Theodore Roosevelt National Park protects 70,000+ acres between the three units of the park with 700,000+ visitors annually.
This opportunity will be located in Juniper Campground at the North Unit of the park near Watford City, ND. Juniper Campground has 50 sites for tent and RV campers. Bison and deer are known to frequent Juniper Campground while moose and bighorn sheep are also known to be in the North Unit. Cell phone signal is extremely limited in the campground but can be found a short distance away.
The Campground Host’s main role is to act as an ambassador for the park by being friendly, courteous and helpful to visitors. Specific duties may include any or all of the following:
Assist with registering campers and provide information on campground rules
Performing compliance checks for payment or site assignments
Identify issues that need to be addressed; contact park officials to answer unique/difficult questions and to address issues
Gathering statistical data on campground usage
Roving the campground for minor rules infractions, educating visitors on regulations
Providing information on recreational opportunities to the public
Performing minor campground maintenance projects
Assisting campground staff as needed
Informing entrance station and contact station when campground is full or close to full
Opening or closing campground facilities as needed
Operating government vehicles including GEM cart
Utilizing portable park radio communications
Various other duties may be performed in the campground based on interest and skills. Camp hosts are normally are on their feet for most of the work day, which includes walking, standing, and minor physical labor. They also must be prepared to work in a variety of weather conditions.
Be friendly, polite, respectful, and enjoy working with people.
Be able to work independently and as a member of team.
Be able to communicate effectively with new people and other team members.
Be reliable, punctual, and represent the National Park Service in a professional manner
Be adaptable to new situations and changing circumstances.
Must be willing to learn about operations and general information on Theodore Roosevelt National Park in order to provide accurate information to visitors.
Wear volunteer shirt and name badge (provided)
Wear Khaki (or brown) shorts or pants (you provide)
Wear sturdy shoes (hiking boots preferred)
Sign a volunteer agreement form.
Valid state driver’s license required
Friendly attitude and demeanor
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Please note, this position requires a self-contained camping unit. There are no shower facilities available within the park.