Amy Strawn, Director of Human Resources


As the largest tourism industry employer in the Illinois Valley, Starved Rock Lodge is always looking for great people to help us make our guests’ stay the best it can possibly be.

Starved Rock Lodge has a variety of great career opportunities available in every facet of the hospitality industry for individuals who are friendly, hard-working, energetic, and dedicated. We are a full-service hotel and banquet facility with a cafe, gift shop, restaurant, concessions and lounge on property. Since we are a four-season resort, we offer full-time, seasonal and part-time employment. Whether you are looking for an entry-level hospitality job or simply want to enhance your professional skills, remember that there are always great opportunities just waiting for you at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center.

Employment Application Information

If you are a team player and want to share in our dedication to providing exceptional service, while at the same time enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the park environment, please review our current openings. We are always accepting applications and review those applications on an ongoing basis. We will contact you if you are a candidate for any of our available jobs. Please contact us to inquire on available opportunities. Starved Rock Lodge is an equal opportunity employer and supports a drug-free workplace.

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Email Completed Applications to Amy

Mail Completed Applications to:
Human Resources at Starved Rock Lodge
Route 178 & Route 71
PO Box 570
Utica, IL 61373

FAX Completed Applications to:
Attention: Amy Strawn 815-220-7345

Current Openings

Facilities Maintenance Manager

We are now hiring an experienced manager to oversee the maintenance of its grounds and facilities. We are a full-service hotel and conference center with 100 hotel rooms, 6 meeting rooms, and multiple retail and food outlets. Qualified candidates must have basic electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills with the ability to manage multiple projects. Basic lawn care and landscaping knowledge is necessary to maintain the grounds immediately surrounding our facilities.

2-3 years experience in a leadership maintenance position

Strong customer service and communication skills

Knowledge of legal requirements, including HR and Safety

Experience with computerized facilities systems helpful
Knowledge of pool maintenance helpful
Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time
Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs. on a routine basis
Must be able to work weekends, evenings and holidays

We offer
Flexible scheduling
401k with company match
Paid Vacations / Holidays
Health care package