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Xanterra Parks & Resorts is the only authorized concessionaire at The Oasis at Death Valley and a proud steward of the park. Employees service the following:

  • 2 hotels: The historic, four-diamond, 66 room Inn at Death Valley and the more family-oriented, 224 room Ranch at Death Valley
  • The world’s lowest 18-hole golf course (at 214 feet below sea level) and pro shop
  • 3 restaurants: The Ranch at Death Valley; The Inn Dining Room and the 19th Hole at the golf course
  • Property gift and souvenir shop

The Oasis at Death Valley offers year-round, full-time and seasonal, positions in a variety of departments, including:

  • Accounting
  • Engineering/Maintenance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Golf Operation
  • Retail
  • Rooms/Lodging
  • Security/Fire Safety

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  • Warehouse Clerk

    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour

    We are looking for a Warehouse Clerk to deliver supplies and goods on a daily basis to all scheduled delivery locations in a courteous, timely manner at the Oasis at Death Valley. This role will also receive deliveries and restock warehouse shelves.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : January 18, 2023
    Position Type: Year-Round 
    Wage: $15.00/hr

    Our mission is to provide legendary service to our guests visiting from all over the world, and your work is instrumental to our success!

    Qualifications:

    • A valid driver's license
    • Must possess or obtain a California Food Handler's Card within 30 days of hire. 

    Physical Demands:

    • Lift boxes weighing up to 100 pounds on a daily basis in accordance to established warehouse safety practices.
    • Walking, standing, stooping, turning.
  • Executive Chef

    Food & Beverage
    Death Valley National Park

    Provide leadership and motivation for all back-of-the-house operations. The Executive Chef will be responsible for the back-of-the-house operations regarding product quality, food costs, sanitation, inventory control, staffing, and training.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Year Round

    Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years of Executive Chef or Kitchen Manager experience in high-volume or multi-unit kitchen operations.
    • Proven experience in training kitchen staff in all aspects of kitchen operations including management development.
    • Certification in Serve Safe/HACCP sanitation program.
    • Associate or Bachelors's degree in culinary arts or Kitchen/Restaurant Management or Chef de cuisine certification.
    • Menu development experience preferably in multi-unit F&B operations.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Experience in financial budgeting, planning and control.
    • Basic accounting skills with ability to calculate payroll plans, product cost analysis, and P&L statements analysis.
    • Experience with computerized food ordering systems, plus demonstrated competence with Word and Excel software.
    • Ability to research and recommend purchases for kitchen equipment and service merchandising.
    • Demonstrated inventory control experience.
    • Participative, “hands-on” management style.
    • Proven ability to identify, train and develop staff for promotion.
    • Valid driver’s license.
  • HVAC Technician

    Maintenance & Engineering
    Death Valley National Park
    $16.65 - $19.75 / hour

    We are looking for an HVAC Tech to assist with the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of domestic and commercial refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning systems as well as ice-making equipment. This role requires overtime and on-call shifts as required by the Chief of Engineering or other leaders.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Year-Round
    Wage: $16.65 - $19.75/hr DOE
    Free employee housing through December 21, 2022!

    Responsibilities:

    • Uses and maintains A/C tools and equipment.
    • Reads, analyzes and works with voltages from micro to 240 volts, single phase.
    • Reads and works from refrigeration and electrical schematics.
    • Provides assistance to other trades or departments as requested by the Chief of Engineering or other leader.
    • Maintain a spirit of cooperation within the department and throughout the property.


    Qualifications:

    • A valid drivers license.
    • Minimum of 1 year documented experience with basic knowledge and ability to perform the following tasks:
      • Basic knowledge and skills to work and maintain A/C equipment.
      • Ability to sweat copper.
      • Ability to assist in troubleshooting domestic and commercial heat pumps, A/C, refrigeration and ice making equipment.
      • Ability to use applicable A/C equipment.
      • Ability to read, interpret and work with voltages ranging from micro to 240.
      • Ability to read, interpret and work from refrigeration and electrical schematics.

     

    Our mission is to provide legendary service to our guests visiting from all over the world, and your work is instrumental to our success!

  • Night Auditor

    Human Resources
    Death Valley National Park
    $16.20 / hour

    The Night Auditor is responsible for daily balancing of room charges and credit cards with both the OPERA & Simphony POS systems. Also, ensures a high-level of guest service by greeting and registering guests, checking out guests, taking reservations, ensuring billing accuracy, and answering/directing phone calls.

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    Responsibilities:

    • Reconcile and verify that all charges and credits balance with the OPERA property management system and Simphony POS system.

    • Compile information for the daily report and complete as directed, taking responsibility for accuracy.

    • Audit reservations to ensure proper market segmentation coding, guest billing, guest information and rates.

    • Understand and be prepared to follow all hotel emergency and safety procedures.

    • Receive all guests and other visitors in a positive, friendly, and professional manner.

    • Manage and resolve all guest complaints, compliments and requests in a professional, timely and courteous manner.

    • Maintain a high level of professional appearance and demeanor.

    • Provide ongoing communication to Assistant Front Office Manager, Front Office Manager, Rooms Director, and specified accounting personnel regarding guest issues, recovery actions, and procedural opportunities.

    • Answer phones in a professional, prompt, and courteous manner.

    • Keep an accurate bank while receiving cash and giving change per cash handling policies.

    • Take reservations as needed, with a focus on maximizing occupancy and ADR by utilizing a flexible rate structure.

    • Other duties as assigned.

  • Electrician

    Engineering & Maintenance
    Death Valley National Park
    $19.75 / hour

    Complete work orders and repairs in a timely and thorough manner, maintaining cost effectiveness in repairs for industrial, kitchen, and residential electrical and gas-fired equipment and facilities.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Full-time, Year-Round
    Wage: $19.75-$20.65 DOE
    Free employee housing through December 21, 2022!

    Responsibilities:

    • Evaluate condition of equipment and make recommendations for repair or replacement. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus; electrical and gas components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of the malfunction and correct the problem.  Advise management regarding safety and cost-effectiveness of equipment operation.
    • Oversee completion and documentation of work orders, ensuring accuracy and detail with regard to materials, labor, and equipment.
    • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
    • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on electrical and gas-fired equipment as directed.
    • Perform all work with guest service in mind, keeping equipment and operational downtime to a minimum.
    • Assist with installation of electrical and gas-fired equipment.
    • Adhere to all aspects of the National Electrical Code.
    • Work from ladders, scaffolds, vertical boom lift, and roofs to install, maintain, or repair electrical and gas-fired equipment.
    • Adhere to all safety, risk management, and environmental policies and procedures.
    • Assist in the training and development of lower Electrician grades. This would include installing motors, transformers, circuit breakers, and other devices related to electrical and gas-fired appliances/equipment; diagnosing and maintaining other electrical and gas-fired equipment safely.
    • Required to attend the following Xanterra courses within 3 months: (1) LOTO, (2) Confined Space, (3) Electrical Safety, (4) Personal Protective Equipment, (4) Ladder Safety, (5) Defensive Driving (6) Fall Protection (7) Other related safety training pertinent to the position.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Four years experience as an Electrician.
    • Ability to work with voltages ranging from 0-480 volts (1200k volts where applicable), which includes single-phase and three-phase.
    • Possess working knowledge on National Electrical Code.
    • Ability to read, comprehend and draw schematics and diagrams.
    • Ability to distinguish between “delta” and “Y” connected transformers.
    • Ability to give an accurate estimate of time and material necessary for a given project.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and repair control circuits using a variety of testing equipment including ammeters, multimeters, oscilloscopes and test lamps.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and repair commercial and residential electrical and gas-fired kitchen equipment and appliances.
    • Ability to bend rigid and electrical metallic tubing conduits.
    • Ability to install residential wiring including Romex and flexible conduit.
    • Ability to install 3-way and 4-way light switches.
    • Ability to perform limited electrical motor repair.
    • Possess or obtain a valid California Driver’s License within 90 days of start date and comply with the Xanterra Vehicle Policy.
    • Have the physical ability to perform the tasks of the job including entering confined spaces and ascending/descending ladders.
  • Carpenter

    Engineering & Maintenance
    Death Valley National Park

    We are looking for a Carpenter to construct, repair and remodel structures and furnishings at the Oasis at Death Valley. Our mission is to provide legendary service to our guests visiting from all over the world, and your work is instrumental to our success!

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Full-time, Year-Round
    Wage: $16.65-$18.35 DOE

    Responsibilities:

    • Layout and construct all phases of rough framing.
    • Install and repair drywall.
    • Install and repair wooden and metal window including sliders, single hung, awning and casement styles.
    • Install and repair wooden and metal doors including bi-pass, swinging, bi-fold, arcadia and pocket styles.
    • Install and repair roofing including shingles, shakes, composition, built up, metal, and tile applications.
    • Install and repair sheet-metal products including stacks, ducts, flashing, gutters and downspouts.
    • Install, repair and grout floor and wall tiles.
    • Reads and works from blueprints.
    • Provides assistance to other trades or departments as requested by the Chief of Engineering (or designate).
    • All other duties assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • A minimum of (5) years documented experience with complete knowledge and ability to perform the tasks of this craft.
    • Have a neat and clean appearance.
    • Must be available to work all shifts and weekends.
    • Ability to work well with others.
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Must have a Drivers’ License.
    • Ability to operate shop equipment.
  • Maintenance Dispatcher

    Transportation
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour

    Receive, record, and dispatch maintenance requests. Assist Parts Clerk as needed to help organize and maintain a clean parts room. This position requires the ability to multitask.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : January 18, 2023 or later
    Position Type: Year Round
    Wage: $15.00/hr

    Responsibilities:

    • Receive, record and dispatch for maintenance requests as needed.
    • Prepares work orders, the closing of work orders and executes the dispatch of service calls to the appropriate crew utilizing the property EAM Software, Infor.
    • Organize, maintain and dispatch work orders from the project task board.
    • Contact various outside vendors for scheduled services such as dumpster call outs, pest extermination, and equipment repairs.
    • Assist parts clerk with the data entry into the INFOR system.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    •  Supports the CMMS Manager as required.


    Qualifications:

    • Computer skills required. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
    • Knowledge of mechanical parts preferred.
    • Ability to verbally communicate with vendors.
    • Ability to provide a physical count of stock items.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Warehouse experience helpful.

    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to work sitting and/or standing for long periods of time.
    • Ability to live and work in an extreme environment.
  • Human Resources Training Coordinator

    Human Resources
    Death Valley National Park
    $17.85 / hour

    The Human Resources (HR) Training Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing corporate and property-specific training programs at The Oasis at Death Valley. The person in this role will plan and execute deliverables to accomplish department goals.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : 1/18/2023 or later
    Position Type: Year Round
    Wage: $17.85/hour

    The Perks and Benefits:

    • Discounted Housing
    • Free breakfast and lunch with $4 dinners in the Employee Dining Room
    • Free wifi 
    • Free laundry facilities
    • Free access to pool, golf course, rec center, gym and sports courts
    • Benefits are offered to full-time year-round employees
    • Onsite Training and Employee Learning and Development Programs
    • Employee discounts on lodging, retail, and food and beverage products at all Xanterra Park locations

    Qualifications:

    • Currently have or receive within first year: CHT (Certified Hospitality Trainer).
    • Currently have or receive within first year: CIG, CIT (Certified Interpretive Trainer).
    • Currently have or receive immediately: TIPS Trainer Certification, SerfvSafe Trainer/Proctor Certification.

    Physical Demands:

    • Must be able to work in an office environment.
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
    • Must be able to live and work in extreme temperatures.
  • Maintenance Parts Clerk

    Engineering & Maintenance
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour

    Researches and orders all parts and services as required for the maintenance and repair of facilities and department vehicles. Receives all materials and services and accounts for accuracy and completeness of orders. Provides control and accountability of all inventories. Supports the CMMS Administrator as required.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Year Round
    Wage: $15.00 /hr. 

    Qualifications:

    • Computer skills are required and the ability to learn and become proficient with CMMS. Be familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) as well as the internet.
    • Knowledge of parts and overall purchasing skills are required. Able to effectively communicate with vendors.
    • Warehouse experience helpful.
    • Be able to handle multi-line phones and be efficient and professional with all calls.
    • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to multi-task as well as work with rapidly changing priorities.
    • Demonstrate professional verbal and written communication skills.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
    • Able to work standing or sitting for long periods of time.
    • Ability to work in extreme temperatures.
  • Human Resources Coordinator

    Human Resources
    Death Valley National Park
    $17.50 - $18.35 / hour

    The HR Coordinator role will be a key player in overseeing the check-in of newly arriving staff, acting as an employee ambassador, and assisting with HR Administrative duties.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : January 18, 2023
    Position Type: Year Round
    Wage: $17.50 - $18.35 DOE

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    • Superior customer service stills.
    • Excellent communication skills including interpersonal and public speaking.
    • Office organization skills.
    • High comfort level using Microsoft Office programs.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Basic knowledge of residence life policies.
    • Basic knowledge of Company and Park rules and regulations.
    • Leadership skills.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be capable of moving/lifting objects up to 25 pounds and maintain a moderate level of exertion.
    • Ability to walk moderate distances and climb stairs multiple times throughout shift for required tasks in employee dorms.
    • Ability to sustain periods of standing, bending, flexing, pushing/pulling a vacuum, and performing cleaning duties as needed.

    AUTHORITIES:

    • Enforcement of Company Policies and Procedures.
    • Tracking of resident housing assignments.
    • Contact Security staff, NPS, and/or upper management as needed in the handling of employee situations.
    • Addressing administrative issues verbally with residents and reporting to the Housing Manager for follow-up.
  • Restaurant Supervisor

    Food & Beverage
    Death Valley National Park
    $21.20 / hour

    Assist in supervising The Oasis at Death Valley F&B operations, which currently consists of the Inn Dining Room, Last Kind Words Saloon, 19th Hole Bar and Grill, and 1849 Buffet and Banquet functions. Responsible for all front-of-house operations, as assigned including overseeing customer service, employee relations, and reservations. Ensures proper department standards and food handling procedures are followed.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : January 18th, 2023
    Position Type: Year Round
    Wage: $21.50/hr

    Qualifications:

    • One year experience in a dining operation.
    • Must be able to work within a flexible work schedule, as the schedule may include mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
    • Knowledge in food and beverage products such as wine, beer, spirits, fine dining service, food safety, liquor laws and bartending
    • Must complete a company, mandatory cash-handling class.
    • Must be team-oriented with the ability to accomplish goals and projects.
    • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Valid driver's license.

    Physical Demands:

    • Physical abilities to include: lifting, carrying, bending, walking, standing, stooping and turning.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be able to climb up/down stairs.
  • Security (Fire/Life/Safety Officer)

    Death Valley National Park
    $16.35 / hour

    We are looking for a Fire Life Safety Officer to provide safety and protection for guests and employees of The Oasis at Death Valley properties. This role serves as a first responder in all guest and/or employee incidents and/or property-wide emergency situations. Our mission is to provide legendary service to our guests visiting from all over the world, and your work is instrumental to our success!

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : 1/18/2023 or later
    Position Type: Year Round
    Wage: $16.35/hr

    Qualifications:

    • A current California driver’s license.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to become proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet, and other computer-based applications.
    • Must be willing to work any combination of days, evenings, and nights as needed.

    Physical Demands:

    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. up to shoulder height.
    • Must be able to walk on varying terrains between 4-6 hours a day.
    • Frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, twist, reach, and grasp.
    • Must be able to talk or hear, have close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Physically able to work standing and walking for up to eight hours, and must have the endurance to function in a fast-paced and high-stress environment.
    • Must be able to withstand working in extreme outdoor summer temperatures.

    Minimum Required Training Certifications:

    • Possession of or ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certification.
    • Required to complete elements of Incident Action Planning (IAP)
    • Furnace Creek Fire Brigade training which includes scenarios serving as part of the support staff, helping to secure the area and directing guest and employee traffic

    Driving Company-owned Vehicles:

    • Company vehicles may include golf and utility carts and passenger vehicles.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license, and no more than three moving violations within the last twelve months on driving record. Employees on temporary permits or probationary licenses will not be allowed to drive Company vehicles.
    • Drivers may need to lift heavy objects and load them into their vehicles, requiring upper body strength and physical stamina.
    • A minimum visual acuity of 20/50 (or corrected to 20/50) is required. The Company reserves the right to periodically check the driving records of all operators of Company-owned, rented or leased vehicles to ensure compliance with all applicable laws.
  • Recreation Coordinator

    Human Resources
    Death Valley National Park
    $17.30 / hour

    The Recreation Coordinator plans and coordinates day-to-day activities for employees and hotel guests at the Oasis at Death Valley. The position provides assistance with routine employee inquiries, both in person and on the phone, including employee relations, and onboarding with a strong emphasis on recreation. We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating a fun, supportive, thriving employee culture! 

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : January 18, 2023
    Position Type: Year Round
    Wage: $17.30/hr

    Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated professional verbal and written communications skills - strong customer service skills, proper phone etiquette and the ability to work well with others.
    • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality related to personnel matters.
    • Appropriate public contact skills in dealing with persons with diverse backgrounds; ability to deal tactfully with problem situations.
    • Knowledge of office procedures, protocol and file maintenance.
    • Excellent PC skills including MS Office Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
    • Ability to safely drive a 15-passenger van for extended periods of time.
    • Bilingual (English and Spanish preferred)

     Physical Demands:

    • Ability to work in extreme temperatures when necessary.
    • Must be able to lift & carry 30 lbs.
    • Must be able to frequently walk, climb, squat/kneel and bend.
    • Must be available to work holidays.

How to Apply

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