The 2014/15 winter season runs from December 18 to March 29. Priority will be given to qualified candidates able to work the full season. On-site accommodation and food are provided for all positions. The standard schedule is 10 days on / 4 days off. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews starting April 1.
The hut master oversees daily operations at the hut to assure high standards of customer service. In addition to performing all aspects of the hut crew position, the hut master is responsible for leading and motivating staff and volunteers, creating and implementing daily schedules, performing daily inspections to ensure that all public areas are clean, well maintained, and safe, finding solutions for guest complaints, managing inventories of supplies and merchandise, overseeing routine maintenance of the hut, and overseeing operation of green energy systems. Applicants should be personable, effective problem-solvers capable of maintaining high standards in an isolated environment. This position requires strong leadership skills and supervisory experience in a related work environment.
Hut crew are responsible for providing a welcoming, friendly, and clean environment for overnight guests and day visitors. Hut crew undertake a variety of responsibilities on a rotational basis, including front desk, food preparation, housekeeping and custodial duties, and assisting with operation and periodic maintenance of green energy systems. Successful applicants will have a proven commitment to customer service, the ability to work as part of a team, and the ability to maintain high standards in an isolated setting. Food service, hospitality, or related experience is preferred.
Grand Falls Hut Masters
The Hut Masters at our most remote hut have the same responsibilities as Hut Masters at the other huts, but at Grand Falls Hut there are no staff other than the two hut masters. The maximum number of guests at Grand Falls Hut is 32. Successful applicants will be capable of maintaining high standards and working independently in an isolated environment. This position is ideally suited to mature couples.
Maine Huts & Trails is hiring a full-time, seasonal Recreation Coordinator. This position begins July 3rd and runs through October. The Recreation Coordinator will report to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for all guest recreational needs. Duties will include; boat Inventories and shuttling, day and overnight trip guiding, pre-trip guest communication, hut assistance, and other duties as assigned. This person will float between our four hut locations as well as the Kingfield office as needed. This person must be available early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. The ideal candidate will be extremely self-motivated, organized, and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Ability to lift heavy objects and be outside for long periods of time is a must. This person will not work a set schedule and must be willing to go with the flow. Required certifications include: CPR/First Aid, Recreational Guide license or greater. To apply, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Maine Huts and Trails is seeking volunteer hut caretakers during the shoulder seasons (April 1 – June 21 and November 1 – December 21). Caretakers live at the huts for a period of one to twelve weeks. Room and board are provided. This is a unique opportunity to live rent-free and off-the-grid, with a recreational playground at your fingertips. Kayaking, canoeing, biking, hiking, and camping are all possible from the huts. Caretakers welcome assist visitors, and must be attentive to the cleanliness and maintenance of the hut. The caretaker will ideally be an outgoing person who enjoys sustainable living and outdoor recreation and appreciates the Maine outdoors.
Maine Huts & Trails is looking for a highly motivated individual who will provide excellent customer service, accurate record-keeping, effectively prepare data in a usable format, and function in a highly dynamic group environment. This is a full-time, year-round position based out of our Kingfield Office.
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Maine Huts & Trails is hiring a full-time, year-round Reservations Manager to work out of the Kingfield office. This position will oversee all aspects of reservations, including guest inquiries, trip planning, and recreation services coordination. Required qualifications include Customer Service and/or sales experience, exceptional technological aptitude with Windows based programs and web-based software, exceptional organizational, time and project management skills, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, capacity for strategic planning and leadership. This person must be a fast learner and a team player with an outgoing, friendly personality with the flexibility to work weekends, evenings and holidays.
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