Crystal Mountain Hotels

It’s More About the Lifestyle…

Crystal Mountain Hotels operates 3 hotels, the fabulous Alpine Inn Restaurant and legendary Snorting Elk Cellar/Deli. All of our properties are Slopeside at Crystal Mountain Resort – within walking distance to the gondola and 6 miles from Mt. Rainier National Park.

Tucked against the scenic slopes of Crystal Mountain Resort, Crystal Mountain Hotels is the premier destination in Washington State for summertime mountain travel, ski vacations and winter getaways. We are located 6 miles from Mt. Rainier National Park and 2 hours from Seattle.

About Crystal Mountain Hotels

We are surrounded by wilderness on all sides and offer great summer and winter adventures. Mt. Rainier National Park is 6 miles away. Our location in the mountains but being so close to Seattle/Tacoma and other great Washington destinations makes this such a unique location. We pride ourselves on friendly, helpful, high level of personal service and work hard to help our guests feel welcomed and comfortable.

Currently hiring most seasonal divisions for our family-style hospitality:

  • Hotel-Front Desk
  • Housekeeping Lead
  • Maintenance Crew
  • Dining Room-Server, Host/Bus
  • Bar Staff
  • Kitchen-Line Cook, Dishwash, Prep Cook

Year Around/Career opportunities include:

  • Group Sales
  • Food and Beverage Director
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Admin

Come to join us and feel the difference. APPLY TODAY

The Employee Experience

Employees are part of a small and close-knit crew at Crystal Mountain. Our facilities and workers are an integral part of the culture and operation of Crystal Mountain Resort. You will be working for a small family-run business where everyone works together and "chips in" when needed.

Employees should expect to work for up to 6-7 days per week during the peak season and holidays. You will get to know and work alongside the owners of the business while witnessing how your positive contribution makes an impact on success. You will also get to know our great customers as we have a lot of "regulars" and long-term returning guests.

Our culture of family-friendly hospitality runs through all of our departments. Our food is delicious and our Snorting Elk Cellar is legendary Apres Ski. We were awarded #1 Peoples Choice Apres Ski Bar by USA Today!! Come and be a part of our crew!!

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidates are passionate about recreation-based tourism and contribute in a positive manner to our kind, positive, and supportive culture. Being genuinely friendly and helpful to our guests and each other is critical to our success.

Room and Board

Full-time employees have the opportunity to live onsite in our employee dorms. Dorm rooms are usually shared with 1-3 other employees and typically have a shower/bath down the hall. All housing is within walking distance of all resort facilities and work locations. Room and Board (housing/meals) are $400 per pay period.

Employee Perks

Discounts on foodservice from our Alpine Inn Restaurant and Snorting Elk Cellar are available for employees. Discount Season Passes for Crystal Mountain Resort are also available.

Paychecks are issued once every 4 weeks and will include hourly wages plus tips and other bonus as applicable.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Crystal Mountain is located on the NE corner of Mt. Rainier National Park off of HWY 410-Chinook Pass Scenic Byway. We are 2 hours from Seattle, WA and 1.5 hours from Tacoma, WA. There are no major shuttle services or public transportation to Crystal Mountain. We work hard to assist our seasonal employees with transportation to/from the airport, bus or train station.

For Fun

Summertime fun includes Hiking, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling, Disc Golf, Horseback Riding, Backpacking and much more. Adjacent Mt. Rainier National Park offers limitless recreational opportunities. Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding are the main winter activities. Crystal Mountain is famous for having incredible terrain and deep snowpack. There are trails for snowshoeing and great backcountry skiing routes.

How to Apply

Online application is available by clicking APPLY HERE

Please email, fax or mail your resume and cover letter to

Mailing Address:

33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd
Crystal Mountain, WA 98022

Fax: 360-663-2394

Please make sure to follow up with a phone call on the status of your application!

Contact Crystal Mountain Hotels