Apprentice Naturalist Guide

  • Position status: Filled
  • Type: Seasonal
  • Note: Accepting Applications for 2019; Apprenticeship is offered early March through May followed by continued employment as "First-Year" Naturalist-Guide through end of October.
  • Description: This Apprentice Naturalist Guide training program is a way for outdoor educators to begin their career of connecting people to, and fostering care for, the natural environment, with a focus on the Colorado Plateau. Based in the canyon country near Moab, Utah. The spring apprentice/internship is twelve weeks long and includes training in Colorado Plateau geography and ecology, trip and outfitting logistics, vehicle (van, 4wd, and trailer handling), basic river running skills, camp cooking, risk management, and equipment maintenance. Housing, living stipend, and meals (while in the field) are provided during this period. The initial focus is on teaching school/youth groups at our Professor Valley Field Camp, and the nearby Colorado River. At the completion of the apprenticeship, applicants will become “First-Year”, full-time guides, and earn a full-time monthly salary through the remainder of the field season. Apprentices will earn "crew" Utah River Guide licenses and Food Handler's certificates at CFI expense. Summer work includes river trips and kids camps in nearby mountains and adult/family trips in National Parks; fall season brings a return to Professor Valley Field Camp.
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Program and Camp Interns

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, 10-12 week internships, now hiring for spring, summer, fall 2018
  • Description: The Program Interns and Field Camp Interns for CFI in Moab, UT will get exposure to a wide range of CFI's adult and student field study programs in canyon country around Moab. Programs take place at our Professor Valley Field Camp, and in National Parks, on BLM land, State land, and Forest Service land. Interns are provided free housing - bunkhouse in town, or wall tent at field camp.
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Reservations Coordinator

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Permanent, year-round
  • Description: The Reservation Coordinator is the primary customer service and reservations person for CFI working with both adult and teacher/schools clients. This is a sales and clerical position that requires full days in the office and with desire to meet and exceed revenue targets. Attention to details and using established tracking and filing systems are essential. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required. Coordinator will help convert systems to newly installed reservation software. Previous experience with accounts receiveable in QuickBooks is strongly preferred.

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