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Alta Lodge

Alta, Utah

Unique career opportunity! Maintenance position at historic ski lodge

  • year round

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Now hiring for the 2022-2023 Winter Season!  Our winter season starts November 18th and ends on April 23rd.

  • Dishwasher

    $11.00 / hour

    Under the direction of the Kitchen managers, dishwashers are responsible for maintaining cleanliness of all dishes, pots, pans and appliances, as well as sorting and storing them properly.  In addition to dishwashing, they make sure both the kitchen and dish pit are clean and attended to at the end of their shifts. Dishwashers will also assist with intake of deliveries, taking out trash, recycling, and glass.  Dishwashing shifts align with the kitchen shifts, working breakfast and lunch in the morning, and dinner in the evening.

    Job Duties:

    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
    • Clean dishes to the Lodge's standard, to comply with Food Safety regulations and provide excellent guest service.
    • Be able to operate a commercial Hobart dishwasher.
    • Be able to hand-wash dishes in a triple sink configuration.
    • Sort and store dishes, pots and pans in accordance with Dining Room and Kitchen preferences.
    • Be fully responsible for managing your own time and understanding priorities without constant supervision.
    • Take direction from Kitchen and Dining Room managers and staff.
    • Maintain a clean and safe work environment for you and your coworkers.
    • Understand and plan for the flow of dishes during your shift.
    • Leave a clean workspace for your coworkers.
  • Reservationist


    This is a year-round position, 40 hrs/week (must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays)

    Sell an authentic Alta Lodge experience to guests. Ensure accuracy of all reservations, rates and communications relative to Reservations and guests’ stay. Handle pre-arrival financial transactions between our guests and the Lodge. Consistently provide all guests with a genuine, high-quality hospitality experience. Possess a strong desire and dedication to passionately share Alta’s unique resort community and our authentic mountain experience. 

    A Reservations Agent should have exceptional phone and written communications skills; the necessary social skills to work with all types of guests/clients; strong attention to detail, the ability to work independently and creatively as tasks and problems arise; self-motivation to complete departmental tasks; aptitude to navigate all of our reservations systems on the computer; and be able to work well under pressure while meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.

    Job Duties:  

    • Assist potential guests (via phone or electronically/email/online) with lodging reservations and their Alta vacation.
    • Provide exceptional customer service and relations both externally (lodge guests) and internally (co-workers).
    • Ensure accuracy of all aspects of the reservation(s) both front and back of house – guest information/history, rates, deposits/payments, communications/confirmations, databases, filing, etc.
    • Optimize guest reservations, systems and communications.
    • Provide timely correspondence and replies to all potential and booked guests.
    • Develop extensive knowledge of accommodations, amenities, Alta resort (mountain, tickets, ski school, etc.) and town (other lodging properties and businesses), events, and special programs.
    • Effectively communicate Alta Lodge experience and resort knowledge to all contacts.
    • Responsible for departmental opening and closing duties as outlined.
    • Track various data accurately.
    • Assist in compiling reports.
    • Ensure accuracy of online bookings.
    • Assist other departments with various projects, including reservations.
    • Manage office supplies in back office and ordering.
  • Housekeeper

    $11.00 - $16.00 / hour

    Under the direction of the Housekeeping Manager, the Housekeeper performs cleaning duties to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive Lodge rooms and common spaces. The Housekeeper completes a daily checklist of common area cleaning and assists other housekeepers as necessary to clean Lodge rooms in a timely way.


    • Cleaning of Lodge rooms and common spaces, including hallways, public bathrooms, front of house common areas, and back of house employee areas. Includes wiping counter tops, dusting furniture, vacuuming, scrubbing toilets, showers, sinks, kitchens, and floors; cleaning mirrors and emptying trash, as well as maintaining the cleanliness of the pool and hot tub areas.
    • Picks up spills, litter, and other items as necessary to maintain cleanliness of all common spaces and back of house areas.
    • Delivers robes and other special items to guest rooms.
    • Sorting, washing and folding linen.
    • Deep cleaning of guest rooms and common areas as needed.
    • Maintaining and cleaning housekeeping closets and stocking of room attendant carts.
    • Various other duties assigned by the housekeeping manager and/or supervisor.
    • Be able to effectively communicate with the Front Desk to facilitate the flow of lodge guest traffic.
  • Maintenance


    Alta Lodge is a historic ski lodge, located at a world-famous ski area, requiring an experienced, motivated maintenance team to maintain the buildings, ensuring a great experience for our guests.  Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, maintenance staff is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and repairing the building's boilers, heating, plumbing, electrical, kitchen equipment, sprinklers, finishes, structures/roofing, and carpentry.  The Maintenance staff works closely with other Lodge departments, effectively communicating any issues that need attention, being able to take direction from the manager on duty or Front Desk about maintenance issues affecting guests, addressing maintenance issues in other departments, and communicating the status of projects or issues to the relevant people.  

    Job Duties:

    • Maintenance of all building systems:
      • plumbing
      • heating/boilers/heat pumps
      • gas
      • hot water
      • electrical
      • structures/roofs
      • refrigeration/stoves/kitchen equipment/dishwashing equipment
      • sprinklers, fire suppression and extinguishers
      • diesel generator
      • alarms
      • building fixtures and hardware, signage, windows, doors, paint, etc.
      • furniture and room accessories
      • pools
      • vehicles
      • maintenance shop and tools 
    • Assist with preventive maintenance program.
    • Executing building projects under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, in order of priority
    • Assist with projects by outside contractors.
    • Miscellaneous: pest control, interim storage and logistics, downtown pickups

    Job Requirements

    1-2 years’ experience in the following skills:

    • Plumbing
    • Heating/boilers
    • Electrical
    • Carpentry and general construction
    • Paint, finishes and building cosmetics
    • General fix-anything experience; ability to learn new things, deal with firmware, etc.; computer skills a plus but not essential.
    • People skills and experience; integrity, dependability, trustworthiness.


    • Ski pass
    • Ski Time: ski time flexible; days off can be weekdays, busy day shifts can be weekends, can split some other shifts for ski time.
    • On-mountain housing possible. 

How to Apply

We welcome you to fill out an online application, and you may also e-mail us about employment.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we do not respond to an application unless a suitable position may be available.  We unfortunately are unable to sponsor H2B visas.

Alta Lodge is an equal opportunity employer.

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