Location: Nestled in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area consists of 16,000 acres abounding with recreation opportunities. With over 70 miles of well-maintained trails, mountain vistas, waterfalls, lakes and streams, it offers plentiful opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hunting and more. The nearest available shopping is in Brandon or Middlebury, both located about 12 miles from the campground.
Silver Lake Campground is a small, primitive campground located on Silver Lake. There are 15 lakeside campsites spaced along a wooded road. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring with a grill. There are two vault toilets in the campground, and one barrier-free vault toilet in the picnic area. Silver Lake is a popular campground, as well as a busy day-use area, with hiking, mountain biking, fishing and swimming all available on site.
Duties: Greet visitors and inform them of rules, regulations, and other pertinent information about the area. Ensure signs are posted and clear. Report problems, violations, or hazards to Forest Service staff in a timely manner. Daily cleaning and maintenance to include cleaning and raking campsites, making sure vault toilets are swept and stocked with toilet paper, removing ashes and trash from fire rings and minor litter pick-up throughout the campground. Other duties may include staining or painting, cutting back brush and assisting Forest Service (FS) personnel with larger projects. Host duties are required 5 days/week.
Benefits: Forest Service will provide a campsite with fire ring, necessary training for position, a partial uniform, a FS radio and tools for the season.
Length of season: The host position at Silver Lake should run from at least Memorial Day through Labor Day, but could go through to Columbus Day if interested.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Campsite (with electric hook ups) can fit a small camper.