Volunteer & Seasonal Employment
Location: Dead Horse Point State Park, Moab, Utah
Dead Horse Point State Park is a scenic recreation park and an International Dark Sky Park. The park has a visitor center, campground, hiking and mountain biking trails. Each year over 400,000 visitors come from around the world to experience the breathtaking views of the Colorado River canyon.
Qualifications: Preference given to applicants interested in parks and recreation or natural resources.
• Greeting visitors and collecting fees at the entrance station and visitor center
• Answering visitor questions about park resources and area recreational opportunities
• Providing information to visitors on park regulations concerning day use and camping activities
• Assisting gift shop customers with questions about products
• Operating the visitor center gift shop register
• Stocking the gift shop with products and assisting with inventory
• Completing end of shift reports, accounting and closing procedures
• Cleaning and maintaining park facilities, hiking, and biking trails as needed
• Developing interpretive talks, walks, or activities to present to park visitors
• Assisting with Search and Rescue operations or medical incidents as needed
• Working on special projects as needed
Other: Work is performed in a remote setting with limited resources and conveniences. Interns work independently and as a team, in an often fast-paced environment with repetitive visitor questions and routines. Interns may live on-site in a two-bedroom, dormitory-style setting, and will be required to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Housing is free and a uniform is provided.
Salary: $100/week, 40 hours of work per week
Number of openings: 1 March thru June, 2 June thru October
To apply for this position, e-mail your resume to email@example.com
Position closing date: March 31, 2017
For more information please call us at (435) 259-2614 or find us online at deadhorsepoint.utah.gov
Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
If you are looking for a full time, year-round position with the Utah State Parks, please visit statejobs.utah.gov
We need you! Individuals, couples, and families with children of all ages, as well as service groups and clubs are needed for worthwhile and fun projects. Whether you can spend a few minutes, hours, days, or months, a volunteer assignment can be tailored to meet your interests.
Current Hosting Needs:
Hosts: 6 Hosts/2017 availability
Months Needed: 2 hosts needed for July and August 2017
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