Full-time, Year-round Mule Packer needed at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

Xanterra Travel Collection

Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim, AZ
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
April 15, 2022
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Passionate about providing unforgettable guest service and creating memories for our guests that last a lifetime? One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Grand Canyon National Park is a place of remarkable beauty, peace, and scenic grandeur. For those who live and work in the park, there are endless opportunities to explore and enjoy hiking, biking, camping, skiing, photography, and more!

JOB SUMMARY: Provide safe and efficient packing of mules and supplies.

Position Type: Full-Time, Year-round
Pay: $15.75/hr
Housing: Free employee housing May through December 21, 2022!

Employee perks include FREE employee housing, discounted meals, employee discounts to explore other Xanterra properties, and a generous benefits program for full-time employees.


  • Prepare packs for delivery from the Rim to Phantom Ranch and back.
  • Properly dispose of waste/recycled items from Phantom Ranch.
  • Pack duffels for hikers, boat parties, etc.
  • Note special delivery items for the Ranch such as maintenance supplies.
  • Assist Phantom Ranch personnel as needed with unloading/loading of packs.
  • Feed and water mules at the Yaki barn, and maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the Yaki barn and corral.
  • Advise the Packer Supervisor or Livery Manager of condition of the pack string.
  • Repair packing gear as necessary and report defective equipment to the Packer Supervisor.
  • Adhere to all safety and risk management policies while performing tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Three years of experience handling horses or mules, and proven equestrian skills.
  • Must have own saddle and tack.
  • Ability to learn two-way radio communication equipment.
  • Ability to work non-traditional work hours.
  • Ability to safely lift 100 pounds on a regular basis.

To apply, visit link here & complete application: https://www.xanterrajobs.com/xanterra-home/jobs/27939/job

Or call/email for more info.

Xanterra Grand Canyon

Xanterra Grand Canyon

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