Live. Work. Explore. as a part of our Transportation team in Columbia Falls, the gateway to Glacier National Park!
At Glacier National Park Lodges, we depend on our team members to be highly motivated, committed, share our vision and work together to attain it, while our work environment encourages responsibility for personal growth and promotes pride in each employee. No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park and play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to all our guests.
We’re hiring for an Interpretive Training Specialist to Live. Work. Explore. in Columbia Falls, Montana!
Position Type: Seasonal
Season Dates: Mid-April through mid-September 2024
Schedule: Typical schedule is 32-45 hours/per week (may include weekends, evenings, and holidays)
Housing: Employee housing is not available
About Columbia Falls:
Just west of Glacier National Park lies a collection of communities who proudly welcome millions of visitors each year to the Glacier Gateway area. Columbia Falls - a lively Montana town with many locally owned shops, restaurants, breweries, and summer farmers markets - is the ideal home base for exploring Glacier National Park and the 2.4 million acres in Flathead National Forest.
Benefits and Perks:
- Free Glacier National Park season pass
- Free Red Bus Tours (as available)
- Exclusive Retail and Dining discounts in Glacier
- A fast-paced, exciting work environment with plenty of upward mobility and growth opportunities
- Meet people of all ages from all over the country and world!
- $350 Referral Bonus Program
- The adventure of a lifetime!
- Work with the National Park Services to develop interpretive messages and programs to educate all departments.
- Ensure all interpretive and educational programs include appropriate safety and resource protection messages and protocols.
- Provide training and coaching that effectively identifies, articulates and conveys the elements of successful interpretation.
- Assist with Human Resource department as needed.
- Follow NPS and Xanterra’s conservation practices, safety practices, and policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Education, Resources Interpretation or immediately related field or a two year degree in a directly related field.
- NAI certified (preferred) but can be completed at local community college.
- A minimum of 2 years of directly related work experience training and coaching interpreters is required.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Must be outgoing, organized, ability to learn and memorized the Park’s history and points of interest.
Physical Requirements Include:
- Must have a valid U.S. driver's license and clean driving record.
- Must be at least 19 years old to drive company vehicle.
- Must be able to climb and walk up to a mile several times a day at elevations ranging from 3500 feet to 6700 feet above sea level.
- Must be able to sit and stand up to 15 hours a day (typically 8-10 hours).
- Must be able to work outdoors in variable weather.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.