• Campground Host • Conservation Education • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Duties: Explain rules and regulations such as the campground fee system. Provide information on recreational opportunities in the Monument and surrounding areas including attractions, activities, and current road, trail, and fishing conditions. Provide information on local services such as gas stations, stores, and medical facilities. Inform visitors of potential dangers in the Monument, with a special emphasis on fire conditions and restrictions. Perform routine maintenance of campground facilities and camp sites; report all maintenance problems to the Lodore park ranger. Sign in permitted rafting groups and visually check equipment to make sure all required items are present when the Lodore park ranger is not on-site. Provide traffic control at boater launch ramp during peak hours. Notify supervisor or law enforcement ranger if illegal activity or other emergencies are observed. Able to handle stressful situations such as a medical emergency until responding units arrive. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Campground hosts must have the ability to work independently, be personable and neat in appearance, and enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds. Hosts should be moderately active and capable of walking or bicycling the equivalent of several blocks on uneven terrain. Hosts must become knowledgeable about Monument regulations and information commonly needed by visitors. Work is primarily outdoors in a variety of weather conditions (snow to blazing hot) typical of northeastern Utah/northwestern Colorado. A valid driver’s license is also essential, ability to drive a truck/trailer preferred Time Commitment: A minimum stay of one month and 40 hours per week. Preference will be given to applicants who wish to volunteer for the entire season. An average of 5 days per week is generally required. Days off may be flexible and extended when arranged in advanced. Benefits: Live in a campground of a beautiful National Monument and meet lots of great people; Electricity, water, sewage and garbage removal will be provided with camphost site. Hosts will be provided with volunteer uniforms and a park radio with charger, misc. supplies (i.e. pens, notepads, etc). Reimbursement for propane gas expenses may be available. Orientation tour of Dinosaur National Monument, and depending on time commitment, a river trip up to five days in length down the Green and/or Yampa with NPS rangers. You will need to provide a recreational living unit.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: You will need to provide a recreational living unit. RV pad with full hook-ups provided.