Housekeeping Supervisor

Caribou Highlands Lodge in Lutsen, MN is currently seeking a Housekeeping Supervisor with a strong ability to lead others to ensure an effective and efficient operation of all resort housekeeping and related areas.

-- Work with the management team to lead and control all housekeeping operations
-- Supervise and train staff
-- Coordinate staff to inspect work areas and ensure standards are met
-- Assign teams and create schedules for day-to-day operations, in addition to other projects, as needed
-- Oversee the procurement of supplies and conduct routine inventory
-- Effectively manage and adhere to the department budget
-- Ensure superior guest experiences through training staff and delivering high-quality, spotless facilities
-- Successfully manage priorities and demands to solve problems, support and coach staff, as well as perform housekeeping duties when needed

-- Perform quality cleaning of rooms, units, and common areas

Preferred Qualifications:
-- High-quality leadership skills
-- Excellent project-management skills
-- Successful previous management experience
-- Experience in the Hospitality industry a plus
-- Ability to work effectively in busy environment with minimal direction
-- Available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends
-- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel
-- Valid driver's license and ability to drive company vehicles

Compensation: $12.00 - $13.50 based on experience

How to Apply: Please send your resume to or complete an application online at 

CONTACT: Kelley Blomer
PHONE: 218-728-8060
DATE: 03/27/2015 03:45pm

Resort Assistant Facilities Manager

Odyssey Development & Resorts is currently seeking a Resort Assistant Facilities Manager with strong organizational skills and leadership qualities for Caribou Highlands Lodge in Lutsen, MN.

This key position will be responsible to assist management to ensure all buildings and grounds of the resort are in excellent condition.


·   Strong working knowledge of building maintenance

·   Experience supervising and directing maintenance teams

·   Ability to work at a fast pace and for extended periods of time both indoors and outdoors

·   Average working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

·   Previous experience managing to a budget


To Apply: Please send your resume to Kelley Blomer at You may also apply online at

About Odyssey: Odyssey Development & Resorts is a privately-owned company based in Duluth, MN with a strong portfolio including hospitality, food and beverage, real estate, custom home design and construction. The company owns/manages six luxury resorts located on the North Shore of Lake Superior to the banks of Leech Lake and employs an average of 280 people, serving over 60,000 guests annually.

CONTACT: Kelley Blomer
PHONE: 218-728-8060
DATE: 03/27/2015 03:40pm

Good Nature Farm CSA vegetable deliveries!

2015 vegetable shares are available for Good Nature Farm CSA. The season runs for 14 weeks from late June through September. Weekly farm fresh vegetables delivered to a pickup location in Grand Marais. Plus weekly newsletter and recipes from the farm, farm gatherings, and farm fresh brown eggs available at the veggie pickup. 

Throughout the season the deliveries change as vegetables come into season.  Typically  lettuce, spinach, stir fry greens, chard, kale, onions, carrots, green beans, beets, zucchini, summer squash, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, tomatoes. Winter squash, potatoes and more. 

14 week vegetable share for $360. A $50 deposit will hold your share. Payment is due in full by June 30. 

For more information or to sign up, contact Nick Wharton at 370-0558,, or find us on Facebook at Good Nature Farm in Colvill, MN. 

Happy spring and thanks for supporting local food producers!

CONTACT: Nick and Kristin Wharton
PHONE: 370-0558
DATE: 03/27/2015 03:23pm

Campsite Kids - great summer position(s) availaible!

Birch Grove Community School - Community Education is hiring for part-time/full-time positions for Campsite Kids (K-5). Programming runs June-August, M-F, 7:00 - 5:00. Flexible hours are available. A team of at least 4 enthusiastic individuals will cover all of our summer programs.

Applicants must:

Have experience working with children of diverse needs
Be positive, energetic and excited to work with our nature based curriculum
Have the ability to be flexible, self-motivated and responsible
CPR and First Aid certification preferred - not essential as other staff are certified

This is a great summer job! Join the Birch Grove team! Send Letter of Interest and resume to: or Birch Grove Communiity School - Community Education Post Office Box 2383  Tofte, MN 55615

Birch Grove Community School..."Where Roots Grow Deep and Branches Reach High!

CONTACT: Diane Blanchette
PHONE: 663-0170
DATE: 03/27/2015 02:07pm

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CONTACT: hansen
DATE: 03/27/2015 01:59pm

Child Protection in Cook County

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:17pm

Child protection is a community effort, and locally we have the support of Cook County Public Health and Human Services.  WTIP’s Veronica Weadock spoke with Social Services Supervisor Grace Bushard and Child Protection Social Worker Heidi Akins of PHHS.   Concerns about a child's safety or wellbeing can be reported at 387-3602.

Cook County Public Health & Human Services
411 W Second Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
(218) 387-3602


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