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Retail Park Store Associate- Summer 2020

As of 8/7/20 Gardiner location positions are filled. We are still looking for an associate for the Quake lake location.

Reopened posting on 7/16/2020: We currently are hiring for a few positions. We have a position at our Quake lake location in Montana, for this position we do have a RV site that you could put your RV on, or you would need to provide your own housing. This position is for the rest of the season ending on Sept 15th, 2020.

We are also looking to fill three seasonal positions (Dates flexible) at our Gardiner Park store location in Gardiner, Montana. We have shared housing available for this position, location of housing is just a short 8 minute walk from our Gardiner store.

Position: Retail Park Store Associate

Location: Greater Yellowstone National Park Area as Assigned

Reports To: Retail Store Lead

Status: Full-Time / Seasonal (April through October) / Non-Exempt

Summary Description:

Yellowstone Forever is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park. We partner with Yellowstone National Park to create opportunities for all people to experience, enhance, and preserve Yellowstone forever. Our combined operations include 11 educational Park Stores with gross sales of over $5.1 million; the Yellowstone Forever Institute, which offers more than 600 in-depth programs each year; a supporter program of over 73,000 Yellowstone enthusiasts raising funds to support critical park priority projects; and an online community of over 300,000 worldwide. Yellowstone Forever has provided over $106 million of cash support and over $64 million of in-kind support since 1933. Our mission of engagement and support through education and fundraising for the park will ensure Yellowstone remains for generations to come. 

The Park Store Associate is a critical role in the daily operation of Yellowstone Forever Park stores at visitor centers and contact stations throughout the Greater Yellowstone National Park Area. The associate represents “the face” of the organization by working on the front lines and often in partnership with naturalist rangers from the National Park Service. Associates assist and engage visitors with purchases of educational products, explain our supporter program and recruit new members, and help answer visitor questions about Yellowstone National Park. Success in this position requires outstanding visitor/customer service skills and a passion for Yellowstone National Park and its preservation, and sharing that passion with others.

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Yellowstone Forever is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.