Find a job that interests you
Carefully read the listings of positions available. Find what interests you and select those categories when completing the on-line employment application found under the “Apply Now” tab. Some jobs listed may not be available throughout the year. Your chances for being selected increase if you apply for one of the positions marked with an **. We offer positions in the following departments:
Food & Beverage
Food & Beverage is the largest department within Grand Canyon National Park Lodges. F&B operations range from elegant dining rooms with canyon views to family style restaurants to high volume cafeteria operations. F&B is a great department to start work in as it provides abundant opportunities and career development skills.
**Kitchen Utility: The job where it all begins and ends in F&B. Responsible for dish/pot machine operation, employee dining room operation, maintaining sanitation standards. Continual movement, heavy lifting required.
**Cafeteria Worker: Take food order requests from the guests, plate the food and present it, clear tables, stock side stands and beverages. This is a high volume and fast paced position. Lots of public contact, long periods of standing, lifting required.
Snack Shop Attendant: Work in soda fountain type setting serving ice cream, sodas, snack foods. Lots of public contact and long periods of standing.
Dining Room Busser: This is a good starting position for the front of the house, as we promote many bussers to servers. Assist the servers in providing F&B service in the dining rooms. Greet the guests, pour beverages, clear and reset the tables, stock side stands. Heavy public contact, lifting required. Tipped position.
Hostess/Host: Greet the guests as they arrive at the dining room. Seat guests promptly and in a manner that ensures proper service flow. Long periods of standing, heavy public contact.
Food & Beverage Cashier: Cashiers transactions in dining rooms or cafeterias. Previous cashiering experience required. Heavy public contact.
Cooks: Our F&B operations have different levels of cook positions: cook help, prep, batch cooking, line on broiler, grill, sauté, expediting, wheel, eggs, and station cooks. Cooks may be assigned to the cafeteria or à la carte kitchens depending on skill level, experience and necessity. Must maintain recipe, production, portion and sanitation standards. Long periods of standing, heavy lifting required.
F&B Server: At the South Rim, applicants must be willing to start as dining room bussers and work up to a server position. They must provide the best possible F & B service to our guests, complete side work, do suggestive selling of menu items. They may work day and/or evening shifts. Previous experience required in high volume a la carte dining rooms. Intense public contact, long periods of standing. Tipped position.
F&B Supervisory Positions: For more information on openings and responsibilities, contact the employment office or watch for updates here.
One of the many highlights of the Rooms Department is the chance to work in one of the nationally registered historic hotels or lodges. The opportunity to interact with our guests who come from around the world makes Rooms a great workplace.
**Guest Room Attendant: The GRAs are the backbone of the Rooms Department. GRAs prepare the guest rooms and cabins for occupancy. GRAs work in a total team environment helping one another. GRA work requires constant movement, bending and lifting. We select Laundry Utility and Porter positions from our GRA staff. GRA is a good starting job for possible advancement to many different jobs in Rooms at Grand Canyon.
Guest Service Agent: Extensive public contact with our guests at the front desk, and setting a positive first impression of service are the mainstays of the GSA’s duties. Duties include guest check-in, check-out, answering phones, providing information, problem solving and posting transactions. Long periods of standing.
Security Officer: Patrol grounds ensuring security of guests and employees, respond to security calls, provide escorts for cashiers, and complete reports. Must possess valid driver’s license. Year-round positions only.
Firefighter: Must possess state certification in Firefighting I/II (or equivalent). Must be at least 21 years of age. Year-round positions only.
The Retail Department operates a wide array of stores throughout Grand Canyon. The stores we operate vary in size, design—some are on the Register of National Historic Places—and type of merchandise. Retail sales associates experience broad public contact with the guests.
Retail Sales Clerk: Operates scanner type cash register, high levels of public contact, provides product information to the guests, stocks shelves, helps with inventory. Long periods of standing, lifting required.
Accounting Clerk: Assists with accounting functions, payables, receivables, payroll, audit deposits, cashier balancing, daily reports. Accounting experience required, computerized spreadsheet experience helpful.
Night Auditor: Responsible for night audit functions in a front desk setting. Prepares audit using computerized program. Also requires public contact conducting some guest check-in and checkout. Knowledge of computerized accounting or front desk programs required.
Our Engineering and Skilled Trades department provides one of the most valuable services to Grand Canyon National Park Lodges. From appliance repair to preservation of historic buildings, our crews rise to the challenge of keeping our lodging and operations in prime running condition to meet the needs of nearly 6 million guests annually. Engineering and Maintenance does it all- preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, installations of fixtures and equipment, as well as maintaining facilities to our highest standards. Working in the field and hands on skills are needed to get the job done right the first time. If the idea of being a part of keeping Grand Canyon National Park facilities in first class condition appeals to you, then this department may be a good fit.
The Transportation Department headquartered on the South Rim of Grand Canyon provides a diversity of guest services, from informative bus tours to the world famous Grand Canyon mule rides, to selling numerous park related sightseeing activities. All Transportation Department positions are South Rim only.
Transportation Desk Clerk: Provides information and sells activities for Grand Canyon tours including bus tours and mule rides. High level of public contact. Will learn a tremendous amount of comprehensive information about Grand Canyon. Foreign language fluency in French or German is a plus.
Tour Driver: Provides interpretive commentary and narration to guests while driving the tour vehicles. Full public contact position, providing park information and enhancing the guest’s park experience. Must possess valid Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement and be willing to transfer license to Arizona.