Camp Cook

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Description: The Camp Cook works seasonally through May, generally 40 hours a week. Fall season is available (September and October.) The cook lives and works onsite at Professor Valley Field Camp, located amidst remarkable red-rock mesas about 25 miles outside Moab, UT along Hwy 128 (the River Road.) Housing while working is either a shared staff 24 ft. yurt or private 10x12 wall tent. There is also access to in-town bunkhouse with showers. (Note: if the Camp Cook / Assistant is a Moab or Castle Valley resident, the option to commute is available).
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Camp Host / Caretaker

  • Position status: Filled
  • Type: Seasonal, Volunteer
  • Description: The job is for 30 hours/week during our busy months, with time off in July. Duties and responsibilities will vary, but may include: maintaining a security presence on the property, managing both native and non-native plant species, light construction/repair (basic carpentry/plumbing experience a plus), setup and teardown of infrastructure (tipis, tents, etc.), aiding & assisting Instructor/Guides on educational programs, assisting with student service work projects. Driving shuttles will also be part of the job.
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Program and Camp Interns

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, 10-12 week internships, now hiring for spring, summer, and fall of 2019.
  • 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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Apprentice Naturalist Guide

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal
  • Note: Apprenticeship offered early March through May. Conditional employment as a First-Year Naturalist Guide continues through the end of October.
  • Description: This Apprentice Naturalist Guide training program is 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 apprenticeship 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 and youth groups at our Professor Valley Field Camp and developing river running skills. At the completion of the apprenticeship, applicants may become full time Naturalist Guides and earn a monthly salary through the remainder of the field season at the end of October. Alternatively, successful graduates of the apprenticeship may choose to work as a guest guide on an hourly basis. Apprentices will earn Utah River Guide Crew licenses and Food Handler's certificates at CFI expense. Summer work includes river trips and summer youth programs in nearby mountains and adult/family trips on public lands; fall season brings a return to Professor Valley Field Camp.
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