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Yellowstone Tour Guide / Transporter

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 

The Details

We have Transportation / Interpretive Position openings available for the winter 2021/22 season. Ideally, you will be available to work a full season (November 30, 2021 through March 9, 2022). If living, working, and exploring in Yellowstone sounds intriguing and exciting to you, please read on.

Start Date: November 30, 2021

Employment Type: Seasonal (December-early March)

Schedule: Varies – 40+ hours per week.

What We Provide

  • Simple living in the world’s first National Park with low-cost housing (dormitory style), meals (cafeteria style), and Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth) provided
    Free Employee Recreation Program
    Why Yellowstone National Park Lodges
    In the winter, we operate 2 full service hotels inside Yellowstone National Park. We are a welcoming community who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy crafting memorable experiences for our guests. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection, we the primary authorized concessioner in Yellowstone, and as such, we are proud stewards of the park.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


  • Safe and proper operation of wheeled and tracked company equipment in all weather conditions.
    Up to 12 or more hours consecutive driving on rough and/or icy roads.
    Maintaining professionalism while working outdoors in extreme weather and during vehicle breakdowns.
    Preform all duties of the “Winter MHS Dispatch Office Assistant” when acting as the Hut Attendant per the Office Assistant Job Description.
    Perform daily service on equipment such as refueling company and private vehicles, adding fluids, cleaning and minor mechanical repair.
    Operating wheeled vehicles as needed for touring and other operational needs.
    Loading and unloading of luggage and ski equipment.
    Providing courteous guest service.
    Providing a knowledgeable and accurate interpretive commentary of park features while touring within Yellowstone National Park.
    Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the natural, cultural, and geologic history of Yellowstone National Park.
    Keeping tours on a time schedule. Must be punctual.
    Prompt and correct completion of all required reports and documents.
    Representing the Company in a positive manner.
    Responsible for a clean and neat appearance in the prescribed uniform.
    Working in a safe and prudent manner while preforming all aspects of the job.
    Frequent overnight stays at other facilities both in and outside of Yellowstone National Park is required.
    Perform other duties as assigned.



  • At least 21 years of age and possess a valid Driver’s License.
    Must possess current First Aid/CPR certifications.
    Winter driving skills with a good driving record.
    Able to communicate effectively through speech and hearing.
    Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within designated timelines.
    Good reading and comprehension skills to research tour information relating to Park history and features.
    Able to organize information about Yellowstone Park into an interpretive thematic tour.
    Knowledge of National Park Service, Company and Departmental policies and procedures.


  • Must meet all DOT physical requirements and be able to pass a DOT physical exam.
    Able to bend, twist and lift up to 50lbs simultaneously and repeatedly.
    Able to withstand up to 12 or more hours consecutive driving on rough and/or icy roads.
    Able to work outdoors in variable weather (including rain, sleet, snow, direct sunlight, high winds, and temperatures ranging from -60°F to +50°F).
    Ability to operate company vehicles at an expert level with full use of both hands and feet.
    Able to walk up to a mile several times each day at elevations ranging from 5,300 feet to 10,500 feet above sea level.
    Ability to sit for extended periods of time.


  • To enhance park guests' appreciation, understanding, and enjoyment of Yellowstone Park.
    To communicate with other Company departments and National Park Service employees regarding passengers on tours.

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Posted October 4, 2021

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