Housekeeping Lead Needed at Luxury Fly Fishing Lodge Seeking

Madison Valley Ranch

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Ennis, MT
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January 16, 2017

Madison Valley Ranch

A luxury Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge located in the heart of Southwest Montana on the Madison River.

Madison Valley Ranch is a true fly fishing paradise, where guests feel right at home with top-notch hospitality, excellent cuisine, comfortable lodging, and phenomenal fishing.
The perfect home away from home; just a cast away!

Positions typically begin June 10th and end October 15th. Although, we open up for a short time approx. April 15th-May 15th.

Position Description
The Housekeeping Lead must be a professional self-starter with an eye for detail. They will lead a team to ensure the cleanliness and upkeep of guest, dining, and living rooms, going above and beyond the expected to maximize guest satisfaction. Property upkeep and light gardening are also the Housekeeping Department’s responsibility.

This is an active Housekeeping position, with approximately 90% of time spent cleaning and 10% of time spent organizing the Housekeeping team and communicating with the Lodge Management team. The Housekeeping Lead will have a strong work ethic and a desire to produce impeccable service. Previous housekeeping experience required and previous management experience would be advantageous to fulfill the job responsibilities.

Generally, the Housekeeping Lead will work from 9AM until 3PM and up to six days of work a week can be provided. Individuals who excel at personalized service and enjoy working in an intimate environment on a spectacular property are encouraged to apply. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. The heart of the season runs from mid-June through end of September, with potential for reduced hours based on guest bookings in April, May, and October.

The Lodge
The Madison Valley in SW Montana provides a true playground for the outdoor enthusiast! World class fly fishing, remote hiking trails, kayaking, whitewater rafting, and Yellowstone National Park are just a stone’s throw away. Madison Valley Ranch lies in the heart of all of these activities while providing friendly, small-town living in Ennis, Montana.

Come join our team at SW MT’s premier Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge and enjoy a fun-filled season working hard, while taking advantage of all this stunning area has to offer on your days off! Madison Valley Ranch is a luxury, all-inclusive fly-fishing lodge located just minutes from downtown Ennis and an hour’s drive from Bozeman.

At MVR, we pride ourselves on offering the highest levels of lodging, recreation, food, and service to our guests. Our staff enjoys a positive work environment and an opportunity to learn service and teamwork skills of the utmost quality. Individuals who excel at personalized service and enjoy working in an intimate environment on a spectacular property are encouraged to apply.

Housing & Transportation
We have a high-end private home available for use by employees. Based on availability, rooms will be either single or double occupancy with a shared bath. The furnished home offers a full kitchen, four bedrooms, three bathrooms, small office area, living room, dining area, washer/dryer, and wireless internet. The lodge is located 2.5 miles from the employee house. Driving your personal vehicle to Ennis is recommended. This will allow you the freedom to explore the town and surrounding areas and maximize your experience in Southwest Montana.

A $250 deposit is required upfront and returned when employees depart at the end of the season, assuming room is in good condition upon departure. Lodging is charged at $125 per month, and this can be deducted from your paycheck or paid in advance. A nearby grocery store is available for purchasing food to prepare in the house’s kitchen.

– Working with an independently owned boutique lodge in a beautiful setting
– Close proximity to Yellowstone National Park, the Madison River (fishing and recreation), and excellent hiking trails, kayaking on Hebgen Lake.
– Within a 1.5 hour drive you can find the following activities: 5 blue ribbon trout streams, climbing, whitewater rafting, and much more!
– Small-town living in a friendly community: Ennis, Montana, gateway to Yellowstone- Seasonal position allows you to travel during the winter
– High-end employee lodging available nearby

Getting Here and Getting Around
Driving your personal vehicle to Ennis is highly recommended. This will allow you the freedom to explore the town and surrounding areas and maximize your experience in Southwest Montana. The lodge is located 2.5 miles from the employee house — a vehicle is recommended or an off-road bike for the dirt road would suffice.

For Fun
The location of Madison Valley Ranch makes it an outdoor enthusiast’s dream! Fly fishing the world-famous Madison River is a must-do, as is visiting Yellowstone National Park in the summer to see the bison, elk, bears, wolves, bald eagles, and more. There are numerous hiking trails nearby and mountains to summit, if you are the adventurous type. The small town of Ennis offers many antique shops, locally-owned restaurants, farmers markets and farm dinners, boutique shops, a fitness center, hospital, grocery store — essentially everything you need! The locals are a friendly mix of young couples, old ranchers, mule deer, antelope, and everything in between.

How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for this job, please send a resume, a cover letter explaining why you would be an asset to MVR, dates available, a personal photo, and multiple references. All information is required for consideration. References will be checked for reliability and integrity of candidates. Please do not call us; if you meet our requirements, we will be in touch. Salary information will be discussed during the interview process. We thank you for your interest in joining the MVR team.

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