Diamond Lake Ranger District is accepting applications to fill one camp host position at Thielsen View Campground. Nested in the High Cascades along the shore of Diamond Lake, this shaded campground boasts stunning views of Mt. Thielsen and is a favorite among fishermen. This campground has 61 dry-camp sites, a boat ramp, vault toilets, and potable water. Nearby Broken Arrow and Diamond Lake Campground facilities are also available to Thielsen View Campground visitors and include additional boat ramps, fish cleaning stations, shower buildings and flush toilets. This campground has a combination of first-come first-serve sites and reservation sites.
The Diamond Lake Gatehouse is located 5 miles away at Diamond Lake Campground and is staffed by Forest Service personnel. In addition, the Diamond Lake Visitor Center across from Diamond Lake Campground is staffed by volunteers to further assist visitors with questions. The Diamond Lake Resort, located north of Diamond Lake Campground, is a full service resort offering boat rentals, lodging, meals, fishing licenses, gasoline, propane and limited grocery and camping supplies.
The Thielsen View host site has full electric, water and sewer hookups. Laundry room facilities are available for volunteers. Cell service is limited to a few cellphone providers. Emergency phones are available at nearby Diamond Lake Gatehouse, Diamond Lake Visitor Center and Diamond Lake Resort. Thielsen View Campground is centrally located to four full-service towns; Bend, Klamath Falls, Medford, and Roseburg, all approximately 2 hours away. Limited supplies can be purchased at the Diamond Lake Resort, including gasoline and propane.
Primary host duties include extending a warm welcome to visitors, answering questions about the local area, reminding visitors of campground rules such as keeping campsites clean and leashing pets, performing compliance checks, updating reservation sheets, and communicating visitor conflicts to Forest Service (FS) staff. Other host duties involve helping with occasional campground needs such as picking up litter, cleaning picnic tables, grills and firepits, restocking toilet paper and fee envelopes, and communicating maintenance problems with FS staff. Restrooms are cleaned by a contractor. Volunteer must be able to bend, lift and walk comfortably. Ability to use tools such as rakes, brooms, pruners, and shovels is preferred.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Host site with full hook-ups (electric, water and sewer). Laundry rooms are available.