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, a spa, air tours, educational programs and our world-class Gateway Colorado Auto Museum.

Ideal Candidate

  • Truly enjoys living and working in remote areas
  • 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 apartments, either furnished or unfurnished.  All units are 2 bedrooms, include full sized kitchen appliances, and all utilities except electric.  Laundry facility is located on premises.

First month's rent is due at time of move in. A security deposit is also required and may be paid through payroll deductions.

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 partake of everything offered to guests. We frequently offer free activities!

And we have great benefits!  Employees get 50% off on all activities, including spa treatments; 40% off on retail items; 30% off in restaurants and a special 'Friends & Family' rate for Lodging.

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

Our Jobs

Recently named #1 Resort in Colorado and #12 in the World by Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, and Travel & Leisure Best in the West, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is seeking leaders that share our commitment of providing the highest level of service.

Staffing needs are currently filled for the Winter Season.  We will begin accepting applications in January for the 2018 Season.


Accounting Manager

Gateway Canyon REsort
Assist in managing Accounting and Financial Department functions as well as implement financial policies and procedures as developed by the Controller. Experience with broad range of financial, accounting & administrative activities to include strategic thinking/planning skills, budgeting/reporting
Auto Museum

Auto Museum Attendant

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Responsible for working the front counter, answering phones, selling admission tickets, working the museum retail center, assisting supervisor in inventory and stocking, maintaining a neat and orderly retail space.
Food & Beverage

Banquet Captain

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Responsible for the management of all aspects of banquets. Directs, implements and maintains a service and management philosophy that serves as a guide to respective staff.



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Assist guests with inquiries; provide with travel information, Resort information, arranges accommodations and scheduling activities.

Director of Sales & Marketing

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Lead sales/marketing team to solicit, sell & confirm group business required to meet budgeted sales goals. Develop relationships with third party representation companies, key customers, industry associations; recruit/retain best available sales team,provide effective sales tools/reporting systems
Car Rental

Driven Showroom Attendant

Responsible for guest rental vehicle. Works closely with Front Desk and Sales/Marketing. Familiar with all Resort activities, prices, book procedures and execution.

Front Desk Agent

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Check-in/check-out hotel guests courteously and efficiently; process all payments according to established resort requirements. Provide information and assistance to all guests and visitors.
General Store

General Store Clerk

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Responsible for the selling of goods and the processing and settlement of transactions. Provide customer service, restocking of goods, store cleanliness and maintenance.

Housekeeping Supervisor

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Supervise, train and inspect the performance of assigned Room Attendants, Laundry Attendants & Housemen ensuring that all procedures are completed to the hotel's standards. Assist where necessary to ensure optimum service to guests.

Lead Line Cook

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Plan, prep, set up and provide quality service in all areas of food production for menu items and specials in the designated outlets in accordance with standards and plating guide specifications. Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment.


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Provide prompt, courteous and efficient handling of all requests for guest room reservations, changes, cancellations and information.
Food & Beverage

Restaurant Supervisor

Assist Food & Beverage management team with of all aspects of banquets and restaurants. Directs, implements and maintains a service and management philosophy that serves as a guide to respective staff.

Room Attendant

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Clean guest rooms as assigned, ensuring the hotel's established standards of cleanliness. Responsible for reporting any maintenance deficiencies and handling guest requests or complaints. Ensures the confidentiality and security of all guest rooms.
Food & Beverage


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Food, beverage service in any of our five Food & Beverage outlets and/or banquet.

Sous Chef

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Manages a defined food program to set standards.Ability to receive direction & act upon it. Understands importance of organization, time management, cleanliness & punctuality. Possess technical ability/knowledge to give direction to staff & act on it

Spa Receptionist

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Schedule appointments; responsible for ensuring positive and friendly guest relations

Spa Therapist

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Responsible for ensuring positive and friendly guest relations. Conduct individualized treatments for guests.
Food & Beverage


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Adhere to resort specifications and standards in operating the dishwashing machine to wash Restaurant and Kitchen wares, clean and maintain equipment and Dishwashing/Kitchen and Storage areas. Assist in washing pots, pans and other Kitchen utensils/equipment.Complete other special cleaning projects
Palisade Ranch

Trail Guide/Wrangler

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An accomplished rider, love speaking with people from a variety f backgrounds and ready and willing to pitch in with all ranch maintenance necessary to keep the Palisade Ranch at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa running smoothly.
Resort Services

Transport Service Driver

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Responsible for guest transportation both leisure and group. Works closely with Sales/Marketing, Front Desk and Adventure Services to ensure seamless guest transportation.

How to Apply

Apply online at

Or print, complete and return your application:

Via Mail – P.O. Box 339, Gateway, CO  81522
Via Email –
Via Fax - 970–931-2823