Black Diamond is pretty flexible about start and end dates. Our ideal availability is a May 1st start date and a September 25th end date. We plan to open May 7th this year and close around September 20th.
Due to our seasonality we are only able to offer people who are legally able to work in the US already. We do not offer any other type of work visa except J1 student, Intern, and training visas. You would need a sponsor in your country to apply for a work visa with us.
We offer a 40 hour a week schedule. Our staff is scheduled 5 days a week, 8 hours. You can punch in and out for a break if you would like or not, and we especially ask that you do this if you want to leave the property for lunch. We are super flexible about how long of a lunch break you take, so that is not a problem. If you want to take a break and also work 8 hours, it is not a problem, you just can stay a little longer or even come in early. One great thing about a small business is that we get to know each other as a team, and we are super flexible. Also, if you are coming as a tour guide, we have perfected our tours so that each tour with set up, tour, and clean-up is 4 hours. You will be working split shifts and doing two tours per day so you will also get 8 hours per day unless for some reason we don’t have a tour then we have extra projects. The posted schedule is your timecard. We require you to clock in and out with our time clock so that we know what time you arrive and leave each day. The best way to make sure you get paid exactly your schedule is to clock in and out every day correctly. It is super easy, and it is your responsibility to clock in and out. Of course, people can accidentally forget and that is not a problem we have time adjustment sheets at the front desk that you fill out and we fix your clock in or out.
Washes all wares including pots, plans, flatware, and glasses, by hand and using our dishwashers. Places and stores clean equipment, dishes, and utensils in assigned storage areas. ... Assist in cleaning and preparing various foods for cooking and/or serving, as directed. Learning some of our menu items and being a part of a fast paced fun crew. You are able to listen to your own music and also step outside and help for a break from the kitchen.
In this job, you work partially overnight, cleaning various areas of our Clubhouse, gift shop, and restaurant. Your duties include cleaning the back of the house restaurant, the line and dish area, dusting, vacuuming, furniture rearrangement, cleaning up spills, taking out the trash, deep cleaning tasks carpet shampooing. Cleaning the kitchen, bathrooms, and even doing some baking if you like to do that. This is a very independent job and you do earn tips and the front of the house tips out for a tip pool for all our supporting staff.
The ATV Guide requires the applicant to safely and professionally navigate trails while being responsible for the safety of up to 10 other guests driving machines. This position carries an enormous responsibility. The position requires a very high degree of professionalism, confidence and knowledge. Excellent communication, customer service and multi-tasking skills are also required. You do clean and take care of your machines, do pre trip inspections, talk with guests, and have a great time providing guests with an experience of a lifetime. Your shift entails you arriving before the guests, servicing and checking your machines, making sure all the gear is clean and ready, greeting the guests, taking them on established trails that we train you to go on, meeting the customers expectations while following our safety rules, and having a great tour every time. We are excited for this year as we just bought 40 new machines for 2023! It is looking to be a great season for us.
Our HR position is almost an activities coordinator but also bridges the gap between the management staff and our other staff members. We are looking for someone to help keep people and processes performing at their best. Our HR manager maintain and develops effective internal procedures, handle employee-related issues, support recruiting and retention efforts, and keep performance at peak levels. Most importantly interpersonal skills are a must to be able to naturally identifying problems, find solutions, and nurturing job satisfaction. You will be helping with employee free activities with the other companies in the area, helping with schedule issues, and also housing. This is a very important position as a lot of our staff is very young and can be demanding but also very fun as you are in charge of a lot of our employee parties which are great fun and something everyone looks forward to.
Our bus driver position is pretty fun and friendly. We have four pick up times and the hotels are within a 10 mile radius of our location. As the driver you arrive at your shift and clean your bus and make sure it is functioning properly and has gas and is clean. You drive up 8-10 miles with a list of the people you are picking up and pick them up. You do have to be someone who can talk to people and be very friendly. You are the first in person contact a customer has with our business. Be professional and also friendly, timely, and personable. You do have an opportunity to earn tips so the better you do the job the more you earn in addition to your wage. We are very busy and pick up and drop off a lot of guests. Between tours we might pick up guests for our golf course or restaurant in our vans so you are responsible to always be in contact with the front desk. This is a fairly relaxing job but also extremely important.
Our mechanic position is very active. You mostly work on ATV's and Golf Carts but we have some vans and equipment as well. In general you would inspect, service, and repair motorized power equipment. Our shop is pretty large and well-ventilated. You do have to go out on the trails sometimes and retrieve or replace a broken machine so we are looking for someone who is adventurous and fun and also hard working. You work directly with our front desk manager and the guides as well as occasionally being an ATV guide in a pinch. You earn a lot of tips with this position because the guides tip out to you for maintaining the machines.
Our Covered Wagon guide job is a really fun job. You spend your time entertaining guests as they ride on our covered wagons out to a rustic pavilion where a gourmet camp style feast is served. The only experience you need is to be a very fun and personable guide. You get to work directly with the draft horses, help groom and take care of them, and also get to work with the teamster gearing the horses and getting ready for a great tour. This is a very active job and is great on a resume. Its a wonderful summer job filled with fun and adventure. We have 20 big drafts and two minis. This is a great outdoor fun job.
This position carries an enormous responsibility as you are responsible for the safety of guests & horses. A very high degree of professionalism, confidence, knowledge, excellent communication, customer service, and multi-taking skills are required. This is a very fun job as well where you have an opportunity to talk with guests and help make their Alaskan Vacation memorable and special. We schedule a 40 hour work week with two tours a day or one tour and side work such as working with the horses feeding and watering and grooming. We have 18 draft horses each with their own unique personalities and it is a very fun outdoors active job. We work in all weather conditions and strive to provide a very special experience for our staff and our guests.
This position is responsible for servicing golfers and maintaining the golf course grounds. This is a very fun and very independent position. You are responsible for daily course appearance. Ability to deal with the golfers both members and new customers. Skills used in equipment such as walking and riding lawn mowers, tee mowers, fairway mowers, rough mowers, rollers, bunker rakes, carts, push mowers, chain saws and a variety of powered and nonpowered hand tools.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work outside for long periods of time and in all kinds of weather, performing tasks that require physical strength and endurance. Adjust to doing the same kind of work all day long or performing a variety of different tasks on the same, depending on daily business needs. Work skillfully with your hands to do a variety of tasks. Ability to understand and communicate written instructions and also have a great time with the guests.
We have a fantastic line cook position. We produce great food that you can be proud to serve and we have a small but great crew. It can get pretty hot in our kitchen but we do have a giant window that looks out onto the Alaskan mountain range and the golf course.
We are mostly busy for our dinner service but are also open for lunch. We serve guests at our back country pavilion as well and that is a fun chance to get outdoors and cook barbeque. If you are easy going and love to cook this is the job for you!
In general you accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food, such as cleaning station and washing dishes, and final plate preparation, including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all menu item plates.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
- Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products served. Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
- Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.
- Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
- Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
- Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
- Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
- Handles, stores and rotates all products properly.
- Cover, date and correctly store all bits and pieces and food prep items
- Maintain a prepared and sanitary work area at all times
- Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately
- Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices
- Assist with all duties as assigned by Kitchen Manager
- Assists in dishwashing and food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
- Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.
- Think ahead to plan for food preparation and recipes in upcoming day’s events
The front desk is the hub of all information and activities for guests, vendors, and employees and it is a very faced paced, busy environment. This position carries and enormous responsibility: usually being the first to welcome guests, you are viewed as all-knowing. The position requires a very high degree of professionalism, confidence, and knowledge. Excellent communication, customer service, and multi-tasking skills are required. Because there is so much to learn at Black Diamond we would want you to start April 15th for two weeks of training before the majority of the staff arrives. We have a nice, single trailer for managers and also some perks of a daily meal. This is scheduled 40 hours a week but there is often overtime if you want that for this position.
Our building maintenance position is a very active and fun position. We have a very unique and challenging business with a lot of variety such as our main building which has a gift shop, front desk, dining room, bathrooms, and kitchen equipment such as our ovens and dishwashers. We also run a 28 room hotel so work with hot water issues and some plumbing and then we run a fairly large employee housing facility. This is a bit of a black hole in that there is so much work to do there to improve and maintain it this is where you spend a great deal of your time. It is an active position that require a bit of an all around person. We do offer single housing options for this position as well. There is a ton of variety and a lot of fun working with us.
Black Diamond is a fast paced resort and we are located in the town of Healy. Most of our guests on tours do not have transportation so we pick up a lot of our guests in our 15 passenger vans. You do not have to have a CDL for this position and it is a lot of fun. You greet and meet a lot of guests who are on vacation and having a blast. Our tours are really fun so in general you are driving guests that are in a great mood and enjoying our great state of Alaska. This is a very friendly and personable job. You do earn some tips as well. For this position you are responsible for the cleanliness of the transportation so you do wash and clean the vans and help out in other areas in between guest pick ups. You must have a clean driving record for this position.
Our prep cook positions is extremely fun. We have a fast paced kitchen with a lot of space and a lot of great recipes and dishes. We make most of our dishes so spend a lot of time just cooking, laughing, singing, and working hard. We look for people that are independent, fun, easy to get a long with and very hard working. As a prep cook you learn our menu items, work the salad and dessert and appetizer table, help the line cook, work and get an opportunity to go out to our back country pavilion and serve guests our barbeque feast, and you do help with dishes and cleaning as well as earn tips. This is a great job for someone that loves to cook and loves variety. We also can adjust this position if you are someone that prefers routine. For instance we can assign you to make say three things all the time so this is also a good job for a lot of different types of personality and work environments. We make appetizers, entrées, dessert, soups, so we have baking, cooking, all types of food prep.
We have a very unique and challenging serving position. We are not a typical place and do not have food runners so as a server with us this is a very busy position. We do have hostess/bussers to assist and of course we have front desk and management staff that helps run food but in general you are a one man/woman show. Talking with guests, taking their orders, running food, and clearing your tables. We make most of our own food so our meals are hot and fresh and yummy so you make great tips because we have a lot of very happy customers. Food service had been a challenge lately as we have been very busy so we are looking for a gret person who is happy and fun to join our team.
Our guest services position is very fun and unique. We are looking for someone who likes a lot of variety and loves to learn new things and fill in where we need you. In general the primary duties of the guest service representative are to assist our guests, provide guests with information, and accommodate guests during their stay in an attentive, courteous and friendly manner. You can work at the front desk, help in the kitchen, run food, bus tables, hostess at our pavilion, help clean the entry way and deck, and in general have a great day at work. This is a very fun and fast paced position where you meet everyone that works with us and talk with guests. You also can learn and guide on our covered wagons if you are interested in picking up extra hours and overtime with this position.
Our front desk/ resort desk clerk is a very fast paced and fun job. The front desk is the hub of all activities at Black Diamond Resort. Main job duties are to greet guests, making and confirming reservations, taking payments, answering questions, cleaning the entry area, and making coffee, seating guests in the dining room, and also getting all our drive sheets in order for the drivers and guides. Excellent communication skills required.