Camp & Cabin Host-Prairie Creek Campground-Redwood National and State Parks
ORGANIZATION: National Park Service
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Redwood National and State Parks is seeking enthusiastic volunteer campground hosts for 2024. Campground hosts perform a variety of duties including light maintenance, selling firewood, reporting safety concerns, and providing park information to visitors. Camp hosts are needed starting in early 2024 and will work 32+ hours/week, with days off to explore. It is required for camp hosts to have their own RV or trailer to qualify for this position.
Duties will include:
Visitor and Fee Collection Services
At the beginning of the workday, camp hosts collect self-registration/fee envelopes from the 'iron ranger’, which is used by campers who arrived the night before after the fee booth was closed for the evening. They then travel through the campground checking for occupied campsites that may not have registered and paid the previous evening. They report these sites to kiosk employees.
Remove and collect expired laminated reservation cards from site marker posts.
Walk through the campground greeting and assisting visitors, answering questions and explaining regulations, which apply to them. Help visitors in understanding how to store food and other odorous items.
Be familiar with park recreational opportunities, interpretive ranger programs, scenic drives, local points of interest and the location of services that might be requested by campers.
Sell firewood and fire starters.
Safety and Park Regulations
Report emergencies via park radio immediately to dispatch/law enforcement.
Notify kiosk and/or law enforcement ranger of possible park violations.
Be observant for activities within the campground requiring immediate attention.
Inform rangers of any type of wildlife incidents.
Schedule and Campground Coverage
Host is expected to work most weekends and all holidays during their term. However, the supervisor will work with you to accommodate your needs, as possible, for variances in schedule.
Camp hosts are to be available for regular duty in mornings or evenings, depending on need.
Start Date - 2024-09-01
End Date - 2025-09-01
Activities include: Campground/Site Host;Campground Maintenance
Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads
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