Hospitality positions of every kind
The Furnace Creek Resort offers entry level hospitality positions consisting of guestroom attendants, kitchen utility and laundry utility. Those with applicable work experience may be considered for the following positions: front desk clerk, reservations agent, prep or line cook, accounting staff, human resources staff, cashier, retail associate, bus attendant, server and general or skilled maintenance positions.
Check the list of currently available positions by clicking on the link below. You may wish to refer to the sample positions listed below by department to understand what is expected of you in the position you plan to apply for. Note that some jobs listed below may not be available at all times.
Food & Beverage
Food & Beverage (F&B) is the largest department within Furnace Creek Resort. F&B operations range from an elegant dining room with a desert mountain view to family style restaurants to an outdoor grill on the golf course. 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.
Dining Room Bus Attendant: This is a good starting position for the front of the house, as we promote many bus attendants to servers. This position assists servers in providing F&B service in the dining rooms. They greet the guests, pour beverages, clear and reset the tables, stock side stands. Heavy public contact, lifting required. It is a tipped position.
Host/Cashier: This position greets the guests as they arrive at the dining room. They seat guests promptly and in a manner that ensures proper service flow. They handle the cash register and finalize guest payment transactions. Expect long periods of standing and heavy public contact. Previous cashiering experience preferred.
Cooks: Our F&B operations have areas that cooks are responsible for: line, broiler, grill, sauté, expediting, and/or pantry. Cooks may be assigned to the employee dining room or other areas depending on skill level, experience and necessity. Cooks must be able to maintain recipe, production, portion and sanitation standards. Long periods of standing, heavy lifting required.
Food & Beverage Server: Most server positions are promoted from within. Applicants must be willing to start as Dining Room Bus Attendants and work up to a Server position. Servers provide best possible F&B service to our guests, complete side work, and do suggestive selling of menu items. They may work day and/or evening shifts. Previous experience required in high volume dining rooms. Intense public contacts, long periods of standing are expected Tipped position.
F&B Management 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 a lively resort with a longstanding history. The opportunity to interact with our guests who come from around the world makes Rooms a great workplace.
Guestroom Attendant (GRA): 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. GRA is a good starting job for possible advancement to many different jobs in Rooms at Furnace Creek Inn & Ranch Resort.
Front Desk Agent: Extensive public contact with our guests at the front desk, and setting a positive first impression of service are the mainstays of the desk agent’s duties. Duties include guest check-in, check-out, answering phones, providing information, problem solving and posting transactions. Expect long periods of standing.
Reservations Agent: The first impression of the resort a guest receives is from the Reservations Agents. They receive phone calls; make room reservations, and work with the sales department to book events. Expect heavy public contact. This position involves continuous work on the telephone. We also have PBX Operator positions that involve operating the switchboard for the property; answering incoming calls and dispatching calls.
Fire & Security Officer: Patrol grounds ensuring security of guests and employees, provide escorts for cashiers, assist in medical call outs, complete reports. This position requires a valid driver’s license.
Laundry Utility: These positions are crucial to the operation. Ensure all the rooms and restaurants are provided with clean linens. Various positions involve sorting laundry, working with washers / dryers, folding, and pressing. There are also Laundry Driver positions that deliver the linens to the various outlets (must have valid driver’s license).
Bell-person: Extensive public contact with our guests at the hotels. The bell-person sets a positive first impression. The bell-person assists with valet parking, carrying baggage, and transporting guests between hotels. They must be able to provide information and problem solving. Expect heavy lifting, driving and long periods of standing. This position requires a valid driver’s license.
The Retail Department operates a wide array of stores throughout Furnace Creek Resort. The stores we operate vary in size, design 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. Expect long periods of standing. Lifting is 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. The night auditor 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.
Engineering / Maintenance
Furnace Creek Resort needs experienced trades employees such as Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters, HVAC technicians, Painters and General Maintenance. Our Engineering personnel do mainly preventive maintenance and repair work. They must be skilled enough to work on a wide variety of equipment, structures and designs from the historic to the modern. Must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Copies of licenses and certifications plus a detailed work history of trade experience should be submitted with the application.