FEATURED JOB OPENING: Campground Hosts for Chugach National Forest - Kenai Peninsula, AK

FEATURED JOB OPENING: Campground Hosts for Chugach National Forest - Kenai Peninsula, AK

Posted: 11/28/2017 - 4:26 pm

Chugach National Forest campground hosts needed for the summer of 2018! Mid May thru mid September Various campgrounds available along the Kenai Pennisula, must have own RV (no tents) campsite provided and pay varies depending on the Campground $1900-$400

Our fantastic Campground Hosts work in the campground assisting with the reservation system, selling camping permits and providing customer service to our visitors. You also serve as eyes and ears for USFS personnel in their assigned campground.

The satisfaction of helping both the National Forest and its visitors is the Campground Host’s greatest reward. By their presence, Hosts minimize vandalism thereby saving the taxpayer many dollars in upkeep and property damage. There is no substitute for the personal touch that makes a camper feel welcome and, “at home.” Who else can inform a visitor when and where the fish bite best?

Campground Hosts meet visitors from all walks of life, and often, fellow campers become lasting friends. Many Campground Hosts and campers return to the same campground year after year, sharing stories of new grandchildren, winter activities, and old memories

Duties: Duties vary, but can be a combination of the following: · Live at the campground from mid-May through mid-September · Ability to work well with, and report to, company management · Offer information and explain regulations, such as fee system and campground rules · Verify campers have purchased their site and filled out the proper fee envelope · Educate campers about campground rules and the protection of natural resources. · Maintain and clean campsites, restrooms and day use areas daily · Must provide own living quarters, in a hard-sided vehicle such as a trailer or RV · Willingness to help with light maintenance · Answer visitor questions and provide them with excellent customer service · Participate in interpretive programs and maintaining message centers and bulletin boards

Qualifications: · Friendly and courteous to USFS staff and campground visitors and the ability to communicate clearly with them · Arrive by mid-May and stay through Labor Day · Abide by National Forest regulations and safety guidelines

Our Responsibility: · Prepare and train hosts through orientation, tour and on-the-job training · Provide necessary equipment and supplies · Recognize and reward hosts as valued company staff and team members

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