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Windsong Lodge

Seward, Alaska

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Windsong Lodge welcomes guests for the 2022 season from May 12 - September 13.

We have supervisory and entry-level, seasonal positions available in all departments including Front Desk, Guest Services, Housekeeping, Laundry, Maintenance and Food & Beverage. 

Explore our current job openings below and click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application! 

  • Assistant Manager, Restaurant

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As Restaurant Assistant Manager, you will supervise the dining area and bar employees to ensure excellent guest service and enhance the dining experience for all guests. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Acknowledge and understand daily menu changes
    • Ensure excellent guest service through training and supervising of dining room and bar team members
    • Coordinate an efficient working environment between the kitchen and front of house team members
    • Accurately report food and beverage data

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Barista

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $11.00 / hour + tips

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Barista, you will present a courteous and positive guest service attitude. You will be responsible for making exceptional, high quality beverages to include a variety of coffee drinks and smoothies. You will also be responsible for preparing food items, cash handling and monitoring food quality and sanitary conditions. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Sanitize work areas during shift and before the next shift
    • Ensure all equipment is clean
    • Follow and complete prep list each day
    • Use standard recipes and presentations
    • Prepare prep list for following shift

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Bell Staff

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $11.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As Bell Staff, you will be responsible for assisting lodge guests with luggage. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Assist guests with luggage during guest check-in and guest checkout and transporting to the guest rooms
    • Ensure all guests’ luggage is correctly tagged and safely stored and transported to the assigned destination
    • Greet arriving and departing guests and answer any questions or concerns

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Busser

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $11.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Busser, you will assist the wait staff in serving food, filling and re-filling drinks and cleaning the guest tables. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Collaborate with wait staff to ensure that tables are cleared, cleaned and ready for the next guests
    • Prepare dining room for guests by setting tables and stocking all necessary supplies prior to the beginning of service
    • Support wait staff by assisting with delivery of food and retrieval of required supplies
    • Arrange tables for large parties
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary bussing station

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Dishwasher

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Dishwasher, you will provide fellow co-workers with assistance in the kitchen as needed and follow all sanitary and health-related protocols. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Operate the industrial dishwasher
    • Wash glassware and other implements by hand when necessary
    • Empty and clean all trash receptacles
    • Stock supplies in serving stations or storage
    • Empty and clean all garbage receptacles
    • Follow sanitation policies at all times
    • Provide assistance to prep cook and other kitchen staff as necessary, especially at peak hours

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Manager, Food & Beverage Operations

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    Oversees and manages the daily operations of the dining and bar services, adhering to The Alaska Collection (TAC) standards. Ensures profitability while maintaining high standards of product and service for optimum guest satisfaction. Manages the dining room and bar employees to ensure excellent customer service and to enhance the dining experience for all guests while following the establishment’s guidelines. Maintain an enjoyable environment for guests. Account for food and beverages served, and monies collected.

    • Supervise the day-to-day activities of dining room and bar employees; manage and supervise employees including goal setting, training, performance evaluations and reviews
    • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations
    • Work with Food and Beverage Manager/Event Coordinator in monitoring budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted
    • Ensure that the food and product served in the dining room is of consistently high quality and is delivered to the guests in a timely manner
    • Maintain quality standards for environment, service and safety according to the guidelines of the Lodge

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Food Runner

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Food Runner, you will assist the wait staff in serving food, filling and re-filling drinks and cleaning the guest tables. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Collaborate with wait staff to ensure that tables are cleared, cleaned and ready for the next guests
    • Prepare dining room for guests by setting tables and stocking all necessary supplies prior to the beginning of service
    • Support wait staff by assisting with delivery of food and retrieval of required supplies
    • Arrange tables for large parties
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary bussing station

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Front Desk Agent

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Front Desk Agent, you will be responsible for assisting guests with reservations, guest check-in, guest checkout, tour bookings and general area information. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Provide guest with lodging and local area information
    • Perform guest reservations, check-in and checkout procedures
    • Assign guests to rooms based on requests and arrival times
    • Perform basic cashier and cash handling duties
    • Assist guests with retail purchases

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Host

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Host, you will accurately and efficiently handing dining are monetary transactions while providing excellent guest service. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Set up host station for shift
    • Obtain reservations, map seating arrangements, acknowledge, greet and seat guests
    • Close tickets and tender change as necessary
    • Acknowledge and understand daily menu changes

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Assistant Manager, Housekeeping

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    As the Housekeeping Supervisor, you will coordinate the daily cleaning and preparation of guest rooms with the Housekeeping staff. You will provide excellent Guest Service to Lodge guests. The Housekeeping Supervisor will ensure that every room is cleaned to the high standards of the Lodge. The Housekeeping Supervisor will follow trained procedures of chemical use and cleaning routines. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Formulate and communicate the daily direction to staff based on the arrival and departure of guests
    • Oversee the detailing, cleaning and inspections of guest rooms
    • Communicate effectively with the Housekeeping and Front Desk team members to ensure guest rooms are clean and ready for guest arrivals
    • Place linen and chemical orders

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Laundry Attendant

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Laundry Attendants are pivotal in providing dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Laundry Attendant, you will be responsible for daily laundering and folding of Lodge linens and for the safe and efficient operation of laundry equipment. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Safely operate laundry equipment
    • Launder, fold and organize all Lodge linens
    • Fill linen orders & maintain specific linen inventories
    • Clean and maintain laundry equipment and facility

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Line Cook

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Line Cook, you will prepare menu items using standardized recipes and presentations for dining room service.  You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Use standard recipes and presentations
    • Prepare food for dining room service
    • Ensure all equipment is clean and safely stored
    • Prep food as needed and for following shift
    • Keep work area clean and sanitized at all times

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Linen Runner

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Linen Runner, you will be responsible for stripping linens from guest rooms and stocking housekeeping storage rooms. You will assist the housekeeping staff to ensure every room meets the high standards of the lodge. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Strip linens from guest rooms
    • Pick up and drop off laundry at the laundry facility
    • Restock and clean linen closets
    • Perform basic maintenance of lodge rooms

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Night Auditor

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.50 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Night Auditor, you will be responsible for assisting guests with reservations, guest check-ins, guest checkouts and general information. You will serve as the central information center for all lodge operations. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Provide guest with lodging and local area information
    • Perform guest reservations, check-in and checkout procedures
    • Balance deposits to sales and complete all accounting forms
    • Run end-of-day reports and package audit envelopes

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Pastry Chef

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Pastry Chef you will prepare various bread dough, pizza dough, delicious desserts, specials, dessert garnishes, breakfast rolls/muffins, and basic preparations. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Prepare baked goods and fresh bread to standards of the kitchen for every service
    • Bake pastries for a morning coffee shop on property
    • Work with the Executive Chef to keep standards of pastries to a high standard
    • Work closely with sous chefs to communicate your needs for prep from the prep crew
    • Help the breakfast staff maintain food back-ups for the daily breakfast buffet
    • Sanitize work areas during shift and stay organized
    • Ensure all equipment is clean

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Prep Cook

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Prep Cook, you will prepare menu items for dining room service while working efficiently with standardized recipes and presentations. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Sanitize work areas during shift and before the next shift
    • Ensure all equipment is clean
    • Follow and complete prep list each day
    • Use standard recipes and presentations
    • Prepare prep list for following shift

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Room Attendant

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $13.00 / hour

    Room Attendants are pivotal in providing dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Room Attendant, you will provide comfort to our guests by ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and inviting. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Clean all rooms and other areas assigned to you
    • Respond quickly to guest requests with accommodations that may enhance their experiences with the lodge
    • Ensure privacy and confidentiality for lodge guests
    • Address questions and concerns and report identified maintenance issues to supervisor

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Room Inspector

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $14.00 / hour

    Room Inspector are pivotal in providing dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As a Room Inspector, you will provide comfort to our guests by ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and inviting. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Clean all rooms and other areas assigned to you
    • Respond quickly to guest requests with accommodations that may enhance their experiences with the lodge
    • Ensure privacy and confidentiality for lodge guests
    • Address questions and concerns and report identified maintenance issues to supervisor

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Security Agent

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $15.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Windsong Lodge. As the Property Security, you will perform routine security checks to prevent fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry.

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Shuttle Driver

    Seward Windsong Lodge
    $17.00 / hour

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Shuttle Driver, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the shuttle. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Safely transport guests and luggage to and from the Train Depot and town
    • Perform light maintenance duties
    • Greet arriving and departing guests
    • Wash, vacuum and service vehicle at the beginning and end of each shift

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Manager, Events

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    Manages the planning of all special events, convention and catering services for the Lodge, adhering to Windsong Lodge standards. Must ensure profitability while maintaining high standards of product and service for optimum guest satisfaction.

    • Arrive to work on time, ready to work, dressed in clean uniform, with a neat and clean appearance
    • Ensure excellent customer service is provided for all events and conduct evaluations of services provided after the completion of an event
    • Assist Food and Beverage FOH Operations Manager in achieving revenue goals set for events and catering
    • Build Group Resumes for all groups/events, and distribute appropriately
    • Create, maintain, and distribute Banquet Event orders on a daily/weekly basis
    • Coordinate FAM trip receptions, dinner and site inspections
    • Create and maintain “Event Resource Toolkit” to include tools and supplies used for events
    • Maintain appropriate and detailed information for each function/event when assigned
    • Performs other duties as are appropriate and as assigned

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Executive Chef

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    The Executive Chef coordinates activities and directs training of Sous Chefs, Line Cooks and other kitchen staff who engage in preparing and cooking food to ensure an efficient and profitable food service. 

    This is an Extended Seasonal Full Time role (10 month position) reporting to the General Manager. This role is responsible for the hiring, training, direction and management of kitchen and warehouse staff by developing, implementing and maintaining associated programs as well as the planning and implementation of menus.

    • Oversee preparations for the seasonal opening and closing of the Lodge’s kitchens
    • Develop, implement and maintain standards for nutrition, sanitation and food preparation standards for the kitchens
    • Oversee training programs for the Lodge’s kitchen staff are developed, maintained and regularly practiced with an emphasis on safety, product quality, food production and cleanliness
    • Oversee warehouse ordering, requisitions, stocking and receiving
    • Maintain reporting and inventory system (current system is “C-Tuit”)
    • Process, code, and organize all food invoices for monthly tracking
    • Estimate food consumption and determine food costs and relevant pricing
    • Create, develop and analyze recipes for special dishes
    • Purchase or requisition food and kitchen supplies
    • Perform other duties as appropriate and as assigned

    Apply Now!

    *We accept applicants through the J1 program. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept H2B visas at this time.

  • Housekeeping Manager

    Seward Windsong Lodge

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Windsong Lodge. As the Housekeeping Manager, you will oversee and be responsible for the daily operations of the Housekeeping and Laundry departments. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Relieve Asst. Housekeeping Manager and Laundry Supervisor during scheduled days off
    • Perform inspections to ensure cleanliness is up to standards and meets guest expectations
    • Assist with the preparation schedules and payroll
    • Provide training and support to housekeeping and laundry staff

    Apply Now!

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