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Hikemaster/Housekeeping Hybrid - Seasonal
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Estes Park Center - Estes Park, CO US (Primary)
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Job Title: Hikemaster/ Housekeeping Hybrid         
Status: Non- Exempt 
Employee Classification:    Seasonal            Revision Date: April 21, 2021 
Reports to: Hiking Supervisor 
Leadership Level:  
This hybrid position works 20 hours per week in Hiking and 20 hours per week in housekeeping. The Hikemaster leads guests, members and YMCA staff on hikes and provides interpretation in and around the YMCA grounds, Rocky Mountain National Park and regional national forests. The Hikemaster also provides customer service and administrative support at the hiking desk. Housekeeping staff are responsible for having assigned cabins and lodge rooms cleaned by check- in time and to meet the expectations of the supervisors and guests.  

We firmly believe in our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We are committed to being welcoming to all people and to making a difference in the lives of our members, guests and staff. We count on our staff to provide extraordinary mission-based experiences for our guests and for each other. 
Safely lead groups on hikes and nature walks of 2 to 20 miles in a variety of weather conditions 
Engage in conversation for long periods of time and keep people involved and educated 
Sign up to lead hikes by the deadline each week 
Attend and participate in weekly hikemaster staff meetings 
Know and adhere to hiking policies and procedures set forth by YMCA of the Rockies 
Answer questions and give guidance and hiking suggestions at hiking desk in Mountain Center 
Use a computer to assist guests in enrolling for guided hikes and enter data prior to and after hikes   
Handle cash/credit cards and use a cash register to record deposits for borrowed hiking equipment and merchandise sales 
Call hikers prior to hikes to confirm attendance and make logistical arrangements 
Clean cabins and lodge rooms 
Clean lobbies and public areas 
Work on a crew with 3-8 co- workers 
Efficiently clean guest accommodations including the following tasks: clean fireplaces, vacuum and dust, strip lenens and make beds, wash windows, clean toilets sinks and showers, empty trash, mop and sweet floors, etc. 
Work with various types of cleaning chemicals 
All other duties as assigned 

Must have up-to-date certifications in Wilderness First Aid and CPR (Can be obtained during training) 
Must have successfully completed the Hikemaster In Training (HIT) program (Can be obtained during training) 
Must have knowledge of RMNP and surrounding areas 
Must have a high degree of skill working with people of all ages  
Must be at least 21 years old 
Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards 
Must be able to work some evenings, weekends, and holidayS.

Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions 
Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs 
Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, helpful, patient, and professional 
Support the Association safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff 
Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse environment 

Must be able to hike 5- 20 miles per day in remote areas 
Must be able to carry up to 50 pounds of gear 
Must be able to converse with people of all backgrounds for up to 15 hours at a time 
Must be able to squat, stoop, bend and stand for long periods of time 

What we offer:
This is a seasonal position with a base pay rate of $12.82/hour (based on 40 hours/week). This position includes:
Room & Board Options Available
*     Room (room in our staff dormitory with wifi, pay laundry facilities)
*     Board (3 meals per day, 7 days per week)
Other employee perks and discounts, including:
*    Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, hiking/biking/skiing trails, climbing wall, library, and craft shop
*    Free Grand Passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and resort - limited number available, first come first served basis)
*    Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities

Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities,
or qualifications associated with the job.

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