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The Flamingo Lodge & Marina in Everglades National Park (a designated World Heritage Site) is looking for prospective candidates to help operate our concessions during the 2005-2006 winter season. Flamingo Lodge & Marina is operated by Xanterra Parks & Resorts, the largest state and national park concessionaire in the United States. 

Xanterra also operates the concessions at Yellowstone National Park, Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Zion and Bryce Canyons, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Painted Desert Oasis, the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs State Park, and the Silverado Country Club in Napa Valley, in addition to state park resorts in Ohio.


(Seasonal management positions are available - 
these positions require previous experience and resume with application)

Food & Beverage
  • Dishwashers
  • Cooks, all levels
  • Cafe Cooks
  • Pantry 
  • Porters
  • Busser
  • Server
  • Host
Lodge Services
  • Front Desk / Reservations
  • Housekeeping / Laundry
  • Relief Night Auditor
  • Porters

  Retail Services

  • Marina Store Sales Associate
  • Gift Shop Sales Associate
  • Dockhands
  • Activities Booth
  • General 
    (exp. in electricity, plumbing & carpentry)

While wages for most positions start at $6.25/hour*, benefits include low cost dormitory style housing. Full RV hookup is also available in lieu of housing.  Other benefits include free Florida Bay and Back Country Boat Cruises, and free rental of Canoes, Kayaks and Skiffs (when space and/or boat is available). Long-term benefits include low cost group health and life insurance, paid vacations, sick leave, holiday pay, 401(k) investment plan, and the opportunity to transfer to other Xanterra Parks & Resorts' operations.

( * Cooks, Maintenance and Night Auditor wages vary according to experience.)

UPDATE: Flamingo Lodge & Marina suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Katrina and is currently offering limited services.  Continue to visit the web site shown below for updates!

Our winter season runs to May, and while we understand that not everyone will be available for the full season, your dates of availability will have a bearing on your chances of employment. Generally, the earlier you can start and the later you can stay, the better your chances will be of receiving an offer of employment.  Be realistic and specific about the dates you will be available as these dates will become a part of your Employment Agreement if hired.

To request an Employment Application - or for more information - please contact:

Xanterra Parks & Resorts
Human Resources Office

# 1 Flamingo Lodge Hwy
Flamingo, FL  33034-6798

Phone  (239) 695-3101

Fax     (239) 695-3921

(Please include your postal mailing address & telephone number)

You may also visit and fill out an online application. At the home page, click on view text, then click on find a job, scroll down, and click on the apply online tab.

Xanterra Parks & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual in any phase of employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, age, disability or any other legally protected status under applicable law.  EEO/AA Employer

Flamingo Lodge is a drug-free workplace.

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