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The Interpretive Specialist is reponsible for developing, planning, and coordinating interpretive programs for Flagg Ranch Company within the confines of its Contract and Operating Plan. This position wil develop, plan, coordinate, and direct orientation, educational, and interpretive materials to maximize employee and visitor opportunities to make personal connections with the meanings and significance of the John D. Rockefeller Memoral Parkway, Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. This includes history, geology, ecology, flora, and fauna.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Partner with the Senior Interpretive Specialist to develop, review, and implement park knowledge and interpretive curriculum and programs.
Train and evaluate seasonal personnel engaged in interpretation.
Provide guest interpretation activities on a weekly basis at Flagg Ranch and Colter Bay Village. Provide coverage at Jackson Lake Lodge and Jenny Lake Lodge when needed.
Research, develop and implement interpretive themes, including lectures, exhibits, audio-visual programs, visitor activities and publications for use by interpretive staff.
Research, develop, and conduct interpretive lectures, exhibit, educational programs, audio-visual programs, visitor activities, and publications.
Assist in the development and implementation of Comprehensive Interpretive Plans for Headwaters Lodge & Cabins.
Recommend budget requests and tracks expenditures for interpretation operations.
Assist in the research and development of natural and cultural resource interpretive materials and exhibits.
The “must haves” for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Proficient with Microsoft platforms
Possess the ability to present self professionally in guest interaction
General knowledge of policies, programs and procedures related to National Park Service Interpretation and Business departments.
Ability to produce written documentation that is technically complete, grammatically correct, and neat.
Valid drivers license, Successful completion of MVR
We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:
Experience in professional interpretation
NAI Guide Certification
NAI Host Certification
Before you apply, visit http://www.gtlc.com/employment for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.
Capture the amazing opportunity to live and work in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem — Grand Teton National Park to the south and Yellowstone National Park just to the north. A perfect spot to return year after year and assure that our guests get the most out of the abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Flagg Ranch Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. www.vailresortscareers.com
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.
Requisition ID 180427