How to Apply for Work at the Grand Canyon

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How can I find work at the Grand Canyon?

How to Apply for Work at the Grand Canyon

So, you'd like to work at the Grand Canyon. Really, it's not that difficult to get a job in the park. Of course, most positions are entry level, and you'll have to work your way up to higher paying, more responsible positions. The company that owns the concession at Grand Canyon National Park is Xanterra, doing business as Grand Canyon National Park Lodges.

You can fill out an employment application online: You need to be 18 years old to work in the park, and willing to live in an employee dormitory at the cost of $16 per week. You also need to be willing to pay for meals in an employee cafeteria, and work in positions such as dishwasher, guest room attendant, or retail clerk.

You'll also need to undergo a background check and be open to random drug testing. Working at the Grand Canyon is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You'll work hard, but you'll also have a national park as your very own backyard, and that's a pretty awesome fringe benefit.



1/25/2012 4:32:06 PM
Larry M. said:

Good to know. I figured it would be difficult to get a job there simply because...IT'S THE GRAND CANYON!!!


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