Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel
   Crane Lake, Minnesota
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          Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel Prospective Employee Information
THANK YOU for your interest in joining our team at Pine Point Lodge & Resort. The following is a description of our resort, the services we offer, and what is expected from us for the summer season

THE PINE POINT MOTTO is that we believe in creating an environment where our staff can not only have a great time, live and explore a beautiful place, but also be able to make and save a considerable amount of money. We want our staff to enjoy themselves both personally and professionally, thus promoting a positive atmosphere where guests and you can benefit. Therefore, we offer some of the best housing and meals at no extra cost to you and pay excellent wages with a great bonus plan.

More than just a summer job, living and working here represents an experience of a lifetime. It is an opportunity to learn a variety of skills, develop a strong work ethic and it can be a place to learn and grow. Your experience at Pine Point can help enhance your future goals for employment in outdoor recreation, hotel/motel management, and other business opportunities in general. A sense of ownership grows from the commitment of working and maintaining our high standards of service. From the camaraderie and friendships that grow and from our commitment to provide the best quality experience for our guests in a setting that is beyond compare. Staff members work both the lodging and pier side of the business and sometimes work different positions during the course of the work week. A desire to be part of something bigger than ones self and enjoying the process of making it happen for our guests and for yourself.

AN OVERVIEW OF PINE POINT LODGE: We pride ourselves on being a small owner-operated business that emphasizes on excellent customer service. We have 9 housekeeping cottages, 3 penthouse rooms, 14 boat and motor rentals, a main lodge with a small grocery store, pool table, phone, computer, books to read, board games, satellite TV and snack bar. We hire 5 full time employees – three dock staff and two front desk/housekeepers.

Even though we're somewhat remote, we're easily accessible. The end of the road is about 1 mile by boat. The nearest town, population 350, is ½ hour, one-way, by car. The nearest shopping mall would be 1 ½ hours, one way, by car. Our location has access, by boat, into Voyageur’s National Park, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park. Guests come from all over the world to enjoy our peaceful location. They come to fish, hunt, swim, relax, hike, canoe, boat, to see historic sights, and explore the many miles of shoreline, rivers, and lakes. Before the guests arrive in middle of May, we begin training and getting staff familiarized with our Resort operations, cleaning, prepping boats and motors, lawn maintenance, and finishing projects After they leave, in the beginning of October, we are busy shutting down the cottages, and preparing the boats and other things for winter.

EXPECTATIONS: Over the years, our guests have come to expect a friendly and helpful staff. Each employee’s appearance is very important to us. All employees must appear neat, well groomed, friendly, and helpful. Hairstyles should be neat and clean. Dyeing, tinting, and bleaching of an unnatural color is unacceptable. (i.e. pink, purple). Piercing is limited to ears only. Tattoos are to be covered, so that they are not visible.

SEASON DATES: Beginning May 1 thru October 15th. Ideally, employees that can work the entire season are of great benefit. However, we do hire well qualified employees who cannot work the entire season. Please do not hesitate to apply.

HOUSING/MEALS: We take pride in providing, AT NO CHARGE, some of the best housing and home cooked meals. More details are given below in each job description.

BONUS INFORMATION: This is a “Thank You” to our crew for all you do during your employment at Pine Point. It is given to those who complete their work contract and have maintained their commitment to provide the best quality experience for our guests. This includes a positive work attitude to co-workers and management, a good work ethic with excellent results, completion of work contract, adhering to housing contract and collective cleaning duties, and returning the housing unit back to the state in which it was given to you (clean and well kept). Season end bonus pay ranges from $25 per week or more. Weekly tips also add substantially to earnings.

TRANSPORTATION TO PINE POINT: Pine Point Lodge is 4 hours north of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 1 ½ hours from the nearest airports located in either Hibbing or International Falls, MN. Please feel free to contact us about transportation needs.

EMPLOYMENT PERKS INCLUDE AND THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THE FOLLOWING: Use of laundry facilities, use of rental equipment, canoes, paddleboat, enjoy miles of hiking trails, boat trips up lake or going into interior lakes, swimming and use of water trampoline and space mountain equipment, horse shoes, basket ball hoop, volley ball, berry picking when in season plus much more!

JOBS AVAILABLE AT PINE POINT ARE LISTED BELOW. We strive to provide clean accommodations and superior boat equipment in a pristine setting where Guests Become Friends! These are not just words to be taken lightly; it is what we live by. Our goal is to have our guests leave as friends. We want to treat each person as we ourselves would want to be treated, with respect, kindness, consideration and by doing the little things that matter, but are not required. We are looking for people that are enthusiastic about life and want to share their experience of Pine Point with others. If this describes you, please apply!

FRONT DESK/HOUSEKEEPING
Be the CENTER OF ATTENTION! “Where Guests Become Friends!” This starts with how our guests are greeted; addressing any concerns/questions they may have sincerely and attentively by listening more than talking and by responding. Having an outgoing personality is a big plus due to high guest interaction. You assist in activities, answer phones, provide area information, check-in/check-out guests, guest issues, cashier, gift shop sales and inventory management.

Additionally, you will work in housekeeping to ensure standards are being met or exceeded with clean, well maintained cottages or rooms. We provide reasonably priced accommodations while you ensure outstanding housekeeping standards. You need to enjoy cleaning and want to provide exceptionally clean cottages and rooms for our guests. Duties are cleaning and servicing guest cottages and rooms, central bath and lodge, including laundry. Maintain and stock supplies. Make note and bring cottage or room maintenance issues daily to manager. Become familiar with facility layout and area, able to answer general questions providing excellent customer care including greeting guests. Have an EYE for detail and the ability to meet deadlines. You ensure the housekeeping guidelines are being adhered to or exceeded. You will be the first one in and the last to leave your cottage or room so your duties are done thoughtfully, thoroughly and efficiently. You will work directly with other housekeepers on each walk through to ensure guest satisfaction. Physical stamina, positive attitude and the ability to work cooperatively are necessary. Must be able to lift and carry 30lbs.

You will be trained in assisting other areas of Pine Point to help maintain quality in services and operations, so being a team player is essential and your learning possibilities are endless.

HOUSING/MEALS: We take pride in providing some of the best housing and home cooked meals. You’ll share a new, comfortable room with one other roommate, includes wireless internet access, satellite T.V., air conditioning, microwave and mini refrigerator.

RATE OF PAY: $1200 per month + tips + end of contract/season bonus. Free housing and meals provided.

All bonuses range depending on length and years of employment. First year, full season employee’s wages would be $7200 and bonus would be a minimum of $500 plus tips.

DOCK STAFF: “Where Guests Become Friends!” This starts with how our guests are greeted; addressing any concerns/questions they may have sincerely and attentively by listening more than talking and by responding. Liking the outdoors, enjoys fishing, boating, and having an outgoing personality is a big plus due to high guest interaction. Become familiar with facility layout and area, able to answer general questions providing excellent customer care including greeting guests. Accurately keep track of fuel, bait, ice and marina product sales, maintaining and stocking supplies, and general cleanliness of marine equipment and area including fish filleting. Have an EYE for detail and the ability to meet deadlines. You ensure the marina equipment is kept in excellent condition. Additional duties include: daily trash pick-up, maintaining adequate ice supplies, instructing guests on the safe operation of boats in our rental fleet, shuttling people by boat, picking up deliveries, minimal lawn maintenance. Previous boat handling experience helpful, but not required. Required to have a valid DL with good driving record and able to lift and carry 75lb. Interest in fishing and the outdoors extremely helpful.

You will be trained in assisting other areas of Pine Point to help maintain quality in services and operations, so being a team player is essential and your learning possibilities are endless.

RATE OF PAY: Salary is $1200 per month + tips (averaging from $150 - $250 per week) + end of contract/season bonus.

All bonuses range depending on length and years of employment. First year, full season employee’s wages would be $7200 and bonus would be a minimum of $500.

HOUSING/MEALS: Dock staff lives in your own private three bedroom cottage off the direct premises and within walking distance of the resort grounds. Shared with two other dock staff, 50’ from the shoreline with a dock slip, satellite T.V., phone, internet access, microwave, refrigerator, and stove.

TO APPLY: Fill out the application form below. Phone interviews are required.
We look forward to hearing from and perhaps working with you at The Point!

Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel
7533 Gold Coast Road
Crane Lake MN 55725
Ph: 1-218-993-2311 or 1-800-628-4446
Fax: 218-993-2630
Email: info@pinepointlodge.com



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Get close to nature and experience the wilderness on the Minnesota-Canadian border waters.
Resort facilities are available to all employees. You can go canoeing, fishing, hiking, camping and boating at the edge of the BWCAW and Voyageurs National Park. Room and board available at the resort.



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