Gateway Canyons

Discovery Awaits in the Land of Awe

Gateway Canyons is one of Colorado's hidden gems! Located in the red rock canyon country in western Colorado, the Resort offers adventure, learning, and relaxation in one of the most spectacular landscapes in the country.   Forbes Travel Guide - 2017 Star Award Winner 2017 Travel & Leisure Best in Colorado, #3 Best Resort in the West 2016 Conde Nast named Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa #12 in World

Located on scenic Highway 141, 45 miles southwest of Grand Junction

About Gateway Canyons

Explore. Discover. Breathe.

Amenities include lodging, dining, UTV tours, horseback riding, spa, and air tours.

The Employee Experience

Live and work in the beautiful red rock canyon country of Western Colorado.  Discover a place where wonder, adventure and relaxation meet. Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa rests on 180 acres in the red rock canyons of western Colorado. 72 room luxury Resort with amenities that include lodging, dining, UTV and Jeep tours, horseback riding, full service spa & air tours.  Enjoy the geographical, historical, and archeological aspects of the area through Resort activities or explore on your own.  If quiet, peaceful surroundings is to your liking, we have that too!  Gateway Canyons offers economical on-site housing, associate pool and Clubhouse complete with fitness/workout room.

Ideal Candidate

  • Enjoys living and working in remote areas
  • Flexible with our current ever-changing and non-typical work environment
  • Has a passion for adventure and creating exceptional guest experiences
  • Has a desire to learn about the history and geology of the Gateway area

Room and Board

On-site, affordable housing.  30 Apartments - 20 furnished & 10 unfurnished, 8 Duplex units, 10 Dorm units

Housing facilities also offer an Associate pool and Clubhouse, complete with a yoga room and fitness equipment.

Employee Perks

Our employees say the best thing about working at Gateway Canyons is they get to work with great people!

Our employees are welcome - and encouraged - to take of advantage of Resort amenities.

And we have great benefits! 

  • On-site economical housing
  • Paid Holidays / Sick Time
  • 401k Eligibility
  • Employees get 50% off on all activities, including spa treatments
  • 40% off on retail items
  • 30% off in restaurants
  • 'Friends & Family' rate for Lodging
  • Associate Cafeteria


Getting Here and Getting Around

Getting here requires a personal vehicle - or a good friend with a vehicle.  Public transportation to/from/around the Resort is not available.  Once at the Resort employees can easily walk or ride a bike around the Resort.

For Fun

  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Backpacking
  • Climbing
  • Horseback riding
  • Star Gazing
  • Work-out in the Associate Clubhouse

How to Apply

Apply online via the link below.

To manually apply: from our website main page, click on Contact in upper left corner. Scroll down to Job Opportunities.

Print, complete and return your application:

Via Mail – P.O. Box 339, Gateway, CO  81522
Via Email –
Via Fax - 970.931.2823