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The Osthoff Resort currently has the following full-time and part-time employment opportunities available at our Four Diamond Resort, located on beautiful Elkhart Lake.

Aspira Spa
  • Aesthetician/Esthetician
    • The Aspira Spa within The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking experienced, part-time Aestheticians with an exceptional focus on guest service. Responsibilities of this position include providing various spa skin care services consistent with the Spa’s standards including facials, waxing services, and professional skin care services designed to provide a customized service for our guests within a team environment.

      Qualified candidates must be currently licensed by the State of Wisconsin in Aesthetics, have a professional demeanor, and consistently offer the highest level of personalized service while maintaining a positive, enthusiastic, and helpful attitude. A comfort level with selling spa products, and promoting spa services is an essential function of this position along with the ability to assist with maintaining overall appointment scheduling. This position requires the individual to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, and weekends. Physical requirements include the ability to stand, walk, bend, reach forward, and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Concierge Associate
    • The Aspira Spa within The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking a customer-orientated individual to join our team as a Concierge Associate. We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, and exceptional customer service skills. Responsibilities of this position include greeting clients, promoting and explaining spa services and retail products to clients, embracing and promoting the Aspira Spa philosophy and culture through tours and rituals, attending to guests and their needs, light maintenance and housekeeping of spa and working within a team environment. Qualified candidates must have a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours, a strong customer service orientation, and computer skills are required. Candidates must be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task.
  • Cosmetologist
    • The Aspira Spa within The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking experienced, part-time Cosmetologists with an exceptional focus on guest service. Responsibilities of this position include providing various salon services including haircuts, color treatments, styling services, manicures, and pedicures designed to provide a customized service for our guests within a team environment.

      Qualified candidates must be currently licensed by the State of Wisconsin's Cosmetology Board, have a professional demeanor, and consistently offer the highest level of personalized service while maintaining a positive, enthusiastic, and helpful attitude. A comfort level with selling salon products and promoting spa services is an essential function of this position along with the ability to assist with maintaining overall appointment scheduling. This position requires the individual to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, and weekends. Physical requirements include the ability to stand, walk, bend, reach forward, and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Massage Therapist
    • Join our professional team as a part-time Massage Therapist at the award-winning, full service Aspira Spa, located within The Osthoff Resort. This Position requires the ability to provide a complete range of traditional and signature massage and body treatments which are designed to soothe the mind, body, and soul. Massage therapists must embrace and understand the benefits of massage therapy and provide our guests with an exceptional guest experience. Candidates must have a professional demeanor and the ability to communicate effectively. Additionally, the ideal candidate will offer flexible availability. Must be licensed to practice in the State of Wisconsin.
Culinary
  • Banquet Line Cook
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking an experienced, service–focused individual to join our team as a Banquet Line Cook in the Banquet Kitchen. Our Line Cooks are responsible for slicing, chopping, grilling, searing, and plating food items as well as stocking and organizing work stations, and maintaining a smooth flow of service during high-volume dining times. Qualified candidates must have at least one year of food service experience and strong knife skills. An ideal individual would have, or be seeking a culinary degree. Strong communication and organizational skills are also strongly desired. This is a part-time position covering primarily weekend evenings.
  • Dishwasher/Steward
    • The Osthoff Resort is hiring to fill the position of Steward/Dishwasher. Our Stewards are responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness, and sanitation of all dishes, pans, utensils, etc., as well as the entire work area according to resort, local, and state standards during high-volume service hours. Stewards also assist the culinary staff with prep work and plating on occasion. 

      A Candidate for this position must be able to lift/carry and push/pull up to 40 pounds and work well in a team environment. This position requires the associate to be on his or her feet for up to 8 hours each day and involves bending, lifting up to 40 pounds, walking, reaching , and kneeling. This is a part time position, and the ideal candidate should be able to multi-task and work with others as well as independently within a fast-paced environment. This position requires availability on weekdays and weekends.
  • Executive Chef
    • The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our management team as our Executive Chef. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the culinary outlets of the resort and ensuring the quality and service is maintained throughout our six kitchens. The Executive Chef is responsible for maximizing the productivity of the kitchen and staff while elevating each culinary outlet, through development, mentoring and training. This position will work closely with each outlet Chef, overseeing labor costs, assisting with menu and recipe design, costing and kitchen sanitation. The Executive Chef reports directly to the Food and Beverage Director and interacts regularly focusing on creating and implementing operational opportunities and identifying and resolving operational challenges. The Executive Chef maintains a high level of standards in regards to service and food quality, embracing and executing farm to table concepts and striving for excellence in all the culinary outlets.

      To be considered for this position, applicants should possess a culinary degree with a minimum of seven years varied and progressive experience in all aspects of dining to include fine dining, banquet production, and casual dining. Experience in training, leading, and managing others is required, as is experience working in a multi-outlet property. Excellent communication skills and a thorough understanding of the importance of exceptional customer service, both internally and externally are also required of applicants for this position.

      Our Executive Chef is a full time position, which includes eligibility for our complete benefit package, as well as resort-wide usage benefits.
  • Lead Baker
    • The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our culinary team as our Lead Baker. This position reports directly to the Executive Chef and will be contributing to managing and executing the daily culinary operations and production of the pastry kitchen. The Lead Baker will be responsible for training new staff, ordering, inventory, and planning and executing the daily demands of hand scratched bread, cakes and pastries, focusing on maintaining a top class culinary product within a high volume kitchen. The Lead Baker will also assist in maintaining the control of inventory, food/labor costs, and kitchen sanitation.

      Qualified candidates must have a culinary degree with a minimum of five years varied and progressive experience in pastry. The Lead Baker must be able to pay close attention to every detail and be poised to take pride in the profession and the daily work it demands. Candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated with a passion to develop new products and skills, the ability to work with minimal direction, and must have a flexible schedule.

      The Lead Baker position is a fulltime position which offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package.
  • Lola's Line Cook
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking an experienced, culinary-focused individual to join our team as a Line Cook in Lola's on the Lake. Our Line Cooks are responsible for setting up cooking lines, stocking and organizing work stations, and maintaining a smooth flow of service during high-volume service hours. Candidate must have at least one year of experience preparing menu items to order, with a focus on plating and presentation. Prior Line experience is required. Strong communication and organizational skills are also strongly desired. Successful candidates should have experience setting up cooking lines, stocking, and organizing work stations for lunch service, as well as, a flexible schedule with daytime, evening, and weekend availability.
  • Otto’s Line Cook
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking an experienced, service–focused individual to join our team as a daytime Line Cook in Otto’s Restaurant. Our Line Cooks are responsible for preparing a’la carte menu items, setting up cooking lines, stocking and organizing work stations, and maintaining a smooth flow of service during high-volume dining times. Qualified candidates must have at least six months of prior line experience working in a dining establishment. A culinary degree and ServSafe certification are preferred, but not required. Strong communication and organizational skills are also strongly desired. This is a part-time position, and candidates must be able to work 32 hours per week covering various shifts on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
  • Sous Chef – Banquets
    • The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our culinary staff as our Banquet Sous Chef. This position reports directly to the Executive Chef, and will be responsible for co-managing the daily culinary operations of the banquet department. This position, along with fellow Banquet Sous Chefs, will supervise and support the kitchen operation and production, mentor kitchen staff, oversee staff scheduling, and have a hands-on involvement with preparation and execution of daily events and catering menu selections, ordering, inventory control, food/labor cost, and kitchen sanitation.

      Qualified candidates must have at least five years of experience working within a high volume kitchen, and a current Serve Safe certification. A culinary degree would be preferred, but not required with a comparable work experience. Candidate must be highly organized, an effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service, a strong leader, and must have a flexible schedule including availability during mornings, afternoons, and evenings.

      The Banquet Sous Chef position is a full-time position, which includes eligibility for our complete benefit package, as well as resort-wide usage benefits.
Facilities & Grounds
  • Director of Facilities
    • The Osthoff Resort is searching for a Facilities Director. The Director of Facilities is an Executive Committee position, responsible for managing the operations and maintenance of the Resort facilities, grounds, and watersports department. This position is responsible for directing and managing a cost effective and efficient maintenance program to include electrical, HVAC, plumbing, mechanical systems, pools, grounds maintenance, organic gardening, general facility maintenance for corrective, emergency and preventative maintenance work, and other assigned maintenance operations (building renovations, HVAC control systems, chiller maintenance, etc.).

      Duties of this position will include:
      • Leading and managing the facilities and grounds team
      • Providing short and long term business planning and management
      • Coordinating and managing facilities projects from conception to completion
      • Preparing, executing, and managing annual budgets and capital projects
      • Coordinating facilities function and projects with other operational departments, focusing on the guest and AAA Four Diamond Standards.

      Qualified candidates must have at least 5 years of experience in a facilities management level position with proven leadership skills in a dynamic facility. Candidate must have exceptional multi tasking skills, vendor relations, diverse trade knowledge, and a strong financial understanding of facilities operation. Previous experience in a resort and/or condominium property is a plus.

      Candidate must be highly organized, an effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service in a fast-paced environment, a strong leader, advocate of change, and must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel/Word/Outlook).

      The Director of Facilities position is a full time position, which includes eligibility for our complete benefit package, as well as resort-wide usage benefits. To apply for this opportunity, please send resumes to:

      The Osthoff Resort
      Attn: Human Resources
      101 Osthoff Avenue
      Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
      Or
      Email: hr@osthoff.com
Food & Beverage
  • Banquet Server
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking efficient, talented, and guest focused individuals to join our team as a Banquet Server.

      As a Banquet Server, you will deliver a high level of banquet service according to standards of management and AAA Four Diamond Standards. Banquet Servers will execute a high caliber of service to clients before, during, and after banquet functions including preparing and set up of function, service and bussing of function, and proper cleaning, sanitation, and return of all equipment after functions are completed.

      Qualified candidates must have customer service experience and the ability to demonstrate initiative and maintain professional demeanor. Banquet service and/or serving experience is preferred. The ideal candidate should have a flexible schedule with daytime, evening, weekend, and holiday availability.
  • Dishwasher/Steward
    • The Osthoff Resort is hiring to fill the position of Steward/Dishwasher. Our Stewards are responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness, and sanitation of all dishes, pans, utensils, etc., as well as the entire work area according to resort, local, and state standards during high-volume service hours. Stewards also assist the culinary staff with prep work and plating on occasion. 

      A Candidate for this position must be able to lift/carry and push/pull up to 40 pounds and work well in a team environment. This position requires the associate to be on his or her feet for up to 8 hours each day and involves bending, lifting up to 40 pounds, walking, reaching , and kneeling. This is a part time position, and the ideal candidate should be able to multi-task and work with others as well as independently within a fast-paced environment. This position requires availability on weekdays and weekends.
  • Elkhart Inn Server
    • The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking an efficient, customer-orientated individual to join our team as a Server at Elkhart Inn. Our Servers are responsible for ensuring guest satisfaction and providing our guests with an exceptional dining experience. Qualified applicants will have previous experience working in a dining atmosphere, have excellent communication skills, and be able to demonstrate above average guest service etiquette. This is a part-time position working evening and weekend hours. Ideal candidates must be at least 18 years of age, and have year-round night and weekend availability.
Housekeeping & Laundry
  • Houseperson
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking a friendly, efficient, detail-oriented, and guest focused individual to join our team as a Houseperson. The Osthoff Resort's Housekeeping standards, which include delivering a high level of cleanliness within guest rooms in accordance to the expectations of management and AAA Four Diamond Standards, are essential functions of this position. The Houseperson position is responsible for collecting linens from the guest rooms and transporting them to our in-house laundry facility.

      The ideal candidate should have a flexible schedule, with both weekday and weekend availability. Requirements of this position include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, lifting up to 30 pounds, and climbing stairs. The ideal candidate should be able to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Room Attendant
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking friendly, efficient, detail-oriented, and guest focused individuals to join our team as a Room Attendant/Housekeeper. The Osthoff Resort's Housekeeping standards, which include delivering a high level of cleanliness within guest rooms in accordance to the expectations of management and AAA Four Diamond Standards, are essential functions of this position.

      The ideal candidate should be able to multi-task and work with others as well as independently within a fast-paced environment. This position requires weekday and weekend availability. Requirements of this position include, but are not limited to, having the ability to be on his or her feet for up to 8 hours each day, bending, lifting up to 30 pounds, ascending and descending stairs, and kneeling.
  • Room Attendant/Housekeeper - Weekends
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking friendly, efficient, detail-oriented, and guest focused individuals to join our team as a Room Attendant/Housekeeper. The Osthoff Resort's Housekeeping standards, which include delivering a high level of cleanliness within guest rooms in accordance to the expectations of management and AAA Four Diamond Standards, are essential functions of this position.

      The ideal candidate should be able to multi-task and work with others as well as independently within a fast-paced environment. This position requires weekend, daytime availability. Requirements of this position include, but are not limited to, having the ability to be on his or her feet for up to 8 hours each day, bending, lifting up to 30 pounds, ascending and descending stairs, and kneeling.
Human Resources
  • Human Resource Manager
    • The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking a Human Resource Manager. This position contributes to cultivating, demonstrating and emphasizing the culture of our company and of our resort’s mission and vision.

      The Human Resource Manager is responsible for payroll administration, recruitment, employment processing, maintaining of records and files, conducting new associate orientations, benefit administration, 401k enrollment, responding to unemployment, DOL and employment verifications and assisting with associate relations, all while maintaining confidentiality. A minimum of two years’ prior work experience in human resources, or a combination of HR related education and HR work experience is required. Previous experience in the hospitality or service related industry is preferred. This position reports to the Director of Human Resources and together works collaboratively to accomplish the goals of the department and of the overall organization.

      Qualified candidates must have excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills, both verbal and written, have a well rounded background in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and have a positive, outgoing personality. Past experience with Payroll, HRIS platforms and recruitment are preferred.

      The Human Resource Manager position is a fulltime position which offers a competitive salary and a complete benefits package. To apply for this incredible opportunity, please submit your resume and salary requirements to:

      The Osthoff Resort
      Attn: Jodie Baus
      101 Osthoff Avenue
      PO Box 151
      Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
      Or
      Email: jbaus@osthoff.com

To apply for opportunities at The Osthoff Resort please mail, fax, or drop off a resume or completed application to:

The Osthoff Resort
Attn:  Human Resources
101 Osthoff Avenue
P.O. Box 151
Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 53020

Fax (920) 876-5855
Or email your resume or completed application to: HR@osthoff.com

**Please indicate position applied for on your resume and/or application. All electronically submitted resumes should be in Microsoft Word or .pdf format to be considered.

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The Osthoff Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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