American River Outpost Campground Host & Retail Sales Clerk

OARS is seeking a part-time, seasonal retail sales clerk/campground host persons for our American River Outpost campground on the South Fork American River in Lotus.

PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ideal candidates must be friendly, good with people and able to work with minimum amount of supervision.

STORE CLERK DUTIES:

 

  • Open and close retail store daily
  • Accept payment for merchandise and make change
  • Run credit card charges via online terminal
  • Record amount of cash in register at end of shift
  • Keep daily record of sales and submit weekly reports
  • Maintain neatly organized stock throughout store
  • Set up advertising displays and arrange merchandise to promote sales
  • Keep the store clean and orderly

CAMPGROUND HOST DUTIES:

 

  • Greet and check in rafters and campers
  • Assign campsites and issue camping gear rentals
  • Clean and maintain bathroom stalls, toilets, showers, sinks and floors
  • Stock restroom with TP, paper towels, soap, etc.
  • Maintain and clean platform tents and surrounding area
  • Launder sleeping bags, sheets and towels
  • Perform general campground and campsite maintenance as needed
  • Empty trash cans and oversee recycling
  • Enforce campground rules (campfires, smoking, quiet hours, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Excellent communications skills combined with an outgoing and friendly personality
  • Ability to proactively address camp- or trip-related questions or concerns
  • Legally able to work in the United States and speak fluent English
  • Available to work from Memorial Day through Labor Day and adapt to changing schedules
  • Detail-oriented and able to work potentially long hours with minimum supervision
  • Clean and presentable appearance
  • Physically fit as required to fulfill job duties in an arid environment
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Non-smoker
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • “Handyperson” skills a plus

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT AND COMPENSATION:

 

  • The position is part-time, seasonal from approximately mid-May through September
  • Hourly wage is $13.50
  • Friends and Family Discounts on OARS Trips
  • Potential to live onsite in outdoor guide housing

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter detailing their interest in this position, as well as personal and employer references by email to: jobs@oars.com with the subject of Campground Host & Sales Clerk. No phone calls please.