As our business continues to grow and expand, and we see more and more visitors on the North Shore, we are always on the lookout for employees who love working in hospitality! We believe in benefits of cross-training, so our staff is cross-trained in housekeeping and front desk operations. 

What We Offer;

  • Consistent, full time hours
  • Affordable shared or private housing
  • Ample time off during off-season, if requested
  • 50% off Food at Cascade Restaurant & Pub
  • Friends & Family discounts on accomodations
  • Free bikes for use
  • Company vehicle for going to grocery store 

What we Are Looking For;

We have a small team at Cliff Dweller so it is important that our new team members have the following qualities;

  • Adaptability- easily learn new skills and effectively operate in different environments. Come up with creative solutions to problems and be willing to change approach when necessary.
  • Strong Work Ethic- showing up on time, taking initiative, working hard, and making an effort to improve the quality of work.
  • Good Communication Skills- ability to listen, understand the needs of others, respond appropriately to situations, get along with the team.
  • Positive Attitude- it makes for a more enjoyable work environment.
  • Problem Solving Skills- identify the root of the problem, come up with creative solutions, implement solutions efficiently. Good problem solving skills involve critical thinking, creativity, and the ability to remain calm and objective.

Just for Fun;

  • Hike, bike, canoe, ski, snowshoe, downhill ski, snow-machine, fish, swim in small lakes (Lake Superior is way too cold :), take a skill class at the North House Folk School and learn an amazing skill such as canoe building, glass blowing, or woodcarving.

Cliff Dweller on Lake Superior is a great place to work!

If you are interested in joining the Cliff Dweller team, please complete an application or stop by Cliff Dweller to fill one out.

Employment questions? Give us a call at (218) 663-7273.


Job Application

Notice of Job Opportunity- Temporary Resort Worker




Cliff Dweller in Tofte, MN, seeks 2 Temporary Resort Workers for temporary, full-time employment (04/01/2024 to 10/31/2024). Duties: Attend front desk, receive and transmit email and phone messages; maintain records of occupied rooms; and assist with check-ins and check-outs and accommodate reasonable guest requests. Clean corridors, lobbies, and stairways, and guest rooms. Empty and clean trash containers; dispose of trash in a sanitary manner. Clean toilets, wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers. Wipe down glass surfaces. Make up beds and change linens as required. Organize work schedule from the room status list, arrivals and departures. Distribute linen, towels and room supplies using wheeled carts or by hand. Organize and restock cart at the end of the shift. Sweep, scrub, mop, and polish floors. Vacuum and clean carpets, rugs, and draperies. Shampoo carpets, rugs, and upholstery. Dust and polish furniture and fittings. Wash windows as scheduled. Sort, wash, load, and unload laundry. Sort, fold, and put away clean laundry. Store all dirty laundry in line with company policy. Laundry to be washed includes: Bedding such as sheets, pillowcases, comforters, and blankets; Towels including washcloths, hand towels, bath towels, and bath mats; Rags including cleaning rags, microfiber cloths. Operate mechanized cleaning equipment. Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition. Monitor and report necessary repairs and replacements. Restock room supplies such as drinking glasses, soaps, shampoos, etc. Inspect and turn mattresses as scheduled. Check all appliances in rooms are in working order. Realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout. Deliver any requested housekeeping items to guest rooms. Ensure confidentiality and security of guest rooms. Follow all company safety and security procedures. Report any maintenance issues or safety hazards, observe and report damage of lodge property. Respond to customer requests.

May perform other job duties pursuant to 37-2012, Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners / 43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks / 51-6011.00, Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers.

35+ hours/week. 8-hour shifts between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. 5 days per week, schedule varies and includes evenings and weekends. May work evenings, weekends, holidays, as needed. Schedule (including workdays) may vary. May work more than the guaranteed hours. May work overtime. OT varies and must be pre-approved.

Must have physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel and bend, lift, push and pull required load up to 30 pounds. No formal education, training or experience required. On-the-job training will be provided.

$15.38/hr; O/T $23.07/hr. Workers will be paid no less than the wage listed. Employer may pay higher wage rates to workers based on seniority with employer and level of skill. Overtime hours may vary.

Depending on work conditions, the employer may offer workers performing certain tasks during certain periods of the season an opportunity to earn an incentive bonus over and above the guaranteed rate of pay set forth above. If offered, such incentive bonuses will be based on the quantity and quality of work performed and offered to all workers working on the activity(ies) and during the time period(s) when such incentive bonuses are offered. If an incentive bonus is offered, the fact that the bonus is to be offered and the manner in which the bonus will be determined, will be explained to all affected workers before the start of any work period or activity subject to such a bonus. Incentive bonuses are offered at the sole discretion of the employer, and no bonus or opportunity to earn a bonus is promised or guaranteed.

Employer assurances pursuant to 20 CFR 655.20:

•​Single work week used in computing wages due.

•​Wages paid bi-weekly.

•​Work tools, supplies & equipment provided without cost to employee.

•​Workers have the option of employer-provided housing for $10 per day, and if elected, employer will deduct costs from worker's paycheck. Workers also have the option of securing their own lodging.

•​Employer will make all deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law and any non-legally required payroll deductions permitted under the law and requested by Employee.

•​Employer will arrange & pay directly for transportation & subsistence from place of recruitment to place of work. Employer will issue reimbursement within the first workweek when required to meet FLSA minimum wage obligations. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, if the worker has no immediately subsequent H-2B employment, the employer will provide or pay for worker’s reasonable costs of return transportation & subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical & reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of at least $15.88 per day during travel to a maximum of $59.00 per day with receipts.

•​Employer will reimburse worker in the first work week for all visa, visa processing, border crossing & related fees, incl. those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees).

•​The employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period.

This position is being posted in connection with a future application for H-2B workers.

Application Process: Contact the nearest office of MN CareerForceLocation, 820 North 9th Street, Suite 250 Virginia, MN 55792; Phone (218) 735-3740 and reference: Job ID: 13847512& 14020036

“H-2B Cliff Dweller Temporary Resort Workers.” Contact or 651-259-7513 or Cliff Dweller at or https://cliffdwelleronlakesupe....

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