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Assistant Lodge Manager - Gorman Chairback

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Gorman - Greenville, ME
Full Time
$42,450.00 - $45,897.00 Salary/year


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Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Join the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) in our mission to protect the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Appalachian region, ongoing since 1876. Our values encompass diversity, inclusivity, trust, and respect for the environment. As an employee, you'll gain access to enriching programs, policies, and procedures that enable you to drive real change. If you're ready to explore, protect, and create memories within a dynamic community, apply now be a part of the AMC team! 

The Maine Woods Initiative (MWI) is the AMC’s strategy for land conservation in the 100-Mile Wilderness. The Initiative is an innovative approach to conservation that combines outdoor recreation, resource protection, sustainable forestry and community partnerships. To date, AMC has purchased and permanently conserved 114,000 acres of forest land, created over 120 miles of recreational trails, opened three sporting camps to the public, established an FSC-certified sustainable forestry operation and developed a partnership with local Piscataquis County schools.   

The Assistant Lodge Manager is responsible for delivery of guest services and maintenance at one of three of AMC’s high quality, full service, facilities in the Moosehead Lake Region of Maine. The Assistant Manager lives on site as needed in quarters provided at the facility, is one of the resident host for the facility and supports the delivery of AMC activities, programs and facility services. The Assistant Lodge Manager is responsible for the quality, safety and efficiency of guest services with a specific focus on the total guest experience and necessary facility operations. 

  • Assist with hiring, supervise, train, evaluate and motivating staff. As a team leader, you will be the contact point for team members so your communication and facilitation skills should be excellent.  
  • Act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration.  
  • Provide friendly and attentive professional guest services.  
  • Maintain the neatness, operations, and safety of facility grounds, systems, buildings, guest areas and kitchen at all times.  
  • Oversee and assist with the delivery of wholesome and varied meals within the budget limits.  
  • Provide overnight on-call overage for guest emergencies 
  • Operate and maintain off-grid heat and electrical systems; Implementing energy conservation and environmentally sound practices in daily operation 
  • Ensure smooth transitions between hosting seasons and shoulder seasons and facilitate proper closing and opening procedures at start and end of seasons. 
  • All other job duties as assigned.



  • Exceptional customer service skills and outgoing friendly attitude. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.  
  • Ability to complete a diverse variety of work tasks and non-conventional work schedules 
  • Ability to hike, paddle, ski, snowshoe and instruct others in these activities as required 
  • Experience in facility management, hospitality services or related activities. 
  • Ability to perform work in a remote camp setting and travel safely in the backcountry in all weather conditions, carrying up to 50bs. of gear. 
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain. 
  • Ability to use a computer to send and receive email and create Microsoft Word documents. 




Salary range: $42,450 - $45,897 / year

We are committed to equitable compensation practices, and we encourage qualified candidates to apply. The initial salary represents our starting point, and our compensation philosophy is designed to reward and recognize the contributions of our employees as they grow within the organization. External candidates typically begin their journey with us at the starting point of the salary range. The final compensation offer will be based on factors such as experience, education, skills and geographic differential relevant to the position, and will be discussed during the interview process. 


  • Health Plan:  Generous employer contributions through Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts with optional vision and dental.  
  • Other Insurance: 100% employer paid life insurance, AD&D insurance, long-term disability. 
  • Career Progression: The potential to have annual compensation reviews commensurate with performance and effort.  
  • Retirement: Voluntary 403(b) with 4% matching employer contributions and a vesting schedule. 
  • Paid Time Off: up to 4 weeks of paid earned time and up to 11 paid company holidays. 
  • Other Team Member Perks:  
    • 30% discount on AMC Merchandise  
    • Free Annual AMC Membership 
    • 10 Free nights at AMC locations 
    • Educational Assistance 
    • Prodeals discounts on equipment & gear and more!   




Please include a resume and cover letter. No phone calls or agencies please. 

AMC welcomes all qualified candidates to apply and we invite the full participation of all individuals currently underrepresented in the outdoor community. This includes, but is not limited to, individuals from racially and/or ethnically diverse communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from LGBTQ+ communities, and individuals who experience intersectionality with one or more of these identities. 

The Appalachian Mountain Club has zero tolerance for child abuse or placing children in danger. The AMC requires all employees who work in a program or facility which serves children, disabled persons, or the elderly to have a criminal background record check performed on their name annually with employment contingent upon satisfactory results.