Interested in working at the Lodge? We would love to hear from you! We’re always accepting resumes from energetic, enthusiastic people who are interested in joining our team. We review all resumes and will contact you if we are interested in scheduling an interview. To apply, email your resume and/or cover letter to

NOW HIRING: Lead Cook …. Full time job

Clair Tappaan Lodge, a rustic mountain lodge located on Donner Summit, is looking for an exceptional Lead Cook who has a passion for food, guest service and the Tahoe/Mountain lifestyle.

Experience Requirements:
• 2 Years of previous professional cooking (family style a plus)
• Menu Planning
• Inventory control
• Food/Supplies Ordering
• Skilled trainer with the desire and ability to lead and teach others
• Knowledge of proper food safety and sanitation practices (California Food Manager-Serve Safe Certificate a plus)
• Excellent work ethic and strong commitment to guest satisfaction

At Clair Tappaan, breakfast and dinner are served family-style at 8:00AM and 6:00PM. A self-serve lunch bar is set up each morning, guests prepare their own sack lunch. Top candidates will meet the experience requirements and be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently with limited supervision and meet strict deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and offering exceptional guest service. A flexible personality and the ability to handle stressful situations with a smile is a must.

The Lead Cook position is a year-round position. In Winter and Summer seasons overtime is required at times, while in the Spring and Fall extended time off is a possibility. Split shifts are typical in order to prepare and serve breakfast and dinner. Punctuality and reliable transportation are a must. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, CA Serve Safe Manager’s Certificate or Food Handler’s card, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. This position will require you to be on your feet for long periods of time.

Compensation: Our very competitive wages are based on experience. Free, onsite room and board are available. Paid Time Off and Health Benefits are available after 90 days.

To be considered for this position, please respond to this post by emailing your resume and a cover letter to

About Clair Tappaan Lodge: Clair Tappaan Lodge is a historic, rustic mountain lodge located at 7,000’ on Donner Summit above Donner Lake and Truckee, Ca. Down to earth guests and team-oriented work environment make the Lodge a rewarding and fun place to work. The Lodge’s location offers easy access to world-class hiking, climbing, mountain biking, a variety of lake activities, skiing and snowboarding.

Lodge Assistant ……. Full-time job

Prospective candidates will possess a strong work ethic and the ability to work within a small team environment while performing a wide variety of tasks both inside and outside of the Lodge. This Jack/Jill-of-All Trades position requires experience in customer service, clerical office duties, food service, light maintenance, and housekeeping.   This is a seasonal position with the possibility of becoming a year round position. It comes with beyond competitive compensation, subsidized health/dental/vision benefits PLUS room and board. Please respond to this posting by sending a resume and cover letter to

Our full-time, year-round positions include General Manager, Operations Manager, Lead Cook, Front Office Manager, Housekeeping, and Maintenance Manager

Our full-time and seasonal positions include  Kitchen Assistant, Front Office Assistant, Housekeeping Assistant, Rentals Technician, and Lodge Assistant.

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