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Interpretive Specialist-Housing Provided - Flagg Ranch Company - Summer 2022

Date:  Jan 15, 2022

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

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


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


The Interpretive Specialist is reponsible for developing, planning, and coordinating interpretive programs for Flagg Ranch Company within the confines of its Contract and Operating Plan.  This position wil develop, plan, coordinate, and direct orientation, educational, and interpretive materials to maximize employee and visitor opportunities to make personal connections with the meanings and significance of the John D. Rockefeller Memoral Parkway, Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. This includes history, geology, ecology, flora, and fauna.


Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Partner with the Senior Interpretive Specialist to develop, review, and implement park knowledge and interpretive curriculum and programs. 

  • Train and evaluate seasonal personnel engaged in interpretation. 

  • Provide guest interpretation activities on a weekly basis at Flagg Ranch and Colter Bay Village.  Provide coverage at Jackson Lake Lodge and Jenny Lake Lodge when needed.  

  • Research, develop and implement interpretive themes, including lectures, exhibits, audio-visual programs, visitor activities and publications for use by interpretive staff. 

  • Research, develop, and conduct interpretive lectures, exhibit, educational programs, audio-visual programs, visitor activities, and publications. 

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Comprehensive Interpretive Plans for Headwaters Lodge & Cabins. 

  • Recommend budget requests and tracks expenditures for interpretation operations. 

  • Assist in the research and development of natural and cultural resource interpretive materials and exhibits. 


The “must haves” for this position include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Proficient with Microsoft platforms
  • Possess the ability to present self professionally in guest interaction
  • General knowledge of policies, programs and procedures related to National Park Service Interpretation and Business departments. 

  • Ability to produce written documentation that is technically complete, grammatically correct, and neat. 

  • Valid drivers license, Successful completion of MVR 


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

  • Experience in professional interpretation
  • NAI Guide Certification 

  • NAI Host Certification 


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



Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 379166

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming