Ventures West Inc.

Work & Play in West Yellowstone!

Make lifelong friendships while living and playing near the first and best National Park established in America.

We are located in the town of West Yellowstone, 2 blocks outside of the West entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

About Ventures West Inc.

Based in West Yellowstone Montana, Ventures West Inc. is a family owned company for over a 100 years. Ventures West Inc. has 2 large Retail Stores, 2 RV Parks, Vacation and Apartment Rentals.

The Employee Experience

While working in Yellowstone National Park is a special experience, working in the small town of West Yellowstone is the best of both worlds. You will have the ability to not only experience Yellowstone National Park but have the amenities not available inside the park. Our small town has groceries, banks, automobile and church services just to name a few. Plus you get to easily explore and enjoy the true experience of living in Montana.

Ideal Candidate

We seek fun, enthusiastic, self starter individuals who want to meet  life long friends and explore the First and Best National park to join our team!

Room and Board

Housing options include RV sites with full-hookups or fully furnished apartments with Direct TV. Free WiFi is available for all employees.

Employee Perks

Besides spending the summer in beautiful Montana! You have the whole summer to explore and do what most only have days to do.

30% in Store discount!

Free WiFi

Discounted laundry

Full hook-up RV sites

Furnished apartments with WIFI & Direct TV

Employee socials


Getting Here and Getting Around

We may be by the Heart of Yellowstone National Park, and our town may be small and quaint but we do have an airport, West Yellowstone Airport!

Or Bozeman airport is 90 miles North and Idaho Falls Airport is 90 miles south. There are numerous buses which run from these locations. Sorry NO UBER!

For Fun

A summer of exploration & adventure in one of the most beautiful locations in America. Whether it's hiking in the mountains, relaxing on the shores of Hebgen Lake, horseback riding, photographing wildlife, fishing, or a casual drive through beautiful scenery, the West Yellowstone area is the place to be!

Our Jobs

  • Sales Associate:
  • Assistant Manager:

Starting and end dates are flexible - positions are available starting April 1st through October 31st



Assistant Manager

We are looking for a year-round Assistant Manager for our retail operations. This position will be responsible for assisting the manager in the day to day operations of the stores. Management or Retail experience required. Position includes excellent benefits, pay dependent upon experience. Housing may be available.

Retail Sales Associate

West Yellowstone
This positions available at Smith & Chandler and Firehole Trading Company. Smith & Chandler has been in business since the early 1900’s and has long been considered as the premier shop in West Yellowstone for upscale gift, apparel and outdoor lifestyle products. Firehole Trading Company is our newest addition and has a younger urban feel compared to Smith & Chandlers vintage feel. This is a fun work environment where you can enjoy meeting visitors from around the country and the world. We are looking for Motivated, friendly & outgoing persons wanted to be a part of our sales team in West Yellowstone. Must have customer service skills and must be comfortable promoting sales and working with the public. • Position is retail sales, including greet & assisting customers, operating the point of sales and credit card machines • Restocking & pricing merchandise • Light cleaning, including dusting and straightening • Assisting visitors, with local information Approx. 35 hrs/wk. @ $9.00/hr. 2 consecutive days off Housing or RV site available.

How to Apply

Contact - Buff HR or Dianne  Retail Assistant Manager/Employee Recruiter


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