One position for a campground host for Black River Harbor Campground, located 14 miles north of Ironwood, Michigan along the shoreline of Lake Superior. Camp host receives a full hook up campsite (50 amp electric, water, and provide their own trailer/RV.) The host will be responsible for helping to maintain the campground, maintaining toilets, assisting in management of the reservation system in place for 23 campsites available on recreation.gov, and welcome and provide visitors with information about the area.
Black River Harbor Campground and Recreation Area features spectacular waterfalls, scenic hiking trails, one of the area’s fee access points to Lake Superior, a day use area, and a historic pavilion built by the Civilian Conservation Corp that can be reserved through recreation.gov. The 39-site campground, day-use area, and pavilion are operated from May 15 through September 30, 2019.
A campground host represents the “eyes and ears” of the Forest Service. A host is to be courteous, helpful, enthusiastic, and expected to be visible and to positively convey the recreation facility rules as necessary. The campground host is expected to serve as a role model to visitors by maintaining a clean, uncluttered campsite. In addition, the campground host is expected to possess the following skills:
Campground Host must possess good communication skills, demonstrate courteousness, and display a helpful attitude to all visitors, even under stressful situations.
The Host must be in good health and physical condition in order to complete physical activities such as mowing, cleaning, and picking up trash.
The Host must be comfortable using equipment, including, but not limited to riding mowers, string trimmers, and leaf blowers.
The Host must maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees, governmental agency representatives, and the visiting public.
The Host must become familiar with local points of interest, nearby facilities, local rules, and regulations.
The Host must provide own self-contained living unit.
Typical duties include:
Cleaning of the four vault toilets located in the campground on a daily basis.
Cleaning/checking campsites when campers leave the site at the end of their stay. Picking up litter, cleaning fire rings (removing garbage and ash) and making sure the picnic tables are cleaned as needed.
Completing a daily site occupancy form.
Providing campers with information if requested. Referring questions you are unable to answer and problems that occur to Forest Service recreation staff for clarification.
Other duties, as agreed upon, can also be accomplished.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: The Host must provide own self-contained living unit.