Front Desk

Sandestin Careers

The magic of Sandestin begins with our staff. Whether you are thinking of changing careers or you have heard our name and want to find out what the buzz is all about, we just might have the perfect opportunity at our resort for you to excel in the hospitality industry.


Medical Leave

Medical Coverage

At Sandestin, we value your well-being, offering extensive medical coverage for you and your family. Recognizing diverse healthcare needs, we provide a variety of options tailored to your individual situation.


Bereavement Leave

Full-time, year-round employees who experience a death in their immediate family are eligible for up to five days of paid leave. Immediate family members include: spouse, child, parent, stepchild, stepparent, sibling, stepsibling, parent-in-law, sibling-in-law, grandparent, grandchild, and domestic partners or significant others. Payment is based on eight hours per day at straight-time rates.

In addition we will grant time off for the loss of a family pet. In this circumstance, time off will be granted, and PTO should be used.


Paid Parental Leave

We prioritize our employees', recognizing the importance of supporting significant life moments. We're dedicated to assisting you throughout the journey of welcoming a new addition to your family. Our paid paternal leave of 4 weeks is available to full-time employees with at least one year of tenure, allowing you to bond with your newborn or newly adopted child without financial strain.


Sabbatical Leave for Executives

Recognizing the importance of fostering leadership and innovation, Sandestin Investments, LLC aims to promote creativity among its employees. The company policy allows eligible employees to take paid sabbatical leave for a designated period to focus on self-development. Exempt-level professionals at the Executive or Director level may request sabbatical leave after completing three years of continuous employment.


401(k) Plan

We prioritize employees' financial well-being and offer a robust 401(k) retirement plan. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of salary to support retirement goals and provide valuable tax benefits

Pet Insurance

Spot Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is for paw-rents seeking a financial safety net for accidents or illnesses that their pets might experience in the future. Spot Pet Insurance covers things like Vet exams, dental care, x-rays, tests emergencies and hospitalizations along with much more.

Rocket Lawyer

Rocket Lawyer

To help you with major life changes and other legal needs, all active Sandestin employees have access to a legal documents library, Attorney Q&A, Attorney phone consultation and local discounts through Rocket Lawyer.

Sketchers Direct

Sketchers Direct Partnership

SDI employees are eligible for a 30% discount on all work styles year round through our partnership with Skechers Direct, as well as quarterly Friends and Family events that provide exclusive discounts on more than 3,000 Skechers styles.

Disney World

Tickets at Work® Partnership

Here at SDI, we have partnered with TicketsatWork, where you’ll have access to exclusive savings on movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, tours, Broadway and Vegas shows & more.

Sandestin Employee Amenities

Sandestin Investments, LLC extends special discounts and amenity privileges to all active employees as a benefit. These may change at any time without notice.

  • Swing on Links Golf Course


    Links and Baytowne $22 per person 
    Raven $37 per person 

    Employees utilizing golf facilities must adhere to course rules, golf etiquette, and regulations, including the dress code and the ban of personal coolers. Each employee may invite up to three guests. Employee rounds are subject to availability during non-peak times. Tee times for employees can be booked the day before play after 3:00 PM or on the day of play. Sandestin employees are not required to play with their guests, but they must arrange the tee time and be present at check-in. All golf carts must be off the course by sunset.

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    Tennis is complimentary for active employees based on same day reservations and court availability. Pickle Ball is $5 per person per hour and is based on availability of courts.

  • Girls at MBG

    Food & Beverage

    At the Marina Bar and Grill, active SDI employees and their accompanied guests can enjoy a 25% discount, while at Fat Tuesdays, they receive a 10% discount. Additionally, there's a 20% discount available at all Golf Course Turns. Employees are kindly reminded to avoid occupying premium seating during busy periods. Numerous restaurants in Baytowne Wharf extend Sandestin employee discounts.

    Please be aware that there are no discounts for alcohol purchases. Furthermore, in accordance with Florida State Law, individuals must be 21 years of age or older to purchase or consume alcohol, and this should only be done while off duty.

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    Guest Room Rates

    Employees receive a 50% discount off rack rate (no resort fee or cleaning fee) and are now able to book their employee reservations on our website. 

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    Active employees are entitled to receive a 25% discount on full-priced merchandise at SDI owned retail stores. This includes Sandestin Clothing Company, Coconut Kidz, Island Clothiers, Barefoot Princess, Baytowne/Raven Pro Shop, Links Pro Shop, Burnt Pine Pro Shop and the Tennis Center.

  • Couple biking on resort

    Bike Rentals

    Bike rentals are complimentary for employees on an hourly basis during the spring/summer season and for employee and their immediate family members during the off season. Reservations must be made on the same day of use and is subject to availability.

  • Family playing mini putt

    Dunes Putting Course

    Putt Putt course is available on a complimentary basis during normal hours of operations on a space availability basis. This is for employees and their immediate family.

  • Girls kayaking in the bay

    Kayak Rental

    Kayaks are available at the Marina Hut for use in the Bay for employees only, on a complimentary basis. Based on availability for same day use.