Live. Work. Explore.
As the primary concessionaire in Grand Canyon National Park, and a part of the Xanterra Travel Collection family, we invite you to live, work, and explore in one of the most beautiful places on earth! Our team members are part of a welcoming community who work hard, share a passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for guests. Grand Canyon National Park, founded in 1919, is one of the oldest national parks in the United States. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Grand Canyon is a 1-mile deep gorge carved by the Colorado River and is 270 miles long and up to 18 miles wide. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is the most visited location at Grand Canyon National Park. The breathtaking scenic views and vistas are what bring over 6 million visitors each year to the park. From the incredible sunsets and sunrises to the hundreds of miles of hiking trails and unmatched scenery, the Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular and iconic places on Earth. We are renowned for truly exclusive, unforgettable experiences, while focusing on a softer footprint. We take pride in combining these dramatic settings, landmark buildings, and global travel experiences with truly exceptional service.
Prior experience is not the most important thing and most entry-level positions do not need prior experience. Rather, we are looking for people with outstanding customer service skills and an adventurous spirit.
Working at Grand National Park allows you to brag that your life is better than a vacation. Employment with us gives you opportunities for adventure and life-changing experiences. Not only will you grow professionally, but you will also form lifelong friendships with people from all around the world. For a summer or for a career, working at Grand Canyon is an inspiring place to live and explore.
Our most successful team members have several things in common: • An adventurous nature. One of the bragging rights of working in a National Park is you get to say “I live where you vacation!” Through your many adventures, you’ll develop pride in being an ambassador of Grand Canyon National Park. • A desire for community. You’ll find a sense of belonging living in a community and make lifelong friendships. Your friends, co-workers, and neighbors come from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Be prepared to have a roommate in a dorm and eat in a cafeteria-style setting. • A strong work ethic. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the number of visitors and tour groups increases dramatically. Be ready to work in a fast-paced environment. • A positive, contagious attitude • Able to embrace life without constant phone and internet connectivity. Access to the internet is extremely slow due to limited bandwidth
Each housing option varies across locations, some are new, others historic. The most common option is a dorm with 2-4 roommates. Affordable room and board costs are payroll deducted.
Grand Canyon National Park offers many possibilities for adventure! Our employees have the opportunity to take advantage of a number of different perks we offer in Grand Canyon National Park but oftentimes the most valuable perk is the experience itself. You’ll get to live, work and explore in one of the most beautiful places in America.
Included in room and board. The Employee Dining Room (EDR) serves cafeteria-style meals that include a hot entrée and side dishes, sandwiches, salads, fruits, cereals and beverages. Your room and board includes three meals a day in the EDR.