Grand View Cafe & RV Park

Grand View Lodge & Lions Head Mt.
Local moose with baby twins
Grand View Employee, On Top of Loin's Head Mt!
Lions Head Mt. view, 7 minute hike from your cool summer job!
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Trek across the Matanuska Glacier just minutes away from work!

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.

Ideal Candidate

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!

Employee Perks

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:

Bringing a vehicle is not necessary, although convenient for picking up supplies as needed or sightseeing. We provide bikes for staff use.

For Fun

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!

Our Jobs

This year we open for the season on May 25th, and close on September 5th, 2018. 
Our ideal employee would be available to begin work on May 23rd, and work through September 9th, 2018.

Click on the job titles for a brief descriptions, and reference our Employment Page for complete details.

Breakfast & Lunch Cook

Glacier View

Are you a person who enjoys preparing and cooking food? This position opens the restaurant, turns on the grill, stocks the prep table, prepares breakfast meals to order. Change over to lunch menu requires switching breakfast items to lunch items in the prep table, prepares lunch meals to order, washing and cutting of produce and salad items and filling condiments and many other duties required in the operation of the restaurant. Must be a early riser a minimum age of 18. Prior experience is preferred, however we are willing to train someone who has a willingness to learn. Pay $11.00 Doe per hour, Gratuity share, 38-48 hours per week. Preference is given to someone who can work May 23 through September 08, 2018. If you are a college student and you are available close to to start and finish dates please apply.

We  employe J-1 Work Travel Students

Breakfast & lunch Waitstaff/Server

Glacier View

Are you a early riser with a upbeat personality ready to Greet and Meet our restaurant guests? Grand View not only serves our local community members but also people from around the world who includes this beautiful area in their travel plans. The duties in this position are taking food orders, delivering meals, making beverages, cashier, assist guests with wildlife viewing, completing opening and closing of shift duties and many other duties involved in the operation of the restaurant. Pay $10.50 per hour, gratuity share, 38-48 hours per week. Minimum age is 18. Preference is given to someone who can work May 23 through September 8, 2018. If you are a college student and your  available  dates are close please apply

We employe J-1 students

Housekeeping / Dishwasher/ Groundskeeping

Glacier View

This is a variety position -Must enjoy cleaning, have an eye for detail, work independently and be self-motivated . Daily duties include, cleaning three guest cottages, RV park’s shower house, restrooms,  restocking inventory, washing, drying, folding of linens,watering and upkeep of flower baskets and flower beds. Dishwasher duties require busing tables, keep the dishes washed and put away and general help in the operation of the restaurant.  $10.50 + gratuity share. 38-48 hours per week. Preference is given to someone who can work May 23 though September 8, 2018. If you are a college student and you are avalible close to the start and finish dates please apply. 

We employe J-1 Work Travel Students

How to Apply

Before you apply, please read through Employment Opportunities Page to determine if you think you would like to join us this summer.
If so, please complete our online application, via the Apply Now link below.

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