Elk Lake Resort and Marina, Inc.

North Shore
Night Sky
SUP Race
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Winter Lodge

Think Fun...Work In An Awesome Environment

Elk Lake Resort & Marina has quickly become one of the premier lake resort destinations in Central Oregon with unlimited outdoor recreation activities. Featuring Lodging, Events, Restaurant and Bar, Marina and Snowsport Rentals, Elk Lake Resort provides a wide range of opportunities for prospective employees. If you're a team player with an excellent work ethic then we're the place for you.

Approximately 30 miles southwest of Bend, Oregon - just off the Cascade Lakes Scenic Highway.

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About Elk Lake Resort and Marina, Inc.

Elk Lake Resort & Marina has grown into one of the premier lake resorts in Central Oregon, while entertaining guests from across the country and abroad. A multi-season resort offering Spring/Summer and Winter activities, we offer our team members excellent compensation & benefits, including employee housing/campsites, meals during shifts and discounted rates on all activities. Full-time employees are eligible to participate in our 401k and Health Insurance programs after 1 year of service.

Our full-service Marina offers pontoon and motorboat rentals, kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and fishing. A full-service restaurant and bar serves the best American Cuisine with a 'rustic flair' and the best drinks from the coolest bartenders.

We have grown significantly since 2013 and are reviewing plans with the United States Forest Service to add an additional parcel to further expand accommodations as well as an event center allowing us to further book groups and weddings on a larger scale.

The Employee Experience

Working and living at Elk Lake Resort is an experience that is hard to forget. An awesome environment with activities abound, our team members take away not only varied job skills but the broader worldliness of interacting with colleagues and guests from around the country and globe. This opportunity and the exposure is immeasurable.  

Ideal Candidate

Being successful at Elk Lake Resort & Marina requires an individual be comfortable within an environment of varied challenges and opportunities.

An excellent work ethic, being a supportive team member and having a 'whatever it takes' attitude will go a long way in achieving our goal of exceeding all visitor and guest expectations.  Making this commitment is one you will remember for a long time.

Ability to take direction and providing mutual respect among colleagues ensures this experience is one you enjoy and benefit from. The 'Integrity of the Relationship' goes all ways and is one of our CORE values at Elk Lake.

Room and Board

Employees qualify for housing (subject to availability) or camping benefits when employed at Elk Lake. There is a monthly charge of $50.00 for campsite or shared housing accommodations.   

Employee Perks

Additional benefits include, but are not limited to...

  • 1 fully paid meal for each work day. 50% discount on beverages and additional meals.
  • Employer participating 401k and Health Insurance for full-time employees after 1 year of service.
  • Flexible time away subject to the requirements of Elk Lake Resort & Marina
  • Discounts on services and activities at the resort

Getting Here and Getting Around

While its always easier if you have a private vehicle, transportation to Bend is available as circumstances permit.

Public transportation from the resort to Bend does not exist, so ride-sharing and transportation, when provided by the resort, is very useful.

For Fun

Spending time at Elk Lake affords our team members so many different activities to enjoy during their off time.

You can hike, climb, enjoy water sports at the marina, fish or enjoy the many other activities Central Oregon and the Cascade Lakes region has to offer. In the winter... snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or down-hill skiing at nearby Mt. Bachelor are all within reach when you spend the winter with us.

How to Apply

Send your resume and a cover letter summarizing your skills to elklakehr@gmail.com.  Please identify in your email which role you are applying for.  

We will assess skill alignment with the job you are applying for, then schedule a phone interview. This process can take several weeks due to the volume of applications received.

Contact Elk Lake Resort and Marina, Inc.