Elephant Head Lodge

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Elephant Head Lodge
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Enjoy Yellowstone National Park
Entertain guests
Learn new skills, help each other, and be HAPPY
Make lifelong friends, while you work.
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North Fork of Shoshone River
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Summer Lodge Jobs of a lifetime near Yellowstone Park!

The Elephant Head Lodge is looking for motivated employees to join our summer 2024 crew in the mountains of the Shoshone National Forest outside the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

We are located 11.7 miles outside the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, 40 miles west of Cody, Wyoming, and in the Shoshone National Forest.

About Elephant Head Lodge

We are a small, well-established, family-run lodge known for its close proximity to Yellowstone National Park, breathtaking views and wildlife, rural setting, and relaxed atmosphere. We have 15 small cabins that house 2-8 guests per cabin, restaurant, lounge, arrange horseback riding and fishing within walking distance.

Spending a summer working just outside of Yellowstone Park is a lifetime, memorable experience!

Positions start as early as the end of April/early-15th of May and run as late as end of September into October, our season with guests runs from mid-May to end of September, weather permitting. Flexibility in your positions dates may be allowed.

The Employee Experience

This will be an experience of a lifetime - working, as well as being able to enjoy nature's beauty, relaxation, and the outdoors. You will build a family-bond with the other employees, be able to help others, and inspire guests to have a memorable vacation to the Yellowstone National Park area. Come to have FUN and grow as a person. We anxiously await your enthusiasm and sharing/learning of your skills/talents that you can help us within the hospitality and tourism field. Positions will be a team effort to accomplish the different positions needed for the lodge.

Ideal Candidate

  • Enjoys the outdoors, self-motivated, responsible and a team player. 
  • Happy, willing to learn, help others, and help our guests have a memorable vacation.
  • Wants to develop friendships and have a wonderful, unique, lifetime experience in a family atmosphere.

Room and Board

Room and board are provided to each employee. Our housing is on the upper end of the property and a couple of minute's walk to our main lodge and restaurant. Generally, living quarters are available for shared two-four person occupancy. Bathrooms are shared. The housing is provided, as well as linens and towels as needed. You are provided with three nutritious meals a day - breakfast, lunch, and dinner at designated times.  You may need to help us with staff meals. 

Employee Perks

Employee wages are based on job requirements, your talents/skills, and determined prior to being hired. A big bonus – room, including utilities, and board are provided, and no drive time or expenses needed to get to work. We expect you will find your time spent here filled with many new friendships and frequent opportunities for wilderness, outdoor experiences and fresh air, including horseback riding, fishing, ziplining, guided tours, hiking, relaxing, viewing wildlife & scenery, painting, Cody Nite Rodeo, western shopping, entertainment, time for self-reflection & growth, and FUN in the Shoshone National Forest, Yellowstone National Park, and Cody, WY. Take advantage of discounts to participate in and enjoy the area. Paychecks are distributed twice a month, plus possible tips. Bonus possible if you finish out the season agreed upon, as well as helping us have a successful season.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Our lodge is located 11.7 miles east of Yellowstone National Park’s east entrance and 40 miles west of Cody, Wyoming. The nearest airports are the Cody, Wyoming Airport 40 miles from the lodge or the Billings, Montana airport 150 miles away. We suggest bringing your own vehicle if possible, so you can see the sights away from the lodge on your time and/or day off. Lodge jobs are within walking distance.  

For Fun

This is a great area to experience the west and great outdoors. On your time off you can ride horses, fish, hike, camp, view wildlife and beautiful scenery, photograph, relax, journal, draw, paint, music, and/or visit the nearby National Parks. The opportunities are endless!

We are located in the Shoshone National Forest (the oldest and first National Forest) just 11.7 miles from the first National Park, Yellowstone National Park’s East Entrance. Our highway from Cody is often called the most scenic 50 miles in America, as stated by President Theodore Roosevelt. We are 40 miles west of Cody, WY which has the fabulous Buffalo Bill Cody Center of the West, water rafting, nightly rodeos, unique western shopping opportunities, as well as a Walmart.

How to Apply

Please submit your application online via the link below.

Include a resume if beneficial to job placement.  As well, we will have phone or online interviews.

Learn more about working at Elephant Head Lodge.

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