Bartender - Grand Teton National Park - Free Housing Provided

Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it's your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.


Join the Grand Teton Lodge Company for a season, or stay for a career at one/many of our 40+ resorts. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free access to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Employee housing, free activities, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.​


Do you love working in food & beverage? Do you strive to deliver superior customer service to all bar guests? Are you interested in working and living in Grand Teton National Park? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you!


Job Specifications:

  • Outlets: Colter Bay Village, Jackson Lake Lodge, Jenny Lake Lodge
  • Wage: $17.20 / hour
  • Skill Level: Entry


The Bartender is responsible for the efficient operation of the bar as well as the quality and consistency of all drinks prepared, serving all alcoholic beverages responsibly as outlined in TIPS training in accordance with the state laws. The Bartender is additionally expected to monitor alcohol consumption & behavior of bar patrons to ensure responsible alcohol service, while recording all sales on the Point of Sale. This individual is also expected to follow company procedures for cash handling and check control, and maintain proper cash bank accountabilities.


Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Greet guests by offering them a warm welcome
  •  Ensure prompt, accurate service with anticipation and compliance of all guests’ needs
  • Follow through with staff sales incentives and up sell all customers in order to maximize revenues to ensure the financial success of the Beverage dept
  • Stock bar and prep daily with juices, fruit and garnishes
  • Conduct inventory and inform managers and servers when items are out of stock
  • Maintain a positive and professional rapport with all staff and customers
  • Know and adhere to all drink recipes as prescribed by Management
  • Record all sales on the POS, follow company procedures for cash handling check control, and maintaining proper cash bank accountabilities
  • Maintain a professional, well-groomed appearance and pleasant demeanor


The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Minimum 1 year bartending experience
  • Previous Food and Beverage Point of Sale experience
  • Excellent people skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours and varied shifts
  • Must be at least 21 years old


We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:

  • Knowledgeable in wine service
  • Inventory management skills
  • Ability to deal with a diverse international group of employees and guests


What’s In It For You?

  • FREE Housing (including linens and all utilities) or Full Hook-Up RV Sites
  • FREE National Park Pass to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • FREE Participation in guest activities: Horseback rides, kayak and boat rentals, lake cruises & scenic raft tours, 200 miles of hiking trails and THE greatest perk ever – living in one of the most picturesque national parks!
  • FREE WiFi
  • $98/week OR FREE Meal Plan (this depending on hourly or salaried position) Meal Plan covers 3 meals/day in the employee cafeteria
  • Recreation Program and complimentary use of Rec Halls and Employee Gym at JLL (w/ Climbing Wall)


Before you apply, visit for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.


 We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. 


The expected pay range is $17.20. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  499141
Reference Date: 11/29/2023 
Job Code Function: Front of House