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We do accept applications and hire for seasonal employment. Our busy season runs Labor Day through Memorial Day but we are open year-round. Most of our positions are year-round with benefits and thus we hope you might also consider full-time employment with us.

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  • Baker

    Back of House

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required for this position. 

    • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards

    • Understand basic culinary techniques and possess a skill set that represents this ability

    • Understand cooking line stations (Grill, Sauté, Pantry) and be able to demonstrate your ability on these stations.

    • Possess a practical understanding of baking techniques, recipes by weight, and basic baking chemistry

    • Understand culinary terms and verbiage

    • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, and control food waste, loss, and usage per SOP.

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  • Line Cook

    Back of House
    $13.00 / hour

    Dependent on experience - Starting pay rate: $13.00-$17.00

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Basic cooking skills & techniques in all existing kitchen stations: Salads, Desserts, Broiler/Grill, Sauce/Sauté, Fryer and Vegetables
    • Basic overview of all kitchen stations
    • Advanced overview of a single station
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills such as describing daily specials, writing prep list
    • Good knowledge of Meat and Fish cooking temperature and stages of doneness
    • Basic knowledge of large volume food preparation
    • Basic knowledge of Cakes & Individual Pastries
    • Basic knowledge of Garde Manger plate & platter presentation, Fruits and Vegetables carvings
    • Must know how to clean, fillet, marinate and properly store most Fishes
    • Must know how to clean, bone, tie, portion, marinate and store most prime cut meat & poultry
    • Good food portioning skills
    • Basic knowledge of American regional cooking
    • Some knowledge of international cooking techniques and basic recipes
    • Basic recipe knowledge in Meats, Fish, Vegetables, Fruits, Stocks & Sauce preparations
    • Basic food purchasing & receiving knowledge. Must know how to read an invoice
    • Basic knowledge of accounting procedures such as inventories, recipe and menu costing
    • Some leadership knowledge
    • Basic knowledge of kitchen cleaning chemicals
    • Basic kitchen organizational skills
    • Intrinsic desire to become a Culinarian in all aspects

     

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  • F&B Management

  • Front of House Supervisor

    F&B Management

    This position is for year round applicants only. Seasonal applicants will not be considered.

    • Assist, lead and train service staff in the Candelilla Café.
    • Upkeep and inspection of POS
    • Assist in the inspection food service facilities to ensure that equipment and buildings meet requirements of state and local health laws and internal regulations.
    • Assists in the development of Schedules for staff
    • Assists in the hiring and coaching/counseling of staff.
    • Inspects and taste prepared foods to maintain quality standards and sanitation regulations.
    • Transport food and equipment to different venues on property.
    • Assists in the training of staff to have superb customer service.
    • Implement safe working practices to ensure safety of building occupiers and visitors as directed by management.
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  • Sous Chef

    F&B Management

    Purpose

    To support Lajitas Vision of being recognized by our customers as the “Friendliest Resort in Texas!" You should champion this culture in every touchpoint of our business from our associates, guests, owners, and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote on a daily basis will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence. Plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation, and presentation of all food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment that conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products.

    Duties

    • The position is responsible for short-term planning and day-to-day operations of the kitchen
    • Recommends menu and procedural changes
    • Performs all essential functions while adhering to all SOPs and future food programs to ensure a consistent, quality product
    • Plan and manage the procurement, production, preparation, and presentation of all food in the hotel in a safe, sanitary, cost-effective manner
    • Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of kitchen, equipment, and related areas to ensure a healthy, safe work environment that meets/exceeds federal, state, standards and regulations
    • Develop and implement menus and back-up (use records, production lists, pars, training, etc.) within guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality
    • Execute and promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses. Other Duties/Responsibilities Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
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  • Facilities

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician

    Facilities
    $11.00 / hour

    Dependent on experience - Starting pay rate: $11.00-$14.00

    All Maintenance positions are NOT seasonal positions.

    Seeking individuals with general maintenance background, hospitality maintenance preferred and construction experience helpful.  Individuals must be willing work nights/weekends/holidays, stand for long periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs as needed, work in varying environments including exposure to outdoor weather.

    English speaking is required.

    Please note:  If you are applying for this position we strongly encourage you to bring a vehicle.  There is no public transportation to or from the area locally, bus/train stations are located in Alpine, TX (90 miles one direction from Lajitas) and the closest public airport is located in Midland/Odessa (300 miles one direction from Lajitas).  We do not provide transportation to or from Lajitas as part of your employment.

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  • Hotel Maintenance

    Facilities

    Supports hotel maintenance supervisor in maintaining the livability and condition of rental units.​

    • General and cosmetic repair of units
    • Resolution of plumbing issues
    • Battery replacement for smoke alarms and TVs
    • Delivery of luggage to and from rooms
    • Bulb replacement
    • Small maintenance issues
    • Other related duties, as assigned
    • English speaking required.

    All Maintenance positions are NOT seasonal positions.

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  • HVAC I Technician/Electrician

    Facilities
    $18.00 / hour

    HVAC positions are NOT seasonal positions.

    Performs a variety of standard to moderately complex technical tasks related to installing, maintaining, and repairing heating, cooling, ventilation and related systems.

    Duties:

    • Helps investigate problems and perform maintenance and repairs on various mechanical and electrical equipment including, but not limited to, heating, cooling, and ventilation systems, and refrigeration for commercial equipment.
    • Locates, picks up and delivers parts required for department needs
    • Checks and changes air filters on a regular basis
    • Assesses drain problems and performs any needed repairs
    • Assists with parts ordering and confirming receipt of orders and deliveries
    • Administrative duties will increase with additional training and responsibilities as technician grows in skill

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Knowledge of commercial mechanical and electrical systems, and blueprints is helpful
    • Basic knowledge of HVAC principles and procedures and ability to repair systems
    • Able to establish priorities and work independently for long periods of time.
    • Skill with equipment, tools and materials required to perform the range of duties to complete the job
    • Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects
    • Willing to work a variety of shifts, holidays, weekends, evenings outside of normal working hours, when asked, in order to meet deadlines and meet commitments in a timely manner
    • Follows all safety guidelines in the handling and management of equipment and duties
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  • Front of House

  • Busser

    Front of House
    $10.00 / hour + tips

    The essential duties and responsibilities for this position are:

    • Clearing all used tableware and napkins from tables to tubs in bus station. Wipe table, chairs, and clear debris and crumbs from floor areas surrounding table. 
    • Resets the tables in accordance with established standards in order to seat new customers as quickly as possible.  Remove full tubs from bus stations to dishwashing area for cleaning, and maintain a clean, well-stocked and orderly bus station at all times in order to improve efficiency and productivity. 
    • Retrieve cleaned dishes, glassware and utensils from the dish room and distribute to each service station in order to keep a ready supply available for restaurant use. 
    • Sweep restaurant floors throughout shift to maintain a clean, presentable and attractive restaurant.  Vacuum carpeting and mop hard floors at the end of each shift. 
    • Retrieve clean linens from laundry department at beginning of shift and during shift when necessary, and folding as specified by established standards.  Stocking correct par levels in the service stations.  Deliver bundles of soiled linen to laundry room at end of each shift. 
    • Retrieve items from stockroom, ensuring requisition is complete and correct.  Stocking supplies in proper places, rotating stock at all times. 
    • Assist wait staff by refilling customer’s beverages and accommodating requests for additional condiments, food items or clean/fresh tableware. 
    • Keep ice stations filled at all times by carrying buckets of ice from the main ice machine and pouring into individual ice stations. 
      Keep a friendly, cheerful and courteous demeanor at all times. 
    • Checks all restrooms periodically, alerting the Housekeeping Department if they are not clean or in need of supplies. 

    Perform other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary by management. 

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  • Host

    Front of House
    $10.00 / hour + tips

    Seeking individuals with a passion for service that enjoys working with people and is interested or have experience in a resort Food and Beverage setting.  The Host position is the first and last person our guest sees as they enter or exit our F&B locations.  This is a high-energy role that greets our guests, handles reservations, and seats our customers in our F&B locations.  Training possibilities for waitstaff positions while in this position are possible.  Must be able to work varying shifts, including nights/holidays/weekends/double and split shifts. 

    Duties

    • Meets arriving customers as they enter the restaurant with a cordial greeting.
    • Escorts to assigned tables, issues menus, and solicits rapport in order to accommodate special needs or requests.
    • Assigns sections and notifies servers of new seats in their section to ensure the customers receive immediate and proper attention.
    • Maintains a highly visible appearance in the restaurant during the entire shift by remaining at the cashier station and periodically circulating through the restaurant in order to assist servers, respond to any customer requests, and assess the efficiency of the operation for management.
    • Receives payment and processes the transaction on the computerized cash register, counting back change out loud for the protection of guests and restaurant.
    • Verifies accuracy of all items on guest checks by confirming correct pricing, discounts, and method of payment.
    • Elicits feedback from departing customers on products and services in order to improve the operation to increase customer base and maximize revenues. Takes written notes in order to report comments to management.
    • Maintains a clean and attractive restaurant by assisting with vacuuming, sweeping, general cleaning, and side work duties. Checks the proper set-up of tables and seating prior to opening.
    • Exhibits a professional appearance and maintains a friendly, cheerful, and courteous demeanor at all times.

     

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  • Server

    Front of House
    $5.00 / hour + tips

    Starts as early as the end of March and the beginning of April

    Summary:

    Service of food and/or beverage to include the order-taking and delivery of any food and/or beverage items. This task is to be handled in a friendly, courteous, helpful, timely, and professional manner resulting in a very high level of guest satisfaction.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Check station before, during and after shift for proper set-up and cleanliness.
    • Greet the guest in a friendly and courteous manner and explain any specials and/or restaurant promotions for guest awareness.
    • Record the details of the order from the guest, repeating the order to the guest to check for accuracy.
    • Input the order into the point of sale computer to inform the kitchen of the particulars in the order being placed.
    • When complete, retrieve order up to 30lbs. from the kitchen, confirm its accuracy, lift and deliver to guest along with appropriate condiments. Abide by State, Federal, and Corporate liquor regulations pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages to minors and intoxicated guests.
    • Replenish beverages as necessary and check with guests for overall satisfaction.
    • Market and serve upon request any dessert items or specialty coffees.
    • Present the check to guest promptly.
    • Regular Attendance in conformation with standards, which may be established by
      Lajitas Golf Resort from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

    Support Functions:

    • Assist with the bussing help in clearing and resetting the tables.
    • Perform all assigned side work to include replenishing condiments and restocking side stands.
    • Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned to adhere to health standards.

    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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  • General Store

  • General Store Clerk

    General Store
    $11.00 / hour

    Purpose

    To support Lajitas Vision of being recognized by our customers as the “Friendliest Resort in Texas!" You should champion this culture in every touchpoint of our business from our associates, guests, owners, and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote on a daily basis will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence.

    Seeking individuals with a service passion, that enjoy working in a retail environment.  The General Store Clerk position covers many responsibilities such as cashier, stocker, and deli preparation.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time, lift up to 30 lbs. occasionally (while stocking), work variable shifts including nights/holidays and weekends.  Retail experience is a plus but not required.

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  • Hotel Front Desk / Reservations

  • Front Desk Agent

    Hotel Front Desk / Reservations
    $11.00 / hour

    Seeking candidates that are customer service oriented, works well in a team environment, and has a heart for hospitality.  Must be able to work variable shifts, nights/holidays/weekends; able to stand for long periods of time, speak and write English fluently, and be computer literate.  The front desk is our first and last impression of our resort to our guests and this position is responsible for that.

    Please note:  If you are applying for this position we strongly encourage you to bring a vehicle.  There is no public transportation to or from the area locally, bus/train stations are located in Alpine, TX (90 miles one direction from Lajitas) and the closest public airport is located in Midland/Odessa (300 miles one direction from Lajitas).  We do not provide transportation to or from Lajitas as part of your employment.

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  • Hotel Housekeeping/Laundry

  • Housekeeper

    Hotel Housekeeping/Laundry
    $10.50 / hour

    We are seeking hospitality driven individuals that enjoy providing outstanding service for our guests.  This position is responsible for cleaning guest rooms, public areas, private homes, and offices on the entire resort property.  Must be able to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays; have reliable transportation, and lift up to 50 pounds.

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  • Housekeeping Assistant

    Hotel Housekeeping/Laundry
    $14.00 / hour

    This position is for year-round applicants only. Seasonal applicants will not be considered.

    Bi-Lingual; English-Spanish speaking/written comprehension is a requirement of this position.

    • Assists the Executive Housekeeper.
    • Responsible for assisting with overseeing housekeeping operations.
    • Deliver excellent Guest and Member experience while monitoring housekeeping standards.
    • Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of the establishment.
    • Submits to management recommendations for painting, repairs, furnishings, relocation of equipment, and reallocation of space.
    • Inspects the work of housekeepers to insure quality.
    • Will be on call on the days the executive housekeeper is off                                                                                                            

    Other Duties/Responsibilities

    May be assigned at anytime

    Employee Perks

    Lajitas Golf Resort offers an exceptional benefits package:

    • Low-cost housing and reduced-cost electricity and utilities.
    • Medical, dental, vision, and supplementary benefits are available for all full-time/permanent employees beginning after your first 3 months and paid time off after 6 months of full-time employment.
    • All employees are eligible for discounts on rooms, services, and retail products.
    • Complimentary employee fitness center, employee laundry, and employee swimming facilities
    • Unlimited Golf in your free time, Horseback Riding, and Shooting Range Access.
    • Discounted ziplining and local activities such as river trips through local outfitters.
    • Provided lunch Monday through Friday at the Employee Cafeteria
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  • Spa

  • Massage Therapist

    Spa

    A massage therapist is responsible for treating clients through soft tissue manipulation while maintaining a safe and relaxing experience. The therapist should be good at perceiving client wishes and needs through spoken language, body language, and other cues and modifying their treatments accordingly.

    • Must be able to perform Swedish, deep tissue, sport, prenatal massage, and hot stone.
    • One year of experience required.
    • Must have current LMT License with Texas.

    Benefit Conditions:

    • Waiting period may apply
    • Only full-time employees are eligible

    Interview:

    • Remote interview process

    Hours per week:

    • 30-40

    Lajitas Golf Resort is a 103-room resort with the number one public 18-hole golf course in Texas, spa, restaurant, saloon, 3 swimming pools, and a guest activity menu that includes shooting sports, equestrian riding, Subaru rentals, stargazer dinners on site, and guided jeep and ATV trips with local vendors. We cater to a wide range of guests from celebrities to families and international clientele making it an exciting place to work!  

    Located next to Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park there are endless trails to explore! 

    Ideal candidate requirements vary by position but all positions have the following similar qualifications:

    • Team Player
    • Guest Service Oriented
    • Reliable and Efficient
    • Self Motivated and Self Starter
    • Positive “Can-Do” Attitude Willing to Go Above and Beyond
    • Independent and Capable of Working with Little or No Supervision

    Employee Perks

    Lajitas Golf Resort offers an exceptional benefits package:

    • Low-cost housing and reduced-cost electricity and utilities.
    • All employees are eligible for discounts on rooms, services, and retail products.
    • Complimentary employee fitness center, employee laundry, and employee swimming facilities
    • Unlimited Golf in your free time, Horseback Riding, and Shooting Range Access.
    • Discounted ziplining and local activities such as river trips through local outfitters.
    • Provided lunch Monday through Friday at the Employee Cafeteria 

    Getting Here and Getting Around

    We are located on Highway 170 where the road bends to meet the Rio Grande which is 17 miles southwest of the junction of Highways 118/170 at Terlingua, Texas.  The resort is tucked between Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park. 

    To put it in perspective, we are approx. 200 miles to the closest Wal-Mart in Fort Stockton, and 95 miles to the closest McDonalds or stop light in Alpine!  We are here because we love remoteness.  No traffic, no big-city lights, creates an environment of peace and quiet and unsurpassed stargazing!

    While a vehicle is not required at the resort with housing close to the facilities, a vehicle is useful for major shopping or outing trips to Presidio, located 55 miles southwest of the resort, or Alpine, located 95 miles north of the resort. 

    For Fun

    The Big Bend region is full of adventure and places to explore! Whether you want to hike the national and state park, or hike right out your front door on the resort's 27,000 acres! We also have river access so you can kayak, paddleboard, or just go swimming whenever you like! Like mountain biking? We have hundreds of miles of trails to explore. Like to play music? The eclectic town down the road of "Terlingua" has some restaurants and bars that feature open mic nights for local musicians! 

    There are more restaurants and shopping opportunities as close as 12 miles away.  A full day trip could take in the Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Fort Davis, and its historical park and town; the McDonald Observatory; art, shopping, and the Sul Ross State University in Alpine; the Marfa Lights and the town of Marfa; and much more!

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  • Waterplant

  • Water/Wastewater Operator

    Waterplant
    • The Water/Wastewater Operator will operate, perform repairs, and maintain the water and waste water treatment plant.
    • Operates pumps, motors, and valves to control and adjust flow and processing of waste water, sludge and effluent.
    • Monitors gauges, meters, control panels, SCADA and Lift Stations
    • Operates valves and gates either manually or by remote control
    • Collects permit and process samples and performs laboratory process tests and analyses
    • Performs maintenance functions as needed in the waste water facility
    • The Water/Wastewater Operator will be expected to obtain a Class “D” Ground Water Treatment license within 6 months of start date.
    • Water/Wastewater Operator will work in the Water Production Facility as well as the Wastewater facilities.
    • The Water/Wastewater Operator will be required to maintain their Class “C” Water/Wastewater License.
    • Working knowledge of Wetlands and Evaporation Ponds a plus
    • This position reports to the Water Plant Manager


    Qualifications:

    • Computer skills; MS Word, MS Excel and SCADA systems
    • High School diploma or GED required
    • Valid Texas Wastewater Operator Class “C” License is required
    • Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License
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How to Apply

PLEASE NOTE:

  • We are unable to offer sponsorships to international students/workers.  All international applicant inquiries must already have sponsors that meet current requirements. 
  • Upon employment, all applicants must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States.  
  • Pre-employment background screening and pre-hire drug screenings are required to qualify for employment.

Please submit an online application via the APPLY HERE button below.  A completed application must be completed for employment consideration.

Lajitas Golf Resort, 21680 FM 170, Lajitas, TX 79852. Attn: HR Department Fax: 888-847-1464


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