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Deck Hand / First Mate - Grand Teton National Park - Free Housing Provided

Date:  Jan 20, 2023
Location: 

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2023

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it's your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

 

Join the Grand Teton Lodge Company for a season, or stay for a career at one/many of our 40+ resorts. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free access to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Employee housing, free activities, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.​

 

The Deck Hand/First Mate is expected to provide interpretative information to guests regarding Grand Teton National Park during boat cruises. Assist the Captain in all normal cruise boat operations and maintenance functions.  Maintain complete working knowledge of all safety and emergency procedures.  Maintain and clean cruise boats on a daily/weekly basis. Act as a backup cruise boat operator in case of incapacitation of Captain. Perform other duties as assigned by Cruise boat captain.  You are expected to adhere to the company’s mission, vision and value statements. Be knowledgeable of the company’s management systems, policies and initiatives for Hospitality, Environmental, and Health and Safety.

 

Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Colter Bay Village (Marina)
  • Wage: $17.50 / hour
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

 

The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Knowledge of marinas and general boating
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications that are less than a year old
  • Comfort with public speaking
  • Ability to give engaging and entertaining presentations
  • Able to work long hours and variable shifts

 

We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:

  • Knowledge of Grand Teton National Park
  • Interpretive Guide Experience

 

What’s In It For You?

  • FREE Housing (including linens and all utilities)
  • FREE Full Hook-Up RV Sites
  • FREE National Park Pass to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • FREE Participation in guest activities: Horseback rides, kayak and boat rentals, lake cruises & scenic raft tours, 200 miles of hiking trails and THE greatest perk ever – living in one of the most picturesque national parks!
  • Complimentary WiFi 
  • $80/week Meal Plan covers 3 meals/day in the employee cafeteria
  • Complimentary use of Recreation halls and Employee Gym (Climbing Wall)

 

Before you apply, visit http://www.gtlc.com/employment for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.

 

Come capture the “Spirit of the Tetons” in one of the most photographed mountain ranges in North America. Our team returns year after year to ensure that our guests get the most out of our abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more.


We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. www.vailresortscareers.com 

 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 491797