Wapiti Park Resort – ESTES PARK, CO

Work & Travel

Company Description and Location: 

 This is a prime location for experiencing the beauty of nature. We are located at the entrance to Estes State Park. Students will have access to hiking, fishing, boutique shopping and more! They will also get to interact with Americans from every corner of the U.S. since we have over 3 million tourists come through every summer. 

The Town of Estes Park is a statutory town in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. A popular summer resort and the location of the headquarters for Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park lies along the Big Thompson River. Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the country. With majestic peaks in every direction, wildlife roaming the valleys and some of the most incredible outdoor adventures on the planet, it is no wonder more than three million people flock to the park each year. Shops and galleries present a variety that spins from practical to whimsical. Jazz concerts, cowboy sing-a-long, walks on the river and wildlife watching are also popular things to do

Weekly working hours: avg. 30h +  per week

Start Date/End Date: May 15th – June 1st until September 5th – September 15th 


  • Advanced English required;
  • Gift Shop Clerk: Accountable for selling products and providing excellent customer services to consumers on the floor. They usually work under the direct supervision of a store manager, greets customers and monitors customers needs regularly to provide them with solution/ $10.20;
  • Server:  Attend to customers upon entrance. Present restaurant menus and help customers select food/beverages, take/serve orders and answer questions or make recommendations for other products/ $7.18+ tips;
  • Dishwasher: Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils. Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand. Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition/$10.20;
  • Prep Cook:  Responsibilities include but are not limited to; helping chefs by preparing ingredients to create dishes. Portioning and wrapping food, create plates, salads, and clean utensils and kitchen surfaces/$10.20;
  • Busser: Assist servers with all food service, clear dirty tables & re-set, help clean restaurant each night/$8.00+tips;
  • Host: Welcome guests with a great attitude and warm smile, answer restaurant questions about items such as menu, table, and seating. Take guests to the table once it becomes available/$10.20;
  • 50% off meals while working a shift;
  • Training will be provided upon arrival; 
  • Restaurant staff: please bring a black t-shirt, black pants, and black close-toed, non-slip shoes;
  • Business casual (nice slacks and button up shirt, comfortable dress shoes);
  • It can be very difficult to find 2nd jobs in Estes Park — small community. If you do secure a 2nd job, it can not interfere with your work schedule or your work performance at Rocky Mountain Gateway;

Housing and Transportation:

  • Housing is provided at cost of $70 per week per student; 
  • Housing deposit of $200 is to be paid upon arrival;
  • Transportation – Walking. The cabins are next door to Rocky Mountain Gateway;
Работна позиција:Retail and Food Service
Плата:$7.18 - $10.20 +tips
Локација на работа:Estes Park, CO

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