Pinecrest Chalet

Join our Winter Chalet Staff Now!

Nestled between Pinecrest Lake, Dodge Ridge ski resort, and the Lair of the Golden Bear family camp, the Pinecrest Chalet is a mountain resort offering 23 amenity-filled cottages and chalets. The Chalet features programming through the Summer Adventure Program and Winter Lair, and is a unique venue for weddings, family reunions, and corporate retreats.

About Pinecrest Chalet

The Cal Alumni Association, UC Berkeley's alumni association, acquired the year-round family resort as the perfect complementary sister property to its world-renowned Lair of the Golden Bear summer family camps just downstream. Surrounded by beautiful forest and Pinecrest Lake, Pinecrest Chalet is a picturesque place to work.

The Employee Experience

Come join our hardworking, adventurous, tight-knit Chalet community. 

Ideal Candidate

  • Spirited and team-oriented 

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others in a fast-paced dynamic environment is a must.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in area of activity expertise.

  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays and be capable of lifting, pushing and pulling 50 pounds during the course of a typical work day.

  • Must submit to and pass Consumer Report and FBI/DOJ fingerprint background investigations.

Room and Board

Lodging with common living area and kitchen to store food and prep your own meals.  Lodging is rent free, but the value of provided on-site lodging is included as part of your taxable income.

Verizon cell service works reliably in Pinecrest. Free wifi is also provided, typical restrictions apply. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

For more information about the area please see Pinecrest's Ranger station Parks and Recreation website.

For Fun

In the winter, downhill skiing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are popular activities.

In the summer, kayaking, boating, and fishing in are fun activities in the gorgeous Pinecrest Lake.

Pinecrest is also a hiker's paradise and an ideal place to rock climb.

Our Jobs

We are currently hiring for our Winter staff! We would love for you to join our Team!

Applicants encouraged to apply by January 12, 2018

Pay: $12/hr This is a seasonal, part-time/on-call position. Options for lodging provided on­site if needed.

Job Classification: Pinecrest Chalet Staff positions are classified as a seasonal, part-time/on-call position.

Front Desk Guest Services Representative

Primarily responsible for reservations administration, basic office bookkeeping, generating reports, laundry, and housekeeping

Housekeeping Crew


We are seeking Crew Members to clean, maintain and inspect guest rooms and common areas. The team of Crew Members are responsible for providing a clean, well maintained and secure environment for guests and the facility.

How to Apply

  • Please email your resume to
  • Please reference the job title in the subject line. Attachments should be in MS Word or PDF format.

Please note, candidates must be legally authorized to work in the USA to be employed at Pinecrest Chalet. Pinecrest is currently unable to sponsor international visa applicants.