Locksmith - Grand Teton National Park - Free Housing Provided

Date:  Feb 11, 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 enjoy the “great outdoors”? Would you like to spend the summer minutes away from some of the country’s best hiking, climbing, fishing & sightseeing while receiving a paycheck? If this sounds good to you then come and have the “Experience of a Lifetime” working in the majestic Grand Teton National Park, located between Yellowstone National Park & historic Jackson, Wyoming.


The Locksmith is generally scheduled for 40 hours per week with two consecutive days off to enjoy the diverse environment of Grand Teton National Park. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: keeping all locks in good operating condition, keeping proper inventory of locks and keys, maintaining an easily referenced system of Master Keys, establishing a system for storage of keys transferable from season to season, logging all keys that are issued to seasonal staff, and other duties as assigned.


This is a summer seasonal position. Our season typically runs from April through Mid-October. HOUSING & MEALS PROVIDED.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: GTLC Jackson Lake Lodge
  • Wage: $18.20 / hour
  • Skill Level: Entry to Intermediate


Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Installation and repair of locks, closures, hinges, and panic hardware and door knobs.
  • Needs 2 years experience with Schlage 5&6 pin lock cores.
  • Respond to the problems of the guests and staff promptly.
  • Assist in the issue of keys to seasonal personnel
  • Dexterity, hand-eye coordination, spatial perception, mechanical and mathematical ability, knowledge of lock components, and ability to use lock smithing tools and key cutting. 
  • Assist in establishing method for checking keys in and storing for winter months.
  • Maintain a log of all keys issued as replacement and establish a program to exchange lock after six replacements.


The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Prior locksmith experience
  • Organizational Skills
  • Capable of handling moderately strenuous activity
  • Must possess a valid driver's license/ Successful completion of MVR


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

  • Knowledge of MicroMain or other computerized maintenance program
  • Experience with Microsoft office and excel
  • Basic carpentry skills


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 http://www.TetonEmployee.com 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. www.vailresortscareers.com 


The expected pay range is $19. 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  499426
Reference Date: 12/14/2023 
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