Aramark - Olympic National Park

Experience the healing of the forest
Sol Duc Lodge Main Entrance
Lake Quinault Shoreline
Log Cabin Resort
Ruby Beach
Lake Quinault Retail
Lake Crescent as seen from Storm King Mountain
Entrance to Olympic National Park
Log Cabin (Main Resort)
Log Cabin dining room
Lobby at Log Cabin Main Resort
View to Lake from Guest Cabin-Log Cabin Resort
Lake Crescent Lodge (exterior)
Lake Crescent Lodge from Deck
Singer Cabins of Lake Crescent Lodge
Lake Crescent Dining Room
Hurricane Ridge
Hurricane Ridge Visitors Center
Hurricane Ridge Scenic
Mineral Pools of Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort
Dining at Sol Duc Lodge
Hoh Rainforest
Worlds Tallest Sitka Tree - Olympic National Park

Ocean beaches to lush temperate rain forests, a nature lover’s dream destination!

If you're ready for a challenging yet rewarding work experience set in a location overflowing with hiking and exploring, then your adventure awaits on Washington's Olympic Peninsula! Experience the idyllic Pacific Northwest at Lake Quinault Lodge, Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort, Lake Crescent Lodge, Log Cabin Resort, and Hurricane Ridge all within the boundaries of Olympic National Park.

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About Aramark - Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is a nature lover's dream destination, where you'll find beaches, rainforests, mountains, and the Pacific Ocean at your fingertips.

In and around the park area, Aramark Destinations operates:

Lake Quinault Lodge (year-round location)

A grand, rustic lodge built in 1926 that welcomes guests with warmth, hospitality, and a sincere feeling of home-away-from-home comfort

Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort

Cabins nestled in a picturesque valley surrounded by towering evergreens along the Sol Duc River

Lake Crescent Lodge

A charming lodge built in 1915 that serves as an ideal basecamp for enjoying the park while experiencing the charm of a turn-of-the-century resort

Log Cabin Resort

A fun family-oriented resort with cabins, RV & tent spots, boat rentals, and a great place to enjoy all that Lake Crescent has to offer

Hurricane Ridge

Mountain area within Olympic National Park with splendid views of the Olympic Mountain Range on clear days; From beautiful wildflowers in the summer to windblown snowdrifts in the winter, there is something to enjoy for everyone. This location offers positions in retail and food service only.

If you are new to the Olympic Peninsula properties, we encourage you to keep reading. If you are familiar with us and are ready to submit an application, CLICK HERE. Remember to check back often as additional positions are posted!

Aramark Destinations is committed to the safety of our teams, clients, and customers. We continue to implement procedures and policies across our locations to keep everyone safe and healthy. From operations, and employee communities we are redefining the experience to meet safety guidelines while maximizing the seasonal experience. Aramark will continue to monitor available information and resources regarding COVID-19, including state and local law, and the following guidance may be modified as new information becomes available.

Here are a few things you can expect as a team member:

  • Contactless Interviews: Virtual and phone interviews are available with all our locations.
  • Housing and Employee Communities: We have implemented enhanced sanitation practices to keep our team members safe within all Employee Community Facilities.
  • Employee Training: Extensive and detailed training on all safety policies and procedures for each team member during their onboarding and throughout the season.
  • Personal Protective Equipment: Facial coverings and additional personal protective equipment are provided to associates, based on your position.  

The Employee Experience

Located in the Pacific Northwest, the diverse environments of Washington state allow you to be near incredible glacier-capped peaks, hot springs, forests, and the Pacific coastline. With immense biodiversity, you're bound to be anything but bored.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate has a passion for hospitality and loves to spend as much time in the outdoors as possible. Our best teammates will have a knack for guest service and teamwork. They do all things with integrity and respect - one of Aramark's core principles and guiding values. 

The work-life balance found on the Olympic Peninsula is also one of a kind. Come craft the perfect hospitality experience while creating your own wildlife adventures. 

Special Callout: Lake Quinault Lodge is also open during the Winter Season! Positions include:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Cooks
  • Housekeeping

Room and Board

Lake Quinault Lodge

Offers a limited space housing option in conjunction with the National Forest Service. Please reach out to the local Human Resources team for more information.

Sol Duc Hot Springs 

Offers dormitory-style housing. Rooms have anywhere from four-six people. Restrooms are community-style, down the hall from the rooms. Onsite there is a small community room with a TV and computer and washer & dryer.  A meal plan is included in the housing cost. The housing cost is deducted from your paycheck bi-weekly.

Lake Crescent Lodge

Offers dorm-style housing with three people to a room and a bathroom is shared between two rooms (six people share). An employee dining area is located at the lodge and serves three meals a day. There is also a community room with TV, internet, and washers & dryers available. A meal plan is included in the housing cost. The housing cost is deducted from your paycheck bi-weekly.

Hurricane Ridge

Those working at Hurricane Ridge are housed at Lake Crescent Lodge.

Log Cabin Resort 

Those working at Log Cabin Resort are housed at Lake Crescent Lodge.

Employee Perks

At Olympic National Park, we prioritize a seamless guest experience. We also believe in rewarding hard work and value our employees. Working on our team comes with benefits, such as:

  • Free Olympic National Park Pass
  • Free boat rentals, SUP
  • Discounts on Dining & Retail purchases
  • Employee rates for Lodge rooms when available
  • Employee rates & friends and family rates at other Aramark Leisure locations as available

Plus, during the winter, come take advantage of skiing on Hurricane Ridge, one of the most visited sites at an elevation level of 5,242 feet! This experience is bound to make all of your winter wonderland dreams come true.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Seattle is the best destination for transportation to the various park locations. 

If you are traveling to Lake Crescent Lodge, Sol Duc Hot Springs, Hurricane Ridge, or Log Cabin Resort you have the following options: 

  • Dungeness Bus Lines – Dungeness Bus line makes two trips daily from either downtown Seattle or the airport to Port Angeles. You need to make arrangements to take the bus that arrives in Port Angeles in the late afternoon. If you have to take the later bus, you'll need to make your own arrangements for lodging for the night and then be picked up in Port Angeles the next day. 
  • Rocket Transportation - 
  • Straight Shot - For those well versed in public transportation, take the light rail from SeaTac Airport to the Pike Market district and make your way to the Seattle Ferry Terminal. Walk on to the Bainbridge Island Ferry and catch the Straight Shot Bus to Port Angeles.
  • Local bus routes

For Lake Quinault Lodge:

After flying into Seattle, you have the following options:

  • You can take the Greyhound Bus to Olympia. From Olympia, you'll need to take Grays Harbor Transit bus #40 to the Hoquiam Station. From Hoquiam Station, you'll get bus #60 to Quinault. You can find more information about Grays Harbor transit.
  • You can book a van ride from SeaTac (Seattle-Tacoma) Airport directly to Aberdeen or even Quinault, depending on how much money you're able to spend. For more information, visit   

For Fun

Employees can enjoy free boat rentals at Lake Crescent Lodge, Log Cabin Resort, Lake Quinault Lodge, and Fairholme General Store. Teammates can also take advantage of mineral hot springs at Sol Duc or enjoy discounts on massages. 

There are hiking trails near each location, whale watching near the San Juan Islands, or day trips to Canada or Seattle. You can even learn to kayak or go white water rafting too! Employees are also able to enjoy special retail and food & beverage discounts, all while exploring the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, and two diverse forests.

How to Apply

Learn more about our location, jobs, benefits and more. For a complete list of open positions with descriptions and our online application, click APPLY HERE.

Aramark is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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