Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Discover Your Forest is hiring for the following Opportunities:

Visitor Host for Newbery National Volcanic Monument

Visitor Host for Newbery National Volcanic Monument (Bend)
Part-time Seasonal 32-40 hours/week (may vary)
Compensation: $11/ hour
Lava Lands Visitor Host assists Deschutes National Forest in providing an exciting and enjoyable experience for visitors at Newberry National Volcanic Monument.
This position is for Lava River Cave and Lava Lands Visitors Center.
Work Schedule: April 30-September 30, 32-40 hours per week. (May vary)*** Must be available to work weekends***
Visitor Hosts at Newberry National Volcanic Monument are employees of Discover Your Northwest (DYNW)
Responsibilities Include:
Providing outstanding customer service and insuring that visitors are served promptly, courteously and satisfactory.
Reporting monthly merchandise and pass sales to Retail manager
General cash register, credit card machine and overall sales operation including opening and closing procedure.
Confidence in selling retail products.
Accurate End of day accounting of retail and pass sales
Distributing LED lights to guest.
Assuring that all DYNW property is adequately secured against loss.
Assuring merchandise is properly cared for and displayed in a neat, attractive manner and well stocked for sales.

Required Personal Attributes:
Familiarity of visitor attractions on Newberry National Volcanic Monument and Deschutes National Forest Service.
Personal integrity, initiative, and foresight.
Ability to maintain a positive and productive rapport with customers, team members and professional associates.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to think critically, solve problems creatively, and adapt to change.
Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Ability to work in all elements of weather
Ability to move and lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

Other:
All DYNW sales areas are operated according to the terms of a contract with the public land agency to which the site belongs for the purpose of promoting and supporting the agencies educational and interpretive efforts.
All DYNW activities are directly or indirectly dedicated to serving this purpose
Position is located on Federal property and requires a high level of cooperation with agency staff.

Submit resume and cover letter no later than March 30, 2018 to gail.whelan@discovernw.org. Please no phone calls and we ask that you do not contact any Forest Service, Newberry National Volcanic Monument or Discover Your Northwest personnel regarding this position.

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