Bluebird Backcountry Kremmling, Colorado





Camp Host for Backcountry Ski Area!
BE OUR CAMP HOST for the 2020-2021 SEASON! Bluebird Backcountry is the first and only fully human-powered, inbounds backcountry ski area in the country. With a mission to make backcountry skiing safer and easier to learn, our operation features a 1,200-acre avalanche-evaluated and ski-patrolled area with zero chairlifts. Guests come to try backcountry skiing, develop their backcountry skills, and explore new terrain in a relatively safe, welcoming, social, and COVID-friendly backcountry environment. In short, we bring together the comforts of a ski resort, the expertise of a guide service, and the adventure of the true backcountry. We are located on the Continental Divide in Colorado, halfway between Kremmling and Steamboat Springs (just over a 30-minute drive from both). Our team has a welcoming, energetic, get-it-done culture. We are excited to introduce a new way to think about skiing… and to see just how far we can take the Bluebird Backcountry concept. ---- Job Summary: The Bluebird Backcountry Camp Host will be the face of the campsite and responsible for fostering a friendly, welcoming, and safe experience for campers. The Camp Host, or Hosts, will live and work at Bear Mountain Thursdays - Mondays of the season and conduct routine cleaning and maintenance of the campsite. ​Please note: this is a mountain park; altitude ranges from 8200 to 9200 feet, and these host positions are physically demanding due to workload, terrain, and altitude. Cell phone and internet reception in the area is unreliable. ---- Duties: -General maintenance of the campsite including cleaning, upkeep of grounds, and some snow removal -Enforcing campground rules -Collecting fees from campers -Greeting and checking in guests and answering visitor questions Qualifications: -Camp Host must have an RV, truck, or van to live in for the season -Willingness to take responsibility for tasks and adapt to changing needs at the campsite -Strong interpersonal skills to effectively work with a variety of personnel across various teams -Experience in guest services -Solid math and cashier skills, flexibility with scheduling, and maintenance skills. Applicants should be comfortable working in a busy customer service environment and working alone -Enthusiastic individual with a warm, welcoming character -Experience backcountry skiing or splitboarding a plus -Ability to assess a situation, use quick and reasonable judgement and resolve problems diplomatically -Ability to work weekends and holidays on a regular basis Benefits of being the Camp Host at Bluebird Backcountry: -Help build the first of its kind backcountry ski area and grow the sport of backcountry skiing -Work with a motivated, driven tight-knit team -Get to spend your winter at Bear Mountain and welcome campers to the area -Ski in your free time -Passes, schwag, gear, and similar items Timing and Location: -This is a part-time (24-36 hrs/week), seasonal role from approximately November 15th through April 15th -Bluebird will be open 5 days per week from Thursday-Monday, plus possible holidays and the campsite will be open Thursday-Sunday nights -Camp Host is expected to work Thursday afternoon - Monday morning with Tuesday and Wednesday off -This is a volunteer position, but Camp Host will receive a free campsite and Bluebird Backcountry season pass (two if Camp Host position is filled by a couple) -There will be very limited wifi/internet connection at the campsite -Must be available between the hours of 11am-7pm Please email for more information or to apply BE OUR CAMP HOST for the 2020-2021 SEASON! Bluebird Backcountry is the first and only fully human-powered, inbounds backcountry ski area in the country. With a mission to make





backcountry skiing safer and easier to learn, our operation features a 1,200-acre avalanche-evaluated and ski-patrolled area with zero chairlifts. Guests come to try backcountry skiing, develop their backcountry skills, and explore new terrain in a relatively safe, welcoming, social, and COVID-friendly backcountry environment. In short, we bring together the comforts of a ski resort, the expertise of a guide service, and the adventure of the true backcountry. We are located on the Continental Divide in Colorado, halfway between Kremmling and Steamboat Springs (just over a 30-minute drive from both). Our team has a welcoming, energetic, get-it-done culture. We are excited to introduce a new way to think about skiing… and to see just how far we can take the Bluebird Backcountry concept. ---- Job Summary: The Bluebird Backcountry Camp Host will be the face of the campsite and responsible for fostering a friendly, welcoming, and safe experience for campers. The Camp Host, or Hosts, will live and work at Bear Mountain Thursdays - Mondays of the season and conduct routine cleaning and maintenance of the campsite. ​Please note: this is a mountain park; altitude ranges from 8200 to 9200 feet, and these host positions are physically demanding due to workload, terrain, and altitude. Cell phone and internet reception in the area is unreliable. ---- Duties: -General maintenance of the campsite including cleaning, upkeep of grounds, and some snow removal -Enforcing campground rules -Collecting fees from campers -Greeting and checking in guests and answering visitor questions Qualifications: -Camp Host must have an RV, truck, or van to live in for the season -Willingness to take responsibility for tasks and adapt to changing needs at the campsite -Strong interpersonal skills to effectively work with a variety of personnel across various teams -Experience in guest services -Solid math and cashier skills, flexibility with scheduling, and maintenance skills. Applicants should be comfortable working in a busy customer service environment and working alone -Enthusiastic individual with a warm, welcoming character -Experience backcountry skiing or splitboarding a plus -Ability to assess a situation, use quick and reasonable judgement and resolve problems diplomatically -Ability to work weekends and holidays on a regular basis Benefits of being the Camp Host at Bluebird Backcountry: -Help build the first of its kind backcountry ski area and grow the sport of backcountry skiing -Work with a motivated, driven tight-knit team -Get to spend your winter at Bear Mountain and welcome campers to the area -Ski in your free time -Passes, schwag, gear, and similar items Timing and Location: -This is a part-time (24-36 hrs/week), seasonal role from approximately November 15th through April 15th -Bluebird will be open 5 days per week from Thursday-Monday, plus possible holidays and the campsite will be open Thursday-Sunday nights -Camp Host is expected to work Thursday afternoon - Monday morning with Tuesday and Wednesday off -This is a volunteer position, but Camp Host will receive a free campsite and Bluebird Backcountry season pass (two if Camp Host position is filled by a couple) -There will be very limited wifi/internet connection at the campsite -Must be available between the hours of 11am-7pm. Please call or email for more information or to apply. jobs@bluebirdbackcountry.com
303.524.0045

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