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FREE Employee Housing through December 21, 2022!

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

Click Here to view all of our current available opportunities. 

  • 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
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    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!

  • Cooks - All Levels, Seasonal

    Food & Beverage
    Death Valley National Park
    $17.50 - $20.00 / hour

    Enthusiastic about crafting an extraordinary dining experience? Available for all levels of cooks, the Oasis at Death Valley has a range of opportunities as expansive as the park itself. Whether you are an entry-level cook or an experienced culinary professional, you will play an essential role in creating memorable experiences for our guests.

    Cooks will work across all stations and using all kitchen equipment. Depending on the venue, you can anticipate working multiple stations that include batch production, high volume ala carte, prep, pantry, and banquets.

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    Current openings include:

    • Cook I - $20.00/hr
    • Cook II - $19.00/hr
    • Cook III - $17.50/hr

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the quality, food safety/sanitation, and timeliness of meals prepared.
    • Ensure consistency in techniques to be used for proper food preparation, portioning and plating as outlined in recipes, product rotation and mise en place.
    • Prepares a variety of food items using knives, electric mixers, ovens, fryers, gas stoves, griddles, and broilers.

     

    Qualifications vary by position. We prefer at least one year of previous cooking experience in a high-volume ala carte or batch production setting or relevant schooling.

  • Server Assistant/Busser

    Food and Beverage
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour

    We are looking for Bussers to facilitate prompt, efficient, and friendly table service in coordination with the Food & Beverage staff 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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    Responsibilities:

    • Clean tables, carry dirty dishes and replace dirty table linens.
    • Resets tables in a timely manner.
    • Keeps back station stocked with dishware, silverware and glassware.
    • Responsible for the removal of extra place settings at tables after guests have been seated, as well as for the removal of used dishware during the meal.
    • Serves food and beverages to guests.
    • Responsible for the completion of all side duties associated with that shift.
    • Performs all other duties, as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • Previous front-of-the-house restaurant experience.
    • Excellent people skills.
    • Must be able to work independently.
    • Must meet and maintain grooming standards.
    • Must possess or obtain a TIPS certification for servers of alcohol within 30 days of hire. On-site training is available.
    • Must possess or obtain a California Food Handler’s Card within 30 days of hire. On-site training is available.
  • Bell Attendant

    Rooms
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour + tips

    This position handles bags and luggage and picks up/delivers messages, documents, packages, and other items between properties. May also be asked to cover Front Desk, answer phones, organize patios and public areas, and upkeep guest activity supplies and fireplaces. Eventually may provide shuttle services for employees and guests, as this service is currently unavailable due to safety precautions of COVID-19.

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    Responsibilities:

    • Assist guests with bags and luggage at check-in and/or check-out as requested.
    • Assist guests with escort and valet services as needed.
    • Provide positive, informative, and courteous customer service to all guests and visitors.
    • Maintains the cleanliness of company vehicles and assures timely maintenance of the vehicle is adhered to.
    • Delivers amenity requests to guest rooms.
    • Be familiar with details about the Inn and Ranch including various historical significances of the properties, hours of operation for outlets, and current road conditions.
    • Daily cleaning/maintenance of lobby, patios/decks, public areas, pool and assist housekeeping with dusting and picking up trash.
    • Be able to assist Front Desk by covering the counter or answering phones.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • At least 6 months of previous customer service experience.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • Pleasant personality and the ability to deal with a wide variety of people.
    • Ability to work quickly and thoroughly under pressure.
    • Must be flexible and open to changes in procedures.
    • Ability to attend to more than one task at a time.
    • Must adhere to grooming standards.
    • Must be available for both AM and PM Bellperson shifts.
    • Must have a valid Driver’s license and a high level of understanding for California state vehicle traffic laws.

    Physical Demands:

    • Must be able to frequently and safely lift luggage that could be up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be able to bend, push, pull, lift and stand for extended periods of time.
    • Be able to assist guests into and out of the bell van.
    • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures.
  • Maintenance

    Maintenance & Engineering
    Death Valley National Park
    $16.20 / hour

    The general maintenance position provides support to all trades. Maintain security and safety of all job sites and work areas for self, fellow workers, staff, guests, and any other person(s) possibly affected during the performance of assignments.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Year-Round
    Wage: $16.20/hr

  • Restaurant Host

    Food and Beverage
    Death Valley National Park

    Greet and seat restaurant patrons. The Host/Cashier is the first person our guests will communicate with when entering our food outlets. Personality and professionalism will instill confidence in our guests and will have a direct influence on the environment of that outlet.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Year-Round or Seasonal 
    Wage: $15.00/hr
    Free employee housing through December 21, 2022!

    Responsibilities:

    • Greets guests and seat them where they can be best served.
    • Establishes and efficiently use a waiting list when necessary.
    • Issues guest checks and record them for control purposes.
    • Maintains a cash bank at the amount given by Accounting.
    • Correctly operates cash register, handles tour recaps, and processes coupons and employee discounts.
    • Ensures that all guests are served promptly, and courteously by giving proper direction to servers and bus persons.
    • Acts diplomatically in resolving guest problems.
    • Familiarity with all server/bus procedures and responsibilities.
    • Verifies all employee ID cards and promotions as indicated.
    • Answers all telephone calls using proper phone etiquette
    • Responsible for daily knowledge of room count, special events or Banquets, etc. scheduled in their operation.

    Qualifications:

    • Front-of-the-house restaurant experience preferable.
    • Must have a high degree of professionalism.
    • Excellent customer service skills when dealing with the public and employees.
    • Knowledge of handling cash and credit cards and balancing bank and correctly completing paperwork is a must.
    • Physically able to work standing for eight hours, and must have the endurance to function in a fast-paced and high-stress environment.
  • Housekeeping

    Rooms
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour

    Performs routine and specialized duties in the cleaning and servicing of any area which may be assigned for the convenience and comfort of the guests.

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    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for cleanliness and upkeep of employee and guest facilities including, but not limited to, restrooms, showers, outdoor seating/gathering areas, building hallways, offices, outdoor walkways, pool areas, and function/event areas.
    • Cleans windows, floors, and doors as assigned.
    • Performs regular dusting and cleaning of all outdoor and indoor light fixtures
    • Empties trash and recycling from all public garbage cans
    • Cleans, maintains, and restocks departmental golf cart after every shift.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Housekeeping Assistant Manager

    Lodging
    Death Valley National Park
    $19.75 / hour

    We are looking for a Housekeeping Assistant Manager to oversee all housekeeping functions for the Ranch and Inn properties 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!

    APPLY HERE

    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Year-Round
    Wage: $19.75 /hr

    Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that the lodging units are cleaned to the highest standard.
    • Coach and Train employees for success (Housekeepers, Housepersons, and Inspectors),
    • Operate the housekeeping department within the assigned budgetary constraints.
    • Implement appropriate training and cross training programs.
    • Maintaining housekeeping equipment and housekeeping vehicles.
    • Adhere to all company, state and federal safety policies and regulations.
    • Supply inventory control & maintain equipment.
    • Establish and maintain smooth and open communications with the Front Desk, Engineering, and Food and Beverage departments.
    • Communicate with the Executive Housekeeper Manager on a daily basis regarding any issues or developments, which pertain to the operation and/or guest experience.
    • Complete all reports as required and manage special projects on a timely basis.
    • Management functions include but are not limited to: skills training, safety training, accurate scheduling, and payroll (Kronos) tracking. 
    • Ensure that all employees are aware of the Ecometrix Policy, Xanterra’s company-wide Environmental Management System (EMS) and their roles and responsibilities in achieving conformance to the policy.
    • Must maintain and adhere to the standards and procedures set forth by the AAA 4-diamond rating system.

    Qualifications:

    • 2 years management experience, preferable within the hospitality industry.
    • 2 years experience in housekeeping.
    • OPERA Property Management System experience preferred.
    • Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office and other company applications.
    • Must maintain flexibility in work schedule.
    • Must have strong leadership, guest service and communication skills, which can be demonstrated in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment.
  • HVAC Technician

    Maintenance & Engineering
    Death Valley National Park
    $16.65 / 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

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

  • Irrigation Technician, Year round

    Golf
    Death Valley National Park
    $17.85 / hour

    We are looking for an Irrigation Technician to maintain and manage irrigation systems and performance by observation of turf and plant material conditions at the Oasis at Death Valley. This position will implement corrective action for over-watering or lack of watering and report problems to grounds supervisor. 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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    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain assigned irrigation area
    • Repair pipe breaks (PVC and Poly)
    • Troubleshoot malfunctioning sprinkler heads
    • Identify and repair electrical problems
    • Maintain, Identify and correct Irrigation Clock problems
    • Spot-water dry areas
    • Document daily activities; maintain accurate repair records
    • Conduct continual visual inspections of areas
    • Familiarize irrigation systems through irrigation plans and as-builts
    • Assist with irrigation projects
    • Assist in irrigation system start up and winterizing
    • Assist with daily grounds maintenance
    • Apply preventative maintenance programs for maximum irrigation efficiency
    • Maintain clean and organized workstations in the irrigation parts room and assigned equipment
    • Recognize safety hazards and act accordingly


    Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of basic electrical and hydraulics related to the system including valves, controllers and pumps.
    • Ability to operate light motorized equipment.
    • Knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in grounds maintenance work.
    • Ability to follow oral and written directions.
    • Valid California Driver’s License
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. up to shoulder height.
    • Must be able to withstand working in extreme temperatures.
    • Must be able to work on feet for at least 8 hours per day.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Minimum 6 months of relevant experience and basic knowledge of irrigation parts.
  • Landscaper/Gardener - Golf Course

    Maintenance & Engineering
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.40 / hour

    We are looking for Gardeners to develop, improve and maintain the grounds in and around The Oasis at Death Valley.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Year-Round or seasonal
    Wage: $15.40/hr

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintains security and safety of all job sites and work areas for self, fellow workers, staff, guests and any other person(s) possibly affected during performance of assignments.
    • Performs all assignments as directed by the Lead Gardener, Golf Course Superintendent, Horticulturist and/or Assistant Golf Course Superintendent while maintaining safety, quality, timeliness and cost-effectiveness.
    • Waters vegetation to maintain health and appearance.
    • Installs, troubleshoots and repairs irrigation systems.
    • Mowing, edging, pruning, trimming and planting of vegetation.
    • Maintains and develops ponds, fountains, and other decorative landscaping.
    • Keeps equipment and tools of the trade-in good working order.
    • General grounds cleanup of trash and wind debris.
    • Provides assistance in special events.
    • All other duties as assigned.
  • Restaurant Server

    Food & Beverage
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour + tips

    Join our front-of-house team as a server! The Oasis at Death Valley operates two hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and the world's lowest elevation golf course. Our historic AAA Four Diamond Inn and Ranch offer guests a variety of accommodations.

    APPLY HERE

    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate 
    Position Type: Year-Round or Seasonal 
    Wage: $15.00/hr + tips

    Responsibilities:

    • Welcome and greet guests. Assist in making and recommending food choices from the menu.
    • Inform guests of specials and menu changes/deletions.
    • Answer questions in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Take food and beverage orders from guests, enter orders in our point-of-sale system, deliver food and beverages from the kitchen and bar to guests in a timely manner.
    • Continually follow-up with guests regarding food and dining experience. Respond quickly and politely to guest requests.
    • Strictly adhere to all guest check/cash handling policies and procedures as outlined in Xanterra and Oasis policies and procedures.

    Qualifications:

    • At least 1-3 years front of house restaurant experience.
    • Excellent customer service skills when dealing with guests and employees.
    • Must possess basic math skills and money handling skills.
    • Must possess or obtain a California Food Handler’s Card within 30 days of hire. On-site training is available.
    • Must possess or obtain a TIPS certification for servers of alcohol within 30 days of hire. On-site training is available.
  • Retail Associate

    Retail
    Death Valley National Park
    $15.00 / hour

    We are looking for Retail Associates to stock, organize, inventory merchandise, handle returns, and sell goods at the Oasis at Death Valley. This role attends to customers on the selling floor at all Retail Outlets as well as assisting retail leaders with golf events. The personality and professionalism of our retail team will instill confidence in our guests and will have a direct influence on the environment. 

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

    APPLY NOW

    The Details:
    Start Date: Immediate 
    Position Type: Year-Round or Seasonal
    Wages: $15.00/hr

     

  • Sous Chef, Year-Round

    Food & Beverage
    Death Valley National Park
    $20.65 / hour

    Sous Chef assists in the management of kitchen operations, which includes food production for all dining outlets. This position is responsible for managing a staff of 6-12 employees per shift in food production and cleaning and reports directly to the Chef. Our mission is to provide legendary service to our guests visiting from all over the world, and your work is instrumental to our success!

    APPLY HERE

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage various shifts in the Kitchen.
    • Coordinate and ensure adequate and timely food production and quality for all outlets.
    • Control food and labor costs within in proper guidelines.
    • Provide leadership as well as train and develop all Ranch back of the house staff.
    • Must be able to work within a flexible work schedule, as schedule may include mornings, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    • Maintain a high level of cleanliness within the kitchen and ensure safe food handling practices.
    • Involved with scheduling, F&B inventories, Foodtrak.
    • Regularly attend weekly F&B meetings.
    • Management functions include but are not limited to employee relations; conflict resolution; skills training; staff meetings; and work safety/food safety training.
    • Responsible for ensuring that all employees are aware of the Ecometrix Policy, Xanterra’s company-wide Environmental Management System (EMS) and their roles and responsibilities in achieving conformance to the policy.
    • Responsible for additional management and/or related duties assigned by the company.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Preferred two years supervisory/management experience in a restaurant and/or hospitality kitchen, in multi-unit F&B operations.
    • Ability and/or experience with controlling labor and food costs.
    • Knowledge of restaurant operations, inventories, volume food preparations & sanitation
    • General computer knowledge and ability to learn Foodtrak.
    • Leadership skills with ability to prioritize, multi-task and be accountable for duties & projects.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Valid driver’s license.
  • 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

    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.
  • Plumber

    Engineering & Maintenance
    Death Valley National Park
    $17.30 / hour

    Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs plumbing, gas systems, and equipment.

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    The Details:
    Start Date
    : Immediate, but can be flexible
    Position Type: Full-time, Year-Round 
    Wage: $17.30/hr

    Responsibilities:

    • Installs & repairs freshwater, greywater, gas, drainage, collection, & sewer piping.
    • Plumbs and installs residential and commercial equipment.
    • Plumbs, installs, troubleshoots and repairs residential and commercial plumbing fixtures, water closets, lavatories and accompanying seats, washers, rings, and stems.
    • Plumbs, installs, troubleshoots & repairs steam lines and traps.
    • Plumbs, installs, repairs & troubleshoots water circulating systems.
    • Maintains safety and security of all job sites and work areas.

    Qualifications:

    • A valid Driver’s License.
    • At least one year of experience in the plumbing field.
    • Must be able to sweat copper.
    • Knowledge and ability to work and maintain all plumbing equipment.
    • Able to install residential & commercial plumbing & gas equipment.
    • Able to identify, measure, thread, and join various pipes.
    • Able to install fresh water, grey water, gas drainage, collection & sewage piping systems.
    • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
    • Ability to climb and work from a ladder up to 40 ft. above ground.
    • Ability to enter & work in crawl spaces, attics & manholes.
    • Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures.
  • 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.

How to Apply

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