Employees are our Greatest Asset


Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC), located in Garmisch, Germany is looking for people with great customer service skills to join its hospitality team for a period of 15 months. AFRC has provided a distinctive style of hospitality, exceptional service and quality accommodations to the U.S. Armed Forces since 1945. Opened in September 2004, Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is complete with all the comforts and amenities of a world-class resort destination.

Our employees have been the cornerstone of our long-standing success and guest satisfaction. Guest simply would not have the excellent vacation experience they do, if it were not for the "eager-to-please" staff. We go to great lengths to satisfy our customers, we want to exceed every expectation and this is where our employees excel; going that extra mile. Our vision is to be the premier destination resort; a diverse team committed to working together to exceed guest and employee expectations while securing the future of our organization for the benefit of the Total Defense Force. Our values are Stewardship, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Pride and Teamwork. 

Available Positions


The following is a list of jobs available at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. While some jobs are season-oriented (ski/snowboard instruction), the positions are essentially ‘open continuous’ which means that you can apply for all positions throughout the year. Use the job titles below as the ‘Job Announcement/Title’ on the application form (you do not need an announcement number). The basic qualification for all positions at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is one year of post high school employment in the hospitality industry, or one year’s post high school education. Some positions may require additional qualifications or experience.


Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is committed to providing a safe, enjoyable, team-oriented work environment. 

  • Wages comparable with industry standard
  • Part-time positions (20 - 39+ hours)
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan with company contributions
  • Well-maintained, tailored uniforms
  • Employee meal program
  • Transportation to and from Germany
  • Dorm-style housing


Please certify below that you are eligible to make a reservation.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort authorized patrons include the following personnel (subject to stipulations on the RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE). Active-duty military members in EUCOM, military retirees (click here for details), military reservists in EUCOM, national guardsmen in EUCOM, current Department of Defense civilian employees assigned to EUCOM, foreign military currently on orders assigned to a U.S. military installation and the family members of authorized patrons. NATO military members with a USAREUR installation pass and AE FORM 600-700 are eligible to stay at the Edelweiss Resort.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort patronage is governed by Department of Defense Instruction 1015.10 (Programs for Military Morale, Welfare, and Recreation). A room reserved with multiple sponsors should be reserved based on the highest ranking sponsor. Guests with both retired and civilian status living in Europe, must reserve based on the civilian rank. Room rates may change upon check-in based on sponsors rank. Eligible guests can sponsor additional rooms for non-eligible guests. *For a complete eligibility listing, please read RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE.

If you do not find room availability on your desired dates, please contact our Vacation Planning Center by email or phone.

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