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The Mount Rushmore Gift Shop is just one place you may be assigned to work. Guests can find the perfect gift or souvenir, or browse our specialty items, including handmade Native American pottery and artwork, Mount Rushmore apparel, books and DVD's, sandstone Mount Rushmore replicas or, choose from our selection of beautiful Black Hills Gold. 

  • Accounting / Audit Clerk

    ACCOUNTING
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Assists with Accounting function. Balances cashier reports and compiles daily reports. Keypunching, basic office and computer skills and 10-key experience required. ($8.65 per hour)
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  • Cafeteria Attendant

    FOOD DEPARTMENT
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Responsible for any of the following: food preparation, cafeteria / fast food operation, dish / pot machine operation and/or maintain sanitation standards in kitchen, dining room and/or snack bar. Heavy lifting required. (Minimum $8.65 per hour)
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  • Cook II

    FOOD DEPARTMENT
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Assists cooks in food preparation, organizes food items required for shift and maintains sanitation standards. Heavy lifting and previous cooking experience required. (Minimum $9.05 per hour)
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  • Houseperson

    CUSTODIAL DEPARTMENT
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of both the Memorial View Building and dormitory. Extensive janitorial duties involved. Heavy lifting required. (Minimum $8.65 per hour)
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  • Houseperson I

    CUSTODIAL DEPARTMENT
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Assists Environmental Manager with daily operation of programs. Duties include collection and transportation of recycling material to designated collection depots; operating and maintaining compost bins; and greenhouse preparation/maintenance. Heavy lifting required. (Minimum $8.65 per hour)
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  • Retail Associate

    GIFT SHOP DEPARTMENT
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Extensive guest contact; retail sales, cash handling, department maintenance, completing reports, ability to acquire & use product information, assisting with inventory, receiving, marking, packing & distributing merchandise. Heavy lifting, long periods of standing (Minimum $8.65 per hour.)
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  • Retail Associate / Driver

    GIFT SHOP DEPARTMENT
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Receiving, pricing and distribution of merchandise. Assists with driving non-commercial shuttle. Heavy lifting and valid driver's license required with clean driving record. Must be able to certify with health card requirements according to DOT requirements. Minimum age 21. (Minimum $ 8.65 per hour)
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  • Security Guard

    SECURITY
    Rushmore, South Dakota
    Minimum age 21. Night Shift. Responsible for overseeing concession building and dormitory, and for reporting unacceptable practices to the National Park Service. (Minimum $9.05 per hour)
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How to Apply

Employees must be 18 years old to live in the housing facilities at Mount Rushmore.

AVAILABILITY DATES: Our busy season begins in May and lasts into September. Some positions start in early April and last until mid-October. Your employment chances improve if you can arrive early and work through September or later. Be realistic and specific about the exact dates you will be available, as these dates become part of your Employment Agreement.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have a J-1 visa and a Social Security card. We are unable to sponsor applicants for employment.

HIRING DECISIONS start in January and continue throughout the season. If you are selected for employment, an Employment Agreement will be sent to you for your signature. Our receipt of your signed agreement indicates your acceptance of a job assignment, pay rate, employment dates and other stated conditions.

If you need to contact us in writing, our mailing address is:

Xanterra Employment Office
13000 SD Highway 244, Building 81 
Keystone, SD 57751 

If you are unable to use the online application, please click here to e-mail us.

Should you apply by mail, a resume may be included with your application but is not required. It is helpful to include letters of recommendation from past and present employers, as well as from any personal references listed on the "Application For Employment". References will be checked – no application will be processed unless reference information is complete and the application is signed.

We provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, those who need further assistance or any other legally protected status under applicable law. AA/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran