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Grounds Keeper/ Custodian - Big Bend Project

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ORGANIZATION: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Volunteer Grounds Keeper/ Custodial duties include: Mowing and trimming grass, trimming of trees, cleaning of comfort stations, cleaning fire pits, help keep campground neat by picking up trash. Equipment and cleaning supplies are provided. Other duties may include greeting guests, answering campground related questions, reporting any maintenance or major issues to the Park Manager. volunteers will represent the Corps with a positive friendly attitude and willingness to work with the public.

Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of 20 hours per week in exchange for a full hook up RV Site. An Electric Ranger may be provided for duties or personal UTV'S are allowed.

Duration between May 1st - September 30th, commitment can be for partial season or full season.

Travel Reimbursement may be an option.

Left Tailrace Campground at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Big Bend Project, sits on the shore of Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River below Big Bend Dam. Just upstream of Left Tailrace, Lake Sharpe, a popular recreation destination in the Great Plains, was created by the completion of Big Bend Dam in 1966.

A pproximately 80,000 acres of public lands and water provide a variety of benefits to the public including flood control, recreation, conservation of our natural resources, fish and wildlife habitat, irrigation, and hydropower production. Fishing is the main attraction to the area, with walleye being the primary sport fish, although sauger, smallmouth bass, white bass, channel catfish and northern pike also provide great fishing action.

Lake Sharpe provides many opportunities for outdoor recreation. Recreation areas vary from primitive to highly developed areas like the Left Tailrace area located below the dam. Facilities at the Left Tailrace include campsites with electrical hookups, comfort stations with showers, a dump station, boat ramp, fish cleaning station, courtesy dock, picnic shelters, tables, grills, drinking water, disc golf, etc.

Start Date - 2023-05-01

End Date - 2023-09-30

Activities include: Campground Maintenance;General Assistance;Trail/Campground Maintenance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Strenuous

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About U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


441 G St NW, Washington, DC 20314, US

Mission Statement

The Natural Resources Management Program delivers safe public access to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lands and waters in a manner that protects all project purposes and mission areas through responsible outdoor recreation, environmental conservation and land use management while partnering with communities to serve the American people.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivers vital engineering solutions, in collaboration with our partners, to secure our Nation, energize our economy, and reduce disaster risk.




We'll work with your schedule.


33573 N. Shore RoadChamberlain, SD 57325



  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation


  • Kids
  • People 55+


  • Sunday;Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

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