Delaware North at Yellowstone Vacations

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Work and play in West Yellowstone, the gateway to America's first national park!

At Delaware North, we are leaders in the hospitality and foodservice industry. The places we operate—hotels, resorts, cultural attractions, and national and state parks—make countless memories for millions of guests each and every year. Our talented associates bring a rare attention to detail to every property in our care, and to every individual we serve across our diverse operating companies.

Delaware North Parks and Resorts is seeking talented individuals who are committed to providing exceptional guest service to work in West Yellowstone, Montana. Our location at the West entrance to Yellowstone National Park is ideal for those who enjoy the great outdoors. We offer associate discounts and have employee housing (subject to availability).

Jobs in the Spotlight

About Delaware North at Yellowstone Vacations

The Gray Wolf Inn & Suites is a limited service hotel, with 105 guest rooms. Summer season start dates range from early May - early June; end dates range from late September - late October.

The West Yellowstone Holiday Inn is a full-service hotel, with 123 guest rooms and a 206 seat restaurant and bar called The Branch. Winter season dates are mid-December - mid-March. Summer season start dates range from mid-April - early July; end dates range from early September - late October.

The Yellowstone Park Hotel is a limited service hotel, with 64 guest rooms. This location closes during the winter, summer season start dates range from mid-April - late May; end dates range from late September - late October. 

The Explorer Cabins are a 50 cabin property located in the heart of West Yellowstone. This location opened in July 2013 and is open year round.

Yellowstone Vacation Tours offers tours and activities to explore the world's first National Park! Offering snowmobile and snow coach tours in the cold winter months and bus tours in the warm summer months, when it comes to Yellowstone, there’s no bad time to go exploring! Hiking, biking, sightseeing, and scenic drives are always in season. Working at Yellowstone Vacation Tours allows you to interact with people from all over the world while enjoying Yellowstone and West Yellowstone! 

The Ridgeline Hotel is an 86 room hotel located in three separate buildings in Gardiner, Montana located near the Yellowstone River. We also operate an on-site restaurant, The Yellowstone Mine which serves dinner daily.

The Employee Experience

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

As a Delaware North associate, you'll have the ability to pursue future opportunities at any of our hundreds of locations across the country including operations in National Parks such as Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Grand Canyon, Shenandoah, Glacier, and Rocky Mountain.

Yellowstone Vacations offers associates the opportunity to work, live and play at the entrance of Yellowstone National Park. West Yellowstone and Gardiner are gateways to adventure, within minutes of town you can be hiking in the mountains, fishing in streams and lakes, and exploring Yellowstone National Park!

Ideal Candidate

We search for associates who possess a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and the ability to handle a physical workload and a fast-paced atmosphere. Our most successful associates are individuals who are team players that enjoy giving quality customer service, are passionate about, and enjoy the outdoors and the beautiful area that we call home.  

The ideal candidate will be able to work the summer season beginning in April and going through October, with a possibility to extend to the winter season. Winter positions typically start in early to mid-December and go through March, with a possibility to extend to the summer season. Many of our hotel positions can become year-round jobs for those are are interested in calling Yellowstone home.

Room and Board

We're now offering FREE housing! 

West Yellowstone Apartments - We offer shared apartments in West Yellowstone. Each unit has two-to-four occupants. There is a full kitchen and shared bathroom in each apartment, with a shared coin-operated laundry facility in the complex.These apartments are fully furnished with all utilities paid except internet which is available at the associate’s expense.  All apartments have all kitchen appliances, TV, and kitchenware; linens are available upon request. Associates are responsible for their own meals.  Residents will share the same room as well as the entire apartment with up to 1-4 people.  All rooms are fully furnished with a bed, dresser and a nightstand. It is recommended that you bring your own twin-sized sheets and blankets, we have a limited number available. All apartments are non-smoking. Guests, family members, and pets are not permitted in employee housing.

Gardiner Hotel-Style Rooms - The provided employee housing is hotel style located on property. Two associates are assigned to each room with shared bathrooms assigned by gender. Furnishings in the dorm room include a queen size bed, desk, chair, and dresser. Amenities include high speed internet access. Housing includes a mini-fridge and microwave. Associates are not responsible for utilities such as electric and water.

Employee Perks

Sign-on Bonus - $500 sign-on bonus available (paid after 90 days)

Seasonal Completion Bonus - $250 per month bonus through the end of October.

Internet - Wi-Fi is not included in the cost of your rent. However, you can obtain internet by contacting the local provider and paying on your own. There is also a public library and several Internet cafes in West Yellowstone.

Satellite TV - Satellite television is included in the cost of your rent at the Madison and Ambassador Apartments. 

Discounts - 50% shift meal at the Branch restaurant, 30% discount at the Yellowstone General Stores located inside the park. 

Medical - Local medical services are available to residents and temporary residents of West Yellowstone at the CHP Clinic across from the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone.  There is a local dentist who has office hours twice per week.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Arriving by Car - Associates with their own transportation can travel straight to West Yellowstone on Check In Day. Associates will be allowed to check-in to housing two days before their start date.  

Arriving by Air - The nearest airport is Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN).  Bozeman is 90 miles north of West Yellowstone. We provide transportation to those arriving by air or bus in Bozeman (BZN). We ask that you arrive the day before to be ready for pickup on your Check In Day

  • U.S. Residents can fly into Salt Lake City (SLC). We do not provide transportation to West Yellowstone but you can schedule bus transportation with Salt Lake Express  https://saltlakeexpress.com.

Arriving by Bus - Greyhound https://www.greyhound.com/ is available from most cities in the U.S. to Bozeman, MT and Idaho Falls, ID. In order to be picked up in Idaho Falls or Bozeman, you must contact Human Resources to arrange a pickup.

Hotel Accommodations - Bozeman offers many hotel choices providing a free airport shuttle. To allow for a more efficient pickup on Check In Day, we will provide a list of preferred hotels with new hire materials.

Hostel - Treasure State Hostel is a low cost alternative to high cost hotel accommodations.  Treasure State Hostel starts at $28/night.  Please check their website for up-to-date room pricing.  Treasure State Hostel is located at 27 E. Main, Bozeman, MT 59715 (406) 624-6244.

Transportation around West Yellowstone - West Yellowstone is a small town, having your own vehicle isn't a necessity. Most places are a 10-15 minute walk from the apartments. Having a bike is helpful to get around West Yellowstone. 

For Fun

Enjoy the convenience of living in a small Montana town, while being just minutes away from the West Entrance to the nation's oldest national park! In the summer you can fish in the hundreds of miles of blue ribbon trout water surrounding West Yellowstone, hike, mountain bike or explore ghost towns, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and more!

Would you prefer stillwater fishing? At approximately 15 miles long and four miles wide, nearby Hebgen Lake is a premier stillwater fishing destination.
 
Other activities available in the area include rafting, horseback riding, tubing, and boating.

In the winter you can explore hundreds of miles of snowmobiling and cross-country skiing trails. If you enjoy downhill skiing or snowboarding, West Yellowstone is just 55 miles from Big Sky, home to some of the most diverse skiing and snowboarding trails among breathtaking vistas.

How to Apply

We offer the ease of an online employment application, linked below. Search available jobs and apply online in 5 minutes or less. You'll be invited to a quick text-based interview that will allow you to quickly qualify for the position before you can schedule your own phone or video interview.

Thank you for your interest in joining us for a great season in Yellowstone!


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