Job Title: Hikemaster/ Housekeeping Hybrid
Status: Non- Exempt
Employee Classification: Seasonal Revision Date: April 21, 2021
Reports to: Hiking Supervisor
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.
OUR MISSION AND CULTURE:?
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.
GENERAL YMCA OF THE ROCKIES REQUIREMENTS:
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
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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.