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Yosemite National Park - El Portal, CA
Full Time
$20.00 - $20.00 Hourly


Who We Are:

NatureBridge provides best-in-class environmental science education experiences for more than 30,000 students and their teachers every year in the world’s best classrooms: our National Parks. Our mission is to connect young people to the science and wonder of the natural world, igniting self-discovery and inspiring stewardship of the planet. Through our programs, students explore the outdoors, connect with their peers, discover themselves and develop a lasting relationship with science and the environment around them.


What You Will Do:

Campus Custodian maintains the cleanliness and sanitation of the NatureBridge facilities, with specific focus on the weekly maintenance of the Henness Ridge campus. The position also supports the facilities and food service departments with projects as needed.  


This position takes place on our campus in Yosemite National Park and cannot be performed remotely.


Your primary job will be to:

  • Independently perform daily cleaning and sanitizing of campus and facilities.
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment, and notify the Facilities Director when products need to be ordered.
  • Recognize and report maintenance needs in and around buildings.
  • Perform cyclic cleaning such as window and carpet cleaning.
  • Work overtime or weekends as requested by the Facilities Director.
  • Help train new staff in safety procedures/storage and use of cleaning supplies.
  • Perform vehicle cleaning, yard care, painting, and grounds maintenance.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
  • Attend and participate in shop meetings, and diversity and safety trainings.
  • Perform physical tasks such as moving equipment, supplies, and furniture.
  • Establish and maintain respectful, supportive and compassionate relationships with staff, volunteers, and participants.
  • Perform maintenance projects and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



  • $20/hour
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Option for a 403b retirement plan with employer match after six months
  • Generous paid vacation, training days and sick leave
  • Other benefits include Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and more


Who You Are:

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to work well with other Yosemite NatureBridge staff, National Park Service employees, program participants and the public.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fun, fast-paced environment and maintain a positive, flexible attitude. 
  • Values promptness, able to meet deadlines, and enjoys working independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Excellent judgment and safety consciousness.
  • Current driver’s license and clear driving record required.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule that will at times include week days, weekends, and flexible hours.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in the workplace. We especially encourage you to apply if you are a member of (or have extensive experience working with people from) any communities that are impacted by the historic and current system of oppression that has limited access to environmental education, or the outdoors in general.


If you are interested in the role and do not meet every requirement listed, please still apply! We are interested in applicants with unique lived experience and skill sets.


*All NatureBridge Employees are required to complete a background check in order to be eligible for employment.


Why should you join the NatureBridge team?

  • We are a mission-driven organization that values your contributions and supports you in making a positive impact on young people and the environment
  • You will get to work in a beautiful natural setting with other dedicated staff who are passionate about the environment
  • Be part of a hard-working team that likes to make work fun and enjoyable


NatureBridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate based on any protected category, including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression (including transgender expression or pregnancy), political affiliation, age, immigration status or disability. We encourage qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require any accommodation. 


How To Apply:

Submit your application to our Online Career Portal. Please respond to the short answer application questions in lieu of a cover letter.