Kitchen Crew
Yellowstone National Park Lodges

LIVE. WORK. EXPLORE. as Kitchen Crew in Yellowstone National Park!

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

  • summer
  • fall
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
$15.00 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 1 month. (Apr 01, 2024)

Live. Work. Explore. as a part of our Food & Beverage team in Yellowstone National Park!

We operate 47 dining venues, including dining rooms, fast-casual, cafeterias, bars, employee facilities, delis and snack shops. It's high volume, fast-paced and fun! Almost half of the Yellowstone summer staff work for the Food and Beverage Operation! If you are interested in starting or enhancing your food and beverage career, the kitchen is a great place to start.

We’re hiring Kitchen Crew to Live. Work. Explore. this summer! 

Job Summary:
As a Kitchen Crew member, you would be responsible for performing a variety of tasks in and around the kitchen such as light food prep, serving food in a quick service outlet, running pre-ordered food to tables, performing dishwasher duties, and running a cash register. No prior experience is needed.

The Details:
Position Type: Seasonal
Season Dates: April- Late October 2024
Pay: $15.00/hr
Schedule: Typical schedule is 40 hours, 5 days/per week (may include weekends, evenings, 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


  • Responsible for prep, set-up, service, clean-up, and restocking of food service areas.
  • Adhere to all sanitation requirements including product rotation, temperature maintenance, storage procedures, cooking requirements, and handling techniques.
  • Maintain appearance and uniform standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all kitchen, dining, and service areas. Ensure work area is orderly and properly stocked.
  • Complete assigned duties within each shift, focusing efforts on cleanliness and appearance of dining areas.
  • Develop and maintain positive communication and teamwork with all co-workers and supervisors.
  • Conducts themselves in a pleasant and professional manner with the awareness that all actions and communications are within guest view. Ensure a congenial atmosphere for all.


  • Ability to provide excellent guest service in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to follow all policies, procedures, and service standards.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment and follow directions.
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and safely with all kitchen equipment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize under pressure while maintaining a pleasant demeanor. 

Physical Requirements:

  • 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 veteran status.

How to Apply

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