Polebridge Mercantile & Bakery LLC

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The summer of a lifetime awaits you - a tight knit, hard working team in the heart of Glacier!

A World Famous Mercantile & Bakery located on the doorstep of Glacier National Park.

We are located 25 miles from West Glacier. Close to the Polebridge Entrance of Glacier National Park and far away from everything else.

About Polebridge Mercantile & Bakery LLC

Important update regarding our current coronavirus crisis:  We are monitoring the developments with Covid closely and still expect a busy season.  We open April, 2021 and with our unique position within our community and our strong local support, we look forward to a great summer ahead.

The Polebridge Mercantile & Bakery is tucked up in one of the most remote corners of Glacier National Park. It is a small business and offers a much more unique experience than other national park employment opportunities in the region. There is no cell phone service, and the road to get here is dirt, not pavement, but most people truly love the Polebridge experience once they arrive. We offer an authentic and challenging experience, and are not for the faint of heart! 

The Employee Experience

Work Hard.  Play Hard.  Make your teammates better.  Take care of customers.  Quality Matters.  Get outside. Have Fun.  That about sums it up.

Ideal Candidate

People who love nature, the outdoors, and adventure! Hard workers who are passionate about customer service or have prior baking experience.

Room and Board

We offer on-site housing and accommodation's two miles from the main campus. Both options  provided and very affordable.  Housing is shared rooms (or yurt), with some individual living spaces offered. The kitchen is shared as well. There is an employee restroom and shower facility.  

The daily facility fee includes housing, showers, coin operated laundry,  utilities and firewood.

Each work shift includes one shift meal.

Guests and/or pets are not permitted in designated employee areas however immediate family is permitted.  Advance notice, approval from management, and short stays are  core requirements for immediate family to visit. There is also plenty of free camping options in the local area for guests who may come to visit you.

Employee housing quiet hours are 10 PM - 7 AM, with Very Quiet Hours from Midnight - 5 AM.

Employee Perks

Small team environment, competitive pay, and good tips!

Training provided.

Merc. hat  provided.

Shift meals on days worked is provided. 

Voucher for;  50% off 2 merc. t-shirts and 1 merc. sweatshirt  provided. 

Health Services from a local medical doctor is available at no additional cost to you. 

Employee Discounts of 15% for all store items (with the exception of tobacco products) and discounted gear rentals available.

Team building activities offered at no additional cost to you. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

Polebridge is located 24 miles from Apgar in Glacier National Park. 

We are remote, however you do not necessarily need a car to live here for the season. Trips to town can be coordinated with other team members. There are bikes provided to staff to use for the summer.

For Fun

Glacier National Park is your playground! Dozens of world-class day hikes and overnight backpacking trips are just outside the door.  River floating, paddle boarding, and mountain biking are also very popular. 

Employee Discounts of 15% for all store items (with the exception of tobacco products) and discounted gear rentals available.

How to Apply

Email your resume to mercantilejobs@gmail.com.  Included with your resume, please email a personalized letter of interest, which includes your dates of availability, the position you are interested in and why you want to work with us. You can have more than one job of interest. Thank you!


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