Employment in Brainerd MN

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Thank you for your interest in working at Cragun's Resort. The Brainerd Lakes area offers four season recreational life style opportunities. The community has a progressive educational system, regional medical center and emerging cultural environment. We are a family owned Conference & Golf Resort and have been in business for 60+ years.

Cragun's Resort offers some of the best jobs in Brainerd, MN. At Cragun's, we offer an excellent wage plus a benefit package for full time employees including health stipend, 401K, paid vacations, training and career advancement opportunities.

We offer seasonal and full time jobs in Brainerd, MN available throughout the Conference Center, Resort and The Legacy Courses at Cragun's. Almost all openings require day, evening and/or weekend work, and your flexibility to fill various shifts is a plus. Applicants should be at least 17 1/2 years of age. Housing is currently available on-property. Our mission is Excellence in Guest Service.

Please read the criteria required to be an employee at Cragun's. You will find an application for employment at the bottom of the criteria.

Current Employment Openings at Cragun's

Dining Room/Banquet Manager
Responsible for the efficient operation of the food service outlets at Cragun's Resort including the dining room, snack bar and banquet service. This manager is responsible for hiring, training and scheduling of all food service staff and providing an exceptional experience to our guests. We offer a competitive starting pay and benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401k, resort and golf course discounts and on-property housing, if needed. E-mail resume to rlecy(at)craguns.com.  

Now hiring full and part time dishwashers to work evening shift. No experience necessary, we will train. Also hiring full time baker with general knowledge of baking and cake decorating and evening Salad Person. Apply in person at front desk or e-mail resume to dsmith(at)craguns.com

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Full and part time, year around housekeeping runner position available for a person with a positive attitude who takes pride in their work and enjoys being physically active and a part of the team.  The housekeeping runner's job offers a lot of variety working in all areas of the resort and frequent interaction with guests working mainly a 4 pm-12:30 am shift.  Must have a valid driver's license and able to work all shifts.
  • Night Laundry available to work 3-11 pm and overnight shifts. Must be able to load and unload washers and dryers, fold laundry, count and bag laundry and iron table linens.
  • General Housekeeping - responsible for cleaning guest rooms and cabins. Must be able to communicate with guests and to prioritize work lists. Must be able to stay each day until work is complete. This is a fast paced job that requires working weekends and holidays.
  • Assistant Housekeeping Manager will assist the Manager by organizing daily functions. This position will lead by example and be a hands-on manager. The assistant manager will help hire, train, and schedule staff as well as inspect completed work. Prior housekeeping management experience is required. Send resume to kwarner(at)craguns.com or apply in person at front desk.

Marina/Conference Services
Full and part time positions available. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. and have a good driving record. Duties include setting up rooms for meetings and banquets as well as renting various types of marina equipment to our guests. Knowledge of Gull Lake and surrounding area is helpful. Apply in person at front desk - no phone calls please.

Dining Room
Now hiring full and part time dining room and banquet servers. Experience preferred but we will train. Position requires evening and weekend shifts.  Apply in person at front desk.

Guest Service Representative
Join our busy reservation office and assist callers to book their vacations at our beautiful resort. Also hiring front desk staff to welcome and assist guests staying at the resort. We are looking for excellent telephone communication skills with a confident, enthusiastic tone of voice, computer proficiency, accuracy and a desire to pamper our guests. Apply in person at the front desk.

Maintenance/Grounds Crew
Full time position able to work day shift and rotating weekends. Summer duties include mowing, trimming, clean-up and some landscaping. Winter duties include snow plowing, snow blowing, roof shoveling, and firewood processing. Candidates must have a positive attitude and work well with employees and guests. Apply in person at the front desk or call Mitch at 825-2830.