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Lamar Buffalo Ranch

Would you like to work on behalf of Yellowstone, surrounded by trails, wildlife, and spectacular natural wonders? Maybe you’ve always dreamed of spending a summer in Yellowstone National Park? Yellowstone Forever is looking for talented and dedicated new members for our team! Join us in our mission to create opportunities for all people to experience, enhance, and preserve Yellowstone forever.

Operations

Director of Human Resources

Location: Bozeman, Montana or Gardiner, Montana
Salary: $70,000-$95,000

The Director of Human Resources plays a critical role in fostering Yellowstone Forever’s workplace culture and the recruitment, hiring, performance, and engagement of employees and volunteers. This position leads and proactively develops and manages initiatives, programs, and policies to measure and enhance staff performance, consistent with best practices. The Director of Human Resources closely partners with the President & CEO and senior staff to develop and implement programs, policies, trainings, and services to help enhance the staff experience, in order to attract, develop, engage, and retain the uniquely talented people required to achieve the mission of Yellowstone Forever. This position oversees recruiting, payroll/benefits administration, strategic plan, strategic work plan, staff performance oversight and management, staff engagement, workplace culture initiatives, staff relations, and legal/regulatory compliance around employment and benefits. Further, this position will lead recruitment and management of our volunteers, and related support. This position is a member of the senior leadership team of Yellowstone Forever and provides guidance on related matters to the President & CEO and other senior leaders. The ability to direct multiple priorities with minimal supervision is essential. Success in this position requires outstanding organizational skills, initiative, deep knowledge of employment and volunteer practices, interpersonal relationship building, and proven leadership skills. The position also will require visibility in the workplace at YF’s two primary locations and in all park stores to build rapport with staff at all levels of the organization.

Note: Cover letter and resume required.

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Retail

Park Store Associate – Summer 2022

Location: Greater Yellowstone National Park Area as Assigned
Full-Time, Seasonal (April through October)/Non-Exempt

The Park Store Associate is a critical role in the daily operation of Yellowstone Forever Park stores at visitor centers and contact stations throughout the Greater Yellowstone National Park Area. The associate represents “the face” of the organization by working on the front lines and often in partnership with naturalist rangers from the National Park Service. Associates assist and engage visitors with purchases of educational products, explain our supporter program and recruit new members, and help answer visitor questions about Yellowstone National Park. Success in this position requires outstanding visitor/customer service skills and a passion for Yellowstone National Park and its preservation, and sharing that passion with others.

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Warehouse Associate (Seasonal)

Location: Gardiner, Montana
Full-Time, Seasonal (April through October)/Non-Exempt

The Warehouse Associate plays a critical role in Yellowstone Forever’s operations, will be responsible for performing an array of duties such as receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, or managing, organizing, and retrieving stock and other data processing. Success in this position requires a high degree of efficiency working with warehouse logistics software to ensure complete accuracy for inventory.

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Campus and Program Volunteer – Summer 2022

Location: Lamar Buffalo Ranch, Yellowstone National Park & Yellowstone Overlook Field Campus, Gardiner, MT

The Campus and Program Volunteer supports the educational programs and Yellowstone Overlook field campus. Each educational program is supported by one of our Campus and Program Volunteers. Field seminar programs are based at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus, the Yellowstone Forever classrooms in Gardiner, or another location in the park. The Yellowstone Overlook field campus is based in Gardiner, and provides a location for adult students and youth groups to stay in comfortable lodging during their stay while participating in YF programs. Campus and Program Volunteers welcome and host students, orient them to Yellowstone Forever and the facility, assist instructors in logistical aspects of courses, drive the 14-passenger mini-bus for all field trips, assist in risk management in the field, and maintain and clean campus facilities. Campus and Program Volunteers also provide linen service and basic maintenance services at the Yellowstone Overlook field campus. Success in this position requires a welcoming demeanor, being a responsible and independent worker and being able to assist with the needs of various students. Depending upon the needs of Yellowstone Forever, Campus and Program Volunteers may spend more time or less on certain duties.

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