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Jobs At Custer

We are named one of the best wildlife-viewing parks in the world...come be a part of it.

Current Openings

Summer Seasonal Positions

Those who are no strangers to this industry know, the hours can get long and the work isn't easy; but it's so, so worth it. We provide on-site room & board, employee perks & discounts, and all associates get to experience the same activities that our guests enjoy. Apply now, and bring a friend or two, and start exploring the Black Hills...these memories are made for sharing.

We are Regency CSP Ventures, owned by Ramkota Companies & operated by US Hotel & Resorts and supported by WR Hospitality. We span over 50 properties in 19 states, and we have our full hearts & souls in our 15+ years as the Custer State Park Concessionaire.

Bartenders, Baristas & Banquets

Calling all hospitality professionals, leaders, and eager learners with bright futures...we want you representing Custer State Park Resort. Restaurant & banquet professionals can expect a high-volume, fast-paced environment with a strong earning potential.

We encourage applicants all year long for:

  • Restaurant Bartenders
  • Restaurant Servers
  • Hostess & Bussers
  • Barista & Counter Sales
  • Banquet Servers
  • Banquet Leads & Event Captains
  • Banquet Set-up & A/V
  • Banquet Bartenders
  • Event Management
  • Assistant Lodge Managers
Submit An Application

Back of House Expertise

With four full-service restaurants within 71,000 acres and over 2 million visitors annually, we have a lot of mouths to feed. Led by our Executive Chef & supported by our sister company, WR Hospitality, we seek out the best, hire the best, and cultivate life-long careers in the kitchen.

Accepting resumes all year long for:

  • Lodge Chefs (supervisor position)
  • Sous Chefs
  • Prep Cooks
  • Line Cooks
  • Dishwashers
  • Expo
  • Cook, Food Truck
  • Cook, Store
Submit an Application

Tour Guides, Agents & Front Desk

Our front-line positions are referred to as our Directors of First Impressions. For those who are handy with a handshake & fact retention, we encourage you to explore our most sought-after position, the Jeep Driver. If your strengths are found when quickly learning the ins-and-outs of a POS/Reservation/Tour Management software, we would love to have you hired on as a Reservation Agent. Prepare for quick on-the-job training and come with a knowledge of & passion for the Black Hills!

Accepting resumes year-round for:

  • Front Desk Agents
  • Front Desk Managers
  • Reservations & Information Call Center
  • Store Clerks
  • Store Managers
  • Activities Managers
  • Activities Clerks
  • Jeep Drivers (full and part-time)
  • Stables Managers
  • Wranglers
  • Sales Clerks
  • Chuckwagon Drivers
  • Boat Dock Attendants
Apply Today

Resort Lodging & Dorms

With four resorts, five lodges, on-site employee dormitories, RV spots, and cabins, and over 2 million guests coming through Custer State Park each year, we seek top-notch care from dedicated professionals.

Join our caretaking crew and explore positions like:

  • Housekeepers
  • Head Housekeepers
  • Laundry Attendants
  • Grounds Crews
  • Maintenance Techs
  • Head of Maintenance
  • Dormitory Supervisors
  • Groundskeepers
  • and more

Easy! Submit an application. It will walk you through a few questions, ask for a little bit of information, and let you check a few boxes for interested positions.

Yes! While most of our hiring focuses on employees who are able to work full-time (some overtime potential) from May through October, we do also hire for intermittent or part-time positions, as well; especially on weekends. Those with more limited schedules most often will be considered for hire at our stores, as activity drivers or workhands, or in the restaurant/banquet events.

Yes! Do you have one year or more experience at a college or technical school or related experience? Inquire about our MIT (manager-in-training) and summer internship programs! These are key introductory management positions for our best and brightest student applicants.

We would love to have you! Submit your resume with your full schedule of availability so that we may review it for consideration. Each summer, we see a number of high school and college students choose Custer State Park Resort as their summer job...and even return again for following summers.

Do you have one year or more experience at a college or technical school or related experience? Inquire about our MIT (manager-in-training) and summer internship programs! These are key introductory management positions for our best and brightest student applicants.

Submit your resume! While most of our hiring focuses on employees who are able to work full-time (some overtime potential) from May through October, we do also hire for intermittent or part-time positions, as well; especially on weekends. Those with more limited schedules most often will be considered for hire at our stores, as activity drivers or workhands, or in the restaurant/banquet events.

Absolutely. Some of our proudest moments come from seeing young professionals start out at Custer State Park Resort, and find themselves being recruited to work at other properties within our company portfolio. We are here to help support you as you build your hospitality career and build a few life-long friendships with Custer State Park Resort coworkers at the same time.

Looking for a fun post-career summer job? Our Buffalo Safari Jeep Tours are not only our most popular resort activity, but also our most sought-after summer positions. So what does it take to become a driver and tour guide? What kind of hours are required? How much does it pay? Find more information on our CoolWorks job site and submit an application for consideration.

Absolutely. Dormitory housing is not required, and any interested candidates must first apply. We regularly see associates who drive to work from Custer, Hot Springs, Rapid City, and more. They are often surprised to find that the drive is shorter than anticipated, easy, and enjoyable!

Yes, all lodges serve three employee meals a day.

Yes. At the beginning of the season, our employee drivers' schedules tend to fill with airport pickups & arrival needs; but once everyone is settled, we prioritize employee trips to Wal-Mart, Target, the grocery store, and we even offer Black Hills attraction departures. Schedules are posted in employee cafeterias, and pick-up times are strictly enforced so that everyone stays on track.

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