Hut staff at Maine Huts & Trails work together with a small team to deliver backcountry hospitality and create memorable outdoor experiences. Interaction with hut staff is at the heart of the visitor experience.

Seasonal Jobs

Hut Staff

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.

Hut Master

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.

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Hut Crew

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.

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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.

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Short-Term Jobs

Volunteer Caretaker

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.

Apply Online Now,  or submit an application by email to employment@mainehuts.org, by fax to (207) 265-2209 or by mail to 496 Main St, Kingfield, Maine 04947.

Year-Round Jobs


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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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to employment@mainehuts.org.

Marketing & Merchandise Associate

The Marketing & Merchandise Associate will work closely with the Marketing Communications Director to help manage Maine Huts & Trails’ growing marketing and communications efforts. In addition, this position will also be responsible for overseeing MH&T’s retail purchasing and sales, maintaining store standards and supporting teamwork. The anticipated division of time for this position is 80% on marketing responsibilities and 20% on merchandising responsibilities.

This is a full-time, year-round position based out of the Kingfield office but will involve occasional local and regional travel.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to employment@mainehuts.org.

Applications are accepted at any time. Applicants should Apply Online Now or submit a completed application by email to employment@mainehuts.org, by fax to (207) 265-2209 or by mail to 496 Main St, Kingfield, Maine 04947.