Trail Crew Maintenance help needed at Grand Canyon South Rim ~ Arizona ~ Full-time, Year-round

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Xanterra Travel Collection - Grand Canyon South Rim

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Grand Canyon, AZ
Job Type
Full Time, Year round
Date Posted
March 27, 2024
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Live. Work. Explore. as a part of our Wrangler & Trail team in Grand Canyon National Park!

Grand Canyon National Park Lodges operates 6 hotels, 3 retail shops, and various restaurants and dining facilities in the historic Grand Canyon Village. No matter what your job is, 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, Grand Canyon National Park is a place of remarkable beauty, peace, scenic grandeur and top-notch hospitality.

We’re hiring Trail Crew Maintenance to Live. Work. Explore. at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon!

Job Summary:

Safe and efficient maintenance of Bright Angel and South Kaibab Trails.

The Details:

  • Position Type: Full-Time, Year-Round
  • Pay: $16.80 per hour
  • Schedule: Typical schedule is 40 hours, 5 days/per week (may include weekends, evenings, and holidays

Why Grand Canyon South Rim?

We are a welcoming community who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy crafting memorable experiences for our guests. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection®, we are the primary authorized concessionaire at the Grand Canyon South Rim, and proud stewards of the park.

Life at the South Rim:

  • Low-cost employee housing (dormitory-style) and on-site employee meals (cafeteria-style)
  • Free on-site laundry facility, free shuttle service, and Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth)
  • A fast-paced, exciting work environment with plenty of upward mobility and growth opportunities
  • Meet people of all ages from all over the country and world!

Benefits and Perks:

  • Rec Center – Fitness Equipment, Computers, and Free WiFi
  • Paid Day off on your birthday with restaurant & retail discounts
  • Discounted mule rides
  • Summer Property Olympics
  • Free Grand Canyon Railway Train Rides
  • Exclusive retail, lodging, and dining discounts at other Xanterra properties
  • Generous benefit program for eligible employees
  • 15% Verizon service/products discount
  • $350 Referral Bonus Program
  • The adventure of a lifetime!


  • Assist with the repair of mule-related impact on the Bright Angel and South Kaibab Trails.
  • Maintain an efficient packing system to maximize time at work sites.
  • Repair gear as necessary and report defective equipment to the Trail Crew Lead.
  • Assist the Trail Crew Lead and Livery Management with the safe and healthy use of mules in the trail crew operation.
  • Adhere to all safety, risk management, and environmental policies.
  • Overnight stays at Phantom Ranch may be required from time to time. Based on the mixed-gender nature of the trail crews and limited employee housing at the bottom of the Canyon, employees may be required to share room accommodations with team members of the opposite sex. Employees will have access to gender-specific shower and restroom facilities but will be expected to sleep in a co-ed bunk house.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Extensive experience handling horses or mules, and proven equestrian skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have own saddle and tack.
  • Ability to learn two-way radio system.
  • Ability to handle extremes in weather and working conditions and exposure to outdoor conditions.
  • Possesses physical agility and the ability to stay in the saddle for extended periods of time.
  • Possess physical ability to hike in and out of sites when necessary.
  • For this position, you must have extensive experience handling horses or mules, and proven equestrian skills.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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