Live. Work. Explore.
As the primary concessionaire in Zion 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. Located at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert regions, Zion is an incredibly beautiful national park with plenty of picturesque views. With more than 229 square miles in Zion, there is a lot to explore. Whether you’re biking down the scenic drive, or traversing through the Virgin River into the Narrows, the majesty of the red rock walls will inspire you. “ZION” translates to place of peace and refuge and with sandstone walls as high as 3,800 feet it really does feel like a sanctuary. The Zion Lodge is tucked into the scenic drive and offers food, lodging, and a gift shop for guests
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 Zion 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 Zion 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 Zion 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 roomates. Affordable room and board costs are payroll deducted.
Zion National Park offers many possibilities for adventure! Our employees have the opportunity to take advantage of a number of different perks we offer in Zion 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.