Dead Horse Point State Park

Moab, Utah

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $12.00 hr plus free housing
Deadline Aug 21, 2019

This recruitment will be used to fill two positions between late August and early October.

These "winter seasonal" positions will ideally continue from the time of hire through the first week of March 2020.

In general, from November through February the park is slower and the park ranger aide will work alone most of the time and needs to be self-motivated and outgoing to enjoy working here during the winter months.

The vast majority of the time worked in these positions will be spent collecting park fees, operating the gift shop, and cleaning restrooms, campgrounds, and yurts.

We do try to involve all staff in interpretation and resource management as secondary responsibilities whenever possible depending on staffing and how busy the park is at any given point in time.


  • Clean yurts
  • Clean restrooms
  • Clean campsites
  • Greet visitors and collect park entrance fees at the entrance station
  • Greet customers, sell retail items and collect fees at the visitor center
  • Provide information to visitors about park rules and regulations
  • Answering visitor questions about the park and other opportunities in the area
  • Assist gift shop customers with questions about products
  • Stock the gift shop with products under the direction of the gift shop manager
  • Answer visitor questions about park resources
  • Complete shift reports, accounting, and opening and closing procedures
  • Collect litter and pack garbage into dumpsters
  • Trail maintenance and roving
  • Removal of brush and trees
  • Shoveling snow
  • Assist with search and rescue operations and/or medical incident
  • Park resource programming on occasion (time and resource-limited)
  • Other projects as assigned

Park Ranger Aides have the option of living on-site in a two-bedroom dormitory-style APARTMENT with a shared bathroom, kitchen, and living room at NO COST to the employee. Uniforms are also provided at no cost to the employee.

  • Employees are required to work weekends and holidays.
  • Work in extreme outdoor weather conditions and working in remote areas.
  • A valid driver license required.
  • Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or similar activities and recurring lifting.
  • Ability to perform many maintenance activities - digging, raking, lifting, shoveling snow, etc.
  • Physical ability to operate vehicles, off-highway vehicles, golf carts, and basic tools.
  • Required state and agency training: Defensive driving, security awareness, and PCI security awareness, workplace harassment and abusive conduct prevention training, etc. within the first weeks of employment.

Cell phone service and internet connectivity are very limited within the park.

These are seasonal positions and do not qualify for state benefits such as health insurance, retirement, etc.

To apply for this position submit your Indeed application including a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

For more information please call the park at (435) 259-2614 and ask for Dillon.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $12.00/hr (40 hours per week)


Please email your resume, a cover letter, and 3 professional references to



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