InnKeepers - Lodge 2020 Season - Chama, NM

InnKeepers - Lodge 2020 Season - Chama, NM

Posted: 7/28/2020 - 9:13 pm

Looking for a mature, reliable, personable and trustworthy, non-smoking couple to be Caretakers/Innkeepers at a 35-room/cabin/mobile home lodge. This lodge is located on 8.5 acres of wooded property along the Chama River. This is a year round position beginning in December 2020. The winter months the lodge is closed but caretakers are need to answer phones and do small jobs on the property.  April 2021 the lodge opens again and the position becomes managerial.  Job requires a self-motivated couple with lots of energy, ability to multi-task and willingness and the personality to interact with guests and staff.  Chama is a good place to live for families so a couple with children will also be considered.

Candidate(s) must be customer orientated, be computer proficient & have supervisory and maintenance skills.

Applicant(s) will be required to perform cleaning and maintenance tasks as needed.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Duties include but are not limited to:

   Checking guests in/out of the hotel, training and supervising other front desk staff

   Answer the telephone and take reservations

   Learn and use Cloudbeds software.

   Routine maintenance of hotel and outbuildings

   Routine groundskeeping and lawn care

   Some snow removal necessary in the winter

   Train and oversee housekeeping staff, perform quality control checks and clean rooms and  common areas when needed


The lodging industry does not conform to the typical 8-5, Monday-Friday schedule; this is a 24/7 job; days off will be provided.  The nearest town, Pagosa springs, CO is 45 minutes away. where there is a Wal-Mart, a small theather, and stores.  You will be near national forests, rivers, lakes and the beautiful San Juan Mountains.    Great scenery and vacation activities abound near Chama, like fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, biking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross country and downhill skiing at Wolf Creek Pass in Colorado.

Compensation package includes a stipend December thru March plus a 2 bedroom, 1 bath, dining room, living room with wood heater, kitchen and fenced in yard, all utilities paid, wi-fi and cable.

Beginning in April there will be a salary provided and the house with all utilities included.



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