Jobs at Hill’s Resort

Our standards and expectations of our staff are kept at the highest level to ensure customer satisfaction. We expect all employees to maintain a high level of professionalism at all times, being courteous, helpful, and polite.

Our resort and restaurant have been recognized nationally for their excellence. Family Circle Magazine selected Hill's Resort as the winner of the "Family Resort of the Year" in the Cabin Resort Category. Our family and staff pride ourselves on making a visit to Priest Lake one that will always be remembered.

Hill's Resort is an equal opportunity employer. We are looking for individuals with a strong work ethic, energetic, able to adapt all types of personalities and be positive and helpful.

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Is Employee housing available?

Yes, there is limited employee housing available. You must be 18 years old to live in employee housing. 

Uniforms? Are they required? And what are they?

We do like the specific departments to wear uniforms – keeping a nice consistent look for our staff. Uniforms for the specific departments vary from a simple T-shirt for our maintenance and housekeeping departments to black on black for the night servers. Please check with your manager for uniform requirements.

How far is Hill’s Resort from Spokane/Coeur d’Alene?

For those of you looking forward to your first visit to Priest Lake and/or Hill’s Resort, we are roughly 90 minutes from the north side of Spokane and 90 minutes from Coeur d’Alene.

What are the wages?

Wages are dependent on experience and differ by department. Please see your department manager for information.

What can I expect on my first day?

Your first day at Hill’s Resort will be an exciting one. You will begin your journey of success in your position. We, as your employer, will be providing you with the resources you need to succeed at Hill’s Resort. Expect a little of everything - come with a willingness to work and above all, smile and have fun!

General Job Descriptions

Summer Season: Mid May–Mid October

Available jobs:

Front Desk

Responsible for assisting guests as they check in and out of resort, along with handling guest questions, and concerns, phones and making reservations. Excellent communication and computer skills are required, with a high emphasis on professionalism and phone etiquette.


Seeking experienced food and cocktail servers for our formal dining room, full service lounge and outdoor deck dining. Must have the ability to adapt to all customers to exceed their expectations.

Gift Shop Clerk

Responsible for helping guests, answering questions, and product knowledge. Must have knowledge of cash register and strong communication skills.


Responsible for cleaning rooms and cottages to set standard. Job requires extensive walking, bending and lifting.


Responsible for up keep of entire resort, from lawns to plumbing. Must be a positive outgoing individual who has strong communication skills and works well alone.


Experience bartending in a fun atmosphere. Must have experience bartending, excellent oral communications and possess an outgoing outlook.


Position requires basic knowledge of kitchen operations with an emphasis on speed and cleanliness. Primary duties are to ensure guest satisfaction and to assist your server. Requires outgoing personality, strong communication skills and working well with others.


Responsible for cleaning and maintaining resort china, glassware and flatware in a clean and orderly manner. Position requires standing for long periods of time.

Dock Attendant

Responsible for fueling boats, greeting boats and helping guests tie up. Must work well alone and be motivated. Job requires up keep and cleanliness of all rental equipment. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a plus.


Responsible for cold food prep, making salads, milkshakes, all desserts. Must have good organization skills and pay great attention to detail. Being able to multi task is a must.


Variety of positions available from breakfast cooks to broiler and Saute cooks. Responsible for the preparation of quality food for guests.


Requires an outgoing individual with a positive attitude. Must be responsible and a quick learner who pays attention to detail and consistency. A background in food service and bartending a plus.


This job is very important! You are the guest's first impression of the dining room. Must be well dressed, able to multi task and work well under pressure.