Great Northern Resort

Casual Day Off
World Class Hiking Trails at your front door!
Enjoy Amazing food when you help cook for our Meal Trips!
Fly Fishing on the Daily
Glacial Facial Anyone?!
The Middle Fork of the Flathead is a Glacial-fed River,and the beauty will steal your heart!
One of our First Year Guides last Summer 2017, Loving Life!
Take out a paddle board before or after work!

Exciting seasonal work at Glacier National Park

Great Northern Resort offers lodge room and cabins rentals, whitewater rafting trips, fly fishing trips, and hosts wedding & family reunions with breathtaking views of the mountains as your backdrop.

Located just one mile from the west entrance to Glacier National Park!

About Great Northern Resort

Located just a mile from the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park, you can enjoy a complete Montana work experience with a national park in your backyard.  

On your off-time enjoy hiking in Glacier National Park and discover for yourself why it’s the crown of the continent.  The Flathead River system offers excellent fishing and fun whitewater.  Great Northern Resort offers lodge room and cabins rentals, whitewater rafting trips, fly fishing trips, and hosts wedding & family reunions with breathtaking views of the mountains as your backdrop. Our resort provides a perfect base camp for the outdoor enthusiast looking to spend time outdoors or exploring beautiful Glacier National Park during days off.

The Employee Experience

Great Northern employees enjoy the proximity to Glacier National Park, Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, and the Flathead River system in addition to being surround by National Forest Land.  Employees enjoy their time off hiking, kayaking, boating, and site seeing with other like-minded employees. Working and living in Glacier Country during the summer is absolutely amazing! 

Ideal Candidate

Ideal candidates are excited about spending a summer near Glacier National Park, have great customer service skills and enjoy meeting people from all over the world. We are looking for team members to join our Raft Guides, Office Staff, Housekeeping Staff, Cafe Staff, and Bus Drivers (CDL required). If you want to work in an amazing place with amazing people then Great Northern Resort could be for you! 

Room and Board

Limited onsite housing is available.  

On-site staff housing and camping is available for a minimal seasonal fee. Housing is position-based. You will have access to showers, toilets, laundry facilities and a communal kitchen area with refrigeration, water and electric. Facilities and services are rustic but can be very comfortable if you are willing to make your house into your home. There are picnic tables and a large fire pit where often staff will share the stories from their day. 

Employee Perks

Staff have access to recreation equipment such as Stand Up Paddleboards, Kayaks, and Rafts as well as the ability to jump on any Commercial Trip we take. Enjoy the River as much as you can, but the best part is that we also have over 700 miles of STUNNING trails and backcountry access within a few miles. Glacier National Park is your playground and many of the staff have trail knowledge and camping recommendations to get you out and enjoying Montana as much as the Management Team does!

  • After-hours use of company equipment (Paddleboards, Rafts, Inflatable Kayaks, etc)
  • Free Rafting for Friends and Family
  • We also provide company 'uniforms' 
  • 30% Discount in our retail store
  • Prodeals for hiking to river-sports equipment
  • We host a number of catered company events throughout the summer!

In addition, we are only 15-30 miles from several towns that host fun events all summer! Things like live music at busy Farmer's Markets, local Breweries & Distilleries, as well as unique events such as weekly outdoor rodeos and river races. Whitefish, one of Montana's premier ski towns, boasts incredible restaurants, shops, and entertainment as well as City Beach at Whitefish lake for lounging, swimming, and boating and is only 32 miles away! (although, we have some incredible lakes only 1 mile from our resort as well!)

We guarantee you will not run out of things to do here, let alone all the fun you will have while on the clock!!

Getting Here and Getting Around

The Great Northern Resort is a 35 minute drive from Glacier International Airport in Kalispell, MT. We highly recommend you have a car during your time in West Glacier. If you don’t have a car, we highly recommend making friends or bringing a friend who does have a car to take you to the grocery store or to the many hikes and activities in the area.

There is very limited public transportation inside the park and taxis or Ubers can get quite expensive and aren’t established in our area yet. Major grocery stores are a 15-20 minute drive away and big box stores are a 40 minute drive. Having a car will give you the freedom and the flexibility to get around and enjoy everything our beautiful state offers. 

If you are flying, Glacier International Airport is only about 20 miles away and we can arrange to pick you up if need be. 

For Fun

This list is endless! 

River Rafting, River Floating, Fishing, Hiking, Camping, Backcountry Camping, Campfires, Volleyball tournaments, River Races, Music nights with Kegs on the porch, Fun small towns, Fun small staff... GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, BOB MARSHALL WILDERNESS, HUNGRY HORSE RESERVOIR, FLATHEAD LAKE, WHITEFISH, KALISPELL, and NATIONAL FOREST GALORE....all in less then an hour range ALL around us!

How to Apply

To apply click on the APPLY HERE button and fill out our online application.  If you have any questions feel free to contact us by email or call our office for more information.

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