Yellowstone National Park Lodges

LIVE. WORK. EXPLORE. as a Custodian at Yellowstone National Park!

Escape to the mountains & geysers of the world's first national park!

  • summer
  • fall
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
$15.25 / hour
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 2 months. (Apr 14, 2024)

Live. Work. Explore. as a part of our Lodging team in Yellowstone National Park!

Are you enthusiastic about hospitality, people, and beautiful places? By working at Yellowstone National Park, you will get all three! As part of our Lodging team, you will be a proud steward of the park and play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to our guests!

We operate 9 lodging facilities with over 2,000 guest rooms across 6 locations throughout Yellowstone. Guest accommodations include cabins and hotel rooms ranging from rustic to modern.

We’re hiring Custodians to Live. Work. Explore. this summer in iconic Yellowstone National Park!

Job Summary:
Custodians (We call them Housekeeping Porters at Yellowstone) are responsible for cleaning public lobbies, restrooms and other guest use areas, and working together as a tight-knit team in indoor and outdoor settings.

The Details:
Position Type: Seasonal
Season Dates: April - November 
Pay: $15.25/Hour
Schedule: Typical schedule is 40 hours, 5 days/per week (may include weekends, evenings, overnights, and holidays)

Why Yellowstone National Park?
We are a welcoming community who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy crafting memorable experiences for our guests. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection®, we are the primary authorized concessionaire in Yellowstone, and proud stewards of the park.

Life in Yellowstone:

  • Employee housing (dormitory-style) and on-site employee meals (cafeteria-style). Room & Board costs equal to $17.00/day and are deducted bi-weekly (approximately $234.00) from your paycheck
  • Free on-site laundry facility, Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth), and utilities included
  • No Wyoming state taxes deducted from your paycheck
  • A fast-paced, exciting work environment with plenty of upward mobility and growth opportunities
  • Meet people of all ages from all over the country and world!

Benefits and Perks:

  • Free Employee Recreation Program (recreation centers, athletics, gear rentals, seminars, van trips, hiking, and more).
  • Employee discounts on retail, food & beverage, lodging, and activities in Yellowstone
  • Employee discounts at local gateway communities
  • Access to maintained campgrounds and back country campsites inside and around the park
  • Over 1,000 miles of hiking trails inside the park itself
  • Fresh air, breathtaking views, and clear night skies
  • World-class wildlife viewing of bison, elk, moose, wolves, bears, and more
  • Approximately 500 geysers (the largest concentration in the world) and hot springs, including Grand Prismatic, the third largest in the world


  • Provide our guests with the best in service, courtesy, and care.
  • Clean public lobbies, restrooms, and other guest-use areas as assigned.
  • Comply with housekeeping policies and procedures.
  • Comply with proper biohazard clean-up procedures.
  • Comply with key security and use procedures.
  • Comply with procedures for chemical use.
  • Comply with environmental policies and procedures.
  • Comply with work shift schedules in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Work safely to avoid injuries and accidents including wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment.
  • When finding unsafe conditions and maintenance concerns, address them immediately by turning in maintenance service requests.
  • Maintain cleanliness of housekeeping vacuums, closets, storage areas, and other equipment.
  • Learn about location and hours to be able to assist guests with their questions.
  • Assist other departments as needed, including six-day work weeks during times of staffing needs.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the Manager or Assistant Manager


  • Ability to work with little to no supervision
  • Knowledge of carpet and floor care and proper use of cleaning equipment is helpful, but not required
  • Ability to provide a positive guest experience for interactions with guests

Physical Requirements:

  • Stretching, walking, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending, kneeling, and climbing up and down stairs each shift.
  • Making beds, stripping rooms, and cleaning toilets.
  • The ability to push 50-75 pounds on a daily basis, moving carts and bins.
  • Working with required chemicals daily.
  • Ability to work at night, and possibly over-night hours and shifts.

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 veteran status.

How to Apply

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