Aramark Mesa Verde Far View Lodge

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Are you looking for a memorable summer? Do you want to have the best summer work experience & make some great new friends? If you said "YES!", then Mesa Verde Far View Lodge is the place for you!


Mesa Verde National Park, located in southwestern Colorado, is best known for cliff dwellings, which are structures built within caves and under outcroppings in cliffs, built by the Ancestral Pueblo people who lived here for over 700 years. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.


Encounter first-hand Mesa Verde’s unspoiled beauty. Hike amid native oaks and wild flowers in spectacular wooded canyons populated with deer, elk and wild turkeys. The beautiful setting is everything you’ll need for an exciting and memorable season. This location is very remote.


ARAMARK Mesa Verde has an elevation of 1100-2400 meters. Some employees experience headaches and nausea for several days upon arrival. Bring aspirin or other items needed for altitude illness. Drink plenty of water upon arrival. Bring layers of clothing as the nights are cold (freezing temperature) and the days are hot (32 degrees C).

Some Highlights:

-            Many different jobs available

-            Housing with a free shuttle to work and meals are provided at a very affordable cost

-            Free transportation into the nearest town, Cortez, on Tues, Thurs, and Sun

-            Great employee benefits including discounts at gift shops and food and beverage outlets, recreational activities and employer-sponsored trips, etc.

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Mesa Verde National Park is a U.S. National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Colorado. It is the largest archaeological preserve in the United States. The park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt to protect some of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in the world, or as he said, "preserve the works of man". It is the only cultural National Park set aside by the National Park System. It occupies 81.4 square miles (211 km2) near the Four Corners and features numerous ruins of homes and villages built by the Ancestral Puebloan people, sometimes called the Anasazi. There are over four thousand archaeological sites and over six hundred cliff dwellings of the Pueblo people at the site.


By the year 750 the people were building mesa-top villages made of adobe. In the late 1190s they began to build the cliff dwellings for which Mesa Verde is famous. The cliff dwellings, which are structures built within caves and under outcroppings in cliffs, include Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America.


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How to Get There

Students should fly or take a bus into Cortez, CO. The employer will pick-up students in Cortez. You must call the HR office at +1-970-564-4281 (Monday through Friday) 1 week PRIOR to arrival to arrange transportation from the airport to employee housing. Employees must arrive on a Monday or Tuesday between 7am and 6pm MST unless otherwise notified by the Human Resources office. No other transportation is available during the rest of the week or on weekends. No public transportation is available to get to the National Park.

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