Seasonal & Year-Round Job Opportunities: Maine Huts & Trails

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Huts Field Supervisor

The Huts Field Supervisor shall have as her/his highest priority the charge of continually monitoring hut operations, providing the Hut Masters with the support and tools necessary to ensure a safe, clean and friendly atmosphere; excellent food and guest services; and support the mission of Maine Huts & Trails so that each guest has the best possible experience when staying at any of our backcountry lodges. 

The Hut Field Supervisor works closely with hut staff and managers to ensure the delivery of exemplary guest service at the huts. The position requires a hands-on-leader who will assume full responsibility for maintaining high standards throughout the organization.

This is a full-time year-round position (40+ hours per week), and qualified candidates must be willing to work on weekends, nights, and holidays on a regular basis. This position requires significant travel to multiple backcountry locations.

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Guest Services Representative

The Guest Services Representative will join the Maine Huts & Trails team to assist with guest inquiries, trip planning, and hut reservations in an effort to set the stage for a high-quality guest service experience. Suitable candidates will have an outgoing personality and the ability to communicate effectively via phone, email, and in-person. Candidates must also possess excellent organizational and problem solving skills. This position requires exceptional computer skills and the ability to effectively multi-task in a dynamic office environment. Experience in Customer Service and/or Reservations required. Experience in hospitality services is desirable. We are looking for a team player who is self-motivated, results-oriented, and willing to go the extra mile to ensure that all guests have the information they need to have a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience.

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Hut Staff: Now accepting applications for summer/fall 2017

The 2017 summer season runs from June 23rd to October 23rd, except at Grand Falls Hut which closes October 9th. 

Hut staff will be expected to train roughly one week prior to the season, and stay a few days after closing for exit interviews, hut closing procedures and a post season celebration.

Priority will be given to qualified candidates able to work the full season. On-site accommodation and food are provided for all positions. The standard schedule is 10 days on, 4 days off. The daily work schedule is determined by Hut Masters, with a variety of morning, mid-day, and evening shifts.

Hut Master

The Hut Master oversees daily operations at the hut and ensures high standards of customer service. In addition to performing all aspects of the hut crew position, the hut master is responsible for leading and motivating staff and volunteers, creating and implementing daily schedules, performing daily facilities inspections, managing inventories of supplies and merchandise, and overseeing routine maintenance of the hut. Applicants should be personable, effective problem-solvers capable of maintaining high standards in an isolated environment. This position requires strong leadership skills and supervisory experience in the food service or hospitality industry.

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Hut Crew

Hut crew are responsible for providing a welcoming, friendly, and clean environment for overnight guests and day visitors at Maine Huts & Trails’ backcountry huts. Hut crew undertake a variety of responsibilities on a rotational basis, including front desk management, food preparation, housekeeping and custodial duties, and assisting with operation and periodic maintenance of green energy systems.

The right person for this position will have a proven commitment to customer service, the ability to work as part of a team, and the ability to maintain high standards in an isolated setting. Food service, hospitality, or related experience is preferred. This position is a unique opportunity for someone interested in recreational or outdoor hospitality, green building design and operation, conservation education, or similar fields.

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Volunteer Caretaker

Maine Huts & Trails is seeking volunteer hut caretakers during self-service season. Caretakers live at the huts for a period of two to twelve weeks, with room and board provided. This is a unique opportunity to live rent-free and off-the-grid, with a recreational playground at your fingertips! Kayaking, canoeing, biking, hiking, and camping are right out your door. Caretakers welcome visitors, and must be attentive to the cleanliness and maintenance of the hut. The caretaker will ideally be an outgoing person who enjoys sustainable living and outdoor recreation and appreciates the Maine outdoors.

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Short-Term Jobs

Volunteer Caretaker

Maine Huts & Trails is seeking volunteer hut caretakers during self-service season. Caretakers live at the huts for a period of two to twelve weeks, with room and board provided. This is a unique opportunity to live rent-free and off-the-grid, with a recreational playground at your fingertips! Kayaking, canoeing, biking, hiking, and camping are right out your door. Caretakers welcome visitors, and must be attentive to the cleanliness and maintenance of the hut. The caretaker will ideally be an outgoing person who enjoys sustainable living and outdoor recreation and appreciates the Maine outdoors.

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