Smiley Creek Lodge is a historic lodge in Central Idaho. With a recent ownership change, we have tons of opportunities for growth and more full-time employment at the Lodge. We are looking for dynamic, motivated people to fill a variety of positions for our 2022 summer season. We believe in customer service, friendliness, cleanliness, teamwork, good food, and good times! Come spend the summer and early fall working in the beautiful Sawtooth Valley surrounded by incredible hiking, fishing, biking, boating, rafting, and backpacking, and more wilderness area available than anywhere in the lower 48.
The Sawtooth Valley is a great place to spend a summer or longer. Our crew typically becomes very close, and family-like. After work activities such as taco Tuesday, paddle boarding, and camping often take place. Much of the crew spends a lot of time outdoors, exploring the lakes, the rivers, hiking, biking, fishing, and attending the street dances in Stanley.
Employee Benefits include One free meal per shift. There are discounts of up to 50% on the restaurant, retail, grocery, and gas we sell at the lodge. Family discounts on lodging and restaurant. End of year bonus for employees who finish out the season Employees here enjoy the hiking, backpacking, numerous hot springs, and mountain biking opportunities in the surrounding wilderness areas. Also, living in one of the only Dark Sky Preserve in the United States is a unique experience.
We are looking for individuals who find a balance between working hard and playing hard in one of the country's most spectacular recreation areas. You would bring an exemplary work ethic with a positive attitude and GET the hospitality industry, in turn providing excellent service to our guests in a sincere and friendly manner. We have a small team with large business, so it's essential that you can work well under pressure and keep level-headed on busy days. We also appreciate and reward workers who step up to the plate and help in areas that may not be exactly in their job description. We foster a respectful environment where all are comfortable and committed to a team approach providing an excellent experience for our team and guests. Winter positions are available as well.
Housing is available to all our full-time employees. We have three different options for employee housing, and they are all located just a 10-minute walk from the Lodge or on the Lodge property. Everyone will have a private room with shared bathrooms and a kitchen. We have pet-friendly housing options available. Rent will be based on the housing you choose and first come, first serve. If you have an RV, there are limited RV spaces available as well. Fiber optics Wifi is included with all housing and Rv sites.
Smiley Creek Lodge is a historic and family-owned lodge located in Central Idaho between Stanley and Sun Valley on Highway 75. Incredible hiking, fishing, biking, boating, and backpacking opportunities right out our back door with over 300 alpine lakes, 40 peaks over 10,000 feet, and over 500 miles of hiking trails in the SNRA as well as the Sawtooth Wilderness Area, Frank Church-River of no Return Wilderness, Cecil D Andrus - White Clouds Wilderness and the Hemmingway-Boulders wilderness area. Weekly street dances and concerts are held in Stanley, just 25 minutes away. Great hot springs are sprinkled all around us and the stargazing is some of the best in the country as we are located in one of the first-ever Dark Sky Preserve in America. You will leave here different respect for the wilderness after your adventures.
You will get one meal per shift. Half off all other meals through the restaurant.
Plenty of National Forest nearby with awesome campgrounds or dispersed sites.