2018 Job Application

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We are now accepting applications for the 2018 season!

Ruttger’s is now hiring for the 2018 season. See below for the complete list of jobs available.


Responsible for overall appearance and cleanliness of the resort grounds. Coordinates and designs all landscape and gardening projects as requested.

Orders plant materials and other landscape supplies as needed. Maintains and cares for all grounds and landscape areas. Cares for interior plants.

Responsible for the cleanliness of the resort grounds. Operates landscaping department equipment. At times, may be asked to lead tours of the resort gardens.

Laundry Attendant

Sort laundry for cleaning. Spot clean heavily soiled items. Load used laundry into commercial washers. Add chemicals to washers to aid in cleaning.

Load wet laundry into commercial dryers. Sort and fold cleaned laundry.

Room Attendant

Strip bed linens; vacuum; dust; scrub sinks, tubs, toilets; sweep and mop floors. Clean fixtures; wash windows & mirrors. Make beds.

Ruby's Host / Hostess

Greet guests upon arrival. Escort guests to assigned table. Assist with servers as needed. Familiar with dining room menus and beverage selections.

Able to answer guest questions regarding all resort facilities and surrounding areas. Takes dining reservations in person or over the phone. Prepares and maintains fire throughout shift. Straightens fireplace lobby.

Ruby's Server

Greets guests and informs them of specials, buffet items, and any menu changes. Processes guest orders to ensure that all items are prepared properly and in a timely basis. If necessary, present, open, and pour wine for guests. Ensure guests are satisfied with food and service, respond to additional requests, determine when to clear table. Presents bill and collects payment. Performs all assigned pre-shift and post-shift duties. May assist server assistant with stocking work stations, busing and turning over tables. Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation. Completes daily and weekly cleaning duties.

Ruby's Server Assistant

Assist servers in order to provide a dining experience that exceeds guest expectations. Ensures that all products meet Ruttger’s quality standards.

Shuttle Driver

Experienced and friendly shuttle driver for 3x weekly trips to local shopping and cultural activities for our international staff. Most shuttle trips are during the day, there is an opportunity for evening and/or weekend hours. Must have valid MN Driver’s License and ability to be licensed under our policy.

About Ruttger’s

Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge is the longest, continually owned family resort in Minnesota. We have been welcoming families to the shores of Bay Lake since 1898. From the earliest days, the Ruttger family has been built on the foundation of providing extraordinary guest service. The expectation is to treat every single guest like family. This philosophy rests firmly on four things: service as our highest priority, our attitude toward our guests and our fellow employees, consistency in our high service standards, and teamwork – making each other look good.

We thank you for considering joining the Ruttger’s team and becoming part of a long and proud tradition of excellence.