• Archaeology • Campground Host • Conservation Education • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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--Explain rules and regulations such as the campground fee system.
--Assist fee collection staff with reservations and fee counts.
--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 minor maintenance in campground facilities and camp sites; mow/weedwack as needed; report all maintenance problems to the maintenance department.
--Gather information on visitor use and keep the supervisor informed of problems at the campground.
--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 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; Electricty, 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 provided. Orientation tour of Dinosaur National Monument, and depending on time commitment, a possible orientation trip down the Green and/or Yampa with NPS river rangers. You will need to provide your own living unit. A golf cart is available for use within the Green River campground.
More Information: Contact Chief Ranger Lee Buschkowsky at 970-629-8683.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: You will need to provide a camper/RV unit. Electric/water/sewer/garbage is provided at no cost.