At an elevation of 1027 feet, the campground consists of 15 RV sites and 3 tent sites spread over 9 acres. The Pink House Recreation Site includes the campground, two boat ramps, vault toilets, restrooms, multiple parking areas, a day-use area and a large sandy beach frequented by summer visitors. The recreation site is heavily used by commercial and private fishermen with boats up to 25 feet long although it is fairly quite during the short off-seasons of June and November through February.
Duties: An ideal Campground host is self-motivated, outgoing with a sense of "what can I do to help make your experience better" personality. He/she must be an identifiable, visible, and positive representative of the BLM; maintain a groomed appearance; greet visitors and provide information; and display a cheerful, courteous, and helpful demeanor when rendering assistance or when responding to visitor questions. The year-round Host must reside in the campground, be physically fit enough to complete the grounds maintenance, be able to perform daily tasks and responsibilities seven days per week, plus holidays. Multi-day absences will need to be prearranged with the supervisor as the site needs to be monitored during the busy season.
Some important tasks include mowing the lawns, weed whacking, raking campsite living spaces and general grounds, cleaning and removing ashes from fire devices, picking up litter and accumulated leaves, twigs, and branches, and cleaning and sanitizing restrooms using standard procedures, in accordance with prescribed health and safety procedures. He/she will assist visitors by providing relevant local information, resolve problems, and maintain a daily site occupancy log. The Host will be responsible for contact with fishermen as needed, who during fishing season, may be on site as early as 5 a.m during the short (1 to 2 week) salmon and steelhead runs.
There will be on-the-job training, and specific training in cleaning restrooms, grounds maintenance, hand tools, and, power tools (i.e., weed eater, mower). The BLM will offer the opportunity to attend First Aid, CPR, Blood-Borne Pathogens training and obtaining Hepatitis A & B vaccinations.
Campground Hosts are required to have a background check completed. The Pink House Campground Host position will remain open until filled.
Please contact us for additional details. We look forward to hearing from you!
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: The Host Site is at the entrance to the campground area and has an asphalt driveway and storage shed. Volunteers will be expected to have their own living quarters, i.e., RV or camp trailer; a tent is not acceptable. The Host is provided water, sewer, electricity, propane and a telephone (local calls only). On-site showers are not available. The site includes a fire pit and picnic table. Internet, cable and cell services are available but are not provided by the BLM. A small daily reimbursement is available.
Burley BLM Field Office is in need of a camp host. May 1, 2014, through September 15, 2014. Lud Drexler Park is a small BLM campground with 20 campsites, located 7 miles west of Rogerson, Idaho. Camp host major duties would include: Welcoming visitors and providing information about fees, rules and regulations, and other general information; keeping track of who camps where through license plate numbers/vehicle description and length of stay; making sure everyone at the fee site has paid their fees, but would not include collecting money; light maintenance (painting, mowing, weeding, keeping sites neat and clean); making sure drip irrigation and drinking water is system is working properly; and monitoring of chlorine level and making adjustments to chlorine level of drinking water system. Contact Dennis Thompson in the Burley BLM Field Office at (208) 677-6664 for more information.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Campground host will need to provide their own camping trailer to live in while on duty at the park. A campsite for the host is provided.