Aramark - Olympic National Park

Adventure Awaits! Summer Jobs in Olympic National Park

If you are interested in a summer 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 are proud members of Aramark Leisure.

Olympic National Park, Washington

Jobs in the Spotlight

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 ~ 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 snow drifts 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 Summer 2018, CLICK HERE. Don't forget to check back often as additional positions are posted!

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 in them. 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 ~ does not offer employee housing at this time.

Employee Perks

  • Free Olympic National Park Pass
  • Free boat rentals
  • Discounts on Dining & Retail purchases
  • Employee rates for Lodge rooms when available

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 other 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 - 
  • 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 the Hoquiam Station you will get bus #60 to Quinault. You can find more information about Grays Harbor transit at 
  • 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. 

Our Jobs

Seasonal and year-round positions in hospitality, food and beverage, maintenance and more are available for people who understand what it means to put guests first. Whether you are looking to begin your career in the hospitality industry, are a seasoned “Parkie” or just want to do something different with your summer, we encourage you to learn more about us!

Positions are available in a variety of settings including Guest Services, Housekeeping, Retail, Food & Beverage, Maintenance, Culinary and Pool Staff – Lifeguards. A complete list of available positions and job descriptions will be shown when you click on APPLY HERE.

How to Apply

Learn more about our location, jobs, benefits and more. For a complete list of open positions with descriptions and our on-line 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.