Let Alaska's Mountains, Wildlife, and Glaciers be your backyard this summer!
Our business is located on the beautiful Glenn Highway, which is a National Scenic Byway and serves locals as well as tourists during the busy summer season. We operate a small RV Park, but the largest portion of our business is in the Cafe, which seats 25.
The Matanuska Glacier, Dall Sheep, and an Ancient Volcano are just a few of the spectacular sights that surround our family owned business. We are located in a quiet, rural setting 2 hours from Anchorage, Alaska. Come enjoy our GRAND VIEW!
About Grand View Cafe & RV Park
We are open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serve omelets, specialty sandwiches, salads, burgers and brick oven pizza - all cooked to order and using quality ingredients. We offer espresso coffee and specialty teas to go with our fresh baked pies and desserts as well as fruit smoothies, beer and wine.
The Employee Experience
This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to spend a summer experiencing Alaska's Sheep Mountain/ Glacier View area. There is plenty of camping, biking, hiking nearby as well as river rafting and glacier treks to occupy your time.
Our ideal candidate is friendly, enthusiastic, trustworthy and attentive to our customers needs as well as their work duties. They maintain a high standard of cleanliness and proper food safety standards that our customers have come to expect. They take pride in their presentation and are willing to help other staff as needed. Our typical employee is college aged who wants to save money over the summer to help with their education costs, while at the same time experiencing all that they can while in Alaska.
Personalities who can bring a positive attitude with a sense of humor in our fast paced cafe is always appreciated. They will bring along instruments, sketchbooks, and other hobbies to entertain themselves while not working.If this sounds like you, then we welcome your application!
Room and Board
We offer non-smoking employee housing. Our dorm style rooms sleep two and there is a common room that all employees share. The common room has an employee bathroom, seating area, TV, grocery items, cooking set up and refrigeration for employees to prepare their own meals when not on shift.
We charge $250.00 per month and a $150 security deposit which can be deducted from the first paycheck
We provide FREE Wireless and have great cell reception!
Grand View takes pride in having a good working relationship with our other local lodges and tour operation businesses. This opens up the opportunity for our employees to meet and make friends to go hiking with and explore our area. Another fun activity is Grand View sponsers either a local guided Glacier trek on the Matanuska Glacier or a River Rafting trip on the Matanuska River, 1 per employee. Past employees have made life long friends working here at Grand View. Do you enjoy outdoor hiking and exploring activities in your time off? Grand View in Glacier View, Alaska could be a Work Travel experience you may always remember.
Getting Here and Getting Around
If flying to Alaska, Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage is where you would arrive. If communicated well enough in advance, we can often be in Anchorage on a particular date to pick you up. There is also a bus service that runs several days a week and will bring you right to our door. Check rates at: www.alaskadirectbusline.com
Bringing a vehicle is not necessary, although convenient for picking up supplies as needed or sightseeing.
This area is full of outdoor fun for anyone inclined to venture out!
From our yard there is hiking, biking, berry picking, wild life viewing. Nearby activities are river rafting, ice climbing and treks. Nearby lodges and businesses also hire summer seasonal help and there are opportunities to meet and plan excursions throughout the season while making new friends from around the world!