Photo of Sequoia National Park, Wuksachi Village and Lodge, Sequoia National Park, CA

Cook I

Sequoia National Park, Wuksachi Village and Lodge

PO Box 89
Sequoia National Park, CA 93262

102 Room Hotel
Managed By Delaware North


The Opportunity 

Delaware North Parks and Resorts is searching for seasonal Cooks to join our team at Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park, California. Are you ready to showcase your culinary skills and take your career to the next level? Join our talented culinary team, where innovation and teamwork are valued and celebrated. Apply today and be a part of our mission to deliver exceptional dining experiences!


Minimum pay rate: $16.00 / hourInformation on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at

Life in Sequoia National Park

Looking for a job with a side of adventure? Be part of a global team fortunate enough to live and work in the remote beauty of California's Sequoia National Park! Each day inspires in special places like this.

  • Low-cost shared dormitory housing available for $50/ week including utilities and wi-fi
  • Housing includes free on-site laundry and communal area for cooking
  • Live amongst the giant sequoias and the Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep
  • Access to hundreds of miles of hiking trails with campsites, caves, mountains, rivers, and lakes to explore!

Benefits at Sequoia

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance*
  • 401k with company match*
  • Paid vacation days and holidays*
  • Paid parental bonding leave*
  • Tuition or professional certification reimbursement*
  • Weekly pay
  • Free shift meal daily 
  • Employee discounts - 40% off food and beverage, 20% off retail
  • Referral bonus – earn $200 for each eligible referral
  • Training and development with opportunities for internal mobility and growth including the chance to work at our other locations nationwide

*Available for full-time, year-round team members


  • Follow supervisor's assignments for food production and prepare food and beverage products for guests by following recipe guidelines, using proper preparation techniques, and sanitation guidelines
  • Set up, operate and clean kitchen equipment, according to correct procedures as well as keeping workstations clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked
  • Work cooperatively with team members and management
  • Follow supervisor's assignments for opening and closing procedures


  • Ability to read and understand recipes and food abbreviations
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a team player, following procedures and taking directions
  • Basic math skills, with the ability to calculate and follow recipe measurements

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs or more
  • Ability to stand for long periods while also bending, lifting, and reaching
  • Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders
  • Exposed to variable temperatures

Shift Details 

Day shiftEvening shiftOvernightHolidaysWeekendsOn call

Who We Are 

Sequoia National Park offers an opportunity to see the giant Redwoods that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The work itself is exciting, and there are a lot of career opportunities for advancement and opportunities to transfer to other Delaware North properties located at the state and national parks across the country. We offer on-site housing and discounts on food, beverage, and retail. Shuttle service to town is provided.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted November 17, 2023

Sequoia National Park, Wuksachi Village and Lodge

Located in the heart of Sequoia National Park, the Wuksachi Village and Lodge® is the newest hotel development in California’s oldest National Park. Just 78 miles east of Fresno and conveniently located in the Giant Forest area, the Wuksachi Lodge is the perfect location to discover the breathtaking splendor of one of California’s best family vacation destinations. Towering sequoia trees.  Spectacular valleys.  Inspiring waterfalls. 

Open year-round and conveniently located with prime access to Sequoia's most popular visitor attractions, the Wuksachi Lodge® is beautifully crafted of cedar and stone, highlighted by stone fireplaces, natural woods, and panoramic views of the surrounding forest and High Sierra peaks.  Built in 1999 and highlighted by a spectacular mountain/forest setting, this stunning Sequoia lodge is an upscale mountain resort featuring 102 spacious guest rooms, a full-service restaurant serving sumptuous Sierra Alpine cuisine, cocktail lounge, retail and ski shop, and dedicated special event facilities.

Nature’s untouched beauty is ready for you to explore.