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Join The Under Canvas Team

At Under Canvas, our mission is to inspire connections with extraordinary places, people, and the planet by enhancing access to the outdoors. Every team member plays a critical role in contributing to our success. Whether you work in one of our beautiful camp locations or in our corporate offices, you make a difference. We strive for excellence at every level and work to provide the best customer experience possible at our award winning locations across the U.S. Each location features upscale, safari-inspired accommodations, on-site programming, outdoor adventures and many include on-site dining serving fresh and local menu items. Explore more about working at Under Canvas and check out job openings across all of our locations and corporate offices.

For any questions or additional information, please reach out to careers@undercanvas.com.

Our Culture

At Under Canvas we are leaders in upscale, outdoor hospitality. We uniquely bridge the gap between travel and the outdoors. It is our intention that, together, we will allow everyone to discover their outdoor self in comfort and style. Under Canvas provides this unique experience through our one-of-a-kind team members, on-site training, standard procedures, and our values. We’re so excited you’re interested in joining us and getting Outside Together!

Our Mission

To inspire connections with extraordinary places, people and the planet by enhancing access to the outdoors.

WE BELIEVE…

  • being outdoors inspires and connects friends, families and loved ones.
  • unique experiences enrich lives and strengthen relationships.
  • nature fosters environmental consciousness.
  • nature is the best architect.
  • experiencing the outdoors doesn’t mean roughing it.
  • in being #OutsideTogether

The Benefits

  • Competitive Wages
  • Tiered Benefits Available
  • Discounts on Under Canvas Stays
  • Live Locally with Included Housing
  • Opportunities to Transfer to Other Locations

Our Locations

Under Canvas operates in stunningly beautiful locations across the U.S., located near the nation's most iconic national parks and monuments and within vibrant communities.

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore Tents

Mount Rushmore

Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as a ‘Best Resort in the World’ in 2020, Under Canvas Mount Rushmore is tucked within Ponderosa Pines and Common Juniper, located on an original gold mining settlement less than 4 miles from Mount Rushmore National Monument and just a short drive to stunning Custer State Park. Offering majestic views of Mount Rushmore and the surrounding Black Hills from the outdoor patio, yoga deck and main lobby tent, Under Canvas Mount Rushmore is a one-of-a-kind home base for guests seeking to adventure in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Kayaks on Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park

Destination

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore is just outside of Keystone, SD in the Black Hills and is only 30 minutes from Rapid City, SD. There is plenty to explore in the surrounding area including hiking, water sports, and other outdoor recreation activities around Mount Rushmore National Monument, Custer State Park and Badlands National Park. The climate in the Black Hills of South Dakota is mostly mild with the occasional afternoon rain shower. Days are typically sunny and warm while temperatures cool at night due to the higher elevation of this camp location.

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore Lobby Tent

Camp

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore’s season runs from May through September each year. Team member housing is located in Keystone or Rapid City, SD. Each housing unit has roommates, fully furnished rooms, laundry, WiFi and a fully equipped kitchen. Tucked away under Ponderosa pines, Under Canvas Mount Rushmore features unobstructed views of the national monument from an expansive deck off the lobby tent. Enjoy Under Canvas’ own hiking trail that starts on property and weaves through the forested hillside and property.

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Grand Canyon

Set upon 160-acres of secluded piñon and juniper forest, Under Canvas Grand Canyon offers easy access to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and nearby towns of Williams and Flagstaff, AZ. Recognized in ‘Top 15 Resorts in the US – Southwest’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Under Canvas Grand Canyon offers upscale accommodations near one of the Seven Wonders of the world and unending adventures in the American Southwest.

Grand Canyon National Park

Destination

Under Canvas Grand Canyon is located 25 minutes from Grand Canyon National Park and the historical town of Williams, AZ where you can find abundant recreation, things to do and restaurants for dining. The weather in the Grand Canyon region varies by season. Spring is usually cool with a possibility of rain. Summer brings warmer temperatures and occasional afternoon thunderstorms. During the fall and winter seasons you will see cooling temperatures and some rain. Under Canvas Grand Canyon is a desert location, so expect dry heat, higher temperatures during the day and cooler temperatures at night.

Under Canvas Grand Canyon Lobby Furnishing

Camp

Under Canvas Grand Canyon’s season runs from early April through late October. Team member housing is located either adjacent to camp or 30 minutes away in Williams, AZ. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, laundry, Wi-Fi, and a fully equipped kitchen. Team members can enjoy nightly stargazing as Under Canvas Grand Canyon is remotely located and has some of the clearest dark skies in the country. In fact, Grand Canyon National Park is classified as an International Dark Sky Park due to it’s star-studded night sky views.

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Glacier

Located just 7 miles from the entrance to Glacier National Park, Under Canvas Glacier offers travelers a one-of-kind glamping experience in Montana’s “Big Sky Country.” Recognized in ‘Top 20 Resorts in the US – Pacific Northwest & West’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Under Canvas Glacier is designed in close connection to the surrounding wilderness, featuring lofted Treehouse canvas tents and safari-inspired Suites equipped with plush king-size beds and wood-burning stoves and ensuite bathrooms.

Glacier National Park

Destination

Under Canvas Glacier sits near the west entrance to Glacier National Park, just 15 minutes from Columbia Falls, MT and less than 40 minutes from Whitefish and Kalispell, MT. Enjoy abundant recreational opportunities in Montana’s “Big Sky Country” with Flathead Lake and Whitefish Lake in close proximity. Weather in this area varies by season. Spring, fall and winter all bring cooler temperatures and occasional snow. Enjoy pleasant temperatures and sunny skies during the summer months.

Tent at Under Canvas Glacier

Camp

Under Canvas Glacier’s season runs from early June through mid-September. Team member housing is located in Kalispell or Whitefish, MT less than 40 minutes from camp. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, laundry, WiFi and a fully equipped kitchen. Under Canvas Glacier offers upscale, safari-inspired tent accommodations and has several unique treehouse accommodations on property. The treehouses are outfitted with the same upscale amenities found in other tents across the property and across all Under Canvas locations including king size beds with plush linens, ensuite bathrooms, and wood-burning stoves.

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Under Canvas Yellowstone Lobby Tent exterior

Yellowstone

Recognized in ‘Top 20 Resorts in the US – Pacific Northwest & West’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Under Canvas Yellowstone is located just 10 minutes from Yellowstone National Park’s West Entrance, serving as gateway to Montana’s unique hydrothermal and geologic wonders, diverse wildlife and boundless means of outdoor recreation near America’s oldest national park. With uninterrupted views of Montana’s picturesque landscape, Under Canvas’ safari-inspired glamping destination offers travelers a one-of-a-kind outdoor experience while discovering the wonders of Yellowstone.

Madison River at Under Canvas Yellowstone

Destination

Under Canvas Yellowstone is situated on a beautiful plot of land just minutes from West Yellowstone, MT which has many restaurants and shops. Also, under two hours away are both Bozeman, MT and Jackson, WY. There is no shortage of outdoor recreation and things to do in the area as it is located at the gateway to Yellowstone National Park and other stunning destinations in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Weather in the area varies by season with spring having cooler temperatures and occasional snow. The camp itself is set in the middle of a valley so temperature and weather can change quickly. Summer weather is very pleasant with mild daytime highs and pleasantly cool night temperatures. Fall and season brings cooler temperatures and an occasional chance of snow similar to spring.

Under Canvas Yellowstone boardwalk to tents

Camp

Under Canvas Yellowstone’s season runs from mid-May through early September. Team member housing is located on-site making your commute to work just a short walk each day. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, WiFi, and a kitchen. Laundry is located off-site. Under Canvas Yellowstone is our first and largest property with 102 tents, a bed and breakfast with cabins and a stand-alone restaurant.

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Zion

Recognized in ‘Top 20 Resorts in the US – Pacific Northwest & West’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Under Canvas Zion is located upon 196-acres of remote desert terrain just 20 miles from the entrance to Zion National Park and the charming town of Springdale, UT. Operating under wide-open desert skies in Virgin, UT, Under Canvas’ safari-inspired accommodations are a haven of solitude in the American Southwest, surrounded by views of soaring sandstone cliffs and majestic red rock.

Angels Landing hike in Zion National Park

Destination

Under Canvas Zion is located 30 minutes from Zion National Park, offering easy access to tasty restaurants, world-class hiking, canyoneering and stunning scenery. The weather here varies by season with Spring offering cool temperatures and occasional rain. Summer brings warmer temperatures and sunny days and fall and winter are typically cool with higher chances for rain or snow. Under Canvas Zion is a desert location so expect warm temperatures during the day and cooler temperatures at night. This destination is known for it’s beautiful red sandstone canyons but also provides some of the best stargazing in the world as Zion National Park is a designated International Dark Sky Park.

Tent overlooking canyon at Under Canvas Zion

Camp

Under Canvas Zion’s season runs from mid-March through mid-November and team member housing is located 30-45 minutes from camp. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, laundry, WiFi and a fully equipped kitchen. Under Canvas Zion overlooks a beautiful red sandstone canyon in a private valley on the border of Zion National Park providing some of the best sunrises and sunsets in the area.

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Under Canvas Lake Powell-Grand Staircase camp landscape

Lake Powell - Grand Staircase

Under Canvas Lake Powell-Grand Staircase offers guests the perfect setting to discover the splendor of the American Southwest. Perched on a Canyon Rim Plateau with its own on-site slot canyon and sweeping views throughout camp, there are endless unique adventures surrounding the area—from hiking towering mesas to chasing sunsets at Horseshoe Bend and walking with dinosaurs at Grand Staircase-Escalante. Only a 10-minute drive to Lone Rock Beach and just 14 miles from the main Lake Powell Marina, Under Canvas Lake Powell-Grand Staircase is a hub for adventure and is an ideal place to work and play.

Lone Rock in Lake Powell

Destination

Under Canvas Lake Powell–Grand Staircase is located approximately 10 minutes from Lake Powell and our camp location overlooks this expansive body of water. This desert location near Page, AZ offers stunning views, boating, lake life, and world-class hiking trails. The weather varies by season with spring offering mild temperatures and occasional rain. Summer brings warmer temperatures and occasional afternoon thunderstorms. During the fall and winter seasons you will see cooling temperatures and some rain. Expect dry heat, higher temperatures during the day and cooler temperatures at night due to the desert location.

Tent overlooking landscape at Under Canvas Lake Powell - Grand Staircase

Camp

Under Canvas Lake Powell–Grand Staircase’s season runs from late February through mid-November and team member housing is located 10-30 minutes from camp. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, laundry, WiFi and a full kitchen. Enjoy the vast views overlooking Grand Staircase Escalante and Lake Powell from camp and the open-air patio outside the lobby tent enjoyed by guests for dining, s’mores, and nightly programming.

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Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains lobby tent at night

Great Smoky Mountains

Recognized in ‘Top 20 Resorts in the US – South’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains is located just 10 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee and is set upon 182-acres of lush, wooded terrain, just minutes from the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Beckoning travelers to Tennessee’s ancient mountains and misty blue vistas, Under Canvas’ safari-inspired accommodations offer an unparalleled outdoor experience in “The Land of Blue Smoke”.

Camp at Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Destination

Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains is tucked in a lush forested valley in the Smoky Mountains and is just 10 minutes away from Pigeon Forge, TN and 30 minutes from Gatlinburg, TN. Also, just 1 hour away is Knoxville, TN, the largest city in the area. There are plenty of options for choose from in neighboring towns for dining, shopping and entertainment. Entry into Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just 30 minutes from camp and you can also enjoy nearby scenic byways in Tennessee and North Carolina. Spring in the Smokies brings mild temperatures and rain. Enjoy higher temperatures and sunny skies during the summer with very pleasant nighttime temperatures. In the fall, temperatures cool and the leaves start to change bringing about a sea of red and gold hues throughout the region.

Lobby tent at Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Camp

Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains’ season runs from April through November. Team member housing is in Pigeon Forge, TN either off the parkway or tucked into the hills. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, laundry, WiFi and a fully equipped kitchen. Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains has the longest season of all our locations, closing just after Thanksgiving each year. Team members get together to celebrate the holidays together with a potluck party for Thanksgiving. Also enjoy the beautifully colored foliage that surrounds camp in the fall.

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Under Canvas Moab Lobby Tent

Moab

Awarded one of the ‘Top 15 Resort Hotels in the West’ by Travel + Leisure, and ‘Top 20 Resorts in the US – Pacific Northwest & West’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Under Canvas Moab lies just 7 miles north of Moab near Utah’s famed Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Tucked between two world-class climbing, mountain biking and hiking destinations, Under Canvas Moab acts as a gateway to the towering plateaus, sandstone cliffs and naturally occurring geologic wonders of Utah’s Canyon Country.

Arches National Park Sunrise

Destination

Under Canvas Moab is located 15 minutes from the town of Moab, 20 minutes from the famed Arches National Park and 45 minutes from Canyonlands National Park. The town of Moab offers a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment. The weather at this location varies by season. Spring is typically cool with occasional rain. Summer brings higher temperatures and reduced precipitation and during the fall and winter you can expect cooler temperatures. Under Canvas Moab is a desert location which means low humidity, warm temperatures during the day and cooler temperatures at night. With world-class rock climbing, mountain biking and hiking in the area, there’s plenty to see in the area.

Milky Way over tents at Under Canvas Moab

Camp

Under Canvas Moab’s season runs late February through early November and team member housing is located 20-30 minutes from camp. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, laundry, WiFi, and a fully equipped kitchen. Mountain biking and hiking trails are directly accessible from Under Canvas Moab and enjoy views into Arches National Park from camp.

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Under Canvas Acadia Lobby Tent

Acadia

With breathtaking views of the Maine coastline and Acadia National Park, Under Canvas Acadia provides upscale outdoor accommodations for an ideal New England getaway. Canvas tents are placed throughout 100 acres of waterfront land, with more than 1200 feet of coastline.  Just 35-minutes to the acclaimed Cadillac Mountain Trail and more broadly, Acadia National Park, Under Canvas Acadia is an ideal setting for both work and adventures in Maine.

Acadia National Park

Destination

Under Canvas Acadia is located just outside of Ellsworth along the coast of Maine. Ellsworth is a quint Maine town with many options for dining and shopping. Also, Bar Habor, just 30 minutes from camp, is the gateway to Acadia National Park and a hub for adventure. Bangor, ME is just 40 minutes away from camp, which is a small city offering options for dining, shopping and entertainment. Weather varies by season at Under Canvas Acadia, with spring being mildly chilly with precipitation. Summer brings sunnier days, warmer temperatures, and sea breezes. Along the coast weather can change quickly with rain possible most days. In the fall, leaves change to a brilliant red hue and the temperatures cool down. Head into town with coworkers for a round of minigolf, a local farmers’ market, fresh lobster, or a sweet treat at Pugnuts Ice Cream.

Lobby tent at Under Canvas Acadia

Camp

Under Canvas Acadia’s season runs from early May through mid-October. Team member housing is located in Ellsworth and Surry, ME. Each housing unit has roommates and offers fully furnished rooms, laundry, WiFi, and a fully equipped kitchen. Under Canvas Acadia is our first waterfront camp and our first location on the East Coast. Our expansive outdoor lawn gives way to a beautiful pebble beach and stunning views of the bay. Enjoy views of Mount Desert Island and Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park from camp.

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FAQs

Find answers to commonly-asked questions by prospective employees. If you can't find an answer to your question, please contact us.

  • How do I apply for a job with Under Canvas?

    We only accept online applications. All open positions can be found on our Career Site at undercanvas.com/careers. If you are interested in one camp, you can apply through that location’s Career Center or you can apply to multiple positions and locations. We start hiring for seasonal positions at the beginning of the year so that is the best time to apply.

  • What is the recruitment process?

    After you have applied, if you are qualified for a position, the hiring manager will reach out to you to schedule an interview. The recruiting process will vary by position, but most positions include an initial interview with a supervisor and then a follow up interview with a manager.

  • Who are we looking to hire at Under Canvas?

    We are looking for passionate, positive, committed people who enjoy working outdoors in a fast-paced work environment.

  • How long is the season?

    Season vary from 3 to 9 months by location.

  • Is there a minimum time I need to commit to the role?

    We prefer team members who can commit to a full season. However, seasons vary, so if you have a specific time frame your are looking to work, please reach out to careers@undercanvas.com so we can find the right location for you!

  • Can I transfer to other camps or positions?

    Yes, Under Canvas encourages you to complete the season at your original camp and then you will have opportunities to transfer to another camp with a longer season. Transfers are not guaranteed and are based on availability.

  • Is housing provided?

    Housing is included at all camp locations and most staff will have a roommate(s). All housing varies by location, but each room includes a blanket, pillow, set of sheets, bed, and dresser. Each accommodation includes a table, chairs, couch, TV, Wi-Fi, and laundry facilities.

  • Can I bring my family?

    Housing is not able to accommodate families or partners.

  • Can I bring my pet?

    We do not allow pets in company housing unless they are a certified service animal.

  • What should I bring?

    Please bring with you long pants, shorts, long sleeves, short sleeves, socks, shoes you can wear outside for long periods, sandals, water bottle, sweatshirt, jacket, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, toiletries, towels, and personal grooming products.

  • Will my phone work at camp?

    Due to the remote locations in which we work, cell service is sometimes unreliable. However, accommodations and camps will have Wi-Fi.

  • Are uniforms provided?

    Yes, all locations provide company uniforms. All team members receive polos, a t-shirt, jacket, hat, beanie, mask, and a headlamp upon arrival.

  • How do I get to camp?

    Travel to camp varies by location, but you can either fly to the nearest airport and be picked up by a team member or drive your own vehicle. Please communicate your preference to your manager so they can assist you. Reliable transportation to and from work each day is required.

     

Get Outside Together and Join the Under Canvas Team

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