Aramark - Olympic National Park

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

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

If you are interested in a job location overflowing with hiking, camping and exploring and are ready for a challenging work experience, your adventure awaits on the Olympic Peninsula! Lake Quinault Lodge, Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort, Lake Crescent Lodge and Log Cabin Resort and Hurricane Ridge are proud members of Aramark Leisure.

Olympic National Park, Washington

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About Aramark - Olympic National Park

From ocean beaches to lush temperate rainforests, with the Olympic Mountain range rising in the background, we are a nature lover’s dream destination.

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 ~ is nestled in a picturesque valley surrounded by towering evergreens along the Sol Duc River.

Lake Crescent Lodge ~ a charming, rustic lodge built in 1915 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, and boat rentals. A great place to enjoy all 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 for Winter 2021, CLICK HERE. Don't forget to check back often as additional positions are posted!

Aramark Hospitality Management is committed to the safety of our teams, clients and customers. We have put in place new 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: All our interviews for all positions will be done via phone or video chat to ensure physical distancing.  

Housing and Employee Communities: We have implemented a variety of practices to keep our team members safe including:

·Socially distant employee recreation programs

·Enhanced sanitation practices for all public areas and access to hand sanitizer across property

·Housing assignments based on social distancing guidance

Employee Training: Extensive and detailed training on all safety policies and procedures for each team member during their onboarding and throughout the season.

Masks and Protective Equipment: Facial coverings and additional personal protective equipment are provided to all associates, based on your position.  

The Employee Experience

At Olympic National Park and Forest, you are embarking on an experience of a lifetime. Take one step into several diverse environments all across the Olympic Peninsula. Being located in the northwest Washington allows for being near the breathtaking glacier-capped peaks, hot springs, forests, and the Pacific coastline. With all the biodiversity you are bound to be anything but bored. 

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate has a passion for the outdoors; whether it be hiking, backpacking, paddling or searching for the next viral scenic photo. The outdoors aren't your shtick? Our locations amass a wealth of history from presidential visits and historical designations to culturally significant events. Ideal candidates will have a knack for guest service and do all things with integrity and respect always, one of Aramark's core principles. 

Our Winter Season positions consist of:

  • Lake Quinault Lodge: Food and Beverage, Cooks, Housekeeping, CDL Drivers

This work-life balance is one of a kind! Come craft the perfect guest service experience, all while embarking on your own wildlife fun. 

Room and Board

Lake Quinault Lodge ~ has 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 and Forest, we prioritize a seamless guest experience. However, 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

And 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 major transportation to the 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 will 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 will need to take Grays Harbor Transit bus #40 to the Hoquiam Station. From Hoquiam Station, you will 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 want to spend. The website is   

For Fun

Employees can enjoy free boat rentals at Lake Crescent Lodge, Log Cabin Resort, Lake Quinault Lodge and Fairholme General Store. Employees can 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 take a day trip to Canada or Seattle. Learn to kayak or go white water rafting. Employees can also enjoy retail and food & beverage discounts.  Employees are able to explore two temperate rainforests & Pacific Ocean beaches while in Olympic National Park & Forest. 

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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