Big Larch Campground Host

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Program Overview: The Seeley Lake Ranger District is looking to fill one vacancy (individual or couple) as Campground Hosts at Big Larch Campground in Seeley Lake, Montana for the 2024 season. Hiring preference will be given to individuals who can commit from approximately Mid-May through Mid-September. Selected candidates will be provided a parking spur at Big Larch Campground with water, electric, and septic hookups for the duration of the season. Selectees will need to provide their own hard-sided RV or travel trailer.

Major Duties:

Ø Provide information to forest visitors in the campground.

Ø Complete light maintenance, cleaning, and general upkeep of the campground. Including but not limited to: cleaning toilet facilities, picking up litter, cleaning/painting picnic tables, removing excess ash from fire pits, and clearing debris by mowing, weed eating, and leaf blowing.

Ø Perform attendant duties associated with the reservation system, such as placing/removing tags, and assisting visitors with their reservations. Selectees may be asked to use their personal smart phones to complete this.

Ø Maintain consistent communication with District Recreation staff, Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers, and Montana Fish and Game Wardens. Reports vandalism and safety hazards, as well as repairs needed to facilities.

About the Area: Big Larch Campground is located on the east shoreline of Seeley Lake, a glacial-formed lake situated between the Swan and Mission Mountain ranges. Seeley Lake is one out of a half-dozen lakes within the valley that make up the 'Chain of Lakes’--a series of small lakes through which the Clearwater River flows. The campground is located just off Highway 83, approximately one mile north of the town of Seeley Lake, Montana.

Big Larch Campground is a favorite of locals and receives heavy use year-round. It is a great place to enjoy the Lolo National Forest; including 53 campsites, a large day-use beach, a boat ramp, an amphitheater, an interpretive nature trail, and plenty of space for picnicking and recreating on the water.

If you enjoy spending time in mixed-conifer old growth forests, wildlife sightings, picturesque views, and a purpose in your day--this may be the summertime adventure for you!

Start Date - 2024-05-15

End Date - 2024-09-13

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The USDA Forest Service's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.


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3583 Highway 83Seeley Lake, MT 59868






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