Environmental and Sustainability Positions (Recycling) - Yellowstone NP

  • Xanterra
  • Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA
  • Oct 25, 2018
Seasonal Environmental Science - Engineering Sustainability Waste Management - Recycling

Job Description

Overview

 Bison-Naturally-Different 

Join Xanterra on the frontlines of sustainability, helping to protect Yellowstone!

Applicants interested in an Environmental & Sustainability position will be considered for the following positions, based on experience: 

Recycling Technician

Assure efficient collection of all recyclable materials for the assigned location. Sort recyclable materials from unrecyclable materials. Responsible for the operation of cardboard balers, glass crushers and can crushers. 

Lead Recycler 

Provide training to and supervision of less experienced Location Recycling Technician(s). Provide direct feedback to department managers on recycling processes and performance using existing company guidance and a collaborative, educational approach.

What We Are Looking For

At Yellowstone National Park Lodges, we depend on our team members to help guests find their ultimate Yellowstone experience—all while working to protect and preserve the park for future generations. No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park. You will play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to all our guests.

What You Are Looking For

  • Are you interested in working, living, and being an ambassador in Yellowstone National Park?
  • Are you looking to make friends with people from all over the world?
  • Do you have a positive attitude and solid work ethic?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced, exciting work environment?
  • Are you seeking upward mobility and growth opportunities?
  • Are you looking to gain experience in tourism & hospitality operations?
  • Are you enthusiastic about Xanterra's sustainability initiatives?

If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, a job in Yellowstone is ideal for you!

The Details

We have immediate openings available for the 2019 season. Ideally, you will be available to work a full season (now through October 2019). If living, working, and exploring in Yellowstone sounds intriguing and exciting to you, please read on.

  • Start Date: April 2019
  • Employment Type: Full Time, Seasonal (ideally full season or early/late season)
  • Schedule: Varies – 40+ hours per week.
  • Perks include:
    • Low-cost housing (dormitory style) and meals (cafeteria style) provided
    • Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth) provided
    • Free Employee Recreation Program (hiking, biking, photography, camping, wildlife watching, educational programs, film series, sports competitions, and more!)
    • Exclusive discounts in and around Yellowstone
    • Living in the world's first National Park

A Day in the Life

Collecting and redistributing recycled materials at one of seven Yellowstone locations. This important position allows Yellowstone employees to live their values by keeping materials out of landfills and helping sustain the planet for future generations!

Fun Fact

We have a goal to improve recycling by 3% per year. We currently recycle or compost 60% of waste, which is more than double the national average. Last year, thanks to the efforts of recyclers and staff, we kept 3,391,920 pounds out of the landfill, instead sending them to become new products.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

Applicants interested in Environmental & Sustainability positions in Yellowstone are drawn to the unique opportunity to work in the world's first national park. You should be enthusiastic about our sustainability initiatives and mission to provide ‘legendary hospitality with a softer footprint'. Applicants must be able to lift, push or pull bins with weights of 50-100 pounds on a daily basis, stand and bend throughout an 8 hour shift and pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam provided by Xanterra's partner clinic.

What We Believe

At Yellowstone National Park Lodges, we are a welcoming community who work hard, share a passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. We are the primary concessionaire in Yellowstone National Park. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection family, we embrace a “naturally different” lifestyle that allows you to live, work, and explore one of the most beautiful places on earth. We are a company based on values that reflect an environmental ethic and social conscience – for the long-term. “Our Softer Footprint” focuses on how we reduce our environmental impact through our comprehensive environmental initiatives. Our business practices exemplify environmental stewardship, and a desire to protect and preserve our public lands.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Business Services