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Great Basin NP Campground Host

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Main duties include:

  • Welcoming the public to Great Basin National Park
  • Assisting park visitors with campground vacancies, fees, and registration information
  • Performing daily campsite tag replacement
  • Performing campground compliance checks
  • Answering questions and providing orientation to Great Basin National Park and the surrounding federal, state, and county recreation areas; informing visitors about safety and resource protection concerns in the campground, park overlooks, and park trails
  • Keeping camping areas clean, organized, and presentable. Performing routine litter removal and minor maintenance in the campground as necessary
  • Roving the nearby trails, interacting with visitors, noting and reporting resource damage and walking on uneven terrain in a variety of temperatures
  • Educating visitors about campground regulations, such as dogs off leash or generator hours. Working with law enforcement rangers to resolve minor problems
  • Wearing the NPS volunteer uniform according to written standards
  • Supporting search and rescue operations by providing trailhead checks and information to visitors
  • Performing all duties in a safe, professional, and respectful manner


  • Willing to work 32 hours per week, including Saturday, Sunday, and holidays
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Desire to talk with the public
  • Skills and ability to work independently in remote rugged backcountry areas
  • RV for five week stay (or longer)

Camp host will be provided a radio for communication to other campgrounds within the park as well as park headquarters. Laundry and freezer space is available in the staff housing area. Baker, NV is approximately six miles away; it is a small community with some services, including two restaurants, shower facilities, and a gas station. Ely, NV is the nearest full-service community about 70 miles away.

More details available upon request.

Start Date - 2023-05-17

End Date - 2023-09-09

Activities include: Campground/Site Host;General Assistance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads

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Great Basin National ParkBaker, NV 89311



  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation




  • Sunday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

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