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Employment Opportunities


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.

Guest Services
  • Guest Service Associate
    • As a part-time Guest Service Representative at The Osthoff Resort, the associate is responsible for providing AAA Four-Diamond guest service. Responsibilities include checking guests in and out, making hotel reservations, cash handling, and answering phones. The Guest Service Representative position requires an individual in possession of a high degree of professionalism as well as strong customer service skills. Previous Guest Service experience is ideal. 

      This position reports to the Front Office Manager. The ideal candidate should have a flexible schedule with daytime, evening, and weekend availability. The position requires the ability to stand, walk, and sit for a period of up to eight hours in addition to occasional reaching, climbing, squatting, kneeling, and bending. Lifting requirements include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Vacation Planner
    • The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our Reservations staff as a part-time Vacation Planner. This position reports directly to the Reservations Manager, and will be responsible for assisting potential guests with arranging travel plans while describing rooms, amenities, and rates, assisting the Reservations Manager with group contracts, coordinating group room reservations with group contacts, and working with the Front Office department to assist in reservations and occasional front desk duties. This position will work very closely with all aspects of the resort.

      Qualified candidates must have excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, and exceptional customer service skills. Candidates should be proficient with the computer, detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, and should be knowledgeable of the local area, and be available to work a varied schedule including days, nights, and weekends. Prior experience within the hospitality industry is preferred, but not required.
  • Security Associate
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking a qualified individual to join our Front Office team as a part-time Security Associate. This position reports directly to the Front Office Manager, and is responsible for providing AAA Four-Diamond guest service. Responsibilities include checking guests in and out, making hotel reservations, cash handling, answering phones, and ensuring the Resort is secure. The Security position requires an individual in possession of a high degree of professionalism as well as strong customer service skills.

      The ideal candidate should have a flexible schedule with night, early morning, and weekday availability. The position requires the ability to stand, walk, and sit for a period of up to eight hours in addition to occasional reaching, climbing, squatting, kneeling, and bending. Lifting requirements include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Previous hotel and customer service experience preferred.
  • Night Audit
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking a qualified individual to join our Front Office team as a part-time Night Audit Associate. This position reports directly to the Front Office Manager, and is responsible for providing AAA Four-Diamond guest service. Responsibilities include checking guests in and out, making hotel reservations, cash handling, answering phones, and processing nightly paperwork. The Night Audit Associate position requires an individual in possession of a high degree of professionalism as well as strong customer service skills.

      The ideal candidate should have a flexible schedule with evening and weekend availability. The position requires the ability to stand, walk, and sit for a period of up to eight hours in addition to occasional reaching, climbing, squatting, kneeling, and bending. Lifting requirements include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Previous hotel and customer service experience preferred.
Housekeeping
  • 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.

      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 30 pounds, ascending and descending stairs, 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. Both weekday and weekend day availability is required.
  • Houseperson
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking friendly, efficient, detail-oriented, and guest focused individuals to join our team as a Houseperson. The Houseperson position is responsible for collecting linens from the guest rooms, transporting them to our in-house laundry facility, maintaining the cleanliness of an assigned area within the Resort.

      This position requires the associate to be on his or her feet for up to 8 hours each day, and involves bending and lifting up to 50 pounds, ascending and descending stairs, 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. Qualified candidates must be available to work a varied schedule including days, nights, and weekends.
Facilities/Grounds
  • Grounds Supervisor
    • The Osthoff Resort is searching for an experienced, self-motivated, and detail-oriented individual, with a strong background in Horticulture, Landscape Design, or a related field to join our team as a year-round Grounds Supervisor. This full-time position is responsible for year-round maintenance of our resort’s grounds and gardens, irrigation operations, and the planning and implementation of landscape and hardscape design. This position will supervise all activities of the Grounds Crew and efficiently direct and implement both daily and project based duties within the department and around the resort related to the grounds and garden areas. This position will assist in developing long term strategies for effective horticultural maintenance, as well as execute strategic plans and daily tasks. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the characteristics, growth habits and proper cultivation of a wide selection of flowering bulbs, annuals, biennials and perennial plant and shrub materials, as well as proper use of various fertilizers, soil conditioners and pest control methods and materials.

      Candidate must have excellent communication skills and a broad knowledge of grounds, turf, and plant care with a two year degree in Horticulture, Landscape Design, or a related field or five years of progressive horticulture and/or landscape experience. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to operate all grounds machinery with the ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time. This is a full-time, year-round position which includes our full benefit package.
  • Painter/Wood Finisher
    • The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our facilities staff as a Painter/Wood Finisher. This position reports directly to the Director of Facilities and will be responsible for performing skilled work in the interior and exterior of the Resort, painting buildings and offices, and finishing furniture and fixtures. Duties of this position will include performing professional level painting, matching paint colors, refinishing various woodwork to include, but not limited to doors, framing, window sills, wood bases, cabinets, and furniture, patching and prepping any walls for paint, sanding and patching woodwork, hanging wallpaper and vinyl products, and installing and maintaining all wall protection products.

      Qualified candidates must be knowledgeable in the practices and procedures of the painting trade, and available to work a varied schedule including days, nights, and weekends. Previous proven painting/finishing experience is preferred. Past Resort Data Processing (RDP) program experience and knowledge for the tracking of all work orders is required. Candidates must have the ability to adhere to Four Diamond standards.

      The Painter/Wood Finisher position is a full-time position, which includes eligibility for our complete benefit package, as well as resort-wide usage benefits.
Restaurants, Bars, Lounges & Banquets
  • Elk Room Lounge Bartender
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking experienced bartenders to join our team as an Elk Room Lounge Bartender. Our Bartenders are responsible for providing excellent beverage service to our guests while fostering a relaxing atmosphere. Qualified candidates for this position should have prior bartending experience and excellent knowledge of wines and wine service, beer, and mixed drinks. Applicants should also have exceptional customer-service skills and an outgoing personality. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to obtain a license to serve alcohol. This is a part-time position which offers a flexible evening and weekend schedule.
  • Otto’s Server
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking a customer-orientated individual to join our team as a Server within Otto’s Restaurant. The Server is responsible for ensuring guest satisfaction and providing our guests with an exceptional dining experience. Qualified applicants will have previous experience working in a casual dining atmosphere, have excellent communication skills, and be able to demonstrate above average guest service etiquette. This is a part-time position working primarily weekday hours. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Otto’s Host/Hostess
    • The Osthoff Resort is seeking a service-orientated individual to join our team as a Host/Hostess within Otto’s Restaurant. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, and exceptional customer service skills. The Host/Hostess is responsible for greeting customers in a friendly manner and escorting guests to tables as well as monitoring guest needs. Qualified candidates must have the ability to work primarily weekday hours, a strong customer service orientation, and the ability to multi-task.
Culinary
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Otto’s Line Cook (Full-Time)
    • 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 prior line experience working from breakfast and lunch menus in a high-volume kitchen. A culinary degree and ServSafe certification are preferred, but not required. Strong communication and organizational skills are also strongly desired. Primary hours will be mornings and afternoons with occasional evening hours. This is a full-time position offering our complete benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a 401k plan with a company match.
  • 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.
Aspira Spa
  • 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.
  • Spa Front Desk Associate
    • The Aspira Spa within The Osthoff Resort is currently seeking Front Desk Associates. We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, and exceptional customer service skills. Responsibilities of this position include answering and managing multiple phone lines, booking treatments, greeting and checking guests in and out, selling products, promoting spa services, attending to guests, maintain scheduling, and working within a team environment. Qualified candidates must have a flexible schedule to work on evenings and weekends, a strong customer service orientation, and computer skills are required. Candidates must be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task.
  • Cosmetologist
    • Aspira Spa, located at The Osthoff Resort, is currently seeking an experienced part-time Cosmetologist with an exceptional focus on guest service. Our ideal candidate would present a background that includes the ability to both work and thrive within a team environment. We offer salon services which include haircuts, color treatments, styling services, manicures, and pedicures designed to provide a customized service for our guests.

      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.

      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. The position requires the individual to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, and weekends. This position also includes a base wage as well as a commission percentage on services and retail sales. 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.
  • Yoga Instructor
    • Aspira Spa, located within The Osthoff Resort, offers a complete range of treatments to soothe the mind, body, and soul and is currently seeking a Yoga Instructor.


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

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The Osthoff Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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