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Seasonal Summer Job Openings
Fall - Winter - Spring

Summer Season Employment Opportunities 

Entry Level Positions: Complete on-line application below

Independent Contractor form PDF


Thank you for your interest in employment with Towering Pines Resort!  We believe that every one of our employees has valuable skills and insight & we appreciate the opportunity to be your employer. 

Fringe benefits for qualifing staff include higher education tuition reimbursement in select industries, matching Simple IRA, and season bonuses. 
We are currently accepting electronic applications now for the positions listed with a start work date in May or June & working through August or Labor Day weekend:
  • 1.  PT Seasonal Housekeepers.  99.9% are scheduled 4-7 hour shifts on Saturday & Sunday (start time 9:00am).  Occasional Friday cabin cleaning may be available.  Hourly Wage + Seasonal bonus or Per-Cabin-Contract based on employment experience & willingness to commit to working through the season equals $15-$25/hour after training is complete.  This position is highly physical & requires staff to be able to stand for long periods, stoop, bend, kneel & have strong gross motor skills.  
  • This position can also be modified for an entry level bed maker/linen runner.
  • 2. Seasonal Outside Worker/Weekends. (2023 season weekend hours available) Typically scheduled 4 hour shifts on Saturday & Sunday. This job includes raking around the cabins, light repairs, sweeping off the outside walls, washing outside windows & transporting recycling/garbage to appropriate drop locations.  Deck Cleaning may be added for someone with great attention to detail.  Starting pay for this position depends on qualifications/experience.  Physical endurance in outside summer conditions is required. 
  • 3. PT Commercial Laundry Staff.  2023 position is filled. This position requires past experience in pre-treating, washing, drying & folding commercial laundry to include sheets, blankets, bedspreads, bathmats and rugs.  Staff in this area must have the highest attention to detail, ability to follow instruction, and work independently.  Staff are typically asked to also work in cabins making beds in-between laundry loads (typically at the beginning of their shift) as there is just one commercial size washer/dryer.  This shift is typically scheduled Sunday & Monday.  Rate of pay depends on experience & efficiency.  Weekend differential pay applies.  Strong physical gross motor skills required. This position may be hired in combination with cabin cleaning and/or gift shop staffing.
  • 4.  PT Resort Office/Gift Shop Staff. (2023 position filled unless paired with another position) Requires excellent comunication & knowledge of our surrounding area.  Tasks include checking in/out water equipment, sales, communicating maintenance needs, and answering guests questions (where to eat, where to get groceries, are the fish biting, etc). Sales Experience & Knowledge of cash register use is a plus but not required.  This position typically starts at a $10-15/hour wage; higher wage with direct, specific hospitality experience & knowledge.  Current schedule priority Saturdays and Sundays and Mondays.  
  • 5.  PT Guest Activities Staff.  combined with Friday cabin cleaning - we are looking for a staff to assist with our weekely mini-golf tournament.  Activity staff are typically scheduled 2-4 hours when combined with other tasks. 
  • 6. Any combination of the above jobs may be combined for additional hours for the applicant with the matching skills.

The majority of our staff scheduling is by email or text messaging.  Enter your reliable email address and/or text message telephone number for scheduling.  
What Position are you applying?
Have you applied to work with us before?
What experience and/or skills qualifies you for the position?
Why do you want to work for us?
Are you able and/or willing to work Saturday shifts? 
Are you able and/or willing to work Sunday shifts?
Have you ever been Disciplined or Terminated due to lateness or absenteeism?  If yes, please explain
Are you currently working?  If "yes", where & what is your schedule? (we are often able to schedule our shifts around a 2nd job)
 Summarize your work history & reason(s) for leaving
Are you eligible for re-hire at your last job?
Any Additional Information You Wish to Provide?  Please include any detailed information on possible scheduling conflicts with school, family commitments, transportation, child care etc. 
How did you learn of our job opening?


This employer has the right to verify information provided in the application.  False information may be grounds for rejecting this application or for dismissal following employment.


In connection with this application for employment, I authorize the employer and any agent acting on it’s behalf to conduct an inquiry into any job-related information contained in this application, including, but not limited to, my records maintained by an educational institution relating to academic performance such as transcripts.  Moreover, I hereby release the employer and any agent acting on it’s behalf from any and all liability of whatsoever nature by reason of requesting such information from any person.

Please Click on "Submit" to Forward your application to Jodi

Towering Pines Resort • 35172 South Clamshell Drive • Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
(218) 543-4738

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