Mule Packer needed at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

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Xanterra Travel Collection

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Grand Canyon National Park - South Rim, AZ
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
May 11, 2022
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Join our team at Grand Canyon National Park! Are you enthusiastic about hospitality, people, and beautiful places? By working at Grand Canyon National Park, you will get all three! As a Mule Packer, you will be a proud steward of the park and play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to our guests! As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, The Grand Canyon National Park is a place of remarkable beauty, peace, scenic grandeur and top notch hospitality.

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

As our employee, you receive FREE employee housing through December 21, 2022, discounted meals, employee discounts to explore other Xanterra properties and a generous benefits program for eligible employees. By working with Xanterra Travel Collection amongst the beauty of Grand Canyon National Park, this is your chance to Live, Work, and Explore in one of the most beautiful places on Earth!


  • 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: Vist link here & complete application:

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