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Come live and work in rural Alaska for the summer!

Our positions have been filled for this summer, but please check back next year.
Thank you!

Grand View Café & RV Park is located in an extremely scenic area surrounded by mountain peaks and ideally situated between the cities of Glennallen and Palmer, Alaska.  This is a rural community in the mountains of South Central Alaska, 2 hours from Anchorage.  The Glenn Highway is a National Scenic Byway, noted for its unsurpassed beauty. Attractions in this area are the Matanuska Glacier, which is accessible both by car and on foot, as well as Sheep Mountain Dall Sheep Reserve where guests are able to view wildlife from our property.

Grand View Lodge - Alaska summer employment and jobsAt Grand View , we take pride in our establishment, and we are looking for cheerful, energetic individuals who take pride in their work.  The largest portion of our business is in the cafe, which seats 24 people and serves breakfast, specialty burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups and hand tossed, brick oven pizza. Espresso, beer and wine are also served. We have a strong clientele of locals as well as tourists visiting our beautiful area of Alaska. In addition, three guest cottages and a full service RV Campground keep staff busy with registering of guests from around the world, as well as offering their great smile and engaging in friendly conversation.

This would be a great opportunity for anyone looking to spend a summer experiencing Alaska and to explore Alaska's Sheep Mountain/Matanuska Glacier Area.  There is plenty of camping, biking and hiking nearby, as well as river rafting and glacier treks to occupy your time.

Applicants must be drug free.

This year we have the following positions to fill:

Preference will be given to those who are able to work May 25th - September 10th

Morning/Afternoon Cook Position:
We’re looking for one person who loves preparing food, is a minimum of 18 years old and is knowledgeable in food safety and sanitation standards. Prior short order experience is preferred, however we are willing to train.  Each morning this position opens the cafe, stocks prep table & prepares breakfast meals to order.  Change over to lunch menu requires switching out the breakfast items to lunch items in the prep table, washing and cutting of produce and salad items, and filling condiments. May occasionally be asked to assist with soup making and baking. Cook does their own dishes and clean up of workspace at shift end. This position will be asked to perform any duties required in the operation of our business, including assisting wait staff , washing dishes, registering guests , helping paint and general maintenance. Must be an early riser, be able to communicate effectively with the afternoon /evening cook. Presentation must be neat with good personal hygiene. Pay 10.50 + DOE per hour  + tip share.  40 hrs. week.

Afternoon/Evening Pizza Cook:
We’re looking for one person who loves preparing food, is a minimum of 21 years old, and is knowledgeable in food safety and sanitation standards. Prior pizza making experience required for our gas brick ovens. Shift starts with checking of evening inventory and doing food layout and prep for pizza making. This person will also be required to prepare specialty sandwiches, salads, and burgers to order. Must be able to communicate with morning cook, be fast on their feet, organized, efficient and work well under pressure.  As well as doing their own prep work, they may be asked to make sauces. Cook does their own dishes and clean up of workspace at shift end. This position will be asked to perform any duties required in the operation of our business, including assisting wait staff, washing dishes, registering guests , helping general maintenance as time allows.
Presentation must be neat with good personal hygiene. Pay 10.50 + DOE per hour  + tip share and must hold Alaska TAM card for serving beer and wine.
Works 40 hrs per Week.

Dishwasher/ Housekeeper/ Grounds Keeper:
This person must enjoy cleaning, have an eye for detail, work independently and be self-motivated. Our business reputation was built on immaculate accommodations for our guests both inside and outside. This person will be doing a variety of duties, which will vary from day to day. Daily duties include cleaning the RV Park’s shower house, restrooms, three guest cottages, restocking inventory of supplies, washing, drying and folding of linens, watering and upkeep of flower beds. When completed, this person steps inside the café to assist where needed. Dishwasher duties require that you bus tables and keep the dishes washed and put away. This position will mow the lawns, bundle and stock firewood, do painting and general grounds keeping and maintenance as needed. Will also be asked to do periodic cleaning of the lodge. Applicant must be 18 years old. Must be in good health to perform all the aspects of this job and enjoy working outside. Pays $9.75 + tip share. Works 35-40 hrs per week.

Morning Wait Staff:
Seeking upbeat personality to serve our locals and tourists traveling through the area as well as assist with wildlife viewing with guests as time allows. Morning server must be minimum 18 + years old, have prior serving experience and hold an Alaska TAM card to serve beer and wine. Must be an early riser to assist with opening the cafe each morning. Duties include serving, taking food orders, delivering meals, making beverages, cashier and completing closing shift duties. Must also register RV and Cabin guests who are checking in. Presentation must be neat with good personal hygiene. Attire is professional casual. Pay $9.75 per hour + tip share. Works 35-45 hours per week.

Evening Wait Staff:
Seeking upbeat personality to serve our locals and tourists traveling through the area as well as assist with wildlife viewing with guests as time allows. Duties include taking food orders, delivering meals & making beverages and completing closing shift duties. Evening server must be minimum 21 years old, have prior serving experience and hold an Alaska TAM Card to serve beer and wine. Must also register RV and Cabin guest who are checking in. Presentation must be neat with good personal hygiene Attire is professional casual.  Pay $9.75 per hour + tip share. Works 35-45 hrs per week.

Flex Wait Staff:
This position is required to complete all the duties of our wait staff, but will work two morning and two evening shifts per week. Additional hours will be spent doing a variety of duties needed in the operation of the business. Pays 9.75 per hour + tip share. Works 35-40 hrs per week.

Flex Cook:
This position is required to complete all the duties of the cook, but will work two mornings and two evenings per week. Additional hours will be spent doing a variety of duties needed in the operation of the business. Pays 10.50 + DOE + tip share. Works 35-40 hours per week.

Lodging & Meals:

Employees working full time are provided room and board under the conditions of their contract. The charge is $62.50 per week and a $150 security deposit (which can be deducted from the first paycheck). Rooms are shared with the same sex roommate, and when available, a private room can be reserved for an additional fee. The employee’s common room is available with shower/restroom, Cable TV, and FREE Wireless Internet. Laundry on site.

Work Schedule:

  • Employees may be asked to switch between an alternating 5 day work week and a 6 day work week during the season.

  • Overtime is paid after 40 hrs per week.

  • Tips are shared and paid out on a monthly basis under the conditions of the
    employee contract.

Conditions for Employment:

  • All employees over 21 will be required to obtain a TAM card issued in the state of
    Alaska in order to serve alcohol, which must be obtained 30 days after employment begins.  The cost is $40.00 and transportation will be provided.  In addition, we require a food sanitation & handling course.

  • Employees must be in good health, able to lift 25 lbs, and be on your feet for hours at a time.

Grand View is a drug free work environment.

Preference will be given to those who are able to work
May 25th thru September 10th. However, if you are able
to complete most of the summer, please apply and we may be
able to adjust our dates.

To Apply, we require that you provide us with:

  • Cover Letter: Name, address, phone #, email, address, SKYPE address, date of birth, position applying for and beginning and ending dates available.

  • Resume with work history & related experience, along with contact phone numbers from those same past employers

  • Proof of age with photo ID (a copy of your drivers license, passport or state ID)

 

Email: Dwight @ info@grandviewrv.com

 

Grand View
Cafe & RV Park

22518 West Glenn Hwy
Milepost 109.5 Glenn Hwy
Glacier View, AK  99674

Summer ONLY:
(907) 746- 4480

Winter: Email Us

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~Past Employee Testimonials~

"Initially, I had thought I might be disappointed that I wasn't in Denali Park or another high tourist area, but I am so glad I was able to work in the Sheep Mountain area. The outdoor opportunities are endless, and I had the time of my life exploring the Matanuska Glacier"
~M.C, New York


"I love Alaska and the long summer days.I was able to go river rafting, on a glacier trek and saw lots of wildlife. I would recommend Grand View for a
great place to work and save money for college"

~C.R, Oregon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand View
Cafe & RV Park

22518 West Glenn Hwy
Milepost 109.5 Glenn Hwy
Glacier View, AK  99674

(907) 746- 4480

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