The New Fork Lake Recreation Area (7,800 feet) is located 26 miles from Pinedale on scenic New Fork Lakes at the base of the Wind River Mountains. Vegetation includes aspen and colorful undergrowth. The last 6 miles of road are unpaved.
The Campground Host maintains the 18-unit Narrows Campground, the 15-unit New Fork Lake Campground, the New Fork Group Site, a boat ramp site, and a trailhead that access the Bridger Wilderness. Duties include: posting reservation sites, providing visitor information, interpreting rules and regulations, collecting data on visitor use statistics and impacts, collecting visitor use fees, and performing routine cleaning and maintenance duties, including daily toilet cleaning.
Additional duties include providing wilderness information, interpreting wilderness rules and regulations, collecting data on visitor use statistics and impacts, assisting in search and rescue operations at the trailhead, and educating visitors about wilderness ethics and minimum impact camping techniques.
A friendly couple or a highly motivated individual with an outgoing personality and knowledge of backpacking and horse use is desired. Candidates must be physically able to perform some raking, shoveling and sweeping. A Host must work well with people, be personable and neat in appearance. You may be required to be on-site five days per week, especially on weekends and heavy use holidays. The most important job as a Campground Host is to provide an enjoyable camping experience for the public. The Host is the first and sometimes the only contact with campground guests.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: This is a primitive location, with no power or water on site.