Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters
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Our work schedules are set for 40 hours per week with two consecutive days off. Although you may be hired for a specific position, there are times when you may be called upon to fulfill other job duties. In a resort atmosphere we all pitch in wherever necessary to get the job done. With that in mind, we are looking for applicants who are extremely flexible and like a variety of work.

  • Executive Chef

    Restaurant

    Hiring a full-time Executive Chef to manage our resort restaurant, named by the Star Tribune as one of the Most Romantic Restaurants Worth a Short Drive. You will manage cook and kitchen staff, oversee menu development, daily food preparation, scheduling, inventory, and ordering. Responsible for managing both food and labor costs. 

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  • Activity Cook

    Prepare meals outdoors for guided activities, such as preparing shore lunch, campfire meals, etc. Knowledge of food safety, fire safety, and a variety of cooking techniques and food preparation is required, as is the ability to pack and carry food and cooking equipment on uneven terrain and in and out of canoes. The ability to lead campfire songs, with or without a musical instrument, is even better yet. 

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  • Bartender/Server

    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Serve guests from breakfast through dinner, with fine dining and patio service. While working you will also be expected to know a lot about the Lodge, since guests are often curious about the history of the resort and this fascinating location. Must have experience as cashier and with handling cash. Knowledge of wine and fine liquors a must.  

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  • Breakfast/Lunch Cook

    Restaurant
    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Take part in food preparation, teamwork as well as individual effort, creative ideas, and an fast-paced work environment. You will be expected to assist in prepping, preparing, and plating breakfast and lunch in the finest restaurant in the area.

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  • Canopy Tour/Zip Line sky Guides

    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Become a Sky Guide and escort guests as they zip above the Boreal forest of northern Minnesota with views into Canada! We are currently looking for energetic, enthusiastic individuals to join our Canopy Tour guide team. Attention to safety and top quality customer service are essential. Season is May through October, so only candidates that can work through October will be considered. 

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  • Climbing Guide

    Outfitting

    Lead our guests on rock climbing adventures on our premises or paddle into the Boundary Waters! You must demonstrate a high level of professional competence and ability to instruct technical skills such as belaying, anchoring, and climbing. Knowledge of climbing equipment and safety practices is essential. Must be punctual and reliable and maintain a high regard for guest safety and overall experience. Must have the ability to relate local knowledge including natural and cultural history. Demonstrate and promote Leave No Trace principles and environmental awareness. Must be safety-conscious and be able to provide leadership, instruction and medical care during an emergency. 

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Minimum of 3 years climbing experience
    • Wilderness First Responder and CPR certification
    • AMGA or other climbing certification
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  • Dining Room Server

    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Shifts include breakfast, lunch and dinner, from casual to fine dining. You will also be expected to know a lot about the Lodge, since guests are often curious about the history of this historic resort and the fascinating area where it is located in. Cash handling experience and a knowledge of wine and beverages are required.

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  • Guest Services/Front Desk

    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Job duties may include guest orientation, reservation taking, data entry, telephone answering, answering guest questions, checking guests in and out, and any other duties that may be asked. Must be organized and detail-oriented with with exceptional customer service and communication skills. Computer skills necessary.

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  • Housekeeper

    Grand Marais, Minnesota
    Daily cleaning of the Main Lodge guest areas; daily housekeeping services for up to 24 cabins (1-5 bedroom in size); attention to detail a must! Requirements: Valid Driver's License; detail oriented; self-motivated; works well without constant supervision.
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  • Kitchen Assistant

    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Work as part of the kitchen team enabling our restaurant to perform as smoothly and efficiently as possible. You will be expected to help with food preparation, kitchen cleaning, and dishes.

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  • Line Cook

    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Take part in food preparation, teamwork, creative ideas, and an amusing work environment. You will be expected to assist in prepping, preparing, plating meals in the finest restaurants in the area.

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  • Maintenance

    Maintenance
    Varied shifts working with a team and individually. Must have ability to multi-task when necessary. This position requires a working knowledge of repair work in electric, plumbing, and small construction projects. Knowledge of small engine, marine and snowmobile engine repair strongly recommended. This person will also be doing most maintenance repairs as needed and is responsible for water quality testing on a daily basis. Maintenance positions are responsible for the over-all mechanical repair of the entire 100+ acre property with more than 50 structures. Must have valid driver’s license with good driving record and be able to lift objects weighing up to 70 pounds. This position will require both indoor and outdoor work outdoors in all weather conditions. Knowledge of skid steer equipment, snowmobiles, boats, plow truck, and tractor operation and maintenance a plus. Septic and pool maintenance experience preferred. Prior supervisory or leadership experience preferred. This position requires a person who is self-directed, takes initiative and is able to motivate self and others. Position requires some on-call work and onsite living is preferred but not required. Discounted onsite housing available.
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  • Outfitter

    Grand Marais, Minnesota

    Be a part of families' and groups' Boundary Waters canoe trips. Responsibilities include packing of food/equipment; transporting canoes, equipment, and people to various landings in the area by vehicle or boat; cleaning returned equipment; providing group meal service; cleaning bunkhouse and bathrooms, and other activities to prepare for canoe trips. Must be 21 to drive our guests.

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  • FIshing Guide

    Take our guests out fishing, either angling or fly fishing. Use your skills to bring in trophy walleye, trout, small-mouth bass, and Northern pike--they're all here in our lakes, streams, and rivers. If you have your own boat and gear--great. If not, we'll provide them. Come spend the summer up North, get acquainted with our world-class waterways, then start introducing them to our guests! 

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How to Apply

We encourage you to explore our websites www.gunflint.com and www.gunflintoutfitters.com so you can see the type of vacations we offer our guests. 

Please complete and submit our online application at http://gunflint.com/employment/.

The use of drugs, and the abuse or underage use of alcohol are not tolerated. A background check is required prior to employment.


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