DAIRYMEN'S, a unique, private vacation club in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin is now hiring for SUMMER 2024.
Dairymen’s is a private, family-oriented vacation location enjoyed by 700 member families. Founded on tradition and preservation, our members have enjoyed the beauty of unspoiled nature for almost 100 years. Member satisfaction is our #1 priority. Dairymen’s is a friendly place to work where staff are treated like family and enjoy the amenities while surrounded by mother nature.
Dairymen's is located in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, the heart of the northwoods. We are 4.5 hours north of Milwaukee, WI and 4.5 hours east of Minneapolis, MN.
Established in 1925, Dairymen’s is a private, family oriented, member owned resort located on a private nature preserve in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, the heart of the northwoods. The spirit of Dairymen’s is found in family and friends, and in the stewardship of the property. Our commitment is to protect the integrity of the ecosystem while enjoying the pristine beauty and bounty of the Northwoods.
A Dairymen’s vacation is as unique as it is inspiring. The 6,700 acres of natural beauty, reflected in seven clear lakes and miles of gravel roads winding through deep woods, is a Northwoods playground. Forty-seven comfortable northwoods guest cabins highlight nature’s beauty through every window. For Members, the two lodges are gathering places for delicious meals, fun and games, or just sitting by a crackling fire. Dairymen’s is a place where our Members reconnect with family and friends and Mother Nature’s splendor. In today’s fast-paced world, Dairymen’s provides families with a special place to build a lifetime of memories.
The primary vacation season extends from May through October, during which time a large staff is needed to support the needs of the Club and enhance the member experience.
The Employee Experience
Dairymen’s is a very special, friendly place to work and be a part of. Our Members have been vacationing and making memories here for generations. While they have high standards and expect an elite experience, our Members treat our staff like family and will be very curious to hear “your story”. It is an enriching and fun place to work, a place where memories are made for both our Members and our staff.
Located in the heart of the Wisconsin Northwoods, employees will have an authentic Northwoods experience. From viewing wildlife, to the dark skies and starlit nights, to the towering pines, the property is truly pristine and untouched. There are many opportunities for outdoor recreation. Due to the remote location of the resort and lack of public transportation, bicycles are provided for staff to use for recreation, a ride into town, or transportation to a second job.
Staff must be friendly, outgoing, personable, and thrive in an environment where Member satisfaction is our priority. We are in the hospitality business first and foremost and are here to enhance our Members' experience. You will have a good deal of interaction with our Members in whatever position you are in. Staff must be focused on hospitality. We are here to help and to be of service to our Members.
Due to the location of our Club, you should have a love for the outdoors and the recreational activities that come along with the Northwoods Wilderness. Staff must be able to work well with others, learn quickly, and follow directions. You should be focused yet flexible, regimented yet easy-going, serious yet happy. Attitude is everything!
Room and Board
Dairymen's staff housing is located on-site and within walking distance to the lodge, kitchen, dining room, employee cafeteria, boat docks, and maintenance areas of the Club. Each cabin consists of three bedrooms. Each bedroom can accommodate 2 to 4 employees and has its own private bathroom, ample closet space, and dressers. The cabins have a shared living room including satellite TV and Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and a laundry room with a washer and dryer. Dairymen’s supplies towels, pillows, sheets, blankets, along with dishes, glasses, utensils, and cookware. Employees residing on property are provided with three meals a day in the employee cafeteria. Or, if you prefer, you can purchase your own groceries and cook in your cabin. The cost for housing and meals is $50.00 per week and requires a one-time $100.00 refundable security deposit, both of which are deducted directly from your pay.
Many amenities of the Club are available for Staff use as long as it does not interfere with Members. Staff can go hiking, biking, fishing, use kayaks and paddleboards, or play tennis, basketball, or golf just to name a few. There is also a staff fitness room adjacent to staff housing.
Bicycles are provided for travel into Boulder Junction (about a 20 minute ride) or to use on the property, or even the paved bicycle trails off property. Vilas County has an extensive system of paved bike trails. Weekly transportation is provided for shopping in Minocqua for those needing to pick up supplies.
Getting Here and Getting Around
We recommend flying into Rhinelander, WI (RHI) or Ironwood, MI (IWD) airports. You can also fly into Wausau, WI (CWA) if connecting flights to Rhinelander or Ironwood are not available. We provide transportation from these airports to Dairymen’s. We will also provide transportation from and to the Greyhound Bus terminal located in Wausau, Wisconsin if that is your preferred method of transportation. There is no public transportation available due to the remote location of the property. You may also drive your personal vehicle, however parking is limited, and RV's and campers are not allowed. You can use the Dairymen’s bicycles or ship your own personal bicycle to Dairymen’s via UPS or FedEx.
Dairymen's is located in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, the heart of the Wisconsin Northwoods, where there are many opportunities for outdoor recreation. The downtown area of Boulder Junction is located just a short bicycle ride from Dairymen’s and is connected to miles of paved bicycle trails throughout Vilas County. This charming town hosts a variety of weekly community events during the summer including a large outdoor thrift sale on Tuesday’s, live music every Wednesday night, free fishing seminars on Saturdays, along with some special events like the July 4th parade and fireworks, Sidewalk Sales Day, the Annual Musky Jamboree, and the Colorama Arts & Crafts Fair. There are many businesses where you can enjoy a cup of coffee, a quick sandwich, an ice cream treat, or even a cocktail. You will also find several art galleries, gift shops, and sporting goods stores. Minocqua, WI is the closest larger town, located approximately 25 miles away. We organize and provide transportation to Minocqua for weekly shopping trips. We also organize and provide transportation for various activities in neighboring communities.
How to Apply
To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include all relevant experience as well as current contact information.