenient airport is Reno / Tahoe Int’l. From the airport the South Tahoe Express shuttle bus will take you to the Stateline casino district. Our shuttle drivers usually pick up and drop off guests at the Horizon Casino, so that is the most convenient one to use.

Amtrak services our area with a shuttle bus from the “Y” intersection in South Lake Tahoe to a rail connection in Sacramento, CA. Please see our website for specific details regarding driving directions and shuttle information.

For Fun

You'll have your pick of just about anything you can imagine. Take out a sailboat, a canoe, or a kayak and enjoy the lake for a while. Or you can play basketball, volleyball, or tennis on the courts. Maybe you'll want to grab a book, play some music, hang with fellow staffers, or write a letter while curling up in the sun on the boatdock. The possibilities are endless.

Your two days off are the perfect opportunity for extended adventures wherever you want to go. Many staffers take time to explore the beautiful peaks, lakes, and trails of Desolation Wilderness, the pristine national wilderness area literally in our backyard. In the past, groups of staffers have taken overnight trips to visit friends in the Bay Area, trips to hot springs, and even gone to Disneyland!

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How to Apply

We're accepting applications for our fall 2014 season.

Please check out our job descriptions on our website before you apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

Sunset on Fallen Leaf Lake

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Season: Fall

Staff Size: 45 - 50

Age Requirement: 18

Location: California