Xanterra is hiring for Glacier National Park

Xanterra Parks & Resorts is proud to be awarded the concessions contract for Glacier National Park. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Xanterra is the largest national park concessioner in the country with more than 7,500 employees worldwide. Known for its “Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint,” Xanterra’s operations include lodges, restaurants, tours and activities in national and state parks and resorts as well as a cruise line, railway and tour operator. And now we are now privileged to include Glacier National Park in our family of national treasures.

All of us at Xanterra look forward to meeting the employees of Glacier Park, Inc. (GPI) and introducing you to Xanterra’s award-winning programs. While this is an exciting time for us, we recognize that the transition may be a little stressful for you. We are going to do all that we can to ensure a smooth transition. The first step is this memo which details employment information with Xanterra.

A key component of Xanterra’s transition plan is to fill as many positions as possible with qualified current staff. We are committed to interviewing all GPI staff interested in employment with Xanterra. In addition, we are committed to completing this process efficiently so that you know the status of your employment as soon as possible. Following is an outline of Xanterra’s recruitment process:

    • Available positions

      Xanterra Parks & Resorts has an immediate need for the following positions. For a more detailed description and to apply, please click on the position.

      General Manager
      Director, Human Resources
      Executive Chef
      Property Controller
      Director of Engineering
      Director of Food and Beverage
      Director of Lodging

    • We are also in need of additional year-round and seasonal staff. Here is a list of those positions we will be hiring for at a later date:

      Full-time positions:
      Director of Operations, Director of Retail, Director of Risk and Sustainability, Director of Transportation, Human Resources Hiring Manager, Maintenance Manager, Mechanic, MIS, Sales and Marketing Manager, Training and Development Manager, Transportation Maintenance Foreman

      Seasonal Positions:
      Accounting: Accounting Manager, AP Clerk, AR Clerk, Night Audit, Accounting Clerk; Administrative: Administrative Assistant, Risk and Sustainability Admin Assistant; Food and Beverage: Food and Beverage Manager, Assistant Food and Beverage Manager, Dining Room Manager, Dining Room Shift Lead, Host, Server, Server Assistant, Chef, Sous Chef, Lead Cook I, Cook II, Cook III, Baker, Kitchen Crew, Barista, Bartender, Cocktail Server, Cashier; Human Resources: Recreation Coordinator, Personnel Manager, Residence Coordinator, Dorm Custodian, Laundry, Laundry Supervisor, Laundry Help; Lodging: Housekeeping Manager, Assistant Housekeeping Manager, Housekeeping Inspector, Room Attendant, Houseperson, Front Office Manager, Guest Service Agent, Bell/Porter; Maintenance: Assistant Maintenance Manager, Manager of Deferred Maintenance, General Maintenance, Maintenance Tech, Lead Landscaper, Landscaper, CMMS Staff Assistant, Winterkeeper; Operations: Location Manager, Assistant Location Manager, Security/Night Porter; Retail: Retail Supervisor, Retail Sales Assistant, Camper Store Retail Sales Assistant, Transportation, Red Bus Tour Driver, Hiker Shuttle Driver, Shuttle Driver, Mechanic; Warehouse: Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Clerk – F&B, Warehouse Clerk – Retail.

      To express your interest in the positions listed in the previous two paragraphs click here

    • Online Applications

      To apply online click here.

    • Interviews

      Xanterra’s recruiting team will schedule and conduct interviews with qualified candidates. Based on the position of interest, the interview process may include a phone interview, an in-person interview, or a combination of phone and in-person interviews.

    • Offers made

      The recruiting team will assess candidate qualifications and experience and match these skills with our organizational structure and needs. Offers made at this time will be contingent upon passing a background check. Xanterra’s recruiting team will notify all candidates of whether or not they were selected for a position.

    • Questions?

      If you have questions about employment opportunities with Xanterra, please send us an email at glacierjobs@xanterra.com.


    Xanterra Parks & Resorts offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to employees who satisfy each respective plan’s eligibility requirements including service and employment classification. Some of our key benefits include:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision plans
    • Prescription Drug Plan
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Health Savings Account
    • 401(k) Plan with Company matching contribution
    • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD)
    • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday time
    • Leaves of Absence

    Complete benefits information will be provided during the hiring process.

    Xanterra is committed to on-going communications with you and will provide further information as it becomes available. You will play a critical role in the success of this operation and Xanterra is looking forward to working together with you on this transition.

    If you have any questions about the transition, feel free to send an email to: glacierjobs@xanterra.com.

    Xanterra has operations in the Grand Canyon, including Grand Canyon Railway and The Grand Hotel in Tusayan, Ariz.; Yellowstone; Zion; Crater Lake; Rocky Mountain and Petrified Forest National Parks; Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Furnace Creek Resort in Death Valley National Park and five Ohio State Park Lodges as well as the Geneva Marina at Ohio’s Geneva State Park. Xanterra also operates Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va., Windstar Cruises and VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations.

    Xanterra is an Equal Opportunity Employer