Lead Cook
Xanterra Glacier National Park Lodges

Many Glacier Hotel

Now Hiring Summer 2023 Lead Cooks for Glacier National Park!

Stunning mountain lakes and breathtaking mountain vistas!

  • spring
  • summer
  • fall
Montana and Glacier NP, Montana
$19.05 / hour
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

Join our Food & Beverage team at Glacier National Park!

At Glacier National Park Lodges, we depend on our team members to be highly motivated, committed, and competent people who share our vision and work together to attain it, while our work environment encourages responsibility for personal growth and promotes pride in each employee. No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park. You will play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to all our guests.

Seasonal positions start in May or early-June and extend through mid- to late-September 2023 (dates depend on specific, in-park location)
Wage: $19.05 per hour
Schedule: Varies, 45-50 hours per week
Perks include:

  • Affordable employee housing (dormitory-style) and on-site employee meals (cafeteria-style)
  • Free on-site laundry facility, employee shuttle service, Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth)
  • Free Red Bus Tours (as available)
  • Free Glacier National Park season pass
  • Exclusive Retail and Dining discounts in Glacier
  • $350 Referral Bonus Program
  • The adventure of a lifetime!



  • Creating a quality product in a timely fashion for guests and staff
  • Communicate closely with chef on duty.
  • Follows recipe cards and use a full range of cooking methods.
  • Familiar with operation of kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain Xanterra standards of sanitation throughout pantry/salad areas of the kitchen.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Require 2 to 3 years experience as Lead Cook, First Cook, or is a culinary school graduate.
  • Ability to communicate clearly so that others in the kitchen understand expectations and tasks.
  • Ability to mentor and develop Line Cooks and kitchen staff.
  • Must multitask to perform various cooking and lead duties at the same time.
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced, high stress environment.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, approximately 8 hours.
  • Must be able to walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend, stretch, and reach for extended periods of time.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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